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    1. May 22, 2015

      Former airline chief Campiani released from Uruguay prison

      An Argentine businessman held in jail in Uruguay for 17 months without formal charges will be set free on bail, in a case...

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      Illinois bond yields rise amid worry over credit rating downgrade

      Illinois’ bond yields have jumped sharply after the local Supreme Court last week ruled that measures aimed at narrowing a...

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    1. May 8, 2015

      Coal could be the comeback kid in US environment fight

      This appears to be the season for dramatic reversals of fortune in the markets and the political world, and the points where...

    2. May 7, 2015

      Airports commission launches new review on runway expansion

      Sir Howard Davies has decided at the eleventh hour to launch a new public consultation on the question of airport expansion,...

    3. May 4, 2015

      UK Supreme Court to hear HMRC case on bank bonuses

      The UK’s highest court is to hear an appeal by HM Revenue & Customs over two offshore schemes designed to avoid paying tax...

    4. April 29, 2015

      Supreme Court orders government action on UK air quality

      The UK’s highest court has sent a shiver through the diesel car industry by ordering the government to show it is serious...

    5. April 28, 2015

      Supreme Court justices clash over gay marriage

      US Supreme Court justices clashed on Tuesday over the fundamental question of how to define marriage as part of a case that...

    6. April 26, 2015

      US companies carry flag for gay rights

      Bob Page still remembers having to scrub the spray-painted “fags” off the buildings housing his dinnerware retailer,...

    7. April 22, 2015

      Jeb Bush plans to rewrite fundraising rule book

      Even before Jeb Bush enters the 2016 White House race, the Republican former governor of Florida is raising eyebrows about...

    8. April 9, 2015

      Sharland divorce case reopens grounds for financial settlements

      An IT entrepreneur who built one of the UK’s top software companies is being taken to court by his estranged wife who claims...

    9. April 1, 2015

      US corporate backlash hits religious freedom bills

      Arkansas and Indiana have been forced to reconsider controversial “religious freedom” laws amid cascading criticism from a...

    10. March 31, 2015

      Indiana governor says he will ‘fix’ religious bill

      The Republican governor of Indiana has vowed to amend a religious freedom law that sparked a backlash across the US over...

    11. March 31, 2015

      Q&A: US ‘religious freedom’ debate

      Mike Pence, the Republican governor of Indiana, sparked a firestorm when he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on...

    12. March 29, 2015

      US healthcare costs starting to rise, say experts

      For Barack Obama it has been an economic godsend. With his healthcare reforms under assault in both Congress and the Supreme...

    13. March 26, 2015

      Indiana signs ‘religious freedom’ bill

      Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian patrons on...

    14. March 26, 2015

      Has the last bell tolled for the lethal injection?

      Compounding pharmacists are chemical craftspeople who make drugs to order. Some of these modern-day alchemists could now be...

    15. March 26, 2015

      Court orders Prince Charles’ letters to ministers be made public

      Letters sent by Prince Charles to government ministers should be made public, the UK’s highest court has ruled in the...

    16. March 25, 2015

      Court backs home secretary on passport removal

      The Home Secretary’s decision to remove British citizenship from a Muslim because of alleged extremism has not left him...

    17. March 24, 2015

      Supreme Court to rule on underwater loans

      When George Long lost his job in 2010, he faced the threat of losing his Florida home. But he managed to save his house...

    18. March 24, 2015

      India court strikes down free speech curbs

      India’s Supreme Court has struck down part of a law used to curb free speech on the internet, in a landmark ruling welcomed...

    19. March 19, 2015

      William Zabel: Lawyer to the rich has a civil rights past still relevant today

      I have barely sat down in William Zabel’s Manhattan office before he tells me he is a bit of a legal Jekyll and Hyde: “I...

    20. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Old masters no longer count as wasting assets

      The most obscure tax loophole to be blocked in the Budget was inspired by a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds, the English...

    21. March 11, 2015

      Ex-wife of green millionaire wins right to pursue claim

      The former wife of a green energy millionaire on Wednesday won a long running court battle to pursue her claim for a share...

    22. March 8, 2015

      Cunha claims Petrobras corruption probe ‘being politicised’

      The powerful head of Brazil’s lower house of Congress, Eduardo Cunha, attacked as “political” his inclusion in a sweeping...

    23. March 7, 2015

      Top politicians named in Petrobras scandal

      The heads of Brazil’s two houses of Congress, former ministers and an ex-president are among a list of 54 names who will be...

    24. March 4, 2015

      US health reforms head for Supreme Court cliffhanger

      Barack Obama’s signature healthcare legislation could be heading for another cliffhanger verdict at the US Supreme Court....

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      March 4, 2015

      Brazil's real hits R$3 to the dollar as the pain piles on

      Brazil, it seems, simply can’t put its house in order. The real hit R$3 to the US dollar during trading on Wednesday for the...

    26. March 4, 2015

      Future of US healthcare law hangs on a single phrase

      Since its passage in 2010, the healthcare reform law known as “Obamacare” has survived unwavering opposition from...

    27. February 18, 2015

      Obamacare enrolments nearly double

      About 11.4m Americans enrolled in private health insurance plans during the second sign-up period for coverage under...

    28. February 13, 2015

      Companies struggle with same-sex stance

      Alabama’s stand-off over same-sex marriage this week shone an uncomfortable spotlight on the state’s civil rights record,...

    29. January 21, 2015

      Turkish parliament votes against graft trial for former ministers

      MPs of Turkey’s ruling AK party secured a parliamentary vote early on Wednesday not to send four former ministers embroiled...

    30. January 16, 2015

      Hyundai wins reprieve with court ruling on wages

      Hyundai Motor has avoided extra payments to staff that could have run to hundreds of millions of dollars, after a Seoul...

    31. January 14, 2015

      Paternity suit heaps embarrassment on Spain’s royals

      Spain’s royal family is poised to suffer fresh embarrassment and a new level of scrutiny after the country’s highest court...

    32. December 14, 2014

      US appeals court ruling could weaken insider dealing cases

      Some defendants who pleaded guilty in an alleged insider trading scheme could be found innocent after a US appeals court...

    33. December 10, 2014

      Pistorius prosecutors can challenge culpable homicide conviction

      A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal against Oscar Pistorius’s conviction for culpable homicide in...

    34. December 10, 2014

      CIA report is a strike back against America’s deep state

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      Further reading

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    36. December 8, 2014

      BP fails in US Supreme Court gulf appeal

      BP’s hopes of limiting the cost of compensation for its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have been dealt a severe blow...

    37. December 8, 2014

      US court ensures BP has worst possible start to era of cheap oil

      Game over. BP can take one of its beefs with US justice little further. The Supreme Court has declined to rule whether...

    38. December 7, 2014

      UK’s Supreme Court to hear landmark case on divorce settlement

      A landmark case involving a millionaire businessman who received a financial claim from his former wife 22 years after they...

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