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UK on-shore shale gas and land rights: Can a so called “legal block” stop the UK shale play in its tracks?

From Eversheds 2013 was a year in which the UK environmental lobby began to mobilise against the UK unconventional gas industry. The autumn saw the establishment of a protest camp at Barton Moss in Greater Manchester in response to exploratory…

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Argentina asks Supreme Court to stop ‘catastrophe’

From The Daily Record BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina filed a long-shot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asking the justices in Washington to avert an “economic catastrophe” by overturning lower court rulings that could force the South…

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Jamaican-born transvestite indicted in toddler’s death

From Caribbean360: NEW YORK, United States, Friday February 7, 2014, CMC – Prosecutors have indicted a Jamaican-born transvestite in the death of a four-year-old boy in her care. Kryzie King, 27, was indicted in the Manhattan Supreme Court on 12…

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Nuns get partial win in US Supreme Court contraception fight

From The Daily Herald WASHINGTON–The U.S. Supreme Court said last month that, while litigation continues, an order of Roman Catholic nuns need not comply with a part of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law requiring employers to provide insurance that covers…