Connexin to pause broadband pole installations – but work is continuing for now

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As published in the Hull Daily Mail Connexin has announced that it will pause the installation of broadband poles in Hull and East Yorkshire – but it could take up to two weeks to wind down work in some areas. The announcement of the pause – which comes after KCOM offered to hold talks around […]

MP David Davis welcomes end of contract for asylum seeker accommodation at Humber View Hotel

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As published by the Hull Daily Mail The decision not to renew a contract for asylum seeker accommodation at an East Riding hotel has been welcomed by a local MP. Haltemprice and Howden MP David Davis said the Home Office’s decision not to renew the contract for the Humber View Hotel beyond July showed it […]

Judge in Tom Hayes rate ‘rigging’ case accused of conflict of interest

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One of the three judges who rejected the appeal of Tom Hayes against his interest rate “rigging” charges failed to declare a conflict of interest, the former trader’s legal team has claimed. Karen Todner, Hayes’s solicitor, has written to the Court of Appeal asking for “an explanation” after she discovered that Mr Justice Bryan previously […]

Hayes appeal: British and US courts ‘left on different wavelengths’

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As published by the Times Every morning, 16 banks across the City of London and Canary Wharf had to answer a question: “At what rate could the bank borrow funds by asking for and accepting inter-bank offers in a reasonable market size just prior to 11am?” This unwieldy “Libor question” bears repeating in any analysis […]