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British Airways Christian employee wins 'cross' legal battle

A British Airways employee who claimed she suffered discrimination at work because of her faith has won a landmark legal battle at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

Nadia Eweida, 60, took the airline to a tribunal after she was forced out of her job for wearing a cross in breach of company uniform codes.

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More justice to be dispensed in UK via video

Communities across the UK will be benefitting from swift and effective justice as thousands more court appearances will take place via video-link technology, Justice and Policing Minister Damian has Green said.

At least 13 more areas will launch the technology across England and Wales during 2013.

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Sign petition asking UK to end war in DR Congo

An online petition has been launched asking the UK Government to intervene and help end the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Duchess of Cambridge expecting her first baby

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby, St James's Palace has announced.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and members of both families are delighted with the news, said a spokesman.

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UK offers free HIV treatment to foreigners

From 1st October 2012, foreign nationals will be able to access free HIV treatment on the NHS irrespective of their immigration status, the Department of Health has said.

In a new guidance, the Department of Health said: “From 1 October 2012, an amendment to the Charging Regulations means that HIV treatment is no longer chargeable to any overseas visitors and is provided in the same way as treatment for other sexually transmitted infections for which NHS treatment is free to all.  

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