This week’s media round up

By Daniel Saunders on April 25, 2012 | Category: Blog | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

A row over calendars erupted as the legal team behind Abu Qatada launched a last-minute appeal to the European court of human rights over the decision to deport their client to Jordan.

The debate arose after home secretary, Theresa May, announced that the deadline to contest the decision had passed on Monday whilst Qatada’s lawyers argued that it had in fact expired on Tuesday.

As the week progressed, global attention switched to Bahrain and the controversial Formula One grand prix scheduled to take place in the island state. A number of commentators including Labour leader, Ed Miliband, voiced the view that the race should be cancelled in light of ongoing anti-government protests responsible for the cancellation of the 2011 race. Read more …

This week’s media roundup

By Nathan Motton on September 7, 2011 | Category: Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments

Libya again led the news agenda last week as the search for Colonel Gaddafi goes on and the fallout continues from the overthrow of a regime that ruled the country for more than four decades.

Sport also featured prominently last week with news on the final days of the British football transfer window coming second while Mo Farah’s historic gold medal at the World Athletics Championships placed in the top five.

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