The City of London Police have warned the public of the risks of falling victim to one of the many investment scams operated by bogus businesses that try to add a veil of respectability by working from prestigious offices in London. Criminals are believed to have stolen more than £1.73 billion from 5,252 victims last year based on crimes reported to the police last year and this figure may be even higher.
Ignorantia juris non excusat, Latin for ignorance of the law does not excuse, is something of an ancient catch-all rule that has served society well for centuries and we can thank the Romans for including it on their list of enduring legacies. An artist with a talent for counterfeiting crisp Euro notes, like his ancestor in the Roman Empire would be hard pressed to justify his copying on the grounds that he didnt know there was a law against it. Laws are debated, passed, published and enforced and thats that; but what happens when citizens dont or cant understand the law? Read more
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Tickets are now available to purchace for the newest Sir Timothy Acroyd’s production of “The Fuse”, the gripping story of the trial of Brian Donald Hume.
What is duang (pronounced dwong), you may ask? Well, at present the meaning is quite ambiguous; however, that hasnt stopped it from becoming the most popular word on Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo. According the Foreign Policy Blog it has been used more than 8.4 million times.