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Game of Thrones, the critically acclaimed and award-winning fantasy TV drama has, sadly, come to an end this week with the season seven finale.
The most recent news story with an archaic legal edge to reach the front pages involved cyclist Charlie Alliston, found guilty last week at the Old Bailey after knocking down and killing a 44-year-old woman with his bicycle in East London.
Baroness Hale, the UK's highest ranking female judge, is to be appointed president of the Supreme Court.
Judge Frank Caprio has become the internet’s newest judicial sensation.
The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, legislated for by the previous Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government, was supposed to make five-year parliaments the standard.