Monthly Archives: August 2005

(578)  ROBERTSON v SUNDAY HERALD AGAIN

  The former Secretary-General of NATO, Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, lost a defamation action he brought against the owners of the Sunday Herald newspaper in respect of an article published in the paper in 2003, reporting and commenting on … Continue reading

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(577)  CIVIL PARTNERSHIP STATISTICS

The Registrar-General of Scotland published statistics on the first quarter of civil partnerships on 22 June 2006.   A total of 343 have been recorded since the Civil Partnership Act came into force in December 2005.  From January to March … Continue reading

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(576)  NAKED RAMBLER BROUGHT TO EARTH

After his air strip on 18 May 2006 (see No 557), Steve Gough, the Naked Rambler, was convicted at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of breach of the peace and public indecency on 23 June, and sentenced to four months within the … Continue reading

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