Barclays has said it will pay out compensation to everyone to whom it sold payment protection insurance and who made a complaint before 20 April.

Customers will be reimbursed the total value of all premiums plus 8% interest.

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Sir Fred Goodwin 'affair' injunction upheld

A High Court judge today refused to lift an order banning journalists naming a woman with whom former bank boss Sir Fred Goodwin had an "extra-marital affair".

Lawyers from News Group Newspapers - publishers of The Sun and News of the World - asked Mr Justice Tugendhat earlier this month to lift the privacy injunction imposed earlier this year.

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Women's convictions for domestic violence 'double'

The number of women convicted of domestic violence in England and Wales has more than doubled in the past five years, an investigation by BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast has found.

Figures obtained from the Crown Prosecution Service showed that almost 4,000 women were successfully prosecuted in the past year, compared with 1,500 women in 2005, a 169% increase.

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Ramsay's father-in-law loses bid to keep his second family secret

Among the last to hear, before the case went to court, was Mr Hutcheson's daughter Tana, who is married to the celebrity chef Chris Hutcheson, father-in-law of Gordon Ramsay, has been told by a judge that he threw away his right to keep his strange double life secret when he entered into a slanging match with the celebrity chef.

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Media concession made in injunction report

The media should have the chance to contest applications for injunctions and "super-injunctions" before they are granted, a report by top judges says.


DNA retention judgment won't see discriminatory policy destroyed

Despite a supreme court ruling that excessive DNA retention is illegal, police won't be compelled to stop until parliament acts.

People wanting to make genuine a personal injury claim will be boosted by new proposals outlined in Parliament by justice secretary Ken Clarke, as they could see people receive more in damages and in a shorter time than currently.

Elizabeth Hurley has filed for divorce from estranged husband Arun Nayer.

The actress-and-model - who announced her split from the Indian textile heir last year after four years of marriage - filed papers at London's High Court on Friday, citing Arun's "unreasonable behaviour".

The legal right to see your grandchild:

Grandparents are to be given legal rights to maintain contact with their grandchildren after a family breakdown or divorce.

A report will today set out radical proposals to enshrine in law greater access rights for grandparents when couples split, Whitehall sources revealed.

The review of the family justice system will also mean couples being pushed into mediation to sort out contact arrangements rather than resorting to the courts.

Leading Torquay hotelier wins new terms over a £5.1million divorce settlement


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