No fault divorce will start in autumn 2021, although proposed legislation removing fault from the divorce process has reached the conclusion of its parliamentary journey. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill ended its passage through the House of Commons and will return to the House of Lords to consider an amendment before receiving Royal assent.
A man was arrested by police after he was caught driving at 100mph under the influence of cannabis. Since lockdown measures were eased, Nottinghamshire Police have clocked 5,495 drivers caught speeding. Motorists have committed more speeding offences in the last few weeks compared to pre-lockdown. One 23-year-old man was arrested after driving at over 100mph.
The driver of a supercar was caught travelling at close to double the speed limit. Police spotted the red Lamborghini as it clocked a 120mph. According to Cheshire Special Constabulary, the vehicle’s driver has been reported. Following the incident, a spokesperson tweeted: “HU65 – S/SGT Radford & his regular colleague stopped a vehicle
A Coventry landlord has been ordered to repay almost £11,000 rent that was wrongly paid by tenants. A council investigation found Mrs Parvinjot Nagra failed to licence the property in Cannon Park for a period of eight months and failed in her management of the property. Mrs Nagra has been ordered to repay rent totalling
A bill introducing “no-fault” divorces in England and Wales has been supported by MPs. At present, to start divorce proceedings immediately, one spouse has to allege adultery, unreasonable behaviour or desertion has taken place. Under the proposed law, they will only have to state that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. The Divorce, Dissolution and
The government is looking at new plans which could result in drivers facing automatic fines of £130 for minor motoring offences. The plans could give more power to local councils to help improve roads for cyclists and pedestrians. The money raised would be invested into the road network system to fund traffic-reducing measures. Motorists who
Divorce inquiries have increased by more than 40% during the coronavirus lockdown, according to lawyers. Co-op Legal Services saw a 42% increase in divorce inquiries between March 23 and mid-May, in comparison to the same period last year. Co-op Legal Services said that during some weeks of the lockdown it saw inquiries jump by 75%
A driver was recorded doing 105mph on the A47 in Norfolk on the first day of a two-week crackdown on speeding. A two-week national speed campaign was launched on Monday, 25th May. However, on the same day, police caught a driver travelling at 105mph. Police tweeted that the driver had been issued a traffic offence
A motorist was recorded by police in the York area driving at 131mph. Motorists were also recorded travelling through 30mph residential areas at almost twice the speed limit. North Yorkshire Police warned motorists they were cracking down to prevent speeding and other motoring offences as roads become busier after some lockdown measures were eased. Speeds
A man has been jailed for eight months and banned from the road for three years for motoring offences including drink-driving. Scott Amos, of Jedburgh, appeared from custody at Edinburgh Sheriff Court to be sentenced for offences committed in February and April. Amos admitted driving a vehicle while over the legal alcohol limit and failing