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25 November 2005

  • 25th November 2005

    “Happy Slapping” girl asked gay murder victim to “pose for the camera”, court told 2

    The court heard that the girl asked Mr Morley to  “pose for the camera”

    12:00 AM — A teenage girl asked a gay barman to "pose for the camera" before she filmed her friends kicking him to death, a court heart.The trial relates to the murder of David Morley, 37, a survivor of the 1999 Soho nail bomb attack, who was chatting with a friend, Alistair Whiteside, on the South Bank, when a gang pounced.

  • Liberal Judaism launches gay marriage ceremonies in Britain

    Rabbi Tikvah Sarah said: “the Civil Partnership Act is a historic milestone“

    12:00 AM — Liberal Judaism is to be come the first mainstream religious group to perform gay marriage services.The movement, which includes four lesbian Rabbis, and two gay Rabbis will introduce its 'Covenant of Love' to coincide with the Civil Partnership Act which comes into force on December 5th.However, the ceremony does not replace the need for a couple to perform a civil partnership, as there are no legal entitlements flowing from the blessing.

  • Social worker suspended over gay porn accusations

    The council has previously sacked nine staff for similar offences

    12:00 AM — The head of a Scottish council's social work team faces the sack after gay porn was allegedly found on his work laptop computer.Jim Hadderty was immediately suspended after technicians said that they found pornographic material on his machine whilst carrying out repairs.Mr Hadderty was relieved of his duties as manager of a divisional social work department at Renfrewshire Council.

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