24th March - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: The government has been warned that tinkering with the legal services legislation and regulation risks jeopardising the UK economy. The first ever study of the wider economic value of UK legal services found that 8,000 new jobs were created and £379m added to the economy for every 1 per cent growth in the sector. Full story - Solicitor's Journal

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Today's video story: The Graffiti artist Stik first made his mark on East London with his simple figures made from six lines and two dots. He developed his style while living in a homeless hostel, and campaigning for the rights of the disenfranchised. He has gone from being an illegal street artist to a celebrated, internationally exhibited one. His stick people can now be seen on huge murals around the world from New York to Tokyo. For the first time his works have been brought together in a book documenting his career. He told the BBC's Dan Damon about his stick people.