26th May - Law News

1978th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Human rights activists are hoping to use the G7 summit to highlight the Mediterranean refugee crisis. Refugees rescued from the perilous sea crossing are taken to a port near to where the G7 leaders are gathering. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Sicily's capital, Palermo.

Focus of the day story:  HM Land Registry plans to live test a ‘Digital Street’ scheme which will enable the “almost instant” transfer of property ownership, backed by technology including blockchain – the secure distributed ledger underpinning the Bitcoin currency – it has emerged. Information about the trial was revealed in a Cabinet Office advertisement for three non-executive board members of the registry. Full story - Legal Futures

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