30th October - Law News

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Today's Video Focus: A 99-year-old painter who fought in the Battle of Dunkirk during World War Two is now one of the oldest transgender women in Britain. Louise Jennings, who lives in a rest home in Sheffield, was 26 years old when she fought in the conflict as Robert Jennings. The veteran underwent gender reassignment surgery to become a woman in her early 70s, following the death of her wife in 1989.

Focus of the Day Article:
  Poor healthcare in jails is killing inmates, says NHS watchdog. Almost half England’s jails fail to provide adequate medical care to prisoners, says leaked briefing by Care Quality Commission.
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