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# Court Case

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# Mental Health
Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention
The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.
# backing
Bayern to give 'best support' to Franck Ribery in court case
Paris magistrates yesterday ruled that Ribery, along with Karim Benzema, will stand trial for alleged under-age solicitation.
# so long spam
Twitter files lawsuit against spammers
The social networking company said it is suing five persistent spambots in an attempt to crack down on the high volume of spam encountered by users.
# Nice Try
US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m
The man had claimed he won the money on a personal ticket – but a jury disagreed.
# race row
Clubs call for 'celebration of football' as Terry and Ferdinand prepare to meet
The chairmen of Chelsea and QPR issued a joint statement today ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie between the clubs.
# Egypt
Egypt bans 'virginity tests' by military rulers on women
The practice of the ‘tests’ had caused outrage among women and human rights groups.
# Not Winning
Charlie Sheen's 'you're fired' court case to be heard in private
Sheen had requested a public hearing after he was axed from “Two and a Half Men” for “bizarre behaviour”. However the case will be heard away from prying ears and eyes.
# Show Me The Money
Rooney court battle for £4.3m settlement continues
Another unwelcome distraction looms for the Manchester United striker as his former agent is given leave to pursue a £4.3m settlement.