A judge was disciplined after monitoring the trial on a hands-free mobile phone while driving. Christopher McMurtie has been formally cautioned for having “failed to meet expectations to avoid conduct that would undermine respect for the office of justice,” said Time. During the Covid lockdown, many civil law hearings were conducted remotely.
Woman with glass cup in bladder
A woman who thought she had a simple urinary tract infection discovered her problem was more complicated when doctors discovered a glass cup inside her bladder. According to Daily Star, the glasses appear to have been placed there several years ago for “sexual satisfaction”. The foreign body was removed by open surgery and the 45-year-old Tunisian woman was discharged two days later.
Statue value increased from £5k to £8m
A statue kept in the back garden and last sold for just £5,200 has been valued at up to £8 million. The marble statue of Mary Magdalene was commissioned in 1819. After surviving a fire in 1937 at Witley Court, it was purchased in 1938 by Violet van der Elst, having survived through many different hands. , who kept it in her back garden. It has now been identified as a lost masterpiece by Antonio Canova, said walkie talkie.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/world-news/956128/judge-oversaw-hearing-on-phone-while-driving Judge supervises hearings by phone while driving