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- Lawyers lodge judicial reviews to stop deportation flights
- Government ‘actively looking into’ Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge
- Sturgeon dismisses PM’s bridge plan as ‘diversionary tactic’
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The legal challenge against the government plan to deport 50 people to Jamaica tomorrow (see 12.32pm) has been refused, the BBC’s Adina Campbell reports.
BREAKING: A legal challenge to stop tomorrow’s deportation flight to Jamaica has been refused at the High Court. 50 people will be forcibly removed. The government say they are serious criminal offenders.