Sentence dictated by "a higher authority"

MOSCOW - The stiff prison sentence given to oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky at his most recent trial was dictated to the district court judge who handled the case by "a higher authority," one of his aides told a news Web site here. washingtonpost

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A student lay dying from an asthma attack outside a hospital after A&E staff refused to summon help, telling her friend to ring for an ambulance instead. dailymail

Not only BP

Look at this british company here and here!

Question: where are the European Union's authorities that did care so much at how to wrap the portuguese traditional cheese?

British company link to drug used in execution

The suspected source of the drug used in the execution of death-row prisoners in the US has been identified as a British company in Berkshire.

Archimedes Pharma – which is based in Reading and describes itself as a "fast-growing specialty pharmaceutical business marketing a portfolio of products to specialist prescribers" – confirmed last night that it did produce the drug sodium thiopental. independent

Note: just british business as usual...