Sorry Hoogs, you're liable.

It seems that Nicky H can't argue that the civil trial over his liability for the death of a business associate was flawed simply because he decided against defending himself. Seems fair.

[FX: clippity-cloppity sound of Graham on a hobby-horse]

In other news, it's been very sunny and the Meadows and links have been lousy with students and other layabouts, laying about in their summer gear. All a bit depressing,really.
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Mr van Hoogstraten said he will not pay a penny and has so far refused to meet costs orders totalling £535,000.
Sounds like Contempt of Court to me: he might do time yet.