News round-up, 9 May

News round-up, 9 May

Need help with commercial awareness? The Lex 100 rounds up some interesting news stories from around the web.

1. Vodafone to buy Liberty Global European assets for €18.4bn [via BBC News]

2. Barristers prepare to escalate protests over legal aid row [via The Guardian]

3. Parents react with dismay over plans to eliminate wet wipes [via The Telegraph]

4. Met Police ‘gangs matrix’ ‘not fit for purpose’ [via BBC News]

5. Vanilla ice cream off the menu as traders cannot afford the spice [via The Telegraph]