It's been a good week for…

London sole practitioner Jitesh Thakrar who has won almost £30,000 after Thames Valley Police threw the solicitor into jail along with the clients. Thakrar, who runs a civil law practice in Southall, was arrested and left in a cell in his underpants for 14 hours after taking clients to a police station – an experience which he says was "the most degrading thing I have ever come across". Reading Crown Court awarded the record payout after an eight-day hearing, following a five-year campaign waged by Thakrar.