In brief: QC Mansfield faces Bar conduct enquiry

Leading criminal barrister Michael Mansfield QC is facing enquiries from the Professional Conduct and Complaints Committee of the Bar Council after an allegation that video evidence from the Stephen Lawrence case was passed to the producers of a Channel 4 documentary. It is contended that the videos, originally used as part of the Lawrence family's private prosecution, were police property. Mansfield has denied handing over any tapes.