Justice Secretary Chris Grayling made it clear that "if someone breaks into your home, if you lash out in self-defence, the law should be on your side".
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The lender, which is the worst affected by the PPI mis-selling scandal, said it has also set aside £150m for other conduct issues.
Vodafone has been fined £4.6 million by the industry regulator for "serious and sustained" breaches of consumer protection rules.
After a very foggy start it should be a sunny afternoon for most of us.