Europe

Legal secretary wins harassment case against boss for suggestive comments

During the six weeks of her employment, Bratt's boss, Mr. Hall, had shared personal stories about hi...

Russian court jails US man on drug charges

Robert Woodland, 32, was detained in Moscow in January and accused of attempting to sell a substanti...

Woman awarded £200,000 damages in rape case against therapist

Ella Janneh sued Michael Lousada, 57, alleging he raped and sexually assaulted her at his clinic in ...

For allegedly betting on election date; UK Prime Minister's bodyguard arrested

Initially, the Metropolitan Police suspended the officer, who was later arrested on charges of misco...

Man Jailed for Over Four Years for Condom Removal During Sex

A man in London has been sentenced to over four years in prison for "stealthing," secretly removing ...

Gary Glitter to pay £508,000 damages for sexual abuse

A High Court judge determined that Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, inflicted "the most seriou...

UK court faults Home Office for unlawful act in Ghanaian health worker Visa extension case

The charity Ramfel, alongside Cecilia Adjei, a UK-based Ghanaian healthcare worker and mother of two...

Ex-Gambian minister jailed for crime against humanity

Ousman Sonko, once a part of ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh's regime, received a 20-year prison sentence f...

Polish national arrested for alleged plot to assassinate Ukraine's President on behalf of Russia

Prosecutors claim that his actions were aimed at assisting Russian special services in planning a po...

Italian Court orders Juventus to pay Ronaldo £8.3m in deferred covid wages

The dispute arose when Ronaldo, aged 39, agreed to defer his wages during the 2020-21 football seaso...

Britain's only transgender judge resigns, citing politicization of judiciary

The 54-year-old transitioned in the 1990s, and she became the UK’s first practicing trans barrister ...

Barrister suspended for lying over whereabouts of lost case files

Stephen Simon Nicholas Taylor, called by Inner Temple in July 2002, must also complete a direct acce...

SQE marking fiasco: 175 candidates wrongly told they failed exam

The 6,262 candidates who sat the SQE1 exam in January received their results on 14 March. However, i...

Lying claimant loses out on £600,000

Mr Justice Ritchie dismissed the claim of Kirsty Williams-Henry after finding that she told repeated...

Divorce order stands after solicitors applied for wrong client

The parties had separated after 22 years in January 2023 and the wife issued an application for divo...

Parents of teenager who shot dead four classmates in the US jailed for manslaughter

The Crumbleys are the first parents to be convicted of manslaughter in a child's school shooting. Th...

European court rules human rights violated by climate inaction

The women, mostly in their 70s, said that their age and gender made them particularly vulnerable to ...

UK: Nurse who deliberately poisoned young boy with laxatives jailed for seven years

Tracy Menhinick consented to treatments, procedures and operations on the child that she knew were u...

France to sue teen for falsely accusing school head in headscarf row

The headteacher insisted that the pupil remove her head-covering inside the school, in accordance wi...

Prince Harry: The Sun ‘unlawfully targeted’ Meghan, High Court hears

The Duke of Sussex's lawyers told the High Court an investigator provided information in 2016 for tw...

Signa Creditors Back Restructuring Plans Dangling 30% Payout

Lenders, which include banks, insurers and sovereign wealth funds, backed the proposals for Signa Pr...

UK: Solicitor suspended for drunken behaviour at Christmas party

The tribunal said a fine would not meet the seriousness of the misconduct and that the public was en...

France passes law to protect children from suspected abusive parents

The lower-house National Assembly gave its green light to the bill on Monday, with the upper-house S...

Apple fined £1.5bn for not notifying users of cheaper music streaming options

iPhone and iPad users paid "significantly higher prices for music streaming subscriptions", the Euro...

UK: Ferrari stolen from Formula One driver in 1995 recovered by police nearly three decades later

The Austrian racer's Ferrari F512M was stolen while he was competing in the 1995 San Marino Grand Pr...