Europe

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...

Paul Pogba banned four years for doping

The ban starts from when Pogba first tested positive, so the France international is banned until Au...

Russia jails Nobel Peace Prize winner for 'repeatedly criticising armed forces'

Oleg Orlov says a court process in Moscow combined "absurdity and tyranny dressed up as formal adher...

UK: Solicitor struck off over 'inappropriate and offensive' tweets

All allegations against Husain over his comments made on his account on social media site Twitter, n...

UK: Magistrate removed after failing to disclose convictions

Ben Walker did not declare he had been convicted of five offences in either the application form to ...

International students sue UK Home Office over cheating allegations, visa cancellations

The students were seeking compensation for unlawful detention and loss of earnings after the Home Of...

Widow sues AstraZeneca after husband's Covid-19 vaccine death

Father of two Neil Miller, 50, developed fatal blood clotting after receiving the jab in March 2021....

EU opens formal investigation into TikTok over possible online content breaches

EU industry chief Thierry Breton said he took the decision after analysing the short video app's ris...

UK: Solicitor fined for failing to spot cyber fraud

A British solicitor was fined by the country's Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) for inappropri...

UK: Part-time immigration judge convicted of £1.8m legal aid scam

Part-time immigration judge Rasib Ghaffar, 45; together with legal clerk Gazi Khan, 55; solicitor ad...

UK: Unregistered barrister reprimanded over overseas conviction for possession of Indian Hemp

Allan Zalimba Joel Ntata, called to the Bar in March 2004, was convicted before the First Grade Magi...

Hungary’s president resigns over a pardon to a man convicted in a child sexual abuse case

Her decision came after more than a week of public outrage after it was revealed that she issued a p...

University of Essex graduate awarded for overturning death sentence

Kola Alapinni said he defied the threat of mob violence when he provided pro bono legal defence in a...

UK: Solicitor jailed for stealing £84,000 from elderly clients

Alison Haley Griffiths, 55, pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud by abuse of position and was sente...

UK solicitor who borrowed £630,000 from clients is struck off lawyers roll

Jack Grunhut was found to have backdated an application for stamp duty land tax relief, took out loa...

UK: Judge’s online stalker sentenced to eight years in prison

Javed Sheikh, 43, was convicted of aggravated stalking following a two-week trial at Bristol Crown C...