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FIFA trial: Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini cleared of corruption

Prosecutors acquitted Blatter on charges of unlawfully funneling 2 million Swiss francs ($2.06 milli...

Dutch Parliament approves to make work from home a legal right

The legislation was approved by the lower house of the Bicameral Parliament of the Netherlands on Tu...

US basketball star Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russian court

The 31-year-old was arrested in February at a Moscow airport after Russian officials say they found ...

Ronaldo seeks $626K from rape accuser's lawyer

In a bluntly worded court document, Ronaldo’s attorney, Peter Christiansen, asks U.S. District Judge...

Widower wins right to have baby using embryo created with his late wife

The UK high court’s family division ruled that Jennings can use the embryo, in what could be the UK'...

UK: Barristers to strike over legal aid rates

Barristers are in dispute with the Ministry of Justice over legal aid rates in criminal cases, which...

FCA fines Ghana International Bank £5.8 million for breach of Money Laundering Regulation

Under Regulation 42(1), the Authority is empowered to impose civil penalties upon those who breach t...

Sexual offences: Dozens of cases have faced five-year court wait

The latest figures available from the Department of Justice (DoJ) were obtained by BBC Radio Foyle....

Russia blockading Ukrainian grain is a 'real war crime' - EU

"We call on Russia to deblockade the [Ukrainian] ports."...

Rwanda asylum plan: Court allows first flight to go ahead

Under the scheme, some of those entering the UK illegally will be flown to Rwanda to apply for asylu...

Ukraine war: Britons Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner sentenced to death

The court, which is not internationally recognized, is in the pro-Russian so-called Donetsk People's...

Swiss trial opens for ex-FIFA boss Blatter, ex-UEFA chief Platini

The pair are being tried over a two million Swiss franc ($2.08m) payment in 2011 to Platini, who was...

Russia urged to end sexual violence in Ukraine war at UN meeting

“It is on Russia to stop rape, violence, and atrocities from within its ranks,” US Ambassador Linda ...

Former Miss France charged over ex-Gabon ruler gift

Sonia Rolland has been charged with receipt of embezzled public funds for accepting an apartment fro...

Jury deliberations begin in Johnny Depp, Amber Heard defamation case

Mr. Depp, 58, sued his ex-wife for $50m (£40m) for an article she wrote in which she claims to be an...

Ex-Louvre boss charged over Egyptian art trafficking

Jean-Luc Martinez was charged with complicity in fraud after being taken in for questioning, judicia...

Elon Musk and Twitter sued by investor over takeover bid

The case alleges he violated California corporate laws in a number of ways....

Road-blocking protestors could be jailed for a year under new UK law

Under the new laws, it will be illegal for activists to lock or glue themselves to buildings with th...

Calling a man 'bald' is sex harassment - UK Employment Tribunal rules

Calling a man 'bald' is sex harassment after employment tribunal compares it to commenting on a woma...

On this day, 100 years ago, the first woman was called to the bar

On this day, 100 years ago, the first woman was called to the bar...

UK: Home Secretary's Rwanda plan for asylum seekers faces first legal challenge

UK: Home Secretary's Rwanda plan for asylum seekers faces first legal challenge...

Hungarian Data Protection Authority issues largest fine to date to bank for unlawful use of AI

Hungarian Data Protection Authority issues largest fine to date to bank for unlawful use of AI...

Italian children should have both parents' surnames, Constitutional Court says

Italian children should have both parents' surnames, Constitutional Court says...

Team of Ghanaian lawyers launch into Paris practice

Team of Ghanaian lawyers launch into Paris practice...

EU Court to broadcast hearings from April 26, 2022

EU Court to broadcast hearings from April 26, 2022...