Europe

Criminals roam free in Wales and England as Overcrowding in prisons affects sentences.

Judges and magistrates are giving people suspended sentences instead of immediate jail terms because...

Climate change: Six young people take 32 countries to court

They accuse the countries of insufficient action over climate change and failing to reduce their gre...

Football star Victor Osimhen threatens to sue his own club over TikTok video mocking him

The video, which appeared on the club's TikTok account, showed Osimhen failing to score from the spo...

Russian opposition leader loses appeal against extra 19-year jail sentence

The 19-year sentence was imposed on top of 11 and a half years he was already serving after being co...

Man arrested after touching Spanish reporter during live broadcast

Isa Balado was reporting on a Madrid robbery on Tuesday when he walked up and appeared to touch her ...

Paul Pogba: Juventus midfielder provisionally suspended for anti-doping offence

Nado Italia, the anti-doping agency, said that Pogba was suspended provisionally with immediate effe...

Pass AI law soon or risk falling behind, MPs warn

The EU could overtake the UK in efforts to make AI safe unless action is taken, members of the Commo...

British solicitor fined for allowing attorneys to sell client's property

Andrew John Chatterton had acted for a client living in a care home as well as her two beneficiaries...

UK: Shy lawyers allowing clients to go months without paying

Analysis from chartered accountants Lubbock Fine shows that the average lock-up at the UK’s top 100 ...

France to ban female students from wearing abayas in state schools

The rule will be applied as soon as the new school year starts on 4 September....

UK Home Secretary does not rule out GPS tagging of Channel migrants

Home Secretary Suella Braverman said she was considering "all options" to "exert some control" over ...

New Zealand brothers jailed over sexual assault of 18 women in unprecedented case

Two New Zealand brothers have been sentenced to 16 and a half and 17 years in prison for drugging an...

UK:Police officer who raped teenage girl and colleague jailed

The former Met officer, 44, from Newmarket in Suffolk, was jailed for 16 years with a further eight ...

UK:Teenage girl jailed for life for killing boyfriend and passenger in 100mph car crash

A teenage girl nicknamed "hell on wheels" has been jailed for life for murdering her boyfriend and a...

New Zealand to compensate man wrongly jailed for 19 years

Alan Hall was found guilty of murder in 1986 and given a life sentence. His conviction was overturne...

The baby at the centre of an India-Germany diplomatic row

The toddler has been at the centre of a diplomatic row between India and Germany after she was taken...

Germany approves landmark bill to liberalise cannabis use and sale

People will also be allowed to grow up to three cannabis plants as Berlin tries to curb the black ma...

YouTube chef arrested on suspicion of murdering and dismembering man on Thai island

Daniel Sancho Bronchalo has been charged with premeditated murder, which carries a possible death pe...

Chelsea investigated by Premier League for potential financial rule breaches during Abramovich era

The London side's new owners reported its own club to UEFA and the Premier League after their takeov...

UK:Man jailed for raping teenager five months before she was murdered by her brother

A man who raped a teenager five months before she was murdered by her brother has been jailed for 10...

Sweden's Quran burnings put freedom of expression law to test

A spate of Quran burnings in Sweden has badly affected the country's image abroad and led to a deter...

Putin signs law banning gender changes in Russia

Legislation outlaws medical interventions ‘aimed at changing the sex of a person’ and altering gende...

British man who killed seriously ill wife cleared of murder

A British man who killed his seriously ill wife at their home in Cyprus has been cleared of her murd...

Oil giant BP fined £650,000 over death of worker who fell from offshore platform

BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd was last week found guilty of a health and safety breach at a U...

UK passes bill to return illegal migrants to their home country, third country

The UK government's Department for Immigration & Passports, Drugs Policy, Crime, Fire, Counter-terro...