Europe

UK police officer, exposed as serial rapist, jailed for life

Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick, 48, admitted last month he was a serial rapist in what pr...

Manchester City charged by Premier League over several alleged breaches of financial rules

The alleged breaches span a period across a number of seasons and relate to several areas of financi...

UK: Solicitor struck off for impersonating friend to secure NHS prescriptions

Janine Wilkinson pleaded guilty in 2021 to one charge of fraud by false representation and was sente...

Mason Greenwood: Manchester United forward has all charges against him dropped

The 21-year-old forward faced one count of attempted rape, one count of controlling and coercive beh...

UK: Judge warned over drinking during a hearing break

Evidence indicated the judge had consumed alcohol in her chambers and as a result the hearing could ...

Justin Bieber sells rights to songs for $200m

The firm now owns the pop star's stake in some of the biggest hits of recent years, including Baby a...

UK: Paralegal faces prison sentence for passing sensitive data to criminals

Rachel Simpson, 39, pleaded guilty at Cardiff Crown Court to two counts of misconduct in public offi...

UK law will recognise children born from rape as 'victims of crime' for first time

England and Wales will be among the first countries in the world to give victim status to those conc...

16 bizarre laws in England and Scotland

In London it is unlawful to slide on ice or shake dust off your carpet in the street It is illegal...

Crypto founder charged with $700m financial crimes

The US Department of Justice charged Anatoly Legkodymov, a Russian national living in China, with ru...

Hong Kong activist's London lawyers receive rape and death threats

Lai, 75, who is a British citizen, has been in jail since 2020 and faces a trial on national securit...

Charity to appeal against UK ruling on Rwanda asylum

Asylum Aid will argue that the court "erred" in its ruling in December that the scheme was lawful an...

Museveni urges overseas travel ban for MPs

He made the remarks while commissioning facilities at Uganda Petroleum Institute-Kigumba (UPIK) wher...

Burkina Faso unrest: Suspected jihadists abduct 50 women

Residents in Arbinda said two groups of women were taken as they were out gathering leaves and wild ...

Ex-Premier League star jailed over £8m fraud

Ex-Charlton Athletic player Richard Rufus was found guilty of fraud, money laundering and carrying o...

Benjamin Mendy found not guilty of six counts of rape

The jury failed to reach verdicts on one count of rape and one of attempted rape and a retrial will ...

UK: Junior solicitor sues former firm for hacking ‘intimate’ WhatsApp messages

The unnamed solicitor had lost an employment tribunal claim for sexual harassment and unfair dismiss...

UK solicitor agrees to quit roll after dishonestly changing a document

Kiran Yadav was found to have dishonestly amended a document to correct an error on a lease she had ...

Utah shooting: A man killed his family after wife filed for divorce

The family of eight was found dead inside a rural home in Enoch City, Utah on Wednesday night during...

Rwanda migrant plan is lawful, UK Court rules

The court ruled on Monday that the scheme did not breach the UN's Refugee Convention or human rights...

University announces 'UK first' law degree to tackle climate crisis

Keele University says its law with environmental sustainability degree has been developed to create ...

New Zealand imposes lifetime ban on young people buying cigarettes

The law states that tobacco can't ever be sold to anybody born on or after January 1, 2009 - and fro...

UK to train Ukrainian judges to carry out war crimes trials for Russian soldiers

The first group of judges attended sessions at a secret location and more will follow in the coming ...

Danish bank pleads guilty to multi-billion dollar fraud scheme on U.S. Banks

The guilty plea marks the end of a years-long investigation into the company after accusations that ...

Four suspects charged in probe into European Parliament bribery by Gulf state

Greek MEP and European Parliament Vice President Eva Kaili was among those previously arrested in th...