Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,
A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the state is jointly liable for negligence over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
It might not be uncommon for parents to support their children through university, but one Austrian father has had enough of supporting his daughter.
A doctor who attacked his ex-lover with acid has had his jail term doubled by Hungary’s appeal court.
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has fended off corruption allegations in court claiming she was the victim of “judicial persecution” and a media “witch…
Journalists working for Georgia’s biggest independent television station breathed a sigh of relief after a ruling from Europe’s human rights court.
The Former secretary general of football’s world governing body Fifa is to appeal his ten-year ban from all football-related activities.
Nine houses in a Jewish town in the West Bank are evacuated after Israel's Supreme Court rules they were illegally built on Palestinian land.
Japan’s Takata Corporation has pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing in a US federal court as part of a $1 billion (943 million euros) settlement concerning its faulty…
Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…
Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The UK Supreme Court has confirmed that parliament must be given a vote before the process to exit the European Union can begin.
Ministers are reportedly pinning their hopes on a short bill or motion in parliament, narrowly focused on Article 50 and making it difficult for lawmakers to amend.
White supremacist Dylann Roof has been sentenced to death for the racially motivated killing of nine black parishioners in a South Carolina church Last month Roof was found guilty of 33 federal charge
A prosecutor at Greece’s Supreme Court has recommended rejecting an extradition request for two out of eight Turkish soldiers who fled their home country after a failed coup attempt in…
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.
Israel’s Prime Minister has joined calls to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian.
The Israeli public is split following a guilty verdict in the Elor Azaria manslaughter case.
The head of the International Monetary Fund goes on trial in Paris over her role in a state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister.
The Brexit debate is stirred up further. The UK government's Supreme Court appeal over who can begin exit negotiations has started.
Former football coach Barry Bennell faces eight new charges of sex assault against a boy under the age of 14British former football coach Barry Bennell was charged on Tuesday with eight historical offences of sexual assault against a boy under the age of 14.
British former football coach Barry Bennell was charged on Tuesday with eight historical offences of sexual assault against a boy under the age of 14.
The who, what, why, where and when of the UK's unprecedented Supreme Court hearing.
The terminally ill 14-year-old's body has been frozen in the hope she could be brought back to life in future.
The Christian and ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, is to be investigated on allegations of blasphemy.
A Dutch court ruled on Friday that prosecutors can pursue anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders over comments in which he led a roomful of supporters in chanting that they wanted “fewer” Moroccans in th