"The EU withdrawal bill is making good progress. We're on course to deliver Brexit. We're on course to deliver on the vote of the British people."
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
"I dissent from this spirally spun, legally lightweight, consumer harming, corporate enabling, destroying internet freedom order."
Democrat FCC Commissioner
"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
A South Korean court has jailed a local Volkswagen executive for 18 months for falsifying documents to get import certificates for vehicles.
Over 100 prisoners are on the loose and 56 have died after two rival drugs gangs ran riot in a Brazilian prison.
After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.
A jailed Iranian activist on hunger strike in protest at the detention of his writer wife has taken social media by storm.
The disgraced former Israeli president, Moshe Katsav is to be freed on parole after serving five years of a seven year jail term for rape.
Police have regained control of one of Britain’s biggest jails hours after a huge riot broke out.
Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who led a government crackdown on tax dodgers, was sentenced to three years in jail in Paris on Thursday – for hiding an offshore bank account of his…
Austria's government has agreed on a draft law that will fine or jail asylum seekers who lie about their identities to authorities
Spanish prosecutors are seeking a prison term of more than 10 years for former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o for alleged tax crimes committed when he played for…
Spain’s public prosecutor has called for Barcelona soccer player Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the Liga ch
An Egyptian court has sentenced the head of a journalists’ union to two years in prison, a ruling condemned by rights groups.
Israel has jailed a 14-year-old Palestinian for 12 years for the 2015 stabbing of two people in a settlement north of Jerusalem.
More than 170 inmates have escaped a jail in Haiti following a mass break out.
Prisoners still on the loose following escape from Sao Paulo psychiatric prison
Violent clashes at two Brazilian prisons have killed at least 18 inmates.
Women in Afghanistan are forced to serve time in tribal elder's homes where they are effectively treated as their property
The inmates fled from the Jardinopolis prison, around 160 kilometres northwest of Sao Paulo, Brazil's second city. Officials say they had set fire to several cells in one wing of the prison during a r
Instant ramen pot noodles are replacing tobacco as currency among prisoners in the United States according to study which blames reduced spending on prison food.
The US government has announced plans to phase out privately-run prisons after an inquiry found they were less safe and no cheaper than public jails.
The government has given no reason for the reform, which is part of a series of measures outlined in two state-of-emergency decrees.