Europe

International students sue UK Home Office over cheating allegations, visa cancellations

The students were seeking compensation for unlawful detention and loss of earnings after the Home Of...

Widow sues AstraZeneca after husband's Covid-19 vaccine death

Father of two Neil Miller, 50, developed fatal blood clotting after receiving the jab in March 2021....

EU opens formal investigation into TikTok over possible online content breaches

EU industry chief Thierry Breton said he took the decision after analysing the short video app's ris...

UK: Solicitor fined for failing to spot cyber fraud

A British solicitor was fined by the country's Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) for inappropri...

UK: Part-time immigration judge convicted of £1.8m legal aid scam

Part-time immigration judge Rasib Ghaffar, 45; together with legal clerk Gazi Khan, 55; solicitor ad...

UK: Unregistered barrister reprimanded over overseas conviction for possession of Indian Hemp

Allan Zalimba Joel Ntata, called to the Bar in March 2004, was convicted before the First Grade Magi...

Hungary’s president resigns over a pardon to a man convicted in a child sexual abuse case

Her decision came after more than a week of public outrage after it was revealed that she issued a p...

University of Essex graduate awarded for overturning death sentence

Kola Alapinni said he defied the threat of mob violence when he provided pro bono legal defence in a...

UK: Solicitor jailed for stealing £84,000 from elderly clients

Alison Haley Griffiths, 55, pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud by abuse of position and was sente...

UK solicitor who borrowed £630,000 from clients is struck off lawyers roll

Jack Grunhut was found to have backdated an application for stamp duty land tax relief, took out loa...

UK: Judge’s online stalker sentenced to eight years in prison

Javed Sheikh, 43, was convicted of aggravated stalking following a two-week trial at Bristol Crown C...

London magistrate guilty after 'out of control' dog involved in dangerous attack

The attack left another dog dead and its owner injured...

UK: DJ jailed for urinating on cancer patient

The court heard Brookfield had filmed himself urinating on a man at a social club, before posting th...

AI will make scam emails look genuine, says UK cybersecurity agency

The agency says generative AI tools will soon allow amateur cybercriminals to launch sophisticated p...

Italy: Man banned from stadium for five years for racially abusing AC Milan goalkeeper

The man is said to be a known criminal in the province of Udine, and police are looking at CCTV and ...

Arbitrator jail sentence and ban raises questions in ‘highly unusual’ case

Stampa was found guilty of contempt for his role as arbitrator in an international contract dispute ...

New Zealand MP resigns following shoplifting allegations

Golriz Ghahraman, of the Green Party, is alleged to have stolen three times from two clothing stores...

UK: Former solicitor jailed for defrauding clients of £1.7m ordered to pay back £3,000

The now struck-off solicitor, admitted in 2004, pleaded guilty to seven charges of fraud last year a...

UK Barrister ordered to pay over £155,000 after discriminatory treatment worsened assistant’s mental health

An employment court said the claimant, referred to as C, had a reoccurrence of symptoms as a result ...

What is South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at the ICJ?

South Africa alleges Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinians, in the wake of Hamas's ...

Swiss court rejects bid to drop Gambian ex-minister's trial

Ousman Sonko denies the accusations, which are said to have happened under the repressive regime of ...

UK: Magistrate removed from office after withholding ‘important information’

Sabrina Malik, of the Southern Derbyshire Local Justice area, told a fellow magistrate she had not d...

Nigeria's $11 bln damages bill for collapsed gas deal thrown out by London court

The West African country was on the hook for the sum – representing around a third of its foreign ex...

Country singer drops $250k lawsuit against fan who sold merchandise - and sends her money instead

A Florida woman made $360 selling tumblers with the country singer's face on them - then found out s...

First Cardinal prosecuted in Vatican’s Criminal Court convicted of embezzlement

Highest-ranking church official ever to stand trial before Vatican criminal court sentenced to five ...