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Spain's PM makes embarrassing court appearance

Spain's PM makes embarrassing court appearance

Spain’s Prime Minister has taken the stand as a witness in a corruption trial involving former members of his political party. Mariano Rajoy denied any knowledge of an illegal financing scheme within the conservative People’s Party, amid allegations that...
Top Vatican official denies sex charges in court

Top Vatican official denies sex charges in court

The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal has denied the charges against him. Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis’s top financial adviser, made his first appearance at a court in Melbourne, Australia, since he was...
US Supreme Court rejects relative travel ban

US Supreme Court rejects relative travel ban

Trump travel ban: Supreme Court rejects block on relatives 19 July 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption The ruling confirms that grandparents and other relatives of people in the US can visit The US Supreme Court has rejected an...
Supreme Court backs Trump refugee ban – for now

Supreme Court backs Trump refugee ban – for now

The US Supreme Court has ruled President Trump’s administration can enforce a ban on refugees. Their temporary decision means the controversial restrictions can remain in force while an appeal is considered by a federal appeals court in San Francisco. Supreme...
Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move

Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move

Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move 18 July 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters held candles in front of the presidential palace in Warsaw Polish President Andrzej Duda has proposed a compromise over contentious...
British trio in court over forex manipulation

British trio in court over forex manipulation

Three Britons who are former traders for major banks have pleaded not guilty to rigging prices for dollars and euros in the foreign exchange market. Richard Usher, Rohan Ramchandani and Chris Ashton appeared before a federal judge in New York to face criminal charges...

Google wins court bid to escape French tax bill

Google has won a significant legal challenge against efforts by the French government to recover €1.1bn (£970m) in back taxes. At issue was the tech firm’s use of its Irish subsidiary to book revenues it gained in France between 2005 and 2010. It was accused by...
Helicopter 'attacks' Venezuelan court

Helicopter 'attacks' Venezuelan court

Helicopter ‘attacks’ Venezuelan court 28 June 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Venezuela’s president speaks of a “terrorist attack” after a helicopter apparently tries to bomb the Supreme Court This breaking news story...
Men in court over deaths of 71 refugees in lorry

Men in court over deaths of 71 refugees in lorry

Four men have appeared in court charged with the murder of 71 refugees who suffocated in the back of a lorry. The bodies of 59 men, eight women and four children, including a baby girl, were discovered in a vehicle abandoned on the side of a motorway in Austria in...
US Supreme Court to rule on gerrymandering

US Supreme Court to rule on gerrymandering

US Supreme Court to rule on gerrymandering 19 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A lower court ruled that voters in the state of Wisconsin had their constitutional rights violated The Supreme Court will soon determine...
US appeals court blocks 'travel ban'

US appeals court blocks 'travel ban'

US appeals court blocks ‘travel ban’ 12 June 2017 From the section US & Canada A US appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Trump’s revised “travel ban” on people from six mainly Muslim nations. A lower court had issued...
Notre-Dame attack: Farid Ikken appears in Paris court

Notre-Dame attack: Farid Ikken appears in Paris court

Notre-Dame attack: Farid Ikken appears in Paris court 11 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attacker (left) lies on the ground after being shot An Algerian man who was shot after attacking a policeman with a hammer at Notre...
Court where Aztecs played deadly ball game found

Court where Aztecs played deadly ball game found

The remains of a major Aztec temple and a court where deadly ball games are thought to have been played have been discovered in the heart of Mexico City. tExcavations beneath a hotel revealed the foundation of the massive temple located next to the ball court where...
Court blames 'US gay lobby' for stadium campaign

Court blames 'US gay lobby' for stadium campaign

Tennis legend Margaret Court has claimed a US-backed gay “lobby” is behind calls for her name to be stripped from an Australian Open stadium. Margaret Court, 74, prompted outrage after giving an outspoken radio interview in which she said tennis “is...
Trump appeals to Supreme Court over travel ban

Trump appeals to Supreme Court over travel ban

Donald Trump is asking the US Supreme Court to have the final say on whether his revised travel ban should stand. Last week, a federal appeal court dealt his troubled executive order a fresh blow by ruling against it. The revised ban replaced the original ban which...
US travel ban goes to Supreme Court

US travel ban goes to Supreme Court

US travel ban goes to Supreme Court 2 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright AFP Image caption The ban has triggered protests across the US The White House has asked the US Supreme Court to reinstate a travel ban on people from majority Muslim...
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