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Jose Mourinho in Spanish court over tax bill

Jose Mourinho in Spanish court over tax bill

Jose Mourinho has told a Spanish court that a tax bill from his time as Real Madrid boss has been paid. The Manchester United manager made a brief appearance before a judge on Friday at the court in Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, to answer questions on accusations of tax...
Ex-Pakistan PM in court for corruption charges

Ex-Pakistan PM in court for corruption charges

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has appeared in court charged with corruption after the Panama Papers leak. The papers, leaked from a law firm in Panama in 2016, indicated Mr Sharif’s sons failed to declare several offshore companies, some of which helped them...
Puigdemont could face arrest after court no-show

Puigdemont could face arrest after court no-show

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could face a European arrest warrant after he failed to appear in a Spanish court to answer questions over his role in the region’s push for independence. Mr Puigdemont, who is in Belgium, said on Wednesday he would ignore...
Catalonia: Sacked leaders summoned to Madrid court

Catalonia: Sacked leaders summoned to Madrid court

Catalonia: Sacked leaders summoned to Madrid court 2 November 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCarles Puigdemont said on Tuesday that Spain has a ‘democratic deficit’ Sacked members of Catalonia’s...
Sacked Catalan leader will not appear in court

Sacked Catalan leader will not appear in court

Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont will defy an order to appear before a Madrid court on Thursday, according to his lawyer. Paul Bekaert – hired by Mr Puigdemont after he travelled to Brussels this week – said: “He will not go to Madrid and I...

Spain demands Catalan cabinet appears in court

Spain has summoned the entire disputed Catalan cabinet, including their leader, to appear in court on Thursday. A high court judge has said the cabinet, including Carles Puigdemont, must be questioned as part of an investigation into rebellion. Sky News’...

Australian Govt loses majority after court ruling

The Australian Government has lost its majority after a number of its MPs were declared ineligible for parliament. Among the casualties of the High Court decision is the country’s deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce, disqualified because he held dual citizenship...
Kenya's Supreme Court fails to hear election bid

Kenya's Supreme Court fails to hear election bid

Kenya’s Supreme Court fails to hear election bid 25 October 2017 From the section Africa Related Topics Kenya general election 2017 Image copyright EPA Image caption Two Supreme Court judges disagreed with the majority verdict Kenya’s Supreme Court has...
Kenya election: Last-minute court bid to block poll

Kenya election: Last-minute court bid to block poll

Kenya election: Last-minute court bid to block poll 25 October 2017 From the section Africa Related Topics Kenya general election 2017 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Uhuru Kenyatta won the August poll with 54% of the vote to Mr Odinga’s 45% Kenya’s...
Supreme Court judge's guard shot ahead of poll

Supreme Court judge's guard shot ahead of poll

The bodyguard of a member of Kenya’s Supreme Court was shot and injured on the eve of its judgment about whether to suspend a controversial presidential election. The man was shot in the shoulder and his gun was taken as he was buying pots of flowers by the side...

Indian court outlaws sex with wife under 18

India’s supreme court has closed a legal loophole that allowed men to have sex – even forcibly – with a woman under 18 if she was his wife. Its ruling stated that “sexual intercourse with a girl below 18 years of age is rape regardless of...
Court case may unleash political storm in Oz

Court case may unleash political storm in Oz

Australia’s highest court has begun a three-day hearing to decide whether lawmakers with dual citizenship are eligible to sit in parliament. The case could spark an unprecedented political crisis in the country and endanger the government’s razor-thin...
Briton in Dubai court for touching man in a bar

Briton in Dubai court for touching man in a bar

A British man facing three years in jail in Dubai after touching another man in a bar has appeared in court. Jamie Harron was arrested for public indecency after he briefly put his hand on another man so he did not “bump and spill drinks” in a bar in the...
Spanish court blocks Catalan parliament session

Spanish court blocks Catalan parliament session

Spain’s constitutional court has suspended a session of the Catalan parliament where separatists were planning to declare independence. A debate and vote had been lined up for Monday, with a declaration thought likely to follow some time after. But the court...
Court bars Catalan parliament session

Court bars Catalan parliament session

Spanish court bars Catalan parliament session 5 October 2017 From the section Europe Spain’s constitutional court has suspended next Monday’s session of Catalan parliament, in a bid to pre-empt a possible push for independence. The court said such a move...
EU takes Ireland to court over Apple state aid

EU takes Ireland to court over Apple state aid

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover up to €13bn in illegal state aid from tech giant Apple. Ireland was ordered to recover the money after the commissioner said last August that the country had allowed Apple to “pay substantially less...
Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court

Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court

Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court 21 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption The court is deciding whether to free pro-independence Catalan officials detained by police on Wednesday Separatist supporters have...
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