Apple Irish tax case appeal heard by EU court

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ireland wants to demonstrate to multinational investors that the country is a safe and predictable place to do business An EU court is hearing appeals against a decision to order Ireland to recover £11.5bn of unpaid taxes from Apple. In 2016, the European Commission found an agreement between Dublin…

Trump immigration plans: Supreme Court approves asylum curbs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The rule change is likely to anger Mexico who have consistency pushed back against such asylum changes The US Supreme Court has given the go-ahead to Trump administration plans that severely limit the ability of migrants to claim asylum. Under the rule, people arriving via a third country must claim…

Batten disease treatment: Parents win battle ahead of court date

Image caption Nicole Rich has had treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital as part of a drugs trial Families of children with a rare degenerative disease have won their fight for funding for NHS treatment. The four children, from Newcastle and Cheshire, have Batten disease, which is incurable and causes seizures, visual impairment and mobility…

Dutch Court Clears Doctor in Euthanasia of Dementia Patient

LONDON — A court in the Netherlands on Wednesday acquitted a doctor who had been accused of unlawful euthanasia for administering a lethal injection to a patient with dementia, a case that raised questions about the clarity of the country’s law in such circumstances. The patient, 74, who has not been publicly identified, had asked…

MPs demand Parliament be recalled after Scottish prorogation court ruling

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionShadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer called the ruling “incredibly powerful” Opposition MPs are demanding Parliament be recalled after a court ruling deemed its closure unlawful. Parliament was suspended, or prorogued, in the early hours of Tuesday – something Boris Johnson said was normal practice for a new…

Court spikes Saints fan’s lawsuit on NFC champ.

The Louisiana Supreme Court dismissed a New Orleans Saints fans’ lawsuit against the NFL over the infamous “no call” in the NFC Championship Game on Friday, meaning commissioner Roger Goodell and game officials will no longer be required to testify. The lawsuit was claiming fraud and conspiracy over the officials’ failure to call pass interference…

Brexit: MPs willing to go to court to enforce delay

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boris Johnson has previously said he would rather “die in a ditch” than ask for a Brexit delay from the EU MPs, including Tories expelled from the party, are preparing legal action for in case the PM refuses to seek a delay to Brexit. A bill requiring Boris Johnson…

Jeffrey Epstein accusers vent their anger in court

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lawyer David Boies arrives with his client Virginia Giuffre Women who accuse financier Jeffrey Epstein of sex abuse have spoken of their anger that he cheated justice by dying in prison. About 15 plaintiffs got the chance to speak out in a Manhattan court as the criminal case was dismissed….

Ryanair loses court battle to block UK pilot strikes

Image copyright Reuters The High Court in London will allow a proposed strike by UK-based Ryanair pilots on Thursday and Friday. Earlier, the airline won a bid to stop Ireland-based pilots from striking, but many more of its pilots work from the UK. Ryanair said it would aim to minimise disruption for passengers and would…