Britney Spears: Court rejects bid to remove father from conservatorship
01 July 2021 | 10:04 am
Spears had asked the court to have her father no longer be in control of her financial affairs, US media reported. The legal setback comes after she delivered an emotional testimony about her "abusive" conservatorship.
6 Nov 2021
Aaron Beck's work revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of depression and other psychological disorders. His daughter said he died peacefully in his home in Philadelphia.
6 Nov 2021
Jamie Spears has asked the judge in charge of his daughter's conservatorship case to have the arrangement terminated without "any caveat".
3 Nov 2021
A British woman has won her case after she paid significantly higher taxes than Australian locals while employed as a waitress on a working holiday visa.
5 Nov 2021
An Israeli court suspended on Wednesday the auction of a partial tattoo kit billed as having been used on inmates at the Auschwitz death camp, following outcry from Holocaust survivors. Obtained from a private collector, the eight fingernail-sized steel dies, each lined with pins to form numerals, would have been pressed into prisoners' flesh with ink to brand their serial numbers, according to auctioneer Meir Tzolman. His website had deemed it "the most shocking of Holocaust items", with a projected sale value of $30,000 to $40,000.
9 Nov 2021
'Womanizer' hitmaker Britney Spears is expecting a "very interesting" week before her conservatorship hearing on Friday
10 Nov 2021
A leading EU court has rejected an appeal by Google over a fine for demoting rival shopping services. The penalty was the first of three antitrust penalties.
16 Nov 2021
The EU has once again clashed with Poland over questions regarding the rule of law. The European Court of Justice has declared powers given to the justice minister to appoint judges to cases are against EU law.
27 Nov 2021
Judges at the European Union's top court have ruled that national judges should not be punished for seeking the advice of the European Court of Justice.
29 Nov 2021
Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan does not think that his son will compete at the Australian Open because of COVID-19 vaccination rules in Australia.
30 Nov 2021
In a big day for LGBT residents of Botswana, an attempt to overturn the decriminalisation of homosexuality has failed in court. Also, South Africa's government says it is being punished as it tries to get countries to walk back some of their Covid-19 travel restrictions. And the China-Africa summit kicks off in Dakar, where participants are discussing trade, conflict and the coronavirus pandemic.
2 Dec 2021
The Supreme Court appeared set to put limits on abortion rights in the United States by upholding one state's law banning the procedure after 15 weeks. Protesters from both sides of the issue rallied at the top court.
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UNESCO World Heritage site the Château de Chambord became one of the world's most majestic concert venues this week, as British rocker Sting performed against the backdrop of its French Renaissance towers. The star also spoke about how his 1985 hit "Russians" is finding new relevance after the invasion of Ukraine.
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U.S., British embassy pride flags fly in face of Russia 'gay propaganda' law
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In South Africa, a xenophobic movement called Operation Dudula is accusing illegal immigrants of taking jobs from South Africans. Operation Dudula vigilantes are known to raid small businesses owned by foreigners. With an unemployment rate close to 35 percent, the situation is tense and the populist rhetoric of Operation Dudula supporters is raising fears of new xenophobic riots in South Africa, like in 2008, 2015 and 2019. Our correspondents report.
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Carson Pickett became the first player with a limb difference to play for the United States women's soccer team on Tuesday.
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Google uses unclear language and deceptive designs that trick users into agreeing to give up their data, EU watchdogs have said. The tech company has two other pending antitrust suits in the EU.