A woman has admitted providing cannabis brownies to her friends – who then panicked and called an ambulance. Elena Ravizza, 24, is due to be sentenced after pleading guilty to possession of the Class B drug at Dundee Sheriff Court.
Lindt has secured a court victory in its attempt to obtain trademark protection for its chocolate golden Easter bunny. The German Federal Court of Justice ruled in the Swiss company's favour in its case against German firm Confiserie Heilemann, maker of a different chocolate bunny.
The average age of barristers has risen substantially in the past three decades, according to a study by the Bar Standards Board. The average age of a barrister in 1990-91 was 38.5 but stood at 46.5 in 2019-20.
A cardinal's trial began this week at the Vatican – the first in modern history. Giovanni Angelo Becciu, 73, was an influential adviser to the Pope and head of the “saint-making” secretariat at the Vatican but is now at the centre of a €350m million fraud case.
A collector in Germany has lost a legal battle to reclaim Hitler's monumental horses that once stood outside the Reich Chancellery. The bronze statues, which each weigh two tonnes, were made by Austrian sculptor Josef Thorak. They disappeared from a Soviet barracks in 1989 before being found in 2015
Lawyers are debating how to deal with a German man who had an anti-aircraft gun, torpedo – and a tank – in his basement. Prosecutors and the defence are negotiating penalties, including a suspended sentence and a €500,000 (£427,000) fine.
A woman managed to dupe the legal profession into believing she was qualified to practise law for three years. Sessy Xavier, 27, from Kerala in India allegedly forged documents to join the Alappuzha Bar Association.
Over a thousand computers used to mine cryptocurrency have been crushed by police using a steamroller. The 1,069 bitcoin mining rigs were seized by police in Malaysia after miners allegedly stole electricity worth $2 million from the power grid.
Israel has threatened ice cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry's with "serious repercussions, legal and otherwise" after it said it would no longer sell its products in illegal settlements. In a statement on Monday, the ice cream company said it now believed it was "inconsistent with our values" for i
One of Italy's most prestigious art galleries has threatened Pornhub with legal action over an interactive museum guide recasting famous artworks as "priceless porn". The online porn giant's "Classic Nudes" initiative highlights "some of the sexiest scenes in history at the world's most famous museu
A police officer who called for backup because she was being pursued by a "drone" was left red-faced after colleagues pointed out it was the planet Jupiter. The officer, a rookie in her first two years of service, phoned to report a drone following her up the M8 on the way home shortly after midnigh
The bond between the Sicilian mafia and American crime families is as strong as ever, it has emerged. Decades after their links were immortalised in The Godfather trilogy, police have swooped in on members of a major crime family.
A state-approved dating app has been released in Iran to stem the tide of divorces. Hamdan, which means "companion" in Persian, claims to find matches "only for bachelors seeking permanent marriage" and just one wife.
A rooster who prevailed in a legal battle for the right to crow has become the subject of an opera celebrating rural life. Le Coq Maurice opened at a farm theatre in France on Sunday and was inspired by the tale of a noisy bird and his irritated neighbour on the Atlantic coast island of Oléro
Music with more than 120 beats per minute has been banned in gyms in South Korea in order to stem Covid infections. Officials said the move was intended to prevent people from breathing too fast or splashing sweat on others.