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Nebraska court denies teenager access to an abortion

Teenager prevented from terminating her pregnancy because she was dependent on her foster parents

B&B owners Peter and Hazelmary Bull: 'penalised for their beliefs'

Christian B&B owners appeal at Supreme Court over sex discrimination case

Peter Bull and wife Hazelmary want the Supreme Court to decide whether their decision to refuse to let civil partners Martyn Hall and Steven Preddy stay in a double room constituted sex discrimination

Child abuse artist Graham Ovenden jailed for two years after 'unduly lenient' sentence is reviewed

The 70-year-old was found guilty of historic child abuse charges against young girls who posed for his artwork

Britain pays out millions to criminals after losing 202 human rights cases since 1998

European Court of Human Rights attacked by MP as an 'absolute racket'

A paedophile who received a suspended jail term after the prosecution branded his 13-year-old victim “predatory” is having his sentence reviewed.

Paedophile who received suspended jail term after prosecution branded 13-year-old victim 'predatory' is ordered to serve immediate two-year prison sentence following review

Court of Appeal judges have been asked to decide whether the punishment handed to Neil Wilson was unduly lenient

Mark Lundy: The businessman was jailed for the murder of his wife and daughter with a small axe

New Zealand businessman Mark Lundy set for retrial after 12 years in jail as he wins appeal in UK court over murder conviction

Mark Lundy’s conviction for murdering his wife and daughter is ‘unsafe’ given new evidence

Jeremy Forrest trial: No action to be taken against woman over perverting the course of justice claim

No further action will be taken against a woman who was suspected of trying to pervert the course of justice in connection with the case of jailed teacher Jeremy Forrest.

Twice-guilty Nat Fraser loses appeal against murder conviction

Nat Fraser has lost an appeal against his conviction for murdering his wife, raising hopes of an end to 15 years of uncertainty for her family.

Hamzah Khan, who's mummified body was found in the bedroom of his mother's home almost two years after he died

Devious, wicked, dangerous: Amanda Hutton sentenced to 15 years in prison for starving four-year-old son Hamzah Khan to death and leaving body in cot for two years

Amanda Hutton  sentenced for manslaughter, child neglect and preventing the burial of her dead son's body

Legal blow for widow of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko who risks bankruptcy by continuing her battle for a public inquiry

Marina Litvinenko’s fight for answers over the suspicious death of her husband, Alexander, has suffered another defeat after judges refused to protect her from facing crippling costs if she loses her legal battle for a public inquiry.

Top female judge attacks failure to appoint women to Supreme Court

Britain’s most senior female judge has expressed disappointment at the failure of her male colleagues to promote another woman to the top of the judiciary.

Herman Wallace

'Justice gone wrong': Terminally ill ex-Black Panther has murder conviction overturned after spending nearly 40 years in solitary confinement

Herman Wallace has just weeks to live after being diagnosed with liver cancer

The Arena da Baixada Stadium last year

World Cup 2014: Building work on the Curitibia Stadium suspended due to safety fears

Building work at Curitiba's 2014 World Cup stadium has been suspended on the orders of a Brazilian labour tribunal due to numerous and serious safety breaches.

JJB ex-chief’s court plea fails

Chris Ronnie, the former boss of the collapsed sports chain JJB, has failed to have his court case for an alleged £1m fraud thrown out.

Leicester house fire: Two remanded on blaze murder charges

Two more men have appeared in court charged with murdering a mother and her four children in a house fire.

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