The ringleader had been lured to Europe over promises to work as an expert adviser on a documentary about high-seas crime
Two Britons – including a journalist – refused bail ahead of trial date in late November
The men’s relatives describe the conditions in the prison as worse than the North Pole
The 28 protesters and two freelance journalists are currently being detained and had previously all been charged with ‘piracy’
A Russian court is expected to rule in the case of 30 Greenpeace activists apprehended after they tried to scale an offshore oil platform last week.
The creative industries estimate that piracy costs them £400m in lost revenues a year
Russian president Vladimir Putin has said "it was completely obvious" Greenpeace activists currently detained over an Artic drilling protest were not pirates, despite Russian authorities announcing on Tuesday that investigators were considering piracy charges.
Protesters aboard ‘Arctic Sunrise’, including Britons, face charges
New scheme suggested by copyright holders has been met with hostility from ISPs.
But the show also doubled its TV viewing audience from the first episode of season 5
There were 260 million pirated films and TV shows downloaded in 2008 but that figure has fallen to 120 million
New 'best practices' outlined by the IAB would block adverts from appearing alongside illegal content
Two jailed, another sent to young offenders unit and fourth handed suspended sentence
Ian Burrell talk to the Swedish MEP who wants free music and movie downloads to stop internet users being criminalised
UK will also contribute to a £50 million international fund for the state
Even Dante could not have conjured quite such a hellish punishment: for almost two months, 11 people were confined to an underground bunker in Italy and forced to read the new novel by Dan Brown – all day, every day. Brown's Inferno, which reportedly makes repeated reference to Dante's Inferno, is due for publication on 14 May.