Three men have been rescued after apparently being forced to live in squalid conditions and work for little or no pay in a new case of alleged slavery on travellers’ sites.
A mystery teenager who turned up in Coventry not knowing his own name, age or nationality might just as well have "fallen out of the sky", a charity has said.
French lawmakers are debating one of Europe's toughest laws against prostitution and sex trafficking. Local movie stars have signed petitions, political parties are split, and sex workers complain the government is doing them out of a living. France is divided over a bid to crack down on prostitution.
The exhumation in the district of Chungui in Peru brings back traumatic memories for survivors of the internal conflict of 1980-2000, in which soldiers and their paramilitary allies dismembered and killed women and children left behind by fleeing Shining Path rebels.
Spain did not violate European Union rules by imposing additional border and customs checks at its crossing point with Gibraltar, despite complaints by Britain that the move was “politically motivated”, the European Commission has ruled.
There are fears destruction just increases value of remaining stockpiles on illegal markets
50-year-old former Interpol target number one had agents, fixers and alliances across drug-dealing world to become one of the key figures in the global trade
Figure is £1 billion higher than in the previous period
Trafficker accepts court restrictions because he wants ‘a quiet life’
'I loved About Time and wished there were more light films of this type'
Migrants were crammed into small vessel that caught fire close to the coast of Italy
Anyone caught with up to 10 grams of the drug will be let off with a CHF 100 (£68) fine and it will not go on their criminal record
Australia’s newly elected conservative government has ordered a clampdown on releasing information about the arrival of asylum seekers.
The drugs were reportedly destined for the Calabrian Mafia
This move has little to recommend it, and lots that could go wrong
Prosecutor warns that the pair would also not be eligible for parole