Life and Style A ruling which banned Dutch ISPs from letting subscribers access The Pirate Bay torrent website has been lifted.

The decision was made after evidence showed the amount of torrenting by Dutch users had not gone down

Diary: The wrong qualm of the law

Lord Sugar favours a robust police response to riots and looting, or so he told ITV's This Morning following the recent unrest.

War crimes suspect Goran Hadzic in court

Serbia's last major war crimes suspect refused to enter a plea on charges over the 1991-1995 Croatian war when he made a brief first appearance at the UN's Yugoslavia tribunal today.

Goran Hadzic extradited to Hague tribunal

The last Balkan war-crimes suspect has been extradited to the UN tribunal for prosecution today after being allowed last-minute visits with relatives, including his sick mother.

Serbian president warns of war crimes network

Serbia's last major war crimes suspect was able to evade capture thanks to a network of hardliners and may have spent time in Russia, according to the Serb President and investigators.

Serbia's last remaining war crimes suspect held after seven years on run

Goran Hadzic's arrest paves way for his country's entry to the EU

Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive

Serbia arrested the last major war crimes suspect from the 1990s conflicts in former Yugoslavia today, closing what its president said was a "burdensome" page in the country's history.

Dutch state admits responsibility over Srebrenica deaths

An appeals court in the Netherlands concluded yesterday that the Dutch state was responsible for the deaths of three Muslim men in the Srebrenica massacre in which 8,000 people were slaughtered by Bosnian Serb forces.

Mladic to boycott war crimes court

The former Bosnian Serb army commander, Ratko Mladic, will boycott the UN war crimes court, where he is scheduled to enter a plea today against charges of genocide during the Bosnian war. Arrested in May after 16 years on the run, General Mladic, 69, was formally charged by the tribunal in The Hague last month when he refused to plead and rejected war crimes charges against him as "obnoxious" and "monstrous".

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Mladic completes jail medical tests

Ratko Mladic has been transferred to a regular cell at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal's detention unit after completing medical tests.

Scholarships out, cocktails in – Kenya's response to Hague trials

Kenya has responded to the expected ICC prosecution of two of its cabinet ministers and a government mandarin at The Hague by trebling its embassy budget for cocktails and canapés.

Profit, not care: The ugly side of overseas adoptions

Lax regulation and an endless demand by childless couples in the West has created an often exploitative market in babies born in the developing world

Charges are 'monstrous', says defiant Mladic on his first day in court

Former general refuses to enter plea at start of war crimes trial

Mladic 'treated for cancer in 2009'

The lawyer representing the former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has said he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009.

Diary: Zhukova is just so tasteful

Yet another glowing profile of Dasha Zhukova – Russian beauty, art impresario and host of the hottest party at the Biennale – this time from The Wall Street Journal.

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