The United Nations (UN) has called on Australia to ban the "smacking" of children. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has urged Australia to prevent parents from "reasonably&qu...
The Pirate Bay Founder Kept in Solitary Confinement Without Warrant, Outraged WikiLeaks’ Founder Julian Assange Calls Him Political PrisonerDec 13th 2013
Gottfrid Svartholm, the founder of The Pirate Bay has been held in solitary confinement since his arrival in Denmark. He has been denied access to mail and his books.
A South Korean court rejects Samsung's petition to ban the sale of Apple Inc's older iPhone and iPad models in the country.
Christmas 2013: Consumer Complaints Prompts Manitoba Dollar Store to Pull Out Candy Gag Gift in Tablet Form That Claims to Cure HomosexualityDec 12th 2013
With Australia rejecting same-sex marriage and India banning consensual gay sex, nobody needs more gay jokes. Thus, a dollar store in Manitoba, Canada, had to pull out a gag gift that claims to cure homosexuality.
Miramax filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros. Entertainment for proceeds from the upcoming second and third installment of “The Hobbit” Tuesday, Dec. 10.
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A bipartisan bill to combat online piracy is running into bipartisan opposition over the broad language in the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA.
M&A | Deals
- RBS to close 4 M&A deals in MENA in 2012
Royal Bank of Scotland <RBS.L> hopes to close four acquisiton deals in the Middle East and North Africa next year worth more than...
- Olympus says panel finds no criminal links yet in M&A deals
- Olympus: Panel finds no criminal links yet in M&A deals
- Olympus: Panel Finds No Criminal Links yet in M&A Deals
- Olympus: Panel Finds no Criminal Links yet in M&A Deals
Bribery & Corruption
- China's Bo Xilai Goes on Trial, Culmination of Dramatic Fall
Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai appeared in public for the first time in more than a year on Thursday to face trial in eastern China...
- F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone Faces Bribe Charges over $1.7bn CVC Deal [VIDEO]
- Libor Fixing and Mis-Selling: Labour Calls for Whistleblower Immunity
- Ehud Olmert, Former Israeli PM, Indicted on More Bribery Charges
- Israel not mired in graft despite myriad scandals: Analysis
- RBS Tipped to Respond to £4bn Shareholder Action Group Lawsuit
12,000-strong RBOS Shareholder Action Group filed proceedings in London's High Court in April.
- Google Autocomplete Turns Man into Terror Suspect
- Missing American in Iran, Robert Levinson was a CIA Agent on Unapproved Mission: Report
- ‘The Hobbit’ Lawsuit: Weinstein Brothers Sue Warner Bros For $75M
- Britain's Serious Fraud Office To Review Victor Dahdaleh Trial Collapse
Intellectual Property Law
- Apple Calls for Cut in US Corporate Tax Rate
Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for the US government to slash corporate tax rates before it will repatriate its $100bn in offshore savings.
- U.S. agriculture wary as Monsanto heads to Supreme Court
- YouTube Yanks Romney Campaign Ad After Copyright Complaint
- LinkedIn breach puts site's reputation on the line
- Microsoft to pay US$388 Million to Australian Inventor?
- India Toughens Insider Trading Rules
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) unveiled new proposals on Wednesday, broadening the scope of who can be held liable f...
- Key Witness Jon Horvath Takes Stand in SAC Trader Michael Steinberg's Trial
- SAC Capital ‘Takes Responsibility’ for Insider Trading and Will Pay $1.8bn in Fines
- Tamara Ecclestone Tweets ‘Show Beauty’ Sneak Preview!
- Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg $91 Million Richer, Divests 2.4 Million Shares in Social Media Giant, No Insider Trading Involved
- Electronic Tagging Scandal: Capita Takes over Contracts from G4S and Serco
Justice secretary gives tagging deal to Capita before new contract awarded.
- RBS Irish Online Banking Customers Hit by IT Glitch
- RBS Shares Drop After Sudden Nathan Bostock Exit to Santander UK
- Nazi Victim Heirs Seek US President’s Help to Recover €1.6bn Looted Art from Germany
- RBS Finance Director Nathan Bostock Resigns After 10 Weeks to Join Santander