Swedish Supreme Court justice fined for shoplifting

A Swedish Supreme Court justice has been fined for shoplifting. (iStock) A Supreme Court justice in Sweden has been fined for shoplifting a Christmas ham and meatballs among other items, the prosecutor in the case said Thursday. The 67-year-old woman was caught by staff at a grocery store in central Stockholm a week before … Read more

25 migrants ‘likely dead’ in Canaries shipwreck: police

(File imge: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) A boat which was carrying around 75 people experience terrible conditions during a journey from Mauritania to the Canary Islands. Emergency services managed to rescue 48 survivors, five of them were taken to hospital. Three boat skippers have been arrested on suspicion of murder. Spanish police said Thursday that … Read more

Putin threatens to stop sending gas to Europe if countries don’t pay Russia in roubles

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Getty Images. Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened on Thursday to stop sending gas to Europe if countries Russia designated as “unfriendly” don’t pay in roubles.  “If unfriendly countries do not pay in roubles from April 1, we will consider this a default on gas contracts, in which case existing contracts will … Read more

Student kills teacher in Prague machete attack

(Photo by Lukas Kabon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) A student on Thursday killed a secondary school teacher with a machete in Prague and was caught on the run, police and officials said. “The culprit attacked a teacher with a machete before noon. Unfortunately the teacher died in the attack,” police said in a tweet. … Read more

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US Senate passes the Ethiopia Peace and Stabilisation Act

The Ethiopia Peace and Stabilisation Act of 2022 was approved by the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week. The Act provides tools to hold all parties in conflict accountable for atrocities and the humanitarian crisis. The Ethiopian government has opened airspace over Tigray and a road into the region for humanitarian aid. The mini truce … Read more

Apple and Facebook gave user data to hackers pretending to be law enforcement officials

Apple and Facebook provided basic subscriber details, such as a customer’s address, phone number and IP address, in mid-2021 in response to forged “emergency data requests”.  Normally, such requests for information are only provided with a search warrant or subpoena signed by a judge, but emergency requests don’t require that.   Cybersecurity researchers suspect that some … Read more

Americans will be allowed to apply for ‘X gender’ passports next month, State Department says

A US passport. US citizens will be able to apply for “X gender” passports from April 11, the State Department said. It said the new option would benefit non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming people. The option is already on passports in countries including Canada, Australia, Argentina, and the Netherlands. For more stories go to www.BusinessInsider.co.za. … Read more