The Wikileaks founder has been removed from the Ecuadorean embassy after nearly seven years.
Until last December, Internet service providers were required to respect the principle of web neutrality. This is no longer the case in the United States. What are the consequences?
On May 25, 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. Four months later, how has the law changed people's perceptions and behaviour?
In an example of the law of unintended consequences, the Copyright Directive is likely to cement the US tech giants' grip, rather than provide space for others to grow.
Since 15 June 2017, roaming charges have been banned in the European Union. Are users necessarily beneficiaries of this measure?
The UK government has consistently pledged freedom from European laws. It's clear now that the plan is no such thing.
There is historical precedent for suing the EU. But is it a good idea?
Privacy rules enacted in Europe are affecting companies – and their customers and users – all around the world.
A Dutch court has asked the European Court of Justice for clarification on whether British citizens should be allowed to keep their citizenship after Brexit.
The business of sport in South Africa is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission on concerns that some practices may be uncompetitive.
The UK government is letting its irrational hatred of European lawmakers shape its policy proposals.
The rise of the middle class in Africa is fuelling consumer economies and protection policies. But they tend to be disconnected from sustainability issues.
The European Union is threatening to suspend the state's voting rights if it pursues legislation to restrict its judiciary.
The island of Lampedusa in Italy has become the symbol of how a community can welcome migrants — for better or for worse.
For real integration to happen, the Pan African Parliament needs to be imbued with supranational law-making powers. But national sovereignty is something that many states are reluctant to give up.
After Brexit, the UK could become a more attractive place for Muslim women than the rest of the EU.
The British government is actually suggesting quite a radical change as part of leaving the EU, but it doesn't want to make it too easy to understand.
The key issue here is how to interpret Article 50 of the EU Treaty, which sets out the procedure for a member state to withdraw from the EU.
Article 50 looks deceptively simple but the reality will be anything but that. Here's what's laid out in the law if the UK votes for a Brexit.
Both sides of the debate are promising to cut European red tape – which seems to mean cutting equality laws.