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The victim was awarded €12,000 compensation for an attack the court described as “extremely intense and particularly degrading”

A Spanish court’s decision to convict five men of sexually abusing a teenager, rather than finding them guilty of the more serious crime of rape, has (...)

A police officer patrols the perimeter of the Altamira prison in Pará state, where 58 people were killed in a fight between rival gangs.  Photograph:  Bruno Santos/AFP/Getty Images

After the flames were extinguished and guards regained a semblance of control over the prison in northern Brazil where a gang fight left 58 dead, offi(...)

Relatives and friends of prisoners stand outside the Regional Recovery Center in Altamira, Para, Brazil, on Monday after a riot in which more than 50 people were killed. Photograph: Kaio Marcellus/EPA.

A clash between two prison gangs has left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the Brazilian state of Para said. It (...)

At least 52 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during a riot at a prison in northern Brazil. Inmates also set part of the Altamira prison o(...)

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó shakes hands with a military member near the Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase La Carlota, in Caracas, Venezuela. Photograph: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

  Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken to the streets to issue a bold call for a nationwide uprising to oust Nicolás Maduro, count(...)

Castro Urdiales is a medieval seafaring and fishing village  on the Cantabrian coast

Ireland’s geographical position on Earth is changing just a little bit this summer; from May we shall be reconnected to Spain, as we were before the i(...)