US singer Britney Spears has said she wants to charge her father with  conservatorship abuse. File photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images

Britney Spears has given another emotional testimony in court, breaking down as she pleaded to have her father removed from the conservatorship that h(...)

Fans and supporters of Britney Spears gather outside the county courthouse in Los Angeles, California, this week with a cardboard cutout of the singer. Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP via Getty Images

Britney Spears could remain stuck in her conservatorship for months or years, experts say, despite her detailed and disturbing testimony describing th(...)

Protesters pressing for Britney Spears to be released from a conservatorship arrangement  demonstrate at  Los Angeles Grand Park during a conservatorship hearing for the pop star on Wednesday  in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Rich Fury/Getty

Britney Spears has called for an end to the “abusive” conservatorship that has governed her life for 13 yrears, delivering an emotional speech to a Lo(...)

Britney Spears’ Instagram account is now the only direct communication she has with the public. Photograph:  Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty

Britney Spears never used to be an enigma. In the early years of her career, she did interviews for print, TV and radio. She held press conferences an(...)