Rapper Pablo Hasel's case has put the spotlight on freedom of expression in Spain, prompting the government to announce it would relax free speech laws.
The coronavirus has killed over 2.52 million people and infected more than 113.9 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 27:
Captain Tom Moore, who became a global hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic, died on February 2 after being treated for pneumonia and testing positive for the virus.
Alexey Navalny will serve his two years and six months in a penal colony outside Moscow for breaching parole terms while recovering in Germany from a nerve agent poisoning.
A group of 17 former gymnasts including three olympians are to launch legal action against British Gymnastics for alleged "systemic physical and psychological abuse" by coaches targeting children as young as six.
Many legal experts find the German court’s conviction sets crucial precedent to prosecute other members of the Assad regime.
A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Daesh should not be allowed to return to Britain to challenge the government taking away her citizenship because she poses a security risk, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Russian-owned Rossiya Airlines says the unscheduled landing of a cargo flight from Hong Kong to Madrid went ahead without incident and that no one was injured.
Many young people are being lured into unprofessional and ill-equipped beauty centres in the country, where average monthly salaries around $500.
Russian news reports have previously indicated that Alexey Navalny, who has been held in a maximum-security jail in Moscow, would likely be sent to a facility in western Russia.
EU sanctions include an asset freeze and bans on travelling in the 27-nation EU for 88 people, including politicians, state security personnel and business people, and asset freezes on seven organisations.
The Belarus government unleashed a harsh crackdown against dissent and protests that erupted after President Alexander Lukashenko claimed a sixth term in office in a disputed presidential election last August.
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