US Court

US jury sides with Ed Sheeran in 'Let's Get It On' copyright trial

The jury determined that heirs of 'Let's Get It On' songwriter Ed Townsend had not proven that Sheeran, his label Warner Music Group and his music publisher Sony Music Publishing had infringed their copyright interest in the Gaye song.

Reuters reports Sheeran hugged his attorneys in the courtroom after the verdict was read.

Twitter-Musk takeover dispute heading for October trial

Mr Musk walked away from his $44bn (£36bn) bid to buy Twitter earlier in July, prompting the company to sue him.

Twitter hopes that the court will order Mr Musk to complete the takeover at the agreed price of $54.20 per share.

The tech billionaire has accused Twitter of withholding information about fake accounts.

His legal team has called for the trial to be held early next year due to its complexities, but Twitter asked for a September date.

California judge sides with baker in 'gay cake' row

A bakery owner's lawyers argued that making the cakes violates her Christian beliefs and free religious expression.

The judge ruled the act of making cakes is protected as artistic expression and does not violate a state anti-discrimination law.

A similar case in Colorado is awaiting a US Supreme Court decision.

"A wedding cake is not just a cake in a Free Speech analysis. It is an artistic expression by the person making it that is to be used traditionally as a centerpiece in the celebration of a marriage," Kern County Superior Court Judge David Lampe wrote.