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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Bail

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# Oscar Pistorius
Pistorius to be indicted for murder on Reeva Steenkamp's 30th birthday
The 26-year-old athlete is due back in court this morning.
# Operation Yewtree
Rolf Harris 'arrested on suspicion of sexual offences'
An 82-year-old man was re-arrested today by police as part of Operation Yewtree.
# Train Crash
Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain
The 52-year-old driver has been released on bail and forbidden from leaving Spain for six months.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added terrible (and expensive) rooms for rent
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Dublin
Two charged after attack on Luas driver
The driver of the Luas received minor injuries in the incident at the Windy Arbour stop in south Dublin last night.
# musharraf
Pakistan's Musharraf flees court to avoid arrest
A court in Peshawar disqualified Musharraf from running in the parliamentary election scheduled for 11 May.
# South America
Irish teenager charged with threatening Guyana leader
The 17-year-old’s lawyer said he had been drinking alcohol when he told bodyguards he would shoot and kill the president.
# South Africa
South African court clears Oscar Pistorius for international travel
Pistorius, who stands accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, is due back in court on 4 June.
# pending
Date set for Pistorius bail appeal in South African court
The athlete is set to learn his fate in relation to the decision on March 28.
# Oscar Pistorius
Pistorius family 'relieved but still very sad'
Oscar Pistorius was granted bail by a South African court earlier today.
# Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius granted bail
The 26-year-old will stand trial later this year.
# Pistorius
Bail hearing over Oscar Pistorius shooting enters final day
Some lawyers say the state has failed to present a strong enough case to keep Pistorius behind bars as the hearing enters a fourth day.
# Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned again
The 26-year-old athlete’s trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp will take place later this year.
# Oscar Pistorius
VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius's uncle says the athlete is in 'extreme shock'
Arnold Pistorius gave insights into how the 26-year-old athlete is behaving in the wake of the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
# Oscar Pistorius
Pistorius back in court as lead detective faces attempted murder charges
Charges against the detective has been withdrawn and Botha said he thought their reinstatement was linked to his work on this case.
# Oscar Pistorius
PICTURES: Oscar Pistorius in court
Photographers were briefly allowed to work inside the courtroom today.
# Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned until tomorrow
Today’s hearing threw up many questions: was there testosterone in the house? Did Pistorius call paramedics? Was there a fight between the victim and the defendant? Why was he previously arrested?
# Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius: 'I tried to save Reeva. She died in my arms'
The court has adjourned the athlete’s bail hearing until 9am (South African time) tomorrow.
# Murder
Oscar Pistorius disputes murder charge "in the strongest terms"
In a statement issued through his family, the athlete sent his “deepest sympathies” to the family of his girlfriend.
# Murder
Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court as bail hearing postponed
Prosecutors will be pursuing a pre-meditated murder charge.
# Oscar Pistorius
South Africa police say Pistorius will not get special treatment
Police will oppose the athlete’s bail application as it dismisses reports that the victim was mistaken for a burglar.
# criminal justice
Nine murders committed by people released on bail
Figures released by the Department of Justice show 16,812 crimes were committed by those on bail in 2012.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Flags
Derry: Arrests following flag protest
A total of 112 people have been arrested in connection with recent protests. Meanwhile, a peace rally took place in Belfast yesterday.
# Savile
Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe
The comedian was initial arrested and bailed yesterday but was brought in for questioning again today by Scotland Yard.
# freddie starr
Freddie Starr 'released on bail'
The comedian was reported to have been arrested last night by police on suspicion of sexual offences connected to the Jimmy Savile investigation.
# Dropped
Dolphins cut Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson after domestic violence arrest
The argument started when the NFL star’s wife found a receipt for condoms in his car.
# Trayvon Martin
Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case
The neighbourhood watch volunteer has surrendered his passport and must observe a curfew while awaiting trial.
# Allegations
Penn state coach arrested on child sex abuse charges
Tim Curley, Penn State’s athletic director, and Gary Schultz, vice president for finance and business, have also been arrested on perjury charges.
# Courts
Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers
The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.
New York prosecutors 'to drop' Strauss-Kahn charges - report
The New York Post says DA sources will drop their case, because DSK’s alleged victim is not credible.
Strauss-Kahn 'refused to pay prostitute maid for sex' - report
A US report claims that the hotel maid involved in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case tried to solicit the former IMF head.
# Strauss-Kahn
Strauss-Kahn allies open to his involvement in 2012 election
If rape charges are dropped, can the ex-IMF director return to France to run against President Nicolas Sarkozy next year?
# London
Conservative MP arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
A 46-year-old politician has been released without charge on bail after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her at an address in London.
# New York
Egyptian businessman accused of assaulting New York maid granted bail
Mahmoud Adbel Salem Omar will appear in court again on Friday. The accusation of assault comes just weeks after the arrest of the former IMF head on similar charges.
DNA taken from maid's uniform 'matches Strauss-Kahn'
AP cites two sources who say DNA samples taken from a chambermaid’s uniform match those taken from the former IMF head.
Forty murders committed by criminals out on bail
New figures show that people out on bail were also responsible for thousands of non-aggravated burglaries and hundreds of aggravated burglaries in the past four years.
The 9 at 9: Tuesday
Nine things you need to know by 9am: a former AIB director receives €3m in pay, Sean Quinn breaks his silence, and a smackdown for a moonwalking Romanian politician…
# Bad Boys
Foden arrested for criminal damage
The England full-back has been bailed pending further inquiries.
# Julian Assange
Celebrities step in to offer WikiLeaks' Assange bail
The British courts want £200,000 to release Julian Assange – and directors, journalists and socialites are stepping in to help.