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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# Assault
Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital
During his trial, the jury heard the man punched his partner in the face, stuffed underwear in her mouth and gouged her eyes with his thumbs.
# Solidarity
Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple
The trend comes after gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked on their way home last weekend in Arnhem.
# Assault
Man jailed for imprisoning, stripping and beating man in Dublin
Lucky Shaka threatened to take photos of the man and post them on the internet.
# Cork
Playwright opens up about her father beating her as a child: 'There was always a reason'
Marion Wyatt described how her mother would keep a notebook of the children’s behaviour if her father was away at work.
# Courts
Tipperary family home raid: No extra jail for gang member who beat his heavily-pregnant girlfriend
Donal O’Hora received a sentence to run alongside his current 12-year prison term.
# Ben Carson
It looks like Trump has one less opponent on his way to the White House
Ben Carson has said that he ‘does not see a political path forward’.
# Courts
Mother who beat her son with a tree branch and poured salt over his wounds given two year suspended sentence
The boy had soiled his pants.
# Assault
Dublin women tied up and beaten after "meeting men on Facebook"
The girls had met the men on Facebook three weeks ago.
# Murder
Chinese cult members executed for beating woman to death at McDonald's
The cult members were said to have tried to recruit the woman and attacked her after she refused to give them her phone number.
# Attacked
Attacker took off t-shirt before assaulting man on Dublin's quays
The 33-year-old who was assaulted is in critical condition.
# Beating
Man charged over "religiously aggravated" attack on MP Galloway
The Respect Party MP for Bradford West suffered bruising to the face and possibly a broken rib in the attack.
# Australia
Man showed no remorse after bludgeoning baby boy to death during a burglary
The 21-year-old man beat the baby with a homemade baton during the attack. A judge said he had shown no remorse.
Column: Unprovoked violence on Dublin's streets shouldn't be accepted as 'normal'
Dublin is now a more modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan city, but senseless violence also breaks out on the streets of the capital – we can’t ignore that.
# brutal attack
Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat
The trauma surgeon who treated Natasha said there three separate lacerations were discovered and there was a lot of blood.
Column: The tragic killings of Afghan women are treated as mere statistics
Beatings, disfigurations, kidnappings and murders of women by relatives and armed groups are continuing in Afghanistan. Why are these horrifying crimes being brushed under the carpet? asks Horia Mosadiq.
Column: In order to protect the vulnerable, Ireland needs a domestic violence register
Domestic violence affects women, men, children and our elderly. Victims and their families should have the right to learn about the background of an abusive partner before it’s too late, writes Rita Harling.
Column: No behaviour that degrades women can be dismissed as ‘just a domestic’
Putting the abuser back in the picture is what we should strive towards, says Margaret Martin, who says society focuses attention and responsibility on the victims of domestic violence rather than the perpetrators.
# Investigation
Two arrested after Malcolm X grandson beaten to death
Malcolm Shabazz, 29, was found lying in the street in front of a bar in Mexico City.
Bullied: Your stories of bullying and its lasting effects
We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about how the pain of childhood bullying can live on.
# football violence
Dutch police make four more arrests in linesman murder case
Richard Nieuwenhuizen was set upon after running the line for a match that involved his son.
# Brutal
Dutch linesman dies after attack at youth match
The 41-year-old was severely beaten by teenage players during a match in Almere on Sunday.
# Rout
VIDEO: All eight of Brazil’s goals from their friendly flaying of China
Neymar bagged a hat-trick and there were goals for two of Chelsea’s Brazilian stars.
# Child Abuse
Three child deaths linked to US preacher's book advocating spanking
A popular book by a Tennessee preacher promoting corporal punishment has been found in three homes where children have died from abuse.
# Texas
Judge who beat daughter won't be charged
The Texas family law judge was secretly taped by his daughter beating her seven years ago – but he won’t be charged with an offence.
Pittsburgh fan tasered and beaten by police at baseball game
WATCH: Police strike man with batons as they try to eject him from stadium.
# Niall Dorr
Dundalk man dies after Wednesday night assault
A murder investigation is expected after Niall Dorr (18) dies from injuries sustained when he was beaten up.