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Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs
A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.
Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month
Under South African law the double-amputee could serve just 10 months in jail.
Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction
Carol Hawkins has served over two years of a seven year sentence.
Pregnant teenager receives jail term after being gang-raped
The jail term has been suspended because of her pregnancy but she has also been fined around €640.
Adams: 'I've committed no offence, I did the best I could under difficult circumstances'
Gerry Adams today questioned why the police and the social services did not launch an investigation into his niece’s abuse in 1987.
PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts
The testimony of Gerry Adams will be included in the re-examination
'I've said what I need to say': Gerry Adams on brother's conviction
Gerry Adams asked for space for his him and his family describing it as “a huge ordeal” for them in the wake of Liam Adams’ conviction for raping his daughter.
Ferry crew convicted of manslaughter of French fisherman
Father of four Philippe Lesailnier was killed when the ferry ploughed into his fishing boat in 2011.
Four men convicted in India gang rape case
The four may, who now face the possibility of hanging, are expected to be sentenced tomorrow.
Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog
The man has been banned from keeping animals for five years and will have to undertake community service with the ISPCA.
In world first, Guatemala convicts former president of genocide
Efrain Rios Montt was convicted of genocide and war crimes in a ruling arising from massacres of indigenous people in the 1980s.
Question marks over conviction as man is released after 42 years in jail
Louis Taylor was convicted of lighting a fire in a US hotel in 1970 which killed 29 people. After 42 years of maintaining his innocence, he has been released.
Convictions for acid attacks triple in Pakistan under tough new laws
The Pakistani government brought in tough new penalties in a bid to stop the dozens of acid attacks which take place every year.
Brian Shivers faces retrial over Massereene barracks murders
Shivers yesterday won his appeal against his conviction for the murder of two British Army soldiers in Antrim nearly four years ago.
Shivers wins appeal against Massereene barracks conviction
Brian Shivers appealed against his conviction on two counts of murder, six of attempted murder and one related to possessing firearms.
Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012
There were 25 convictions for serious tax evasion in 2012 according to figures released by Revenue this evening.
French court overturns Concorde crash convictions
Manslaughter convictions against Continental Airlines and a mechanic for the 2000 crash that killed 113 people were overturned.
Girl held for 3 days escapes in Germany
A 28-year-old man is being held by police after allegedly kidnapping the girl at knifepoint.
Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction
Kiwi Prime Minister John Keys says he has ‘something deeply personal against people who rape other people’.
Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy
It doesn’t matter if comedy is offensive or upsetting – free speech must allow for all speech, writes Simon Carty.
'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi
The Barcelona midfielder says he has no regrets over Spain’s style of play at Euro 2012.
Pakistan court disqualifies its own Prime Minister from office
Yousuf Raza Gilani was convicted of contempt for refusing to ask authorities to reopen corruption cases. This bars him from being an MP, a law which the country’s Supreme Court today enforced.
Man used rubber mask to disguise skin colour during armed robberies
Henley Stephenson was sentenced to 14 years in prison for a series of armed robberies during which he donned a latex mask to disguise his skin colour.
Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon
Russian’s president has ordered a re-examination the conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky – whose imprisonment has been widely viewed as Kremlin punishment for his political ambitions.
Shivers appeals against conviction for Massereene murders
The Derryman was convicted of the murder of two British soldiers and was sentenced to a minimum of 25 years in prison last week.
Italian prosecutors seek to reinstate Amanda Knox conviction
Knox and former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito successfully appealed their conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher and were freed last year.
Tunisian ex-president sentenced to jail
Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila Trabelsi were convicted in absentia.
Prosecutors may focus on Colin Howell's second wife following Hazel Stewart conviction
Questions remain following the conviction of Hazel Stewart for the murder of her husband and her former lover’s wife yesterday.