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# on trial
Ten go on trial over 2016 Brussels suicide attacks
Among the accused is Salah Abdeslam, the only survivor among the Islamic State extremists who struck the Bataclan theatre in Paris in 2015.
# high profile case
Neymar tells fraud trial he signed documents his father told him to
The Brazilian superstar has taken the stand in Spain over alleged irregularities in his transfer to Barcelona.
# on trial
Murder trial of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch to begin at Special Criminal Court today
Hutch is charged with the murder of David Byrne.
# on trial
Woman ‘woke to find Benjamin Mendy on top of her’, court told
The Manchester City defender denies the rape, in the early hours of 24 July, 2021.
# Verdict
Russian court jails US basketball star for 9 years over drug smuggling
Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February.
# on trial
Michael Lynn tells trial he had permission to use mortgage money to pay for property developments
Lynn (53) is accused of the theft of around €27 million from seven financial institutions.
# on trial
‘Warped, twisted and violent’ terrorist assassinated Tory MP David Amess, court told
Ali Harbi Ali, 26, from north London, denies the allegations.
# on trial
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi goes on trial over ‘election fraud’
The army seized power and arrested Ms Suu Kyi in February last year.
# Lisa Smith
Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears
The trial is expected to last 12 weeks.
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# New York
Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears
The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.
# on trial
Six sent for trial over Ashton Dog Pound investigation
They are due to stand trial on 28 January.
# IN COURT
Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives
The 31-year-old French woman, who went into hiding for four days after the incident, has told prosecutors of being ashamed at her ‘stupidity’.
# ian moore
Man sent for trial over fatal one punch attack in Dublin's north inner city
A book of evidence was served on Ian Moore by Detective Garda Shane Noone.
# on trial
Questioning of medical team over Maradona's death delayed
The seven members of Maradona’s medical team were due to be questioned by investigating judges on Monday.
# on trial
Actor Danny Masterson must stand trial over rape allegations, judge rules
The actor faces trial on three counts of rape by force or fear which could mean up to 45 years in prison if he is convicted.
# on trial
Former South African president Jacob Zuma goes on trial for corruption
The ex-leader pleaded not guilty to corruption, racketeering, fraud, tax evasion and money laundering.
# grip on power
Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?
Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.
# on trial
Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of being involved in a “brutal hostage-taking scheme”.
# Scotland
Alex Salmond tells sexual assault trial that some claims are 'deliberate fabrications for a political purpose'
The 65-year-old former Scottish first minister faces 13 charges of alleged offences against nine women, all of which he denies.
# on trial
Alex Salmond lodges special defences to accusations of sexual assault
The former first minister of Scotland is at the High Court in Edinburgh for the first day of his trial.
# Derry
'Get real': Bloody Sunday families furious at delay in choosing venue for Soldier F trial
Families of victims insist any trial must be heard in Derry.
# on trial
New accuser added to charge list against R Kelly as trial date looms
The fresh indictment says the women met Kelly around 1997/98, when she would’ve been 14 or 15 years old.
# on trial
Explainer: Here's what you need to know as Trump's impeachment trial gets under way
A phone call to the Ukrainian president and some withheld funding sparked a chain of events leading to the US Senate floor this week.
# irish prospects
One of the country's best forwards stars at first-ever women's AFL Europe Combine
Donegal star Geraldine McLaughlin caught the eye, as did recently-retired Kerry ace Sarah Houlihan and Dublin’s Lauren Magee.
# stars on show
Lithuanian-born Kerry goalkeeper shines brightest at AFL Combine in Dublin
20 hopefuls participated in the two-day testing event in UCD.
# on trial
Alleged Kinahan cartel murder plotters sniff cocaine and talk about shooting woman and baby, court hears
One of the would-be assassins was recorded as saying: “Baby or no baby, I don’t give a f**k.”
# Potential
Ireland underage international goes on trial with Hibs
Michael O’Connor is currently on the books at Linfield.
# Report
Charity had to 'turn people away' after Belfast rape trial and Pope's visit put pressure on services
Charity One in Four said it had to close its waiting list last year due to a lack of funding.
# on trial
Ana Kriegel was cyberbullied and assaulted in the months leading up to her death, court hears
The trial officially opened today.
# michael brady
Man on trial for possession of assault rifle, ammunition and almost €3 million worth of drugs
Michael Brady has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
# on trial
Witness told deceased in fatal love triangle: 'I'd do anything to have your arms wrapped around me'
Connorton has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Graham McKeever (32) at the accused man’s home on 18 February 2017.
# on trial
Nicklas Bendtner sentenced to 50 days in prison for assaulting taxi driver
The former Arsenal striker has appealed the decision.
# on trial
'Retraumatising and stigmatising': One in Four's annual report hits out at handling of sexual abuse trials
The organisation found that it supported 31 clients through a criminal trial in 2017.
# protecting victims
New rules mean victims of serious crime are now able to give evidence from behind a screen
It is just one of a number of measures that come into effect today.
# Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby back on trial today to face sexual assault charges
Some 60 women have accused Cosby of assault.
# on trial
Sarkozy ordered to stand trial for attempt to influence judge
Sarkozy claims he is innocent of all the charges against him.
# Clerys
Businesswoman to go on trial over handling of Clerys redundancies
460 people lost jobs, 130 of whom were directly employed by Clerys.
# Andrea Constand
Bill Cosby sex assault case: What to expect as the two-week trial begins
Andrea Constand will take to the stand this week.
# on trial
Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand
He is accused of pushing some of the boys into prostitution.