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# Merde
Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing
The former French president has described the controversy as a “farce”.
Prosecutors call for Eto'o to get 10 years in jail for tax fraud allegations
The Cameroon star could also face a fine of €14.3m.
# Controversy
IMF boss Christine Lagarde to stand trial over controversial payout
She will be the third successive head of the IMF to face a trial.
# on trial
Cosby's legal team attacks accuser as details of alleged sexual assault revealed in court
The disgraced comedian will face trial over the alleged assault of a woman in 2014.
# on trial
Court hears former Sunderland player Adam Johnson 'abused position in society'
More details of the case emerged in court today.
# Courts
Man (74) jailed for indecently assaulting boy he paid for sexual acts
Thomas Mooney pleaded not guilty but was found guilty by a jury following an eight-day trial.
# on trial
The mental state of Batman cinema shooter James Holmes is still being debated
He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
# on trial
Sean Fitzpatrick's trial put back to next week
The former Anglo boss is charged on 12 different counts.
# on trial
Graham Dwyer 'a middle-class professional with dark secrets,' court told
The judge will charge the jury on Monday.
# on trial
Graham Dwyer trial: "I've never come across a case like this during my whole service"
The prosecution has closed its case in the murder trial.
# on trial
Dwyer watched "erotic horror" movie the night before his arrest, court told
The architect told gardaí that he was not an innocent person but was innocent of murder, during questioning following his arrest.
# on trial
Court hears the text messages sent on the day Elaine O'Hara was last seen alive
Evidence was heard on the 35th day of the architect’s murder trial at the Central Criminal Court.
# on trial
"I want someone to care for me and love me" - court hears Elaine O'Hara text messages
More than one thousand messages were read to the Central Criminal Court today.
# on trial
Paint found on spade near Elaine O'Hara's body did not match paint at Graham Dwyer home
Graham Dwyer’s semen and Elaine O’Hara’s blood were found on her mattress, the court was told.
# on trial
Graham Dwyer sent letter to wife saying: "Do not believe the gardaí"
The court heard evidence from Gemma Dwyer, the wife of Graham Dwyer.
# on trial
'Graham's phone number' found on Elaine O'Hara's laptop, court hears
The Graham Dwyer trial has heard that Elaine O’Hara began having persistent, obsessional thoughts and fantasies at the age of 12.
# on trial
Friend suggested Elaine O'Hara should tell gardaí about man she was in a relationship with
Witnesses gave evidence on the 15th day of the trial of Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
# on trial
Two men who met Elaine O'Hara through fetish website tell court about encounters
It was the 14th day of the trial of Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
# on trial
Graham Dwyer drew map for gardaí to find two knives in his office, court hears
The trial of the man accused of killing Elaine O’Hara also heard from a tattoo artist about an email relating to a tattoo in a “private area”.
# on trial
Jury hears how handcuffs, a leather mask and Elaine O'Hara's keys were found at the bottom of a lake
The keys were identified by a Dunnes Stores card attached to the key ring which was in Elaine O’Hara’s name.
# Courts
Elaine O'Hara's brother tells court that he believes he found her user profile on fetish website
Elaine told her sister that she had a miscarriage in 2011, her sister told the court today.
# Afghanistan
Gang sentenced to death over rape of four women
There were angry protests outside the court as the case sparked outrage.
# on trial
Oscar Pistorius described as a deceitful witness who has 'anxiety on call'
The closing arguments are expected to last two days.
# on trial
The Blackpool starting XI for today's friendly with Penrith is a real family-affair
5 un-named trialists feature in the side after club lost 27 players since the end of last season.
# on trial
"We close the case for the defence." - It's down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial
The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.
# chopping block
Lawyers warn that plans to close four Dublin courts threaten 'the fabric of Ireland's justice system'
77 local courts around the country have closed down in the last six years – and now four Dublin courts are on the chopping block.
# Acquitted
VIDEO: Sean FitzPatrick speaks of "six years of great personal difficulty" after being found not guilty
FitzPatrick also spoke about the “six years of great personal difficulty” he had endured.
# text message
Steenkamp "sometimes scared" of Pistorius, court hears
The athlete’s murder trial entered its fourth week today – and is already over schedule.
# South Africa
Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession
The court heard that Pistorius always carried a firearm while he was dating Samantha Taylor.
# on trial
Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial
The first witness in the trial has described hearing ‘blood-curdling screams’ from the house on the night of the murder.
# on trial
Watch live: Oscar Pistorius trial begins in South Africa
The trial of Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend, is being televised.
# on trial
Spanish princess appears in court over fraud investigation
Princess Cristina is in court to answer questions about her husband’s business dealings.
# Anglo Trial
The strange, unruffled atmosphere of Court 19
With more than three months to go, the trial of three former senior executives at Anglo Irish Bank will be a marathon and not a sprint.
# Anglo Trial
Sean Quinn told the Financial Regulator: “Sean Quinn needs to be reined in”
At a small meeting in February 2008, Sean Quinn told the Financial Regulator that he had been greedy, the court at the Anglo trial heard.
# Anglo Trial
"You have the dubious honour of being the first witness in this case"
From an economist to the company secretary of Anglo, the first four witnesses appeared today at the trial of three former executives at the bank.
# day 1
Here’s what happened on the first day of the Anglo trial
Seán FitzPatrick, Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan are all on trial in a case expected to last four months.
# day 1
Why the Anglo jury won't all get to decide on the verdict
Fifteen jurors were sworn in for the trial this morning, but only twelve will get to decide on the verdict.
# on trial
Solid Wolfhounds display could throw Herring into Six Nations mix
The Ulster hooker could yet for his way into Joe Schmidt’s plans for the upcoming tournament.
# on trial
Cleared: John Terry found not guilty of racial abuse
The Chelsea captain will not face charges after this afternoon’s verdict.