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# Trial

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# New York
Judge prods Ghislaine Maxwell jury to work longer hours due to 'astronomical' Covid spike
Maxwell is accused of recruiting and grooming young girls to be sexually abused by financier Jeffrey Epstein.
# New York
Jury resumes deliberations in Ghislaine Maxwell trial
Maxwell is charged with recruiting and grooming teenagers to be sexually assaulted by financier Jeffrey Epstein.
# Court
Jury resumes deliberations in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-trafficking trial
The jury has asked to review evidence from three of four women who said Maxwell aided Jeffrey Epstein in sexual abuse they experienced as teenagers.
# key locations
Border villages and isolated backroads: The key locations in the abduction of Kevin Lunney
The Special Criminal Court has sentenced three men for their role in the abduction and torture of Kevin Lunney.
The locations of Lunney's torture and abduction show a meticulously planned abduction, writes Garreth MacNamee.
Three men were sentenced at the Special Criminal Court on Monday for their roles in what happened.
# Trial
Ghislaine Maxwell tells judge she will not give evidence as defence rests case
The 59-year-old has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges.
# Trial
Former Epstein employee tells jury she saw no misbehaviour by Ghislaine Maxwell
The defence for the British socialite opened in New York with an ex-employee of Jeffrey Epstein saying she had great respect for Maxwell.
# jussie smollett
Evidence that Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged fake attack is overwhelming, court told
The former Empire star is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in Chicago for publicity.
# Verdict
Thorbjorn Olesen cleared of sexual assault and now ‘wants to focus on golf’
Olesen wept in court after he was found not guilty.
# Court
Second accuser testifies in Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking trial
The witness explained how Maxwell would coordinate her sexual encounters with Epstein, inviting her over and escorting to her to massage rooms.
# Trial
Ryder Cup golfer grabbed woman’s breast on flight, court told
Thorbjorn Olesen is said to have been drinking and taking sleeping pills on the flight from the US to the UK.
# Joey Barton
Joey Barton cleared of assault charge over tunnel incident after match
The former footballer denied shoving Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel after a match when he was Fleetwood Town boss in 2019.
# Tehran
10 Iran military personnel on trial over downed Ukraine jet
Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed shortly after take-off from Iran’s capital Tehran in January 2020, killing all 176 people aboard.
# Kyle Rittenhouse
Anger among black Americans following Rittenhouse verdict as Biden warns against violence
The defendant and the two men he killed were white but the case has been linked from the start to issues of race and the criminal justice system.
# kenosha
No verdict reached after first day of deliberations by Kyle Rittenhouse jury
He faces life in prison if convicted as charged for using a semi-automatic rifle to kill two men and wound a third.
# Ghislaine Maxwell trial
Judge vets potential jurors for Ghislaine Maxwell grooming trial
The socialite hugged her lawyers when she entered the courtroom and briefly sketched a courtroom artist who was drawing her.
# Special Criminal Court
Trial of man accused of involvement in Kinahan cartel plot to murder Hutch rival begins
Douglas Glynn appeared at the non-jury court pleading not guilty to his involvement in the plot to murder James Gately
# Ghislaine Maxwell trial
Jury selection starts for Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell
Maxwell says she’s innocent of charges she recruited teenagers who were not yet adults for Epstein to sexually abuse
# Trial
Couple found guilty of neglect and cruelty after daughter left with 'catastrophic' brain damage
The jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts on all counts.
# Trial
Emiliano Sala flight organiser hired unqualified pilot, court hears
Plane operator David Henderson told people to ‘keep quiet’ after learning the footballer had died in a crash.
# Dennis Hutchings
Veteran on trial had ‘at least 10 seconds’ to make a decision about using fatal force on 27-year-old in 1974
Dennis Hutchings, 80, denies the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone.
# Trial
Intoxicated man who killed daughter's partner found guilty of murder
The jury of nine men and three women rejected Mark Whelan’s defence.
# Vatican
Two priests cleared after Vatican sex abuse trial
The case was the Vatican’s first criminal trial for such allegations.
# Trial
Man accused of murdering daughter’s partner had blood splatter on his face at garda station
A forensic scientist told the court that the victim’s blood and DNA were found on the accused’s clothes.
# met police
Met Police in new Couzens probe as force vows to protect women and girls
A senior officer admitted a vetting check on Wayne Couzens was not done ‘correctly’ when he joined the Met in 2018.
# Trial
Police officer who killed Sarah Everard will die in jail for her murder
Wayne Couzens admitted to raping and murdering the 33-year-old after snatching her in a false arrest.
# jury out
Jurors begin deliberations in R Kelly sex trafficking trial
The 54-year-old singer is accused of running a Chicago-based criminal enterprise that recruited his accusers for unwanted sex.
# Trial
Premier League and Championship clubs to offer safe standing areas from January
Clubs in England’s top two tiers have until 6 October to apply.
# Trial
'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court
Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife at the apartment they shared in 2017.
# Trial
Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage
The defence will now begin calling former Kelly employees.
# Trial
Murder accused told wife's new boyfriend not to go near her again
The trial continues in front of Justice Michael MacGrath and a jury of five women and seven men.
# Trial
Murder accused told gardaí that wife stabbed herself
The trial of Renato Gehlen (39) opened today.
# Trial
Man allegedly raped 15-year-old girl he met wandering alone at night, court hears
The man denies the charge.
# Special Criminal Court
Former Sinn Féin councillor and three co-accused to go on trial over Regency Hotel killing
Justice Tony Hunt fixed 3 October 2022 for a trial.
# France
Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating of protesters
The French president was forced to fire Alexandre Benalla after a video emerged showing him striking a young man and grabbing a young woman by the neck.
# Collapse
Bray Boxing Club murder trial collapses due to juror becoming seriously ill
Gerard Cervi is charged with the murder of Bobby Messett.
# Brooklyn
First man to accuse R. Kelly of sexual abuse testifies in court
The 54-year-old denies all charges.
# Trial
Trial of R Kelly begins in Brooklyn with prosecutors saying the case is ‘about a predator’
The claim was made in opening arguments at the R&B star’s trial in Brooklyn.
# Courts
Jury hears closing speech in trial of man accused of murdering homeless construction worker
Romanian man Ioan Artene Bob was discovered fatally injured in a Tallaght park on 13 April, 2018.
# Trial
Munster trial: Five family members found guilty of sexual abuse of children
The children’s mother, father, uncle, maternal aunt and her husband were found guilty in 37 counts against them.
# Courts
Closing speeches conclude in trial of man accused of murdering Nadine Lott
Details on the “appalling and dreadful” injuries to the young mother’s face were given in court today.