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# Trial

Last year
Man who raped woman while she was sleeping jailed for five and a half years
In her victim impact statement, the woman said that what happened “completely destroyed” what was supposed to be an exciting time in her life.
Man on trial accused of stealing €27 million from multiple financial institutions
The 53-year-old is facing 21 charges relating to the alleged theft of money from seven banks between 2005 and 2007.
France prop Haouas given suspended jail sentence for theft
The 27-year-old was handed an 18-month suspended sentence and fined €15,000.
Woman jailed for burglary attacks on elderly neighbours
Michelle O’Leary (34) has been sentenced for six years in prison.
Man pleads not guilty to murder of homeless man in Cork city
Timmy Hourihane, aged 53, died at Cork University Hospital in 2019.
Lisa Smith was legally arrested in 2019, court rules
Lawyers for former Defence Forces soldier had challenged the legality of her arrest on her return to Ireland.
Alan Ward sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Catherine Doyle
Alan Ward stabbed his wife Catherine Doyle to death at their Dublin home in 2019.
Upcoming Six Nations will involve trial of new 'brake foot' scrum law
The new tweak aims to put an end to the practice of ‘axial loading’ at scrums.
Lisa Smith tried to justify suicide bombings, trial told
The former Defence Forces soldier, 39, has pleaded not guilty to charges of membership of Islamic State.
Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced for sex trafficking in June
Maxwell was convicted of trafficking teenage girls for sex after a three-week trial in New York.
Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers argue ‘compelling basis’ for new trial
The disgraced socialite was convicted of trafficking teenage girls for sex after a three-week trial in New York.
Barry Bennell abuse accusers lose damages claim against Manchester City
Mr Justice Johnson ruled against the men on Monday.
Second Ghislaine Maxwell juror ‘was sexually abused as a child’
Maxwell was found guilty of recruiting teenage girls between 1994 and 2004 for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.
Praise after 27-year blanket ban on standing comes to an end during Chelsea-Liverpool game
Blues fans were the first to experience the new match-going experience.
All time
Attention focuses on civil sex case against Prince Andrew following Maxwell conviction
Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted on five counts of facilitating illegal sex acts yesterday.
Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of sex trafficking crimes
The British socialite denied recruiting and grooming young girls to be abused by late financier Jeffrey Epstein.
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.
Jury resumes deliberations in Ghislaine Maxwell trial
Maxwell is charged with recruiting and grooming teenagers to be sexually assaulted by financier Jeffrey Epstein.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thorbjorn Olesen cleared of sexual assault and now ‘wants to focus on golf’
Olesen wept in court after he was found not guilty.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Couple found guilty of neglect and cruelty after daughter left with 'catastrophic' brain damage
The jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts on all counts.
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.
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.
Intoxicated man who killed daughter's partner found guilty of murder
The jury of nine men and three women rejected Mark Whelan’s defence.
Two priests cleared after Vatican sex abuse trial
The case was the Vatican’s first criminal trial for such allegations.
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 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.