In April 2014  India’s supreme court legally recognised transgender as a third gender and granted equal rights to those who identified themselves as neither male nor female. Photograph: Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

(...) charge on June 9th of Krishnagar Women’s College in Nadia district, 115km northwest of Bengal’s state(...)

Farhiyo Mohamed, stepsister of Abdirahman Yasin Daud; Farhiyo Mohamed, mother of Mohamed Farah; Imam Hassan Mohamud; and Sadik Warfa, deputy director of the Global Somali Diaspora, at a press conference at the Islamic Da’wah Institute in St Paul. Daud and Farah, Somali men from Minnesota, are among six men charged with attempting to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State militants. Photograph: Simon Carswell

(...) to Syria. Appearing before district court judge Michael Davis on May 22nd, prosecutor Andrew Winter(...)

 EU commissioner for agriculture  Phil Hogan: “It’s taxpayers’ money and I’m sure other sectors will follow suit in due course.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...) new. The details were published for a period in the past before a court action halted the practice. To(...)

Dennis Hastert, speaker of the US House of Representatives from 1999-2007, allegedly paid an individual from his hometown of Yorkville $3.5 million (€3.2 million) to “compensate for and conceal his prior misconduct”. File photograph: Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images

US justice department indictment. In the case brought in the district court of Northern Illinois(...)

In a US court filing, David Drumm challenged the assertion by Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, formerly Anglo, this month, that it “would be hard to imagine a more dishonest debt.”

Drumm personally.” The bank and trustee claimed in a filing made to the US District Court on May 15th(...)

A teenager who stole wreaths belonging to Sinn Féin in “revenge” for a suspected attack on a loyalist memorial site has received a four-month suspended jail sentence.

(...). District Judge Barney McElholm said: “How many more hundreds of years is this going to go on? This is(...)

Gayle Killilea: asked to move her bankruptcy case to district court. Photograph: Collins Courts

(...)’s trustee, objects to the immediate removal of the case to the Connecticut district court saying the couple(...)

Pearse McAuley: has been ordered to appear before Cavan Circuit Court next Wednesday

(...) a sitting of Cavan District Court yesterday. He is facing four charges, including threatening to(...)

The Dublin District Family Court has heard a social worker and court-appointed guardian said two  children in interim care should be allowed to take a holiday with their foster carers. They were looking forward to it and were very excited. File photograph: Getty Images

(...) carers after a judge at the Dublin District Family Court dispensed with the need for their parents(...)

Senators Kathy Campbell and Ernie Chambers celebrate after Republican governor Pete Ricketts’ veto of a bill to ban the death penalty was overridden. Photograph: Andrew Dickinson/The New York Times

(...) others and the District of Columbia in banning the death penalty. A recent trend across the US has seen(...)