Developer Garrett Kelleher: could be hit with a  damages bill over his involvement in a €60 million insurance claim

A US court could hit Irish developer Garrett Kelleher with a large damages bill arising out of his involvement in a €60 million insurance claim if a (...)

A young supporter wears campaign stickers on her face as Democratic presidential candidate  Hillary Clinton speaks during a ‘get out to caucus’ event at Washington High School on January 30th in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Iowa caucuses: how they work
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  • February 1, 2016, 11:51

The battle for the US presidency shifts into a new gear with the start of states’ caucuses and primary elections in February 2016, beginning with the (...)

 Pedestrians walk on Amsterdam Avenue on Sunday in New York city. Most of New York’s streets were cleaned up overnight after a huge snow storm hit the mid-Atlantic states. Photograph: Getty

New York city has slowly emerged from a massive blizzard that paralysed much of the US east coast, while snowy gridlock gripped the nation’s capital (...)

The UK Bar Coucil pleading on behalf of Walter  specifically refers to the danger of executing the innocent, exemplified in the capital convictions in the Birmingham Six and Guildford Four cases. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

‘His head was in his hands,” the defence lawyer recalled of the hearing, “and he just had a troubled look on his face.” Anthony Kennedy, the swing vot(...)

File photograph of comedian Bill Cosby. File photograph: Brennan Linsley/AP Photo

Statements made by Bill Cosby, his wife and his lawyer at the time to counter accusations that he had sexually assaulted women were not defamatory, a (...)

US president Barack Obama’s motorcade leaves an air force base amid snowfall  in Maryland. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Washington DC and Baltimore were under blizzard warnings on Thursday and states of emergency were declared across the east coast of the US as preparat(...)

A judge must decide whether there was an immunity deal in place over a 2005 lawsuit against Bill Cosby. File photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

A former prosecutor is expected to say that he promised Bill Cosby would never be charged over a Pennsylvania sex-assault complaint, but a judge must (...)

 A composite image of three file photos showing (L-R) alleged Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman; US actor Sean Penn; and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo.  Photograph: EPA

An interview that Hollywood star Sean Penn conducted with Mexican Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman late last year helped Mexico’s government catch the world’s (...)

Irish developer Garrett Kelleher is facing contempt proceedings in a US court arising from his involvement in a €60 million insurance claim taken by a group of Liberian businesses.

Irish developer Garrett Kelleher is facing contempt proceedings in a US court later this month arising from his involvement in a €60 million insurance(...)

Christy O’Connor Jnr gives the British Senior Open Trophy a kiss after winning the event in 1999 at Royal Portrush, Co Derry. Photograph: William Cherry/Pacemaker

Christy O’Connor jnr wasn’t just a great, trailblazing golfer – he was a character. One of the stories O’Connor often related was of how he once sat o(...)