A Swiss police car parked up following the fatal shootings in Wuerenlingen, Switzerland. Photograph: Anthony Anex/EPA

Five people were killed in a shooting late on Saturday in Switzerland including the gunman, who knew his victims and was related to some of them, poli(...)

Albert Manifold, chief executive of CRH, at the company’s agm in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photograph: Jason Clarke

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold is hopeful Holcim shareholders will pave the way for the Irish group to complete a €6 billion deal by voting to me(...)

The DFA roster contains many crowd-pullers, but over the years it has also made room for less heralded adventurous souls, such as Delia Gonzal(...)

Crude inventories thought to have increased by 3.3 million barrels last week, before an Energy Information Administration report on Wednesday. Picture: Reuters.

Oil fell for the third time in four days before US government data forecast to show crude stockpiles expanded further from a record. Futures dropped a(...)

The building of the assisted suicide clinic Dignitas in Pfaeffikon near Zurich. In March, 2011 Rathgar Travel received a call from Gail O’Rorke asking for information on flights, taxi transfers and hotel accommodation suitable for a disabled person in Zurich. Photograph: Sebastian Derungs/AFP/Getty Images.

Shortly before ending her life, Bernadette Forde sat in her south Dublin apartment and recorded her final words. In her verbal suicide note, captured (...)

Gail O’Rorke has been acquitted at the Circuit Criminal Court of helping her friend take her own life. Photograph: Courts Collins 0:51

A woman has been acquitted of attempting to assist the suicide of her friend by helping her travel to a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland. The j(...)

 Gail O’Rorke who was on Friday found not guilty on two of the three charges against her. Photograph: Collins Courts

CONOR GALLAGHER The jury in the trial of a woman accused of helping her friend take her own life has been ordered to find her not guilty on two of the(...)

Gail O’Rorke is accused of attempting to help Bernadette Forde get to a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A woman accused of helping her friend take her own life alleged to gardaí that another person was with the deceased when she took a lethal dose of bar(...)

Gail O’Rorke: has pleaded not guilty to aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the suicide of Bernadette Forde (51). Photograph: Courts Collins.

A woman accused of assisting her friend take her own life told gardaí she sensed “deep down” her friend had been making suicide plans but could not st(...)

Gail O’Rorke arrives at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, where she went on trial in connection with the assisted suicide of MS sufferer Bernadette Forde. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The jury in the case of a woman accused of helping her friend to take her own life has heard a tape recording of the deceased’s final words before she(...)