Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts in Dublin last week. Photograph: PA Wire

Ian Bailey has today told the High Court his position is that he was not in any way involved in the killing of French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plant(...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts yesterday. He spent the closing part of the day talking the court through his early years and the background to his arrival in Ireland. Photograph: Collins Courts

Dressed in a navy pin-striped suit, his right arm propped on the wooden ledge and his stocky frame angled towards the microphone, Ian Bailey spent th(...)

President Obama awards  Ben Bradlee  the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington last November. Photograph: AP/ Evan Vucci

Ben Bradlee, who has died aged 93, presided over the Washington Post’s reporting of the break-in at the Watergate building in the capital in 1972 that(...)

US President Barack Obama awards Ben Bradlee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the White House. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP photo

US president Barack Obama and secretary of state John Kerry were among those to pay tribute to renowned former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, a l(...)

Ben Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post’s exposure of the Watergate scandal, in his office in Washington, 1971. Bradlee, stamped in American culture as the quintessential newspaper editor of his era, died yesterday. He was 93. Photograph: Mike Lien/The New York Times

Tributes were paid last night to Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, a lion of American journalism, on his death at the age of 93.Mr Bradlee famously (...)

Ben Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post’s exposure of the Watergate scandal, in his office in Washington, June 17th, 1971. Photograph: Mike Lien/The New York Times

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the newspaper’s coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, died on(...)

A sign outside the car park in Rosslyn, Arlington, Virginia, where journalistic source Deep Throat met Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward six times between October 1972 and November 1973.

The din of passing traffic spills down an air vent from the street above, while water drips in a corner. Every sound, from the footsteps of a perso(...)

Jeb Stuart Magruder, a Watergate conspirator who claimed in later years to have heard President Richard Nixon order the infamous break-in, has died. He was 79. Magruder died May 11, 2014, in Danbury, Conn., according to news reports. Photograph: New York Times

Jeb Magruder, who has died aged 79, was a former high-level aide to President Richard Nixon who went to jail for his part in the Watergate affair and (...)

Reporters Bob Woodward (right) and Carl Bernstein, whose reporting of the Watergate case won a Pulitzer Prize, sit in the newsroom of the Washington Post on May 7th, 1973. Photograph: File/AP

I grew up with Watergate continuously in the background of my teen years.First there was the scandal itself – revealed in the now famous stories by Ca(...)

Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford as Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward in the film All The President’s Men. Photograph: Warner Bros/Getty Images

Carl Bernstein was one of the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate story in 1972, which caused the resignation of Richard Nixon as pr(...)