Minister for Health Dr James Reilly who said there is no documentation to suggest the HSE had agreed to top up payments made to Central Remedial Clinic executives. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Health James Reilly has said there is no documentation to suggest that the HSE agreed to top-up payments made to Central Remedial Clinic (...)

Nicola Furlong’s mother Angela and sister Andrea outside the Tokyo District Court this week during the trial of Richard Hinds. Photograph: Robert Gilhooly

Angela Furlong is trying to recall her darkest point in the trial of Richard Hinds, the man accused of murdering her daughter. Was it the momen(...)

Nicola Furlong: died in Japan

Prosecutors in Tokyo have demanded a 10-year jail term for Richard Hinds, the American musician accused of murdering Irish student Nicola Furlo(...)

Fukushima 50: Atsufima Yoshizawa. Photograph: Androniki Christodoulou

It was, recalls Atsufumi Yoshizawa, a suicide mission, volunteering to return to a radioactive nuclear power plant on the verge of tipping out (...)