Part of Paddy Power’s ad featuring a mock-up of Oscar Pistorius as an Academy Award.

Paddy Power has been ordered to withdraw its controversial ad which offers odds on the trial of Oscar Pistorius Oscar for murder after it becam(...)

Andrew Furlong with his wife Angela and their daughter Andrea speaking to reporters outside Tokyo district court last year. The father of murdered teenager Nicola Furlong said he was outraged by comments made by Paddy Power himself that the company was justified in running a bet on the outcome of the Oscar Pistorius trial  because of the worldwide interest in the case.

Some 50 complaints have been received about the Paddy Power advertisement in relation to the outcome of the Oscar Pistorius trial. The A(...)

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Getting justice after rape

You went to a party, got drunk, hooked up with a guy and it went too far. You didn’t want sexual penetration, but he did it anyway. If you said(...)

Andrew Furlong with  his wife Angela and their daughter Andrea speaking to reporters outside Tokyo district court yesterday. Photograph: Koji Sasahara/AP

In a justice system with a conviction rate of more than 99 per cent, it was never likely that Richard Hinds was going to return home to Memphis(...)

Nicola Furlong’s father Andrew Furlong (left), his wife Angela and his daughter Andrea speaking to media after the verdict today. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

The Tokyo District Court has sentenced US musician Richard Hinds (19) to a maximum of 10 years for strangling Irish exchange student Nicola Fu(...)

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(...)

The funeral of Nicola Furlong making its way through the village of Curracloe in Co Wexford last June.

The friend of an American on trial for the murder of an Irish exchange student in Tokyo has been convicted of sexually assaulting the woman she(...)

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(...)

Nicola Furlong’s father Andrew outside the court today. He said hearing details of what happened on the night she died is ’very, very hard’ for the family. Photograph: David McNeill

The father of 21-year-old Nicola Furlong has said there have been times during his daughter’s murder trial when his “blood is boiling” listenin(...)

Andrea Furlong (left), younger sister of Nicola Furlong, outside the Tokyo court.

The man accused of killing Nicola Furlong has sharply contradicted the prosecution’s account of her death in harrowing testimony to the Tokyo D(...)