Seized arms in Bogota, Colombia: Since 1991 more than 400 lawyers have been murdered, the equivalent of one a month. photograph: guillermo legaria/afp/gettyimages

A group of Irish solicitors and barristers are to ask the Government to delay ratifying an EU trade deal with Colombia because of continued violence a(...)

Three men
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 who were all members of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart at the time of the alleged abuse
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 were charged yesterday following a two-year investigation by gardaí
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 into allegations of abuse at Colá
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iste Chr
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oí Naofa in Carrignavar,
 in
 Co Cork, when it operated as a boarding school. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A mother who claimed she was forced to steal food and clothes for her five children has left court without a conviction.Guna Levcenkova (30), who is o(...)