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
 who were all members of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart at the time of the alleged abuse
 were charged yesterday following a two-year investigation by gardaí
 into allegations of abuse at Colá
iste Chr
oí Naofa in Carrignavar,
 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(...)