‘Washington Post’ Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian during a press conference in Tehran in 2013. File photograph: EPA

Iran has freed four dual-nationality prisoners, one of whom is Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Iranian state television has announced. A memb(...)

David Drumm  in Boston: on Monday, US District Judge Richard Stearns denied him  bail for the second time, leaving him in the custody  at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility. Photograph: Matthew Healey

Where can David Drumm go from here? The former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive has been at the wrong end of rulings by four American judges in the (...)

Davis Drumm: His lawyers said he had arranged for an independent, security company to stand guard and monitor his activities should the court agree to his release to home confinement. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has notified the US judge in his extradition case that he is appealing his rejected American bank(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm is fighting extradition back to Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has lodged a second appeal against his rejected US bankruptcy bid. Lawyers for the 49-year-old Du(...)

Poland’s prime minister Beata Szydlo and PiS party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski: the new conservative government has taken control of the  country’s top court and secret services. Photograph:  Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images

Poland’s new national conservative government has been accused of staging a “creeping coup d’etat” for seizing control of the intelligence serv(...)

DPP Claire Loftus: says the cost of barristers’ fees to her office is being pushed up by white-collar prosecutions.

The Director of Public Prosecutions ordered that 44 per cent of suspects, whose cases were submitted to its office for a decision on prosecution in (...)

Jeremiah Mathis Thede, from California, has appeared before Antrim Magistrates’ Court charged with endangering the safety of a United Airlines aircraft, disruptive behaviour on board and common assault. File photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

An American man charged over an alleged air rage incident does not accept responsibility for the costly diversion of a transatlantic flight, a court h(...)

CCTV footage  captured  Jill Meagher being approached as she walked home from a night out with work colleagues in Melbourne on September 22nd, 2012.

Adrian Bayley, who was convicted of raping and murdering Irish woman Jill Meagher, has challenged the refusal to grant him legal aid to fund his bid t(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm with his wife Lorraine Drumm. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

A US judge was correct in refusing to allow former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm walk away debt-free through bankruptcy because it “wou(...)

David Drumm and his wife Lorraine leaving court in Boston during his bankruptcy trial last year. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

On day two of David Drumm’s bankruptcy trial last year, the former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive testified that he and his lawyer, Stewart Grossman(...)