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(...)

The young pregnant woman taken off life support following a High Court decision last Friday was buried today in a cemetery following requiem Mass

The young pregnant woman taken off life support following a High Court decision last Friday was buried on Monday in a cemetery following requiem Mass.(...)

Alesana Tuilagi, right, in action against Leinster during the European Cup quarter-final match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, April 9th, 2011. Photograph: Getty Images

A Samoan rugby player has been charged at a Dublin court with a serious assault in the city centre more than three years ago.Alesana Tuilagi (33), who(...)

 Irish Army excercises in Port, Cork. Judge Col Campion said rules of conduct for military procedures were listed in the Defence Act. Photograph: Daragh MacSweeney/Provision

An Air Corps officer facing five court-martial charges including calling a superior a “piece of s**t” has been told his case cannot be stopped on the(...)

Heriberto Viramontes has been sentenced to 90 years in prison for brutal assault in April 2010. Photograph: Reuters

A man who brutally attacked a young Irish student and her friend on a street in Chicago has been sentenced to 90 years in prison. Heriberto Viramontes(...)

Heriberto Viramontes was found guilty last October of attempting to murder Natasha McShane (above) and her friend as they walked home from a night out in Chicago in 2010.

A man found guilty of the attempted murders of an Irish student and her friend fought for months to get his conviction overturned or a new trial, it h(...)

A forty year-old Roma woman by the name Selini Sali or Eleftheria Dimolpoulou, a 39-year-old Roma man by the name of Christos Salis, and the girl known as “Maria” found living with them in central Greece. Photograph: Greek Police/Reuters

The young girl at the centre of an alleged abduction in Greece was handed over freely by her biological mother after her birth, a court was told yeste(...)

Former China’s Chongqing Municipality Communist Party Secretary Bo Xilai.

A provincial court in Jinan has given permission for purged former top Communist Party official Bo Xilai to appeal his conviction for bribery, embezzl(...)

A Greek journalist who published the names of more than 2,000 wealthy Greeks with money in Swiss bank accounts appeared in court again today for a ret(...)