An image from last week  showing the Irish Naval Service  vessel LE Niamh (right)  shadowing the  yacht Makayabella  off the south west Irish coast. Photograph: EPA

A 29-year-old man arrested by British law enforcement officers has been released on bail after he was questioned about an €80 million drug smuggling o(...)

The yacht Makayabella in Haulbowline naval base in Cobh, Co Cork last night after the Irish Navy intercepted the vessel suspected of carrying some €80 million worth of cocaine 200 nautical miles off Mizen Head. Photograph: Irish Naval Service Facebook page 0:41

Initial tests on a sample of the substance seized on board a yacht off the Irish coast are positive for cocaine, but further tests will be required to(...)

The detained yacht with up to €80 million worth of cocaine, off the Cork coast. 1:18

Gardaí are due to start questioning three British men after they were arrested last night following the foiling of an €80 million international drug s(...)

A second PSNI staff member has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the awarding of a number of police vehicle contracts.

A second PSNI staff member has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the awarding of a number of police vehicle contracts. The inquir(...)

Former assitant chief constable Duncan McCausland: was one of the North’s most high-ranking police officers

Former PSNI assistant chief constable Duncan McCausland has said he “strenuously denies” any wrongdoing in relation to a police investigation into a(...)

David Haigh:  interviewed by West Yorkshire Police over claims that thousands of pounds in club money were fraudulently used to pay for cameras at Elland Road. Photograph: Rob Munro/Getty Images

David Haigh, the former managing director of Leeds United, has claimed that cameras were installed in the boardroom at Elland Road because he received(...)

Tributes to teacher Anne Maguire adorn the school fence at Corpus Christi Catholic College on Neville Road in Leeds, England.  Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The 15-year-old boy accused of murdering a teacher in Leeds on Monday appeared at Leeds Youth Court today. The teenager cannot be named for legal reas(...)

Pupils place tributes to murdered teacher Anne Maguire outside Corpus Christi Catholic College in Neville Road in Leeds today. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The British schoolteacher who was murdered in front of her pupils died of multiple stab wounds, a postmortem has confirmed. Ann Maguire ((...)

Undated handout photo of Anne Maguire, named locally as the teacher who was stabbed to death at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds today. Photograph: Prince Chaponda/PA Wire

Students and teachers in a Leeds school have united in grief following the killing of p(...)

A West Yorkshire Police undated handout photo of James Leslie who are questioning in connection with a shooting in which a police officer was injured.

An unarmed British police officer suffered serious injuries to her head, neck and hand when she was shot during a routine call, sparking a six-hour ma(...)