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Barry Devonside, whose son was killed in the Hillsborough stadimum disaster,  arrives at Preston crown court on Monday for the trial of David Duckenfield and Graham Mackrell. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A father whose two teenage daughters were killed in the Hillsborough stadium disaster has told a court that the worst moment of his life was having to(...)

The scene in Islington, north London,  where a 17-year-old boy died after  being stabbed on January 29th. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Fatal stabbings in England and Wales have reached the highest level since records began more than 70 years ago, official figures show. The homicide r(...)

David Duckenfield, match-day police commander at the Hillsborough football stadium disaster, arrives at court in Preston on Monday. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

A jury for the trial of the Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield is expected to be selected on Tuesday after 68 potential jurors were excuse(...)

The hulk of the ‘Betelgeuse’ lies at the oil Jetty at Whiddy Island in Co Cork on January 9th, 1979. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Successive Irish governments have been accused by the son of a victim of the Whiddy Island disaster of treating Irish workers as second-class citizens(...)

File photograph of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield, who will face trial for manslaughter. File photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield will face trial for manslaughter – after an application to halt his prosecution was rejected. The form(...)

 Bruce Grobbelaar was cleared of match-fixing while at Southampton but a libel trial left him peniless. Photograph: Phil Cole/Allsport

Before we reach the match-fixing trials which ruined his reputation, or remember the 13 major trophies he won as Liverpool’s goalkeeper in 14 staggeri(...)

Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield, a former South Yorkshire police chief superintendent made his plea by videolink. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

David Duckenfield, who was in command of the 1989 FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough stadium when 96 people were killed, has formally pleaded not guilt(...)

Workshop at Arran Street East

Want to give your home a lift but lack the know how? It’s time to go back to school and join one of the dizzying range of classes where you can learn (...)

 Lisa Lawlor with her parents Maureen and Francis, who were both killed in the Stardust tragedy in 1981. Ms Lawlor, 38, who was just 17-months-old when her parents died, has given her support to a call for a new inquest for the first time. Photograph: Family handout/PA Wire

Nobody in authority wants to know how the victims of the Stardust nightclub fire were killed, relatives of some of those who died in the blaze 37 year(...)

A former Dunnes Stores worker and her colleagues who went on strike for more than two years to highlight the injustice of the apartheid regime in Sout(...)

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