Democratic presidential nominee  Joe Biden and US president Donald Trump. Each side is convinced that the victory of the other spells the end of the republic, so the contest turns into a competition of terminal nightmares. Photographs: Angela Weiss and Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

A moment of truth is at hand. Or perhaps a trial of strength, not just between two mutually and grievously hostile political tribes, but of the fortit(...)

Molly Martens Corbett was convicted of the second-degree murder of her husband, Limerick man Jason Corbett.

The sister of Jason Corbett, the Limerick man killed by his American wife and father-in-law in 2015, has said she is disappointed a first degree murde(...)

In January, UK prime minister Theresa May confirms Britain will leave the single market after Brexit.  Controls on the Border appear likely to return. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

JANUARY Martin McGuinness resigns as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland following a “cash-for-ash” scandal involving first minister Arlene Fo(...)

A fundraising website supporting a planned appeal by convicted murderers Molly Martens Corbett and her father Thomas Martens has removed part of an ap(...)

Molly Martens Corbett is led in shackles and handcuffs to a waiting van for transport to prison on Wednesday afternoon. [Donnie Roberts/The Dispatch]

The 13-year-old son of Limerick man Jason Corbett, whose wife and father-in-law were yesterday sentenced to between 20 and 25 years for his murder, ha(...)

Molly Martens Corbett and her father, Thomas Martens.

At the heart of the case against Molly Martens Corbett and her father, Thomas Martens, for the murder of Jason Corbett was a picture of ferocious viol(...)

Molly Martens Corbett has been convicted of the second-degree murder of her husband Jason Corbett.

For more than a year Molly Martens Corbett posted messages to Jack and Sarah Corbett, the children of her husband, Limerick man Jason Corbett, on Face(...)

John and Rita Corbett, parents of Jason Corbett, with their daughter-in-law Pauline Corbett.

The parents of Limerick man Jason Corbett, who was found beaten to death in his North Carolina home, have said they are “praying for justice” for thei(...)

Mugshots of Molly Martens and Thomas Martens who are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett.

The head injuries suffered by Irish man Jason Corbett before his death in North Carolina were similar to those seen after “falls from great heights or(...)

Molly Martens Corbett arrives at the Davidson County Courthouse in Lexington, North Carolina on Monday morning. Photograph: Donnie Roberts/Lexington Dispatch

Jury impanelling in the Jason Corbett trial was nearing completion on Friday ahead of proceedings proper starting in Davidson County Courthouse in Lex(...)