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Irish businessman Thomas Kavanagh after leaving Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court. Photograph:  Jake King/PA Wire

An Irish businessman has been convicted of having a “10,000-volt” stun gun disguised as a torch, found among an arsenal of weaponry inside his “fortif(...)

Kinahan cartel: Liam Byrne heads what the Criminal Assets Bureau calls the “Byrne organised-crime group”

Liam Byrne, a trusted associate of the Kinahan cartel, is among the most powerful figures in Irish organised crime Like a stereotypical London v(...)

Thomas Kavanagh. File  Photograph: The Irish Times

An Irish man charged with having an illegal stun gun disguised as a torch has appeared in court after his arrest at Birmingham airport. Thomas Kavana(...)

Gardaí and an officer from the National Crime Agency in the UK at a property in the Tamworth area on Saturday. Photograph: National Crime Agency

An Irishman linked to the Kinahan crime cartel has been charged with a firearms offence by British police. Dubliner Thomas Kavanagh (51) is due to ap(...)

Lynsey Dunn (28), arrives at Birmingham Crown Court where she was  sentenced for child neglect after her five-year-old son Charlie Dunn drowned in a pool at a water park.  Charlie’s stepfather, Paul Smith, was sentenced for gross negligence manslaughter. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

The stepfather of a five-year-old boy who drowned at a British water park has been jailed for more than seven years. Paul Smith (36), was heard swear(...)

Barnaby Joyce  in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

The Australian government is in crisis after the high court ruled deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce ineligible to sit in parliament, meaning it has (...)

Eoin Bird’s pigs at The Wooded Pig

Quite how common pigs and wild boar once were in the Irish landscape can now only be gauged from placenames such as Kanturk (boar’s headland) and Muck(...)

A couple, who were in a state of undress in their tent at the Electric Picnic Festival in 2015 when security men burst in to search their belongings, have each settled a damages claim. Stock photograph: iStock

A couple, who were in a state of undress in their tent at the Electric Picnic Festival in 2015 when security men burst in to search their belongings, (...)