A member of Pussy Riot  runs towards Kylian Mbappe of France during the band’s pitch invasion in Sunday’s World Cup final in Moscow. Photograph:   Clive Rose/Getty Images

A day after members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot received 15-day jail terms in Moscow for “invading” the World Cup final pitch , the band’s me(...)

The death has occurred of a nine-year-old Irish-born boy with a severe form of sickle cell disease who earlier this year lost an appeal over deportati(...)

A group of abuse victims pictured outside the Dáil on Wednesday to mark a motion  on reforms to a State abuse redress scheme. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government has been defeated by 84 votes to 44 on a Dáil motion to allow victims of primary school sexual abuse to seek redress on the same basis (...)

John Allen, front, and members of  VOCADS outside the Dáil to mark a motion due before the house on a redress scheme for victims of convicted child sex abusers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A group of men who were sexually abused in schools as children gathered at Leinster House on Wednesday ahead of a Dáil debate on whether the State is (...)

A commission investigating the shooting dead of an armed robber by gardaí has exonerated the detective involved but found there were severe failings b(...)

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the extradition to the United States of a Co Wicklow man, alleged to be an administrator of the Silk Road we(...)

They’ve got gay marriage, can’t they just get on with it now? This, and similar sentiments start to swirl around the edges of a certain kind of conver(...)

 Anders Behring Breivik: lost appeal.  File Photograph: NTB Scanpix/Lise Aaserud via Reuters

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected an appeal by Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik who says his prison condition amount to inh(...)

Ano  party leader Andrej Babis: Czech Republic’s new  prime minister. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty

Controversial billionaire Andrej Babis is finally poised to become the fully fledged prime minister of the Czech Republic eight months after winning a(...)

Barely one out of every hundred prisoners voted in last month’s referendum on the Eight Amendment which saw a record turnout among the general populat(...)

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