Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon denies breaching the ministerial code. File photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP

Ireland’s former Director of Public Prosecutions James Hamilton is to investigate an alleged breach of ethics by Scottish first minister Nicola Sturge(...)

Eamonn  Barnes was appointed DPP in January 1975, which position  he held until his retirement in 1999. File photograph:  Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Eamonn Barnes, the State’s first Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), has died. Mr Barnes was appointed to the position in January 1975, which he he(...)

 Director of Public Prosecutions Claire Loftus: said  her office is independent of Government and of the investigators, whether they be the Garda or the various regulatory agencies.

Ireland has one of the strictest rules in the common law world when it comes to the inadmissibility of illegally obtained evidence, the Director of Pu(...)

Bahrain’s continuing membership of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) will be discussed when the organisation’s executive commi(...)