A number of businesses, charities and educational bodies linked to Prince Andrew distance themselves from him because of his association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

The council of Royal Portrush golf club in Co Antrim, whose patron is Prince Andrew, is to discuss the current controversy surrounding the senior Brit(...)

The existence of a will could make it more difficult for Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims to receive compensation. Photograph: New York State Sex Offender Registry via The New York Times

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front (...)

Financier Jeffrey Epstein in 2017. File photograph: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services/Handout/Reuters

Jeffrey Epstein’s death has been ruled a suicide, the medical examiner’s office in New York said on Friday. Epstein, 66, was found dead in his cell a(...)

Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman escorted by authorities after his detention, in Mexico City, Mexico, in May 2016.  File photograph: Jose Mendez/EPA

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a US p(...)

Gary Davis (27) of Johnstown Court, Kilpedder, Co Wicklow, is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics, conspiracy to commit computer hacking and conspiracy to commit money laundering.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The High Court has ordered the extradition to the United States of a Wicklow man alleged to have been an administrator of the Silk Road website that d(...)