Aaron Brady (29) from New Road, Crossmaglen, Co Armagh has pleaded not guilty to the capital murder of Det Gda Adrian Donohoe. File photograph: Collins

The “most significant” witness in the trial of the man accused of murdering Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe “might have had a lot of motives to make t(...)

 Hundreds of demonstrators  take to the streets of Manhattan to show anger at the police killing of George Floyd on Tuesday in New York City. Photograph:   Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Protesters turned out in force across the US on Tuesday, defying sweeping curfews and a forceful police response. Thousands of peaceful demonstrators(...)

Curfews were imposed on major US cities as clashes over police brutality erupted across America. Photograph:  Seth Herald / AFP

Mass protests engulfed the United States at the weekend, as public anger at the death of African-American man George Floyd in police custody in Minnea(...)

A mural depicting George Floyd in Minneapolis. He died after a policeman in the course of an arrest pressed his knee down on the prone man’s  neck for eight minutes. Four policemen were subsequently dismissed.  Photograph: Jenn Ackerman/The New York Times

The stark reality of race relations in 21st-century America was laid bare in the nation’s heartland this week. On Monday, a 46-year-old African-Ameri(...)

The message that Twitter has placed on a Trump tweet. Photograph: Getty

Twitter has accused US president Donald Trump of “glorifying violence”, attaching a disclaimer to one of his tweets about unrest in Minneapolis that i(...)

A protester raises his arms as tear gas floats outside the Minneapolis police 3rd Precinct during a second day of demonstrations. Photograph: EPA

Protests and rioting erupted for a second night in Minneapolis following the death of a black man who had been physically restrained by four white pol(...)

Father Michael O’Leary (50). Photograph: Westchester County Police Department

A High Court dispute involving a Catholic priest and his siblings over their late mother’s will may be heard in the autumn. Fr Michael O’Leary, who (...)

Father Michael O’Leary (50). Photograph: Westchester County Police Department

A Catholic priest on bail pending his trial on drug charges in the United States is not prevented from travelling to Ireland to give evidence in a dis(...)

 Danny McGee (21) was found lying unresponsive on the ground outside the Gaslight Bar in Queens, New York, shortly before 4am on Thursday morning.

A man has been charged in connection with the assault on a Co Longford man in New York during the early hours of Thanksgiving morning. Twenty-one yea(...)

US actor Robert De Niro. Photograph: Nina Prommer/EPA

New York police have recovered a suspicious package addressed to actor Robert De Niro which may contain a device similar to others sent to leading Dem(...)

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