Four children killed in a house fire in Stafford. Photograph: Google maps

Four young children were killed when a fire ripped through their family home in the English West Midlands early on Tuesday. Riley Holt (8), Keegan Un(...)

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(...)

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

One of two members of the Kinahan crime cartel arrested at Birmingham airport as part of an investigation by the Garda and UK’s National Crime Agency (...)

Central Motorway Policing Group (CMPG) released a photo of the driver watching his favourite TV show while driving a car on the M6 motorway on Monday. Photograph: Central Motorway Policing Group/PA Wire

A driver has been fined after he was spotted watching his favourite television show on the motorway. The Central Motorway Policing Group (CMPG), whic(...)

UK police have warned that Jimmy Michael Connors, 28, and Tom Joseph Ward, 17 are violent and should not be approached.

Police in the UK are seeking two men, believed to be Irish, in connection with the death of an 87-year-old man following a violent burglary. Arthur (...)

Dino Maglio, a former police officer in Padua, was jailed for six and a half years in April.

A suspected serial rapist was free in the city of Padua for more than a year after authorities in Italy and the UK failed to co-operate on a rape c(...)

Former footballer and now soccer pundit Stan Collymore has accused Twitter of “not doing enough” to combat abusive tweets on the social networking site after he was targeted by internet trolls. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Ex-England striker Stan Collymore has urged Twitter to do more to combat internet “trolls” after claiming racist and sexist messages are being posted(...)