A female white pointer shark. File photograph: AP Photo/Boyd McGregor

Two children have been bitten on the leg in possible shark attacks in the waters off Long Island in New York state, prompting authorities to close the(...)

Keith Baker (61) who was sentenced to 15 years in jail for the abuse of a now 53-year-old woman with severe learning difficulties over an eight-year period

The North’s Public Prosecution Service is considering appealing the sentence given to a Craigavon, Co Armagh couple who sexually and physically abused(...)

PSNI Detective Chief Superintendent George Clarke: “In all my years as a police officer I struggle to think of more depraved and cruel behaviour.” Photograph: David Young/PA

A senior police officer stated yesterday that he struggled to think of “more depraved, more evil activity” after a Co Armagh-based couple were jailed(...)

Image issued by Suffolk Police of Julian Myerscough, who has been arrested in Dublin after  absconding from a British court  shortly before being convicted of downloading indecent images of children. File photograph: Suffolk Police/PA Wire

A convicted sex offender who fled from Britain to Ireland has been arrested by gardaí in a Dublin hotel. Julian Myerscough (53), a former criminal la(...)

File photograph: Police in England believe the deaths of three men in the Ipswich area could be linked to a dangerous batch of ecstasy.

Police in England believe the deaths of three men could be linked to a dangerous batch of drugs.Suffolk Police were called to reports that a man, beli(...)