ECH chief executive Rob Reid: “I’d be very keen to open up our specialist cannabis centres, starting in Dublin.”

An Irish-led private investment group which is focused on the European legal cannabis sector is weighing up a multimillion-pound flotation as it looks(...)

Ioan Lacatus and his wife Cristina Nicoleta Covaci. Photograph: PA

A Romanian gangmaster known as ‘The Minister’ who pocketed over £15,000 of wages from a dozen starved migrant workers was on Friday jailed for a total(...)

A judge  ruled that  Padraic Wilson and Sean Hughes have a case to answer over alleged IRA activity.  Laganside Crown Court File image: Google Street View Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson was one of a number of DUP politicians who wrote letters to Belfast Court urging the judge not to jail 74-year-old Samuel Tweed. File photograph: Google Street View

A former loyalist paramilitary who had been on the run for almost 40 years was jailed on Friday for two and a half years for having a cache of guns an(...)

Stating that Curran had received prison sentences totalling 13 years and eight months for previous sexual assaults on children, Judge Grant said: “I take the view that the appropriate sentence for each of these offences is 18 months in custody but given the totality principle, I will suspended those sentences for three years”

A former Catholic priest has received an 18-month suspended sentence for a what a judge said was “a significant and grievous breach of trust” for sexu(...)