In relation to the 39 migrants found dead in Essex, in October, Eamon Harrison from Mayobridge, Co Down,   and his alleged coconspirators “knew they were in the trailer”, it was claimed in the High Court.

One of the lorry drivers involved in a suspected conspiracy to traffic human beings into the UK was allegedly being paid up to €1,000 per trafficked p(...)

An ambulance carrying the body of Nguyen Van Hung is surrounded by villagers in Dien Thinh commune, Dien Chau district in Nghe An province, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

The bodies of 16 of the 39 Vietnamese who died when human traffickers carried them by lorry to the UK last month were repatriated to their homeland on(...)

Maurice Robinson from  Laurelvale in Northern Ireland. The 25-year-old pleaded guilty on Monday to assisting unlawful immigration.  Photograph: via Facebook

A Northern Irish lorry driver accused over the deaths of 39 migrants has pleaded guilty to plotting to assist illegal immigration and to acquiring cri(...)

Police officers drive away a lorry in which 39 dead bodies were discovered in Grays, Essex. File photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty

British Police have arrested a Northern Irish man over the discovery of 39 dead migrants in the back of a truck in Essex last month. In a statement t(...)

The lorry which towed the trailer in which 39 bodies were discovered in Essex, sparking an international murder investigation. Photograph: Getty

Police in Vietnam have arrested eight people in relation to the discovery of 39 bodies in a truck near London last week, state media said on Monday. (...)

Det Chief Insp Daniel Stoten from Essex Police is pictured during a press conference in Belfast on Friday. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press .

Detectives investigating the deaths of 39 migrants found in a trailer in Essex last week have spoken to one of two brothers from Northern Ireland soug(...)

Gardaí stopped the man’s truck immediately outside the Dublin Port entrance when he returned to the county on Saturday. Photograph: Pádraig O’Reilly

A Northern Irish man suspected of taking part in the trafficking of 39 migrants who were later found dead in a trailer told Belgian port authorities h(...)

British  prime minister Boris Johnson signs a book of condolence for the 39 people who died in a trailer. Photograph: Getty

British prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to do everything in his power to bring those responsible for the deaths of 39 migrants found inside a(...)

An artist courst sketch  of lorry driver Maurice Robinson (25) on video-link at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court in Essex. Photograph: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

A truck driver from Northern Ireland accused of the manslaughter of 39 migrants was part of a “global ring” involved in smuggling large numbers of peo(...)

Police drive the lorry container along the road from the scene in Grays, Essex, last Wednesday.  It is not yet known when the victims entered the trailer, where temperatures can be as low as -25 degrees. Photograph: VIckie Flores/EPA

An Irishman suspected of taking part in the trafficking of 39 migrants who were found dead in a trailer in Essex last week is expected to be handed ov(...)

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