Mr Nixon

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Gerry Bourke  and Liam Heffernan  both pleaded not guilty to the charges which are alleged to have occurred at a Shell compound at Aughoose, Pullathomas in north Mayo on June 23rd, 2013. Stephen Hird/Reuters

Two protesters opposed to the Corrib gas project in north Mayo have gone on trial in Castlebar where they are both accused of violent disorder and cri(...)

Protestors chanted as members of the Missouri National Guard defended police headquarters in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday night. Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets  to demonstrate over  a controversial verdict in the case of Michael Brown (18) being shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA.

The streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were mostly quiet on Wednesday after two previous nights of racially charged unrest following a US grand jury deci(...)

Policemen extinguish a fire burning a police vehicle near the Ferguson City Hall, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Alexey Furman/EPA.

The police officer involved in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri has said he has a clean conscience over the incident. Darr(...)

A police car burns on the street after a grand jury returned no indictment for police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, late last night.   Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

Protesters took to the streets in major cities across the US to demonstrate at the decision of a grand jury not to bring charges against a white Misso(...)

 Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, USA last night. The National Guard is to withdraw from Ferguson as nearly two weeks of  protests have finally waned. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA.

Missouri’s governor has ordered National Guard troops to withdraw from the riot-weary town of Ferguson as tensions ease after nearly two weeks of rac(...)

Demonstrators hold up a sign  reflecting the protester chant of ‘Don’t shoot’ during a rally in Ferguson, Missouri, over the killing earlier this month of teenager Michael Brown.  Despite the Brown family’s continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Neglecting lessons of past civil disturbances such as the 1992 Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, police inflamed tensions that have fuelled more than(...)