Ian Bailey in Schull market: ‘Who knows: I might end up in a French prison or not, and I’m not using dark humour here.’ Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Ian Bailey says he expects to be arrested this week under a European arrest warrant following his conviction in Paris last week for the murder of Soph(...)

To anyone accustomed to seeing witnesses being put through a rigorous cross-examination in the Irish courts, IanBailey’s trial in absentia by contrast appeared relatively plain sailing.

The decision by Judge Frederique Aline and her fellow magistrates, Judge Didier Forton and Judge Geraldine Detienne, to convict Ian Bailey of the murd(...)

Lawyer for the family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Marie Dose outside the courtroom where the trial of Ian Bailey was held. Photograph: Marc Piasecki

There is sufficient evidence to establish that Ian Bailey murdered French citizen Sophie Toscan du Plantier, the judge at his trial in Paris said on F(...)

Speaking after the verdict was delivered Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s son, Pierre-Louis Baudey-Vignaud was in no doubt but it was the right decision.  Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s son, Pierre Louis Baudey-Vignaud expressed satisfaction at the judgment of the Cour d’Assises in finding Ian Bailey guilty(...)

A  view of the room in the Palais de Justice de Paris, where the trial of Ian Bailey is taking place in his absence. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Ian Bailey made a sexual advance on his partner’s 18-year old-daughter when giving her a lift a year before Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s murder, a tria(...)

Ian  Bailey (62), who is being tried in absentia in Paris,  has always  denied having any involvement in the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in Co Cork in 1996. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A man who ran a photograph developing business in west Cork identified Ian Bailey as the person who came to him more than three years after the murder(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier was characterised in court as ‘an exceptional person’. File photograph: PA

The west Cork home was her “secret garden” when she needed “calm and silence”, Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s homicide trial in France heard on Tuesday. (...)

 Undated family handout file photo of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.  Photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

It may not even be the penultimate chapter but there was a real sense that the story of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier, if not reachin(...)

If convicted of voluntary homicide, Ian Bailey could be sentenced to 30 years in prison.   Photograph: Alan Betson

The trial of Ian Bailey for the voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier opened on Monday in the Salle Victor Hugo at Paris’s old Palais de Jus(...)

If convicted, Ian Bailey could be sentenced to 30 years in prison. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ian Bailey, an English man living in west Cork, will go on trial on Monday afternoon in the Paris assize or high criminal court for the voluntary homi(...)

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