October, 2019: British police forensics officers work on the  lorry in which 39 people died. File photograph: PA

The people-smuggling ring behind the migrant deaths in Essex was an Irish-Romanian enterprise.  Gheorghe Nica (43) - Sentenced to 27 years Roma(...)

Police and forensic officers at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, after 39 bodies of Vietnamese migrants were found inside the lorry on the industrial estate.  Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

An Irish truck driver could be facing life in prison following his conviction for the manslaughter of 39 migrants. The Vietnamese migrants, aged betw(...)

A   CCTV image issued by Essex Police dated 23/10/19 of the trailer being taken off the ship at the Port of Purfleet, which was shown at the Old Bailey, London, during the trial. Photograph: PA

Victims of an alleged people-smuggling gang desperately pleaded for the doors of a lorry container to be opened before all 39 of them suffocated, a co(...)

 Gheorghe Nica (left) and Eamonn Harrison (right) two of four men to face trial, at the Old Bailey in London, for being part of an alleged people-smuggling ring linked to the deaths of 39 migrants in a lorry in Essex.  Image: Sketch by court artist Elizabeth Cook/PA

A Co Down truck-driver accused of being responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese men, women and boys found suffocated in a shipping container near (...)

Ronan Hughes is due to appear before the High Court, Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin on Tuesday morning, for an extradition hearing. Photograph: HO/Essex Police/AFP via Getty

A man from Northern Ireland is to appear before the High Court on Tuesday to face extradition in relation to the deaths of 39 illegal immigrants in Es(...)