Carl Lawrence tested positive for cocaine ten minutes before the collision and also had no licence or insurance. Photograph: Getty

A hit-and-run driver who knocked down and killed a talented Irish banjo player was on Friday jailed for eight years. Carl Lawrence, now 39, said he t(...)

Luton Crown Court:  Carl Lawrence was found guilty of causing death while under the influence of drugs. File photograph: Getty Images.

A man who fatally injured a Co Offaly banjo player in a hit and run incident in England has been found guilty of causing death while under the influen(...)

In the days following Easter Week 1916, barrister William Wylie helped to prosecute 160 rebels for their role in the insurrection. One, however, wa(...)