A man allegedly broke into his ex-partner’s home armed with a knife after posting on Facebook about being “a stain on my blade”, the High Court heard on Friday

A man allegedly broke into his ex-partner’s home armed with a knife after posting on Facebook about being “a stain on my blade”, the High Court heard (...)

Seeking bail, defence counsel stressed the man  was willing to seek medical help. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

An estranged husband allegedly threatened to bath his ex-wife in acid and mutilate any new partner, the High Court in Belfast heard yesterday.Nerijus (...)

Student nurses are given the BCG vaccine in 1958. Photograph: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Tuberculosis was a diagnosis peculiarly dreaded in Ireland for much of the 20th century. There was a stigma attached to sufferers: it seemed to run(...)

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