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Harvey Weinstein moved to New York jail after hospital treatment

Harvey Weinstein, who was admitted to hospital following his conviction last month on rape and sexual assault charges, is being moved to Rikers Island jail, one of his lawyers said. Arthur Aidala said the disgraced former movie mogul will be...

Alcoholic father gets suspended sentence for leaving daughters in guesthouse to go drinking and hitting one of them

A 37-year-old Cork man with an alcohol problem admitted taking his two children to a guesthouse in Kerry and then leaving them alone when he went out drinking – only to return and hit one of them a number...

Ibrahim Halawa released from Cairo prison and due home in next few days

Egyptian authorities have released Firhouse man Ibrahim Halawa who was detained for four years on charges related to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo in 2013. A message on the “Free Ibrahim Halawa” Facebook page last night confirmed the news and welcomed...

Local TD who visited Ibrahim Halawa in Egyptian jail says he should not have waited this long for justice

Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West, Colm Brophy, has said Ibrahim Halawa should not have been locked up for more than fours years in Egypt before being acquitted on all charges in court today. Deputy Brophy, who was a member...

Verdict due in Ibrahim Halawa case

A verdict is set to be delivered today in the case of Firhouse man Ibrahim Halawa. The 21 year old, who has been imprisoned in an Egyptian jail for almost four years, was arrested when he was 17 during a siege...

Ibrahim Halawa’s family mark four year anniversary of his arrest with embassy protest

Yesterday was the fourth anniversary of the arrest of Firhouse man Ibrahim Halawa and his family and friends marked the occasion by gathering outside the Egyptian Embassy in Dublin to protest against his continued detention. They were joined by members...

TDs to visit Firhouse man in Egyptian jail today

The delegation of TDs currently on a visit to Egypt are due to visit Ibrahim Halawa in Wadi el Natrun prison in Cairo today. The 21 year has been held in the jail for the last three and a half...

Family of local man imprisoned without trial in Egypt ask Irish people to lobby Taoiseach

The family of Ibrahim Halawa has urged the Taoiseach to increase pressure on the Egyptian President to pardon the Firhouse man. President El-Sisi recently released around 80 young people being held in Egypt's jails and Ibrahim's family wants Irish people to...

Men told to think of the consequences before they lash out

Due to the number of assaults causing harm rising by one fifth between 2012 and 2015 in Dublin, An Garda Siochana today launched a new awareness campaign aimed at men. It is hoped the campaign, titled "Use Your brain, not your...

Despair for family of local man locked up in Egypt as trial adjourned again

Ibrahim Halawa, the 20-year-old from Firhouse who has been in prison in Egypt for nearly three years yesterday had his trial postponed for the 14th time. After spending 1,045 days behind bars a verdict was supposed to be given yesterday on...
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Radomir Antic, the Serbian who promoted strength and solidarity in football

The former technical director of Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona passed away this Monday at the age...
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The Spanish town that lives on the coffins, overflowed with work by the coronavirus

Coffin makers in Piñor, Spain, have not stopped making coffins since the pandemic touched national soil. Their work has been overwhelmed in recent weeks,...

FIFA Gate: alleged cases of bribes by Russia and Qatar come to light

Two former executives of the American giant Fox were accused of corruption, bank fraud and money laundering in New York on Monday. In a new...

Facebook provides more data to COVID-19 researchers

The social network has been providing researchers fighting Covid-19 with information about whether people stay home and the probability that communities in one area...

The Vatican expresses its satisfaction at the acquittal of Cardinal Pell

George Pell, a former Vatican treasurer and number three of the Holy See were acquitted of a sentence for sexual abuse and released in...