Lawyers unsuccessfully appealed to multiple courts to have the execution halted

Concern over botched execution in Arizona

24 Jul An inmate in Arizona took almost two hours to die by lethal injection in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States.

Police in Norway are on alert after it emerged that an Islamist group may be planning a terrorist act

Norway told of imminent 'terrorist attack'

24 Jul An Islamist militant group with ties to Syria may be planning an attack in Norway, possibly within the coming days, the head of the Norwegian Police Security Service has said.

Six dissident Republicans have been released from Portlaoise prison

Dissident Republicans released from prison

24 Jul Six dissident Republicans who were serving lengthy prison sentences for bombing offences in the UK have been released from Portlaoise Prison after they launched High Court challenges against the legality of their detention.

Authorities plan to disclose details about the cyber fraud ring today

StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring

23 Jul Ebay's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities plan to disclose today as they announce arrests in the case.

Mariora Rostas went missing on 6 January 2008 while begging in Dublin city centre

Garda denies witness received special treatment

23 Jul A senior garda in the Marioara Rostas murder investigation has denied that the State's main witness received preferential treatment or demanded immunity in return for a statement against the accused.

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns adjourned the matter until Friday

Independent agrees to take down Anglo material

21 Jul Independent Newspapers Ireland has agreed to remove certain portions from some of the Anglo tapes from its independent.ie website after the DPP sought a High Court injunction in relation to the publication of the tapes.

Anders Behring Breivik now renounces violence, according to his lawyer

Anders Behring Breivik 'renounces violence'

22 Jul Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik now renounces violence, his lawyer said, the same day Norway commemorated the third anniversary of the massacre in which he killed 77 people.