Andy Coulson has served less than five months of an 18-month term imposed in July

Andy Coulson released from prison

21 Nov Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been released from prison, after serving less than five months of an 18-month term.

Teenager remanded in custody and due before Dublin Children's Court on Tuesday

Teenager charged with aggravated burglary

21 Nov A teenager has appeared in court charged in connection with an armed raid during which it is alleged a gang threatened to cut off a woman's fingers in front of her son.

Police in Ferguson confront demonstrators protesting the death of Michael Brown

Restraint urged ahead of Ferguson decision

21 Nov US Attorney General Eric Holder has urged police restraint if there are backlash protests over a decision on proceedings against a police officer who shot dead a teenager in Missouri.

Jules Thomas was also arrested in February 1997 over the murder

Bailey's partner confirms arrest in Sophie case

20 Nov Ian Bailey's partner Jules Thomas has begun giving evidence to the High Court in his action against the State and confirmed she was also arrested in February 1997 for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

John Duffy is accused of possession of €1,494,430 at Portcrusha, Montpellier, Co Limerick, knowing it was the proceeds of crime

Man charged over €1.5m buried in Limerick bog

20 Nov A 54-year-old man has appeared at the District Court in Limerick charged in connection with the seizure of almost €1.5m in cash found buried in a bog near Castleconnell last December.

The case related to alleged breaches of childcare regulations

Case against Dublin crèche struck out

20 Nov A case relating to alleged breaches of childcare regulations has been struck out at Dublin District Court, as the judge ruled the Child and Family Agency did not have standing to being the prosecution.

Sigurjon Arnason was sentenced to 12 months in prison with three months served

Icelandic bankers jailed over stock price boosting

19 Nov The former head of Icelandic bank Landsbanki, the country's second-largest before the collapse of the financial sector in 2008, was handed a 12-month sentence this morning over his role in the crisis.