Amanda Knox speaks to the media during a brief press conference in front of her parents' home with her fiance Colin Sutherland

Knox 'grateful' to have life back

14.34 Amanda Knox has said she was "full of joy" following her acquittal by Italy's top court for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Among the protesters are Ibrahim's sisters Fatima, Somaia and Omaima

Protest rally over Halawa detention

14.55 Around 70 people have gathered for a protest outside the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin urging the Government to demand the release of Ibrahim Halawa from detention in Egypt.

Closing arguments in Ian Bailey's action against the Garda and the State

Bailey jury to begin deliberations on Monday

27 Mar The jury in Ian Bailey's High Court action for damages against An Garda Síochána and the State will begin deliberating on a verdict on Monday after hearing closing arguments from both sides.

The judge in the case will ultimately decide on Joyce Garrard's sentence

Life term sought for woman who ran girl to death

27 Mar An Alabama jury has recommended that a woman convicted of running her nine-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about having eaten chocolates spend the rest of her life in prison.

Dr Mary Patricia O'Donnell and her husband Brian leaving an earlier hearing

Court hears of 'harassment' of O'Donnells

26 Mar The family of Brian O'Donnell expressed their anger towards Bank of Ireland's legal team during a court challenge over the bankruptcy of Brian and Mary Patricia O'Donnell.

The case resumes tomorrow

Man admits he put homeless man in rubbish chute

25 Mar The man accused of murdering a 59-year-old homeless man in Cork told the jury in his trial today that he put the man in the rubbish chute outside his apartment and said he thought the man would slide down into the rubbish and go on about his business.