Man jailed for raping his wife and threatening to kill her

Man jailed for ten years for marital rape

16.41 A 42-year-old man who raped his wife, threatened to kill her and later beat her with a hammer has been jailed for ten years at the Central Criminal Court.

Theresa May is greeted by First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at Stormont Castle

May pledges 'practical solution' over border issue

16.32 British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to work for a "practical solution" to the future of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic following Britain's exit from the European Union.

John O'Donnell was arrested on 4 July at New Line Road in Letterkenny

Donegal councillor charged with assault

16.25 A councillor who featured in the RTÉ Investigates programme on Standards in Public Office has appeared in court on two charges of assaulting two men in February last year.

Turkish authorities have arrested thousands of people in the wake of the failed coup

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