Fund for Peru accused 'short of target'
Published: Tuesday, 03 September 2013
A fund set up by the family of a Co Tyrone woman accused of drug trafficking in Peru is failing to reach the £20,000 they had hoped for.
Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
Published: Sunday, 01 September 2013
Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital in Pretoria, it has been confirmed.
NI MPs vote against Cameron over Syria
Published: Friday, 30 August 2013
Northern Ireland MPs were among those who voted against Prime Minister David Cameron's motion to involve the UK in military action against Syria, in response to a deadly chemical weapon attack.
Family frustrated by murder trial delay
Published: Friday, 30 August 2013
The family of one of two murdered women from Northern Ireland have said they are "frustrated" by Turkey's legal system after the trial has been adjourned again.
Cameron defeated on Syria vote
Published: Thursday, 29 August 2013
MPs have voted against a Government motion for military intervention in Syria.
Turkey murder trial adjourned again
Published: Thursday, 29 August 2013
Families of two women from Northern Ireland who were murdered on holiday in Turkey are facing another wait verdicts in the trial of two men accused of their killing, after the case was adjourned.
Peru drug accused 'could plead guilty'
Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2013
The lawyer of a Dungannon woman held in Peru accused of smuggling cocaine says that she hasn't decided whether to plead guilty or not.
Families in Turkey for murder verdict
Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2013
A Newry teenager, whose ex-boyfriend stands accused of murdering both her mother and a family friend while they were on holiday, is back in Turkey with other relatives to hear the trial verdict.
Parliament recalled for Syria debate
Published: Tuesday, 27 August 2013
Northern Ireland politicians have welcomed the news that Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled Parliament to debate the situation in Syria.
NI's Hume to recite Martin Luther King
Published: Monday, 26 August 2013
Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume, a former Northern Ireland MP, will be among those to recite parts of Martin Luther King's iconic 'I have a dream' speech 50 years after it was first delivered.
'Peru Two' fancy dress causes stir
Published: Monday, 26 August 2013
A photograph of two little girls dressed up as suspected drug traffickers - Co Tyrone woman Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid from Scotland - has caused a stir after being posted online.
Abuse inquiry team to go to Australia
Published: Thursday, 22 August 2013
A team from Northern Ireland's Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry will travel to Australia next month to talk to victims and survivors residing there.
Peru pair sent to jail to await trial
Published: Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Co Tyrone woman Michaella McCollum Connolly, who is charged with drug trafficking offences, has been remanded in custody in Peru along with her Scottish co-accused.
McCollum formally charged in Peru
Published: Tuesday, 20 August 2013
A Co Tyrone woman accused of drug smuggling in Peru has appeared in court and been formally charged along with her Scottish co-accused.
Malala receives Irish peace award
Published: Tuesday, 20 August 2013
A teenager shot in the head by the Taliban has been honoured in Ireland for her courage and determination.
'No charges' for Irish family in Cairo
Published: Tuesday, 20 August 2013
Four Irish siblings being held in Egypt during serious violence in the country have not had any charges brought against them, the Republic's junior foreign minister has confirmed.
Oscar in court again over partner's death
Published: Monday, 19 August 2013
South African superstar sprinter Oscar Pistorius appeared in court on Monday to be formally charged with the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on what would be have been her 30th birthday.
Lawyer in talks over Peru drugs case
Published: Sunday, 18 August 2013
A solicitor for a Co Tyrone woman accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine will meet with police in Peru on Monday.
Bodybuilder blocked from Mr Olympia
Published: Sunday, 18 August 2013
He's one of the best bodybuilders in the world, he lives in Londonderry and he wants to represent Ireland in the sport's biggest competition - but American authorities say Pakistani national Masoom Butt isn't allowed into the country to compete for the Mr Olympia title.
Fears for Irish family in Egypt
Published: Sunday, 18 August 2013
The family of four Irish citizens caught up in the trouble in Egypt say they are fearful for their safety.
Irish citizens leave Egypt mosque
Published: Saturday, 17 August 2013
Four Irish citizens have left a Cairo mosque which had been surrounded by security forces amid violence in Egypt.
Peru drugs accused 'was kidnapped'
Published: Saturday, 17 August 2013
A solicitor for a Co Tyrone woman accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine out of Peru claims she was kidnapped and held at gunpoint.
Belfast solicitor flies to Peru
Published: Thursday, 15 August 2013
A Belfast solicitor is flying out to Peru to advise a Dungannon woman held in prison there accused of smuggling cocaine.
ROI man in court over US child images
Published: Thursday, 15 August 2013
Authorities in the United States have formally requested the extradition of a man described by the FBI as being the largest facilitator of indecent images of children in the world.
Gay rights protest against Russia's laws
Published: Wednesday, 14 August 2013
Gay rights campaigners have staged a rally in Belfast city centre to show their opposition to controversial new legislation in Russia.
Peru pair 'smuggled for their lives'
Published: Wednesday, 14 August 2013
A Dungannon woman who is accused, along with a woman from Scotland, of attempting to smuggle £1.5m worth of cocaine out of Peru will not appear in court until next week.
Cameraman shot dead in Egypt 'loved NI'
Published: Wednesday, 14 August 2013
A cameraman who was shot and killed while covering riots in Egypt had fond memories of the time he spent working in Northern Ireland, one of his colleagues has told UTV.
Sudanese family win right to stay in NI
Published: Wednesday, 14 August 2013
A journalist who fled Sudan with her three children amid fears they would be killed due to her race and political views has won a legal challenge to being removed from Northern Ireland.
Video shows Tyrone woman's Peru arrest
Published: Tuesday, 13 August 2013
Video footage has emerged showing the moment Michaella McCollum Connolly was arrested in Peru on suspicion of drug trafficking.
Man 'linked to Triads moved over £200k'
Published: Tuesday, 13 August 2013
A man is to stand trial accused of moving over £200k in an operation allegedly linked to Chinese Triads.
Jailed Tyrone woman 'has met lawyers'
Published: Monday, 12 August 2013
The Co Tyrone woman arrested in Peru for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine out of the country is believed to have met with lawyers.
Missing NI woman found in Peru jail
Published: Saturday, 10 August 2013
A Belfast woman who was believed to be missing in Ibiza has been found in jail in Peru, it has been reported.
Dubliner ‘biggest indecent image source’
Published: Thursday, 08 August 2013
The United States has ten days to formally request the extradition of a man from the Republic of Ireland who is accused of being the largest facilitator of indecent images of children in the world.
'All clear' in Irish flight alert in US
Published: Wednesday, 07 August 2013
Authorities in America investigating an "unsubstantiated" threat on a plane travelling from that landed in Philadelphia have said the reported threat was "unfounded".
McMahon sets new Irish freestyle record
Published: Thursday, 01 August 2013
Portaferry teenager Sycerika McMahon has set a new Irish record for the 100m freestyle in Spain.

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