Man in court over mother's murder
Published: Friday, 10 October 2014
A Portstewart man has appeared in court accused of murdering his own mother.
Timberlake and Biel in Dublin lawsuit
Published: Friday, 10 October 2014
US singer Justin Timberlake and his actress wife Jessica Biel are taking legal action in Dublin against Heat magazine over alleged defamation.
Doctor to face police assault trial
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
A decision has been taken to continue with the prosecution of an anaesthetist from Altnagelvin Hospital who denies assaulting police in Londonderry last December, a court has heard.
Indian 'healer' convicted of child rape
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
An Indian 'holy man' has been convicted of sexually abusing a 12-year-old schoolgirl who was brought to him with a stomach complaint.
Soldier accused 'pale' after body found
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
A soldier accused of murdering a member of his own regiment from Northern Ireland, looked scared and pale after his alleged victim's body was found, a court in England has heard.
Casement delay 'costing £60k a week'
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
The delay in starting full construction on the new Casement Park GAA stadium is costing £60k a week, the High Court has heard.
Man jailed for racist attack in Derry
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
A 24-year-old father-of-two has been jailed for racially abusing a man before punching him on the mouth in an unprovoked attack in Londonderry.
Trial hears from forensics expert
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
A forensics expert has told a jury that a shotgun used to shoot dead a mother-of-four could not have been accidentally fired during a struggle.
Man remanded over Orange Hall arson
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged over an arson attack on an Orange Hall and a Presbyterian church in Co Donegal.
No jail for man who threw melon in Tesco
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
A customer pelted supermarket staff with tins of beer and fruit during a drunken outburst, a court has heard.
Family welcome Arlene inquest date
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
An inquest into the death of Castlederg teenager Arlene Arkinson will get under way in September next year.
Jamie Bryson's trial put on hold
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
High-profile loyalist flag protestor Jamie Bryson's trial for allegedly taking part in unlawful public processions has been put on hold over a legal dispute.
Cody family 'delighted' as man jailed
Published: Tuesday, 07 October 2014
The family of Cody the Collie have said they are "delighted" after a man was told he will spend 10 months in jail for dousing the pet in diesel and setting her on fire.
Solicitor accused of sex assault named
Published: Tuesday, 07 October 2014
A judge has declared that a solicitor facing accusations of sexually assaulting a woman can be named.
Victim describes CCTV voyeur ‘hell’
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
A young woman has described the moment a police officer showed her half-naked images of herself and told her she had been spied on by a CCTV operator at a north Belfast PSNI station.
Trial hears from psychiatric nurses
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
A man accused of murdering his former partner in the Portstewart laundrette where she worked told a psychiatric nurse that he had harboured thoughts of stabbing her, his trial has heard.
Home for children was 'hell on earth'
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
A former Co Down children's home run by a religious order has been described as "hell on earth" by the first witness to give evidence to an inquiry about historical institutional abuse allegations.
Schoolboy cleared of raping mother
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
A teenage schoolboy has been acquitted of raping his own mother after no evidence was offered by the prosecution.
Alleged burglar identified on Facebook
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
A businessman who had £4,000 stolen in a house raid researched and identified the alleged burglar on Facebook, the High Court has heard.
Dappy assault sentencing adjourned
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
Former N-Dubz singer Dappy has had his sentencing adjourned for punching a man in a nightclub.
Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
A 33-year-old Belfast man has been remanded in custody after he admitted killing a father-of-three in the east of the city last April.
Co Tyrone teen admits manslaughter
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014
A Co Tyrone teenager who killed a man in a one-punch fight has admitted a charge of manslaughter.
Man accused of causing hoax alerts
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014
A man is to stand trial accused of having explosives and leaving a hoax device outside a DUP councillor's home, a judge has ruled.
Witness queried in soldier murder trial
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014
A soldier has denied changing his evidence against a comrade accused of murdering a corporal from Northern Ireland at their army barracks in England.
Laundrette trial hears of Lifeline call
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014
A counsellor has told a jury that a Co Londonderry defendant on trial accused of murdering launderette worker Marion Millican revealed to her his plans to kill his former girlfriend and then shoot himself.
Teens as young as 13 'in stolen car'
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014
A stolen car pursued by police at high speed across Belfast contained teenagers aged as young as 13, the High Court has heard.
Jury hears details of shooting arrest
Published: Thursday, 02 October 2014
The jury in the trial of a Co Londonderry man accused of murdering his ex-partner, in the laundrette where she worked, has heard details about the moment he was arrested over the fatal shooting.
Near miss railway line footage released
Published: Thursday, 02 October 2014
NI Railways has released shocking footage of a near-miss crash on Northern Ireland's train tracks.
Husband recalls finding wife shot dead
Published: Wednesday, 01 October 2014
The estranged husband of Marion Millican, who was shot dead in the Portstewart laundrette where she worked, has told a jury about the moment he cradled her in his arms to see if she was still alive.
Soldier's trial visits army barracks
Published: Wednesday, 01 October 2014
The jury in the trial of a soldier accused of murdering his comrade has visited the barracks where the killing is alleged to have taken place.
Man cleared of bomb plot involvement
Published: Wednesday, 01 October 2014
A Co Armagh man who went on trial on Monday accused of involvement in a mortar bomb plot seven years ago has been cleared of all charges.
Alleged rape victim may have been drugged
Published: Wednesday, 01 October 2014
A young woman who was allegedly gang raped by at least four men may have been drugged, a judge has heard.
Carer who stole from blind man walks free
Published: Tuesday, 30 September 2014
A care assistant who stole money from a blind, disabled, elderly man she helped to look after has escaped jail, after being sentenced to community service.
Suspended jail term for mistreating dog
Published: Tuesday, 30 September 2014
A north Belfast woman has been given a six month suspended jail sentence for mistreating her dog.
Casement Park court battle continues
Published: Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Staging concerts at a redeveloped Casement Park stadium will be clearly secondary to hosting GAA matches, the High Court has heard.

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