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12 December 2018 09:48 Canadian judge grants bail to Chinese executive sought by US

A Canadian judge has granted bail to a top Chinese executive facing possible extradition to the US in a case that has led to the apparent detention of a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing and complicated high-stakes US-China trade talks. Justice William Ehrcke announced his decision to grant Meng Wanzhou bail on Tuesday after two and a half days of hearings

11 December 2018 11:36 ‘British couple’ in 70s held after large amount of cocaine found on cruise ship

A couple have been detained after a “large amount of cocaine” was found on a cruise ship returning from the Caribbean. The Policia Judiciaria in Portugal said foreign nationals – aged 72 and 70 and believed to be British – were detained in Lisbon after receiving information from the UK National Crime Agency. The force said they were arrested on suspicion 2

08 December 2018 07:35 Six people due in court in connection with €4m worth of drug seizures

Six people will appear in court today following separate drugs seizures and arrests in Dublin and Meath. In total, cocaine and cannabis worth €4m have been seized in operations carried out by the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Finglas Drugs Unit. Three men and one woman arrested by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau in West Dublin 1

07 December 2018 06:54 Six arrested after almost €4m worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Dublin

Six people have been arrested by Gardaí after almost €4 million worth of cocaine and cannabis was seized in Dublin last night. Three men and one woman, all in their 40s, were detained when Gardaí intercepted the handover of €2.8 million worth of cocaine at a car park in Liffey Valley. It is reported the drugs were being moved from a car with a Dutch 1

03 December 2018 13:12 Prisoner's slopping out appeal could affect up to 1,000 cases, Supreme Court hears

The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by a former prisoner with important implications for up to 1,000 cases concerning slopping out in prisons. Gary Simpson was subject during eight months imprisonment in Mountjoy Prison in 2013 to conditions that were “disgusting, brutish, inhuman and degrading” and is entitled to damages over that, his lawyers maintain 2

26 November 2018 09:33 Spy-accused academic Matthew Hedges pardoned in UAE

British academic Matthew Hedges, who was jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates on a spying charge last week, has been pardoned. The UK's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the news, announced at a press conference in the UAE on Monday, was “fantastic”. The 31-year-old, originally from Exeter, was arrested at Dubai Airport as he tried to leave the country 3

25 November 2018 07:14 Migrant arrested in US after leaving church where he sought sanctuary

The Trump administration has been labelled callous and cruel after an immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a church was arrested after arriving at an appointment with immigration officials. Democratic congressmen David Price and GK Butterfield said Mexican national Samuel Oliver-Bruno appeared to have been entrapped by federal officials when he was detained 5

21 November 2018 10:35 Gardaí arrest man during drugs raid in Cork city

Gardaí are questioning a man in his 20s after an estimated €60,000 worth of cannabis and a small quantity of cocaine was seized in Cork city last night. Gardaí seized the drugs during a search at an apartment in Summerhill South. Officers from the Divisional Drugs Unit at Anglesea St executed a search warrant at the apartment at around 8pm and recovered 5

18 November 2018 22:41 Mexican protesters voice anger against migrants heading towards US

Hundreds of residents of the Mexican city of Tijuana congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California to protest against the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the US. Tensions have built as nearly 3,000 migrants from the caravan poured into Tijuana in recent 11

16 November 2018 19:12 West Cork house fire led to drug seizures worth €100,000

A house fire in West Cork led gardaí to the seizures of over €100,000 worth of cannabis in the region. Two people have been arrested following the developments, which come as part of an ongoing garda operation investigating the cultivation of drugs in the West Cork Garda Division. On October 30 last, gardaí were called to the scene of a house fire in Tullyland 10