Police ask Ronaldo for sample of DNA in rape claim probe Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been asked by police in the US to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a rape allegation.

Denial: Cristiano Ronaldo says what happened was consensual. Photo: AFP/Getty Images Ken Ritter January 11 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Police ask Ronaldo for sample of DNA in rape claim probe Independent.ie Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been asked by police in the US to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a […]

Woman in vegetative state who gave birth after being raped ‘may not have shown signs of pregnancy’ A doctor examined an Arizona woman who is in a vegetative state less than nine months before she gave birth, but did not find that she was…

Sgt. Tommy Thompson, of the Phoenix Police Department, speaks to the media (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff) Terry Tang January 11 2019 9:59 AM 0 Comments Woman in vegetative state who gave birth after being raped ‘may not have shown signs of pregnancy’ Independent.ie A doctor examined an Arizona woman who is in a vegetative state less […]

North AmericaMan detained after girl (13) found alive three months after parents’ murder A man has been detained over the deaths of a US couple he killed because he wanted to kidnap their teenage daughter, investigators said, a day after the girl approached a stranger on a rural road saying she had been abducted in October and held against her will.

Jake Thomas Patterson, of the Town of Gordon, Wis., who has been jailed on kidnapping and homicide charges in the October killing of a Wisconsin couple and abduction of their teen daughter, Jayme Closs. (Barron County Sheriff’s Department via AP) Jayme Closs Photo: Facebook Jayme Closs , who went missing in October, has been found […]

Music teacher who had sex with students after buying them alcohol is struck off A married music teacher who had sex with choir boys after buying them alcohol has been banned from the profession, as her former school faces…

Stock Image Camilla Turner January 10 2019 9:08 AM 0 Comments Music teacher who had sex with students after buying them alcohol is struck off Independent.ie A married music teacher who had sex with choir boys after buying them alcohol has been banned from the profession, as her former school faces questions over why she […]

‘He had absolutely no affiliation with gangs’ – family of boy (14) ‘brutally murdered in cold blood’ The family of murdered teenager Jayden Moodie has said he “had absolutely no affiliation with gangs”.

Undated handout photo issued by Metropolitan Police of Jayden Moodie, who died in an “horrific” targeted attack when three men rammed a car into his moped then stabbed him multiple times. Metropolitan Police/PA Wire Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail January 10 2019 5:05 PM 0 Comments ‘He had absolutely no affiliation with gangs’ – family of boy (14) […]

Cocaine, cannabis, MDMA and ketamine: drugs gang’s €3.3m haul Three members of an organised crime group who attempted to smuggle £3m (€3.3m) of class A and B drugs into Dublin jailed for a total 27 years and five months.

Wayne Sudbury (40) from Crosby in Merseyside, was jailed for 10 years and eight months at Liverpool Crown Court for drugs offences. PA Wire Photo issued by the National Crime Agency of a box of cocaine recovered by officers from the National Crime Agency. Three men who attempted to smuggle £3m (€3.3m) of drugs into […]

Airports must buy anti-drone technology, says minister All UK airports must buy anti-drone equipment because the Royal Air Force should not have to step in every time the devices are flown near runways, according to Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson.

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson during his visit to visit RAF Marham in Norfolk. Joe Giddens/PA Wire Neil Lancefield January 10 2019 9:32 PM 0 Comments Airports must buy anti-drone technology, says minister Independent.ie All UK airports must buy anti-drone equipment because the Royal Air Force should not have to step in every time the devices […]

Gang members jailed after €3.3m cartel drug smuggling plot foiled Three men jailed for attempting to smuggle more than €3.3m of drugs into Dublin were working for a major Kinahan cartel trafficker.

Photo issued by the National Crime Agency of a box of cocaine recovered by officers from the National Crime Agency. Three men who attempted to smuggle £3m (€3.3m) of drugs into Dublin have been jailed for a total of 27 years and five months at Liverpool Crown CourtPA Wire Robin Schiller and Eoghan MacConnell January […]

Woman died after suffering head injuries while leaning out of train window, report finds A woman suffered fatal head injuries while leaning out of a train window below a warning sticker, an accident report has found.

Bethan Roper died from serious head injuries (Cardiff School of Journalism/PA) January 11 2019 1:31 PM 0 Comments Woman died after suffering head injuries while leaning out of train window, report finds Independent.ie A woman suffered fatal head injuries while leaning out of a train window below a warning sticker, an accident report has found. […]

BritainHanging in the balance: the planned new nuclear power station in North Wales – just 60 miles from Dublin There is growing uncertainty about a planned new nuclear power station after a report that the project is going to be put on hold.

A map showing the plant’s location Alan Jones January 11 2019 7:23 PM 0 Comments Hanging in the balance: the planned new nuclear power station in North Wales – just 60 miles from Dublin Independent.ie There is growing uncertainty about a planned new nuclear power station after a report that the project is going to […]