Anna Bubula came to Ireland to start a new life but claims she was raped and sexually assaulted while being held against her will. A Garda investigation has been launched into a failure to properly investigate the matter, writes Michael Clifford. Here is Anna's story.


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A Jammu and Kashmir state policeman performs a motorcycle stunt during Republic Day parade in Jammu, India, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Republic Day marks the anniversary of India’s democratic constitution taking force in 1950. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)



Testing times ahead for new Greek government

Syriza had run on a campaign of renegotiating the country’s €240bn international bailout deal, and pledged to reverse many of the reforms pushed through to qualify for the rescue loans that have kept Greece financially afloat for the past four years.


Red Bull’s Crashed Ice event skates into Belfast this February

Fashion & Beauty

Can we outface ageing?By Áilín Quinlan

Food & Drink

Delicious ways to enjoy your preservesBy Darina Allen

Diet & Fitness

The ingredients for a healthy lifeBy Clodagh Finn

Home & Interiors

Stripes get star billing on the catwalksBy Carol O’Callaghan


The world’s your oyster, find out what’s hot for 2015By Isabel Conway

Arts, Books, Films & TV

West Cork artist puts her boxing sons on the canvasby Alan O’Riordan


The silver birch tree, an ideal focal point for your gardenBy Peter Dowdall