Half a dozen people who brought personal injury claims totalling €360,000 against an Allianz-insured driver have seen their cases end in five last-minute refusals and a dismissal.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
Ched Evans feels “no anger or bitterness” about his time spent in prison after being accused of rape in 2011.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
A pregnant woman who had gone into labour early was flown to hospital by helicopter as Storm Eleanor began whipping across Mid-Wales.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
The time-honoured place for a summer’s day out is the beach. Whatever the weather, you can always build a sand castle, says Robert Hume. Bucketloads of people have been doing so for generations.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
Police have renewed their appeal to the mother of a newborn baby found abandoned at a bus stop to come forward.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017
A woman arrived at a friend's house in a hysterical state hours after allegedly being raped by footballer Ched Evans, a court has heard.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
The woman allegedly raped by footballer Ched Evans said she woke up naked in a hotel room alone and could not remember how she had got there, a court has heard.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Footballer Ched Evans’s conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman has been referred to the Court of Appeal, the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) has said.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
Threesomes involving Premier league footballers have been tabloid fodder for years. But a new book looks at how the macho, cossetted professional sports environment has created a horrific world where rape is a form of male bonding, writes Richard Fitzpatrick
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
The UK's Attorney General has ordered the Crown Prosecution Service to investigate whether criminal offences have been committed in relation to identifying the victim in the Ched Evans rape case.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has issued a fresh apology for appearing to compare Ched Evans’ attempt to clear his name with the campaign for justice over the Hillsborough disaster.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has apologised for appearing to compare Ched Evans’ attempt to clear his name with the Hillsborough disaster.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
Oldham’s deal to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans has collapsed, a senior Oldham source has confirmed.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
Footballer Ched Evans has issued an apology following the events that led to his conviction for raping a woman in a hotel room but has maintained his claim that he is innocent of the offence.
Angry protests are expected to grow today in a backlash over rapist Ched Evans’ return to football.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
Rapist footballer Ched Evans could be about to return to the English game after holding talks with Oldham Athletic about joining the club, it is understood.
The woman who was raped by footballer Ched Evans has had to change her name and move house five times after being identified by malicious Twitter trolls, her father has said.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has said it welcomes the decision by the Professional Footballers Association of Ireland to remove a blog post which linked the Ched Evans rape case to the Guildford Four and the Birmingham Six.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
A lawyer who suggested convicted rapist Ched Evans could be innocent has defended his views after they were removed from the website on which they were first published.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
A lawyer for a body representing footballers has likened convicted rapist Ched Evans to the Guildford Four as a fourth high-profile Sheffield United patron resigned over the ongoing row.
TV presenter Charlie Webster has resigned as a patron of Sheffield United after the club allowed former player and convicted rapist Ched Evans to return for training.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
Shamed footballer and convicted rapist Ched Evans will train again with his former club — a move that has reignited angry calls for Sheffield United to cut all ties with the striker.
Reports that shamed footballer and convicted rapist Ched Evans is returning to training with his former club has reignited angry calls for Sheffield United to cut all ties with the striker.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Convicted rapist Ched Evans has said he is “ashamed” of his actions – but expressed no remorse for his crime as he continues to protest his innocence.
Sun, 19 Oct, 2014
Footballer Ched Evans will make a "very personal and profound statement" next week following his release from jail after serving half of a five-year sentence for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
Footballer Ched Evans is believed to have left prison after serving half of a five-year sentence for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2014
The woman raped by footballer Ched Evans has been given a new identity and relocated after the “traumatic experience” of the attack and her subsequent naming on social networks.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Nine people today pleaded guilty to revealing online the identity of a woman raped by Welsh footballer Ched Evans.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
Two people have been charged with revealing the identity of a woman raped by footballer Ched Evans online, the Crown Prosecution said.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012
Sheffield United and Wales’ striker Ched Evans was jailed for five years today after being convicted of raping a woman who was “too drunk to consent” to sex.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
A jury in Britain has begun deliberations in the trial of two footballers accused of raping a woman who was “too drunk to consent” to sex.
Two British footballers “procured” a drunk teenage girl and raped her as two of their friends watched and filmed, a Welsh court has heard.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
Environmental officers are today working to safely remove 40,000 litres of fuel from a stricken cargo ship which ran aground in rough seas off the coast of Wales, sparking the rescue of seven crew members.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
'X Factor' bosses were tonight looking for a last-minute replacement for judge Kelly Rowland after it emerged she is too ill to appear on the show.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2011
'X Factor' judge Kelly Rowland’s representatives today played down claims that the singer has fled after clashes with her show colleagues.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2011
Ousted 'X Factor' contestant Sami Brookes has suggested that her former mentor Louis Walsh should make way for new celebrity talent on the judging panel.
Boyband The Risk and Janet Devlin are now joint favourites to win 'X Factor' after Sami Brookes became the latest hopeful to be booted out of this year’s competition.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
Sami Brookes has become the latest X Factor hopeful to have her dreams of stardom dashed as she was booted out of this year’s competition.
Sun, 23 Oct, 2011
An inquiry was under way in Britain today after an eight-year-old girl drowned at a holiday park.
Sun, 03 Oct, 2010
TORY leader David Cameron laughed off being hit by an egg while out electioneering yesterday, dismissing it as the “first of the campaign”.
Thu, 22 Apr, 2010
A man who was stabbed to death following a snowball fight was named today.
Thu, 24 Dec, 2009
Bayern Munich midfielder Owen Hargreaves has again expressed his desire to move to England.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2006
Two children found dead in their home in North Wales were both "asphyxiated'', a post mortem examination has revealed.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2006
A FATHER watched in horror yesterday as his teenage son was killed along with three men when a car ploughed into a group of cyclists.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2006
The UK’s third-largest bingo club business returned to the acquisition trail today with an £11m (€16m) deal for another operator.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2005
Bangor City’s European hopes looked like ending at the first hurdle as they were edged out 2-1 by Latvians FC Dinaburg yesterday.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2005
FIVE British police officers accused of making racist remarks in an undercover television documentary resigned yesterday.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2003
Judith and Alan Kilshaw, the couple at the centre of the transatlantic Internet adoption row, have vowed to adopt another child from the United States.
Tue, 29 May, 2001
John Prescott says he regrets the incident in which he punched an egg-throwing protester.
Thu, 17 May, 2001
Conservative leader William Hague has become the latest high-profile British politician to have a close encounter with a foodstuff.
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