Contempt

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The Attorney General for Northern Ireland has issued a pointed reminder about contempt of court laws amid widespread speculation regarding criminal charges against former DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson. Sir Jeffrey resigned from the party leadership after being charged with one count of rape, one

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A newspaper editor has been fined €4,500 after being found guilty of contempt of court for a front-page headline and article that "posed a real risk" to the trial of two boys convicted of murdering 14-year-old Anastasia Kriégel. Sebastian Hamilton, editor of the Irish Daily Mail, must pa

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A judge will decide on Monday whether a newspaper editor is responsible for a front page story during the Ana Kriegel murder trial that led to his newspaper being barred from reporting the court proceedings. Associated News (Ireland) Ltd, owners of the Daily Mail newspaper, accepted its responsibili

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