A man who pleaded guilty shortly before trial to offences of attempted murder, criminal damage, and resisting police, has had his sentence for attempted murder increased after the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal agreed with the Director of Public Prosecutions that the initial sentence was unduly lenient.
Published 12 March 2019
A bill to introduce stricter penalties for repeat sexual offenders has cleared both stages in the Oireachtas.
Published 21 February 2019
Jail terms of under six months are set to be banned in England and Wales under long-term plans announced by Justice Secretary David Gauke.
Published 19 February 2019