‘Clothes don’t rape women, rapists rape women’ – Justice Minister on teen’s underwear reportedly being referred to in trial

“Clothes don’t rape women, rapists rape women,” Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said in response to the reports of a teenager’s underwear being referred to during a recent court case.

“Clothes don’t rape women, rapists rape women,” Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said in response to the reports of a teenager’s underwear being referred to during a recent court case.

Widespread sunshine and temperatures of up to 14C expected – but it’s not all good news

Good news for anyone hoping to enjoy the great outdoors this weekend as temperatures are expected to reach up to 14C today and sunshine is expected for much of the country.

Good news for anyone hoping to enjoy the great outdoors this weekend as temperatures are expected to reach up to 14C today and sunshine is expected for much of the country.

Death toll from California wildfires rises to 71 after eight more bodies found, while more than 1,000 on missing list

More than 1,000 people are now on a list of those unaccounted for following a deadly Northern California wildfire – but authorities have stressed it does not mean all of them are missing.

More than 1,000 people are now on a list of those unaccounted for following a deadly Northern California wildfire - but authorities have stressed it does not mean all of them are missing.

Injecting centre ‘would make life intolerable for school pupils’

The State’s first planned injecting centre for heroin addicts “will only compound an already horrendous and intolerable situation” a nearby primary school has warned.

The State's first planned injecting centre for heroin addicts "will only compound an already horrendous and intolerable situation" a nearby primary school has warned.