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R. Kelly sexual abuse trial under way in New York

The sexual abuse trial for R&B singer R. Kelly has begun at a US federal court in New York.

Kelly is being accused of racketeering, sexual abuse and bribery. He denies all charges against him.


A number of the allegations against the singer date back over 20 years.

If convicted, he could be sentenced to several decades in prison.

He faces charges that he was the orchestrator of a two-decade long scheme where he recruited women and underage girls for sex.


Kelly has pleaded not guilty and strongly denies any wrongdoing.

The prosecutions case focuses around six unnamed women, all surrounding sexual assault allegations.


Garda charged with dangerous driving and drink driving is to contest the charges

A garda who was charged with dangerous driving and drink driving will be contesting the charges

Garth Brooks finally breaks silence on Irish gig rumours

Country and western singer Garth Brooks has broken his silence on Irish gig rumours

Sex and the City star Willie Garson dies aged 57

Actor Willie Garson has died aged 57

Primary school close-contacts won’t have to self isolate from Monday

From next Monday, children in primary school settings and childcare facilities who are identified as a close-contact of a Covid-19 case will...
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