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# beating - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital

During his trial, the jury heard the man punched his partner in the face, stuffed underwear in her mouth and gouged her eyes with his thumbs.

# beating - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple

The trend comes after gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked on their way home last weekend in Arnhem.

# beating - Friday 15 April, 2016

Man jailed for imprisoning, stripping and beating man in Dublin

Lucky Shaka threatened to take photos of the man and post them on the internet.

# beating - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Playwright opens up about her father beating her as a child: 'There was always a reason'

Marion Wyatt described how her mother would keep a notebook of the children’s behaviour if her father was away at work.

# beating - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Tipperary family home raid: No extra jail for gang member who beat his heavily-pregnant girlfriend

Donal O’Hora received a sentence to run alongside his current 12-year prison term.

# beating - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

It looks like Trump has one less opponent on his way to the White House

Ben Carson has said that he ‘does not see a political path forward’.

# beating - Friday 31 July, 2015

# beating - Monday 18 May, 2015

Dublin women tied up and beaten after "meeting men on Facebook"

The girls had met the men on Facebook three weeks ago.

# beating - Monday 2 February, 2015

Chinese cult members executed for beating woman to death at McDonald's

The cult members were said to have tried to recruit the woman and attacked her after she refused to give them her phone number.

# beating - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Attacker took off t-shirt before assaulting man on Dublin's quays

The 33-year-old who was assaulted is in critical condition.

# beating - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Man charged over "religiously aggravated" attack on MP Galloway

The Respect Party MP for Bradford West suffered bruising to the face and possibly a broken rib in the attack.

# beating - Friday 13 June, 2014

Man showed no remorse after bludgeoning baby boy to death during a burglary

The 21-year-old man beat the baby with a homemade baton during the attack. A judge said he had shown no remorse.

# beating - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Unprovoked violence on Dublin's streets shouldn't be accepted as 'normal'

Dublin is now a more modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan city, but senseless violence also breaks out on the streets of the capital – we can’t ignore that.

# beating - Friday 18 October, 2013

Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat

The trauma surgeon who treated Natasha said there three separate lacerations were discovered and there was a lot of blood.

# beating - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Column: The tragic killings of Afghan women are treated as mere statistics

Beatings, disfigurations, kidnappings and murders of women by relatives and armed groups are continuing in Afghanistan. Why are these horrifying crimes being brushed under the carpet? asks Horia Mosadiq.

# beating - Monday 8 July, 2013

Column: In order to protect the vulnerable, Ireland needs a domestic violence register

Domestic violence affects women, men, children and our elderly. Victims and their families should have the right to learn about the background of an abusive partner before it’s too late, writes Rita Harling.

# beating - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Column: No behaviour that degrades women can be dismissed as ‘just a domestic’

Putting the abuser back in the picture is what we should strive towards, says Margaret Martin, who says society focuses attention and responsibility on the victims of domestic violence rather than the perpetrators.

# beating - Monday 13 May, 2013

Two arrested after Malcolm X grandson beaten to death

Malcolm Shabazz, 29, was found lying in the street in front of a bar in Mexico City.

# beating - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Bullied: Your stories of bullying and its lasting effects

We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about how the pain of childhood bullying can live on.

# beating - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Dutch police make four more arrests in linesman murder case Football Violence

Dutch police make four more arrests in linesman murder case

Richard Nieuwenhuizen was set upon after running the line for a match that involved his son.

# beating - Monday 3 December, 2012

From The42 Dutch linesman dies after attack at youth match Brutal

Dutch linesman dies after attack at youth match

The 41-year-old was severely beaten by teenage players during a match in Almere on Sunday.

# beating - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: All eight of Brazil’s goals from their friendly flaying of China Rout This post contains videos

VIDEO: All eight of Brazil’s goals from their friendly flaying of China

Neymar bagged a hat-trick and there were goals for two of Chelsea’s Brazilian stars.

# beating - Monday 7 November, 2011

Three child deaths linked to US preacher's book advocating spanking

A popular book by a Tennessee preacher promoting corporal punishment has been found in three homes where children have died from abuse.

# beating - Friday 4 November, 2011

Judge who beat daughter won't be charged

The Texas family law judge was secretly taped by his daughter beating her seven years ago – but he won’t be charged with an offence.

# beating - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

From The42 Pittsburgh fan tasered and beaten by police at baseball game Crowd Trouble This post contains videos

Pittsburgh fan tasered and beaten by police at baseball game

WATCH: Police strike man with batons as they try to eject him from stadium.

# beating - Friday 15 October, 2010

Dundalk man dies after Wednesday night assault

A murder investigation is expected after Niall Dorr (18) dies from injuries sustained when he was beaten up.