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# Sophie Toscan du Plantier

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# Schull
'It's time to solve it': New Sophie Toscan du Plantier witnesses in Ireland, France and UK
Gardaí in Cork believe there are people with information on du Plantier’s death.
# High Court
Jules Thomas, ex-partner of Ian Bailey, to sue Netflix and makers of murder case documentary
Sophie Toscan Du Plantier was a French television and film producer who was beaten to death outside her holiday home near Schull, west Cork, in 1996.
# Schull
Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier says murder investigation must 'come finally to justice'
Gardaí confirmed yesterday that they have launched a full new review into the murder.
# case review
The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation
The Serious Crime Review Team was set up in 2007 to find answers to long unsolved murders.
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# West Cork
'You have a murderer living here': Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier pleads for information
Pierre Louis Baudey-Vignaud said his childhood ended when his mother was killed in 1996.
# France
Martin and Macron address issue of justice over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
The Taoiseach urged anyone with information to come forward even at this late stage.
# Ian Bailey
Netflix won't delete Ian Bailey interviews from Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary
The latest documentary, Sophie: A Murder in West Cork, will be available from today on Netflix.
# West Cork
Netflix releases trailer for new series on Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder
‘Sophie: A Murder In West Cork’ will be a three-part documentary series, set for release on 30 June.
# West Cork
Sophie Toscan du Plantier: Two documentary series, from Jim Sheridan and Netflix, expected next year
Both the Netflix series and the Sky Studios documentary were announced today.
# West Cork
Ian Bailey: 'It's a slow dropping penny after a quarter century of torture and a false narrative about me'
Bailey has been reacting to the State’s decision not to appeal a ruling in his favour.
# High Court
High Court rules that Ian Bailey cannot be extradited to France in connection with murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey has always denied any role in the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996.
# extradition hearing
Ireland has 'in a bizarre way become a safe haven for Ian Bailey', High Court hears
A French court imposed a 25-year prison sentence on Bailey in his absence.
# High Court
Ian Bailey extradition hearing: Counsel asks judge to 'put a stop to abuse of process'
It is the third time French authorities are seeking Mr Bailey’s surrender in relation to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
# Courts
High Court told how Ian Bailey tries not to dwell 'on being hunted'
Bailey was convicted in his absence in France to the killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996.
Voices
Opinion: 'There are some unsolved murders which dominate the public consciousness'
Ralph Riegel on why he wrote about the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in a new book.
# West Cork
'Storm in a teacup': Judge dismisses French authorities' request for Ian Bailey's submissions in extradition case
Counsel for Bailey said it was an “unprecedented” and “unorthodox” request from French authorities.
# Extradition
Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts
This is the third time the French authorities have sought his surrender to face charges in relation to the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
# Courts
High Court to make decision on Ian Bailey's extradition warrant to France later this month
Bailey was convicted of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in absentia in a Paris court earlier this year.
# West Cork
Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving
The 62-year-old was detained in Schull this evening.
# Cork
'In the eye of the hurricane': Ian Bailey speaks out on 25-year sentence from French court
He insisted that the person behind Du Plantier’s murder was still out there and pleaded for them to come forward.
# Paris
Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
The verdict was handed down today after a short trial.
# Trial
French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey is not present at the trial, which began earlier this week.
# France
Ian Bailey trial in Paris hears he 'confessed' to killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey is being tried in absentia in the French capital.
# Courts
French court to begin trying Ian Bailey 'in absentia' for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
The French TV producer was killed in Co Cork in 1996.
# Schull
Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier appeals to locals of West Cork to attend trial in France
Pierre-Louis Baudey Vignaud said that it was imperative that the relevant parties travel to France.
# West Cork
Ian Bailey 'disappointed' with Gsoc report into Toscan Du Plantier case
Solicitor Frank Buttimer said that Gsoc “doesn’t have much by way of capacity to police the police” properly.
# gsoc
'Grave concern' over missing evidence in du Plantier murder investigation
GSOC has found no evidence of the high-level corruption by gardaí alleged by the complainants Ian Bailey, Jules Thomas and Marie Farrell.
# West Cork
We're getting more episodes of the West Cork podcast
Producers Jennifer Forde and Sam Bungey said that more information had been shared with them since the podcast came out.
# Cold Case
Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.
# facing trial
'I'm sure that I would be convicted': Ian Bailey trial in France may proceed in his absence
Bailey said today he wouldn’t have the funds to appeal the ruling he would face trial for the killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
# loses appeal
Ian Bailey to face trial in France over Sophie Toscan du Plantier's death
The French woman was found beaten to death outside her holiday home in Cork in 1996.
# Murder case
'It was my last day being a child. She was everything to me' - Sophie Toscan du Plantier's son speaks out
Pierre-Louis and the family say they will not rest until they have their questions answered.
# Supreme Court
Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say
French authorities are seeking the extradition of Bailey to face charges relating to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
# High Court
Judge expects to endorse European arrest warrant to have Ian Bailey sent to France for trial
In 2012 the Supreme Court ruled against an endorsement of a European Arrest Warrant to have Bailey sent to France to face a murder charge.
# Courts
Ian Bailey fails to show up for hearing regarding arrest warrant
The application to endorse a European arrest warrant for Bailey for the alleged voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will now be heard tomorrow.
# French court
'I had nothing to do with this terrible crime': Ian Bailey appeals for Enda Kenny's help
Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered at holiday home in Schull, Co Cork in 1996.
# Schull
Ian Bailey indicted in France for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey’s solicitor said gardaí delivered papers to his client on behalf of the French authorities.
# Cork
Ian Bailey: 'I have asked the DPP to charge me for murder so that I may have the chance of a fair trial'
Last week, it emerged that the French authorities were set to charge him with the murder and likely try him in absentia.
# 20 year case
Ian Bailey set to be charged by French authorities over du Plantier murder
Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered in Cork in 1996.
# Fennelly Commission
Gardagate: 13 years’ of tapes that could be impossible to analyse
The Fennelly Commission has published an interim report outlining the scale of the task facing the inquiry.