Robert Hannigan: appointed head of GCHQ. Photograph: PA

New GCHQ head lists gaelic games among his key interests

Former Conservative Party chairman Norman Tebbit  withdraws remarks. Photograph: Dan Chung/Reuters

Former Chingford MP speaks about his wife’s pain since explosion

Queen Elizabeth with  President Michael D Higgins (right) greet Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (left), and First Minister Peter Robinson (2nd left) and British  Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers. Photograph: Getty

Tebbit tells BBC remarks were not meant to be taken literally but added former IRA commander should be tried

First Minister Peter Robinson and the deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  with Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster and senior vp of Concentrix Philip Cassidy. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

US software group Concentrix confirmsit is doubling its workforce in Belfast

Norman Tebbit, whose comments have been condemned by the Northern secretary. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

Villiers denounces former Tory chairman’s comments as ‘highly dangerous’

Officers survey the aftermath of the Omagh bombing in 1998. Photograph: Paul McErlane/PA Wire

Seamus Daly (43) arrested on Monday in connection with murder of 29 people in 1998 Real IRA attack

Witnesses have vigorously denied allegations of ill-treatment made to the inquiry investigating children’s residential care homes.

Ill-treatment and sexual abuse did not happen, Derry inquiry hears

Company linked to possible purchase of former leisure centre beside city’s Central station

 Gerry Adams: he said while he could understand Lord Tebbitt’s antipathy towards republicans, the remarks were “shocking”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tebbitt’s hopes that republican faction will shoot Sinn Féin figure dismissed as ‘unacceptable’

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