A teenage delivery driver accused of trying to strip three women in so-called ‘sharking’ attacks has denied any sexual motivation for the incidents in Northern Ireland’s High Court. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A teenage delivery driver accused of trying to strip three women in so-called “sharking” attacks denies any sexual motivation for the incidents, Nor(...)

A man who repeatedly stabbed and cut the throat of his Northern Ireland-born wife has been found guilty of murder. The body of Comrie Cullen (39), fro(...)

An Irish woman was allegedly strangled and raped by her husband in the months before he stabbed her to death, the New South Wales Supreme Court heard on Tuesday.

An Irish woman was allegedly subjected to a strangulation attempt and raped by her husband in the months before he stabbed her to death, the New South(...)

Pope Francis (above) has dismissed convicted abuser James Donaghy, a priest of Down and Connor diocese in Northern Ireland, from the clerical state. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

Pope Francis has dismissed convicted abuser James Donaghy, a priest of Down and Connor diocese in Northern Ireland, from the clerical state “on his ow(...)

 Claire and Daniel Smyth, Louise and Bethany Watson and Cameron and Charlotte Taylor enjoying the new Firefly Upsee. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye

It was fun and games in and outside the Leckey factory in Lisburn, Co Antrim, yesterday morning as beaming young children with cerebral palsy “(...)

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First World War memorabilia is expected to feature prominently at auctions here and in Britain over the next four years as collectors respond to cente(...)

Detectives have appealed for anyone with information about last night’s attack to contact them

A teenager has been sexually assaulted in Bangor, Co Down.The 19-year-old woman was attacked in the Quay Street area last night.Police want to speak t(...)

Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry chairman Anthony Hart announced today that alleged abuse at 13 Catholic, secular, local authority and juvenile detention institutions in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1995 will be investigated. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The public inquiry into historical institutional abuse in Northern Ireland will open next January with investigations of allegations of abuse at two C(...)

Photographers scramble to get out of the runners’ way at the start of the Belfast Marathon. Photograph:  Alan Lewis/PhotopressBelfast.co.uk

There were a couple of surprises at yesterday’s Belfast City Marathon. The first was that the sun came out and it staye(...)

Denman’s reputation for quality products is key to the support and endorsement of celebrity hairdressers it has enjoyed, such as Vidal Sassoon, pictured here with designer Mary Quant. Photograph: Ronald Dumont/Getty Images

June promises to be a momentous month for Northern Ireland when it hosts the G8 summit of world leaders in Enniskillen. But another gathering w(...)