Seamus Daly arrives at Omagh court in county Tyrone, he is accused of murdering 29 people in the Real IRA bomb in Omagh in 1998. Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

A bricklayer accused of murdering 29 people in the Omagh bombing has appeared in court in the town for the first time. Seamus Daly (45) sat in the do(...)

Undated handout photo issued by the PSNI of child serial killer Robert Black, who has died in prison in Northern Ireland aged 68. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

Paedophile and serial child killer Robert Black has died in Maghaberry Prison in Co Antrim, the North’s prison service has confirmed. It appears the (...)

Two men have said they were sexually abused as children by a visiting British soldier at a residential home run by Anglican missionaries, the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry has been told.

Two men have said they were sexually abused as children by a visiting British soldier at a residential home run by Anglican missionaries, the North’s (...)

Six people have made allegations of physical and sexual abuse at a residential home for children run by Evangelical Anglican missionaries in Northern Ireland, the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry has heard. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Six people have made allegations of physical and sexual abuse at a residential home for children run by Evangelical Anglican missionaries in Northern (...)

Sir Anthony Hart, chairman of the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry, said the inquiry would complete its work by July next year and submit its report in January 2017. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The North’s Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry is to investigate a further six institutions, bringing the total number to 22, the inquiry chairman(...)

Vincent Reid, from Lisburn, Co Antrim, leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday. Photograph: Courts Collins

A holidaymaker has been awarded more than €40,000 damages after he lost the tip of one of his fingers due to a defective catching mechanism on a sun l(...)

District judge Ken Nixon imposed eight months in jail for the “belly assault” incident. He also imposed lesser prison terms for the other offences, all to run concurrent. Each of the sentences was suspended for two years

A Belfast man who assaulted an elderly neighbour by “belly bouncing” her away from his home has been handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence. (...)

Although the witness had a happy childhood in Australia, she  said feelings of “abandonment and isolation came to the surface” when she got engaged.

A woman who was sent to Australia from a Belfast care home when she was a child has told the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry that she s(...)

This dispute has been running since last year after First Minister Peter Robinson withdrew his support for the centre. Photograph: AP Photo/Peter Morrison

The continuing tensions between the DUP and Sinn Féin have resulted in the Ulster Aviation Society being forced to cancel a two-day event scheduled(...)

A suspicious object has been discovered inside the perimeter fence of a British army barracks in Lisburn, Co Antrim.Police are on the scene at Thiepva(...)