Prison officers carry the coffin of their colleague David Black to Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown,  Co Tyrone on November 6th 2012. A woman has been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice in connection with his killing. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

A second person has been charged in connection with the murder of a prison officer in 2012.David Black (52), a father of two, was shot dead as he trav(...)

An appeal by a former republican life sentence prisoner to seek bail to challenge a decision by a former Northern Ireland secretary of state to revoke his licence has been rejected by a court in London. Photograph: Getty.

An appeal by a former republican life sentence prisoner to seek bail to challenge a decision by a former Northern Ireland secretary of state to revoke(...)

Chief Superintendent Harry Breen

Harry Breen Chief Supt Henry Alexander “Harry” Breen, from Banbridge, Co Down, was the divisional commander for “H” Division of the RUC. This inc(...)

Crowds attend the funeral of  Sunday World journalist Martin O’Hagan in 2001. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The North’s Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has announced it is no longer in a position to ask a court to review the sentence given to a loyalist sup(...)

Police superintendent says actions of officers prevented the possibility of loss of life or serious injury. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A suspect device has been found in the Crumlin Road area of Belfast. The PSNI said the object is currently being investigated and it is (...)