The Gown, Queen’s University Belfast’s independent student newspaper, is celebrating 60 years of publication by developing some of its “most striking”(...)

Queen’s University Belfast is to cut its student intake by more than 1,000 and shed 236 jobs because of an £8 million reduction in its Stormont funding

Queen’s University Belfast is to cut its student intake by more than 1,000 and shed 236 jobs because of an £8 million reduction in its Stormont fundin(...)

Even one glass of wine or small measure of spirits can influence the behaviour of the foetus in the womb

Even one glass of wine can stop the foetus moving and breathing in the womb for up to two hours, an expert has warned. Professor Peter Hepper from Que(...)

Ed McCann joined Independent News and Media in 2003

Ed McCann has been appointed as the new group managing editor of Independent News and Media in place of Michael Denieffe, who is retiring after 45 yea(...)

Dr Nimal Gunaratne (right) showing one of his students the method of producing the perfume he developed which smells better the more you sweat. Photograph: Queen’s University Belfast/PA Wire

Scientists claim to have developed a perfume that smells better the more the wearer sweats.Researchers from Queen’s University, Belfast have created a(...)

“Heart disease remains a leading cause of death and disability in both parts of Ireland and high by European standards,” said Dr Roger O’Sullivan, director of the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland, which funded the study.

Older people in Northern Ireland are far more likely to suffer from heart disease, long-term illness and disability than those in the Republic, accord(...)

Congressman Brendan Boyle, a member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on Capitol Hill, described Anne Cadwallader’s evidence of collusion as “overwhelming”.

There has been “dishonourable silence” from the British government on evidence of deep collusion between the Northern Ireland security forces and Loya(...)

With her first two young-adult novels, Taking Flight and Grounded, Sheena Wilkinson quickly established a reputation as one of our foremost writers(...)

First Minister Peter Robinson and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness with Dr Brendan Mooney, Managing Director of Kainos Software

The Northern Ireland headquartered IT company Kainos Software is to create 403 new jobs in Belfast and Derry, the North’s First and Deputy First Minis(...)

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has called for a fresh comprehensive process to try to resolve the annual Twelfth of July frequently violent parad(...)