A man strolls past a mural depicting a paramilitary fighter in the Shankill Road in Belfast. File photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Newly compiled figures reveal the scale of ongoing paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland, with 1,100 bombings and shootings over the last decade, (...)

“I think people have seen an increase in the number of people sleeping on the streets of the city and they have recognised that the situation has got worse”

The Christmas party season may be drawing to a close but it is not yet over for one Belfast firm which hosts a festive gathering today with a differen(...)

A woman has admitted in a Belfast court to assaulting a Sinn Féin councillor who intervened when she verbally abused a Polish couple on a bus in the city. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters.

A woman has admitted in a Belfast court to assaulting a Sinn Féin councillor who intervened when she verbally abused a Polish couple on a bus in the c(...)

Sinn Féin’s Mary Ellen Campbell has said she was hit several times in the head while trying to stop a racist attack on a Belfast bus.

Police are investigating after a Belfast city councillor was allegedly assaulted on board a bus.Sinn Féin’s Mary Ellen Campbell said she was hit seve(...)

Kenneth Colwell (23),  Forthriver Link, Belfast, was arrested after allegedly stepping out onto North Street in Belfast brandishing some form of fake gun.  File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man was hit by a car he was allegedly trying to hijack within hours of being released from custody, a court heard on Wednesday. Kenneth Colwell sust(...)

David Strahan has  said he will continue in his job until September to allow a successor to be appointed to Translink, the company which runs Northern Ireland’s rail and main bus services.

The chief executive of Northern Ireland public transport company Translink is to quit his £155,000 (€208,000) per annum post to become a religious pre(...)

File photograph of a Translink Belfast bus. A woman died after being knocked down by a bus at Lisburn bus station in Northern Ireland, bus operator Translink said.

A woman has died after being knocked down by a bus in Co Antrim.The incident happened at Lisburn bus station in Northern Ireland this morning, operat(...)

A Translink bus in Belfast

Up to 50 children were taken to hospital this morning following a collision involving a school bus and a car close to Omagh, Co Tyrone.The accident ha(...)

A handout picture provided by the German Meteorological Service (DWD)  shows a map depicting the cloud and wind velocity forecast for today.  Photograph:  EPA/DWD Handout

ESB crews have restored power to thousands of homes after a powerful storm hit the country. Wind speeds of 130km/h were recorded at Malin Head at 10a(...)

Newtownabbey Police station. Image: Google Streetview

A security alert in Northern Ireland has ended after a suspicious object discovered near a Co Antrim railway bridge was declared a hoax, the PSNI has(...)