Photo issued by the PSNI of a blue Ford Fiesta, similar to the one in which the body of Kyle Neil (23) was found in south Belfast, after what Northern Ireland police describe as a ‘frenzied’ knife attack. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A man found dead in the boot of a car was the victim of a frenzied knife attack, police in Northern Ireland have said.Kyle Neil (20) was stabbed multi(...)

Kincora Boys Home, in Belfast, was excluded from  a public investigation, announced last July, into whether paedophiles were sheltered in government, the national health service, police, the courts and the BBC. Photograph: Pacemaker

The Labour Party in Britain has said it will include the sexual abuse of boys in the Kincora home in Belfast in the 1970s in a UK-wide inquiry if it g(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron smiles as he eats breakfast during a visit to financial firm Scottish Widows in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 7th, 2015. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AFP/Getty Images

The British prime minister David Cameron touched down in Belfast on Tuesday during a whistle-stop general election campaigning tour of Scotland, North(...)

Noreen Rice: hung out with Belfast’s bohemians and took to smoking French cigarettes as a sign of sophistication

Noreen Rice, who has died aged 79, was a Belfast-born artist who made Co Monaghan her home for the last two decades of her life.Though influenced by t(...)

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(...)

 Liam Adams who has begun an  appeal against his conviction and sentence for raping and sexually abusing his daughter. Photograph: PA

A lawyer for Liam Adams said that a judge was not sufficiently clear in giving her final direction to the jury which found Adams guilty of raping his (...)

Bright Light Studio Fermoy Dance School with Luxe dancing at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City. Photograph: Clare Keogh 1:51

DUBLIN Many native Dubliners are ambivalent about the St Patrick’s Day parade. Many have seen it so many times before. Others associate(...)

Catherine Townsley and her boyfriend Alexander Hilley: couple moved to Norway and are now buying a home there

Mention Norway to most people and they think “oil” and “cold”. These were certainly the first things that came to Catherine Townsley’s mind when her b(...)

The interior of a pipe bomb device is revealed at a British Army Base at Ballykinler, Co Down, Northern Ireland. File photograph: British Army/Reuters

A pipe bomb found in the garden of a house in north Belfast was moved by a resident on Monday, police said.It was discovered in Shore Crescent in the(...)

Seán O’Brien meets some happy fans at the Ireland rugby squad’s open training session in Belfast. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Ireland rugby squad’s roadshow completed its 24-hour stay in Belfast in relatively rude health, with Jamie Heaslip, Seán O’Brien and Jared Payne a(...)