Bernadette Smyth leaving Belfast Magistrates’ Court after she was ordered to do 100 hours’ community service and pay £2,000 compensation after being convicted of harassing Dawn Purvis last year. She has been successful in an appeal against that conviction. File photgraph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A high-profile anti-abortion campaigner on Monday won her appeal against being convicted of harassing a former Marie Stopes clinic director. The case(...)

The man is at Antrim police station for questioning. File photograph: Trevor McBride

A man is being questioned by police following the discovery of a bomb at a house in west Belfast on Friday night. An improvised explosive device was (...)

A Belfast woman will face two charges of unlawfully procuring a medicine known for its use in terminating pregnancies.

A Belfast woman is to stand trial accused of supplying poison for her daughter to have a miscarriage. The defendant, aged in her thirties, appe(...)

Malojian have been through various incarnations, firstly as a duo called Cat Malojian, then briefly as a trio. At the heart of every manif(...)

Prince Charles and Enda Kenny arrive at the Marine Institute in Oranmore, Galway, west Ireland on May 19, 2015. Prince Charles became the first British royal to meet Irish republican leader Gerry Adams, on a visit that will take him to the scene of his great-uncle’s murder by the IRA. AFP PHOTO / COLM MAHADY / FENNELLS

Prince Charles’ visit to Ireland marks a continuation of the healing process following on from the “dark moments” of the Troubles, according to Minist(...)

Margaret Burke (49) suffered fatal injuries on Saturday after she was struck by a car while out walking in Castlebar.  She was taken to Mayo General Hospital (above) but was later pronounced dead. Photo: Keith Heneghan.

Four people died over the weekend in what was one of the worst for deaths on Irish roads so far this year.The deaths occurred in Mayo, Cork, Longford(...)

Bombardier is reducing its global workforce by 1,750 Photograph: Bloomberg

Bombardier Belfast said on Thursday it hopes to be able to save at least 60 jobs out of 280 under threat in the North after its parent group confir(...)

A Belfast man has been jailed for supplying heroin to undercover police officers in the city. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 36-year-old Belfast man who was unwittingly involved in supplying heroin to undercover police posing as drug users was today (Monday) handed a 42-mo(...)

Conference should attract more than 1,200 delegates to Belfast

Francess McDonnellBelfast has attracted a major international aviation conference that is likely to attract 1,200 delegates to the city and deliver po(...)

A screengrab from a video posted to YouTube of a loyalist flute band outside St Patrick’s Chapel in north Belfast in 2012

Thirteen members of a loyalist flute band have been convicted of provocatively playing a sectarian tune outside a Catholic church in Belfast. A judge (...)