Production shot from ‘Into the Blue’. Photograph: Neil Harrison

Imagine. A young boy who can’t communicate suddenly laughs. A girl who has never spoken starts to sing. An infant, only nine weeks old, starts trackin(...)

The case against the only remaining suspect in the Omagh bomb Seamus Daly has collapsed after the evidence provided by a civilian witness last week was called into question.  Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

Prosecutors in the North have dropped all charges against Seamus Daly in connection with the 1998 Omagh bomb in which 29 people died. At Ballymena M(...)

Seamus Daly arrives at Omagh court in county Tyrone, he is accused of murdering 29 people in the Real IRA bomb in Omagh in 1998. Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

A bricklayer accused of murdering 29 people in the Omagh bombing has appeared in court in the town for the first time. Seamus Daly (45) sat in the do(...)

“There is a huge amount of money involved in public sector contracts, and councils should be sending out the message that tax-dodging is not acceptable – not at home or anywhere in the world”

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise is just back from an investor-wooing mission to the US where he has been busy promoting what he calls the N(...)

Drugs with a street value of £20,000 (€26,700) have been recovered after police stopped a car in Co Antrim. Two kilograms of amphetamine, commonly kn(...)

Ryan Craig (20), who  beat an autistic student in a disused warehouse and left him for dead, has been  handed a 10-year  sentence. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Lisburn man who was part of a three-strong gang who beat an autistic student in a disused warehouse and left him for dead was handed a 10-year sente(...)

Despite civil marriages carried out in the south only being recognised as civil partnerships in the North, gay and lesbian couples are choosing to tie the knot over the Border anyway. Photograph: Getty Images

The North is now the only region in the UK and Ireland not to extend civil marriage rights to same sex couples so many are now choosing to cross the B(...)

Bobby Storey is the chairman of Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland.

PSNI detectives this morning arrested three men in connection with the murder last month of Belfast republican Kevin McGuigan, one of whom is Bobby St(...)

A Lisburn man who is awaiting trial on drugs offences has had an electronic tag removed to allow him to take his children to the swimming pool. (...)

A police constable told the court how Davey was a voluntary inpatient on the psychiatric ward at Laganvalley Hospital when he launched what she described as a “series of unprovoked assaults” on his alleged victims

A teenage drug addict who allegedly attacked four female nurses and a male patient in a psychiatric ward was refused bail on Monday after he was descr(...)