“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(...)

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise Jonathan Bell hailed Decora Blind Systems, which is creating 80 jobs in Antrim, as a “dynamic, innovative business”. Photograph: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons/PA

A family owned blind manufacturing business in Lisburn plans to create 80 jobs in Co Antrim as part of a new expansion project. Decora Blind Systems, (...)

The constable said that at about 8.30pm on Tuesday evening last, July 14th, police were present at the loyalist camp at Twaddell Avenue when a silver Alfa Romeo drove up the Crumlin Road. As the car passed,  the passenger, who Finatan Jude Geraghty has admitted was him, hung a “large Irish tricolour” out the window. File photograph: Ed Pritchard/Photographer’s Choice/Getty

A 37-year-old Lisburn man accused of driving past a group of loyalists at an interface, waving a tricolour and shouting “Up The Ra” has been released (...)

The man and woman are charged with shortening the barrel of a shotgun, having a loaded gun while drunk or under the influence of drugs and having the gun without authority from the secretary of state. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man and woman were remanded into custody on Saturday facing charges relating to a sawn off shotgun being fired at a children’s park. Tatjana Glusec(...)