Two people have been charged with offenses connected to the discovery of a fuel laundering plant. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two people have been charged with offences connected to the discovery of a fuel laundering plant.The man (48) and woman (45) were arrested after the d(...)

Two nuns have died in a traffic accident near Newry, Co Down that also involved a PSNI vehicle

Two nuns have died in a traffic accident near Newry, Co Down that also involved a PSNI vehicle.The two-vehicle collision happened just before 9.30am t(...)

Belfast, Derry and Strabane, where large swathes of the population are in receipt of benefits, are expected to fare worst, with Belfast in particular losing more money than any other major UK city.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Controversial welfare reforms will hit Northern Ireland harder than anywhere else in the UK, new research has found. About £750 million (€894 m(...)

An artist’s impression of the 660m Narrow Water bridge, which would span the neck of Carlingford Lough and would link Down and Louth just outside Warrenpoint to the north and Omeath to the south. The bridge could also open to allow boats to access the Newry Canal and the Albert Basin in the city. Photograph: Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland.

Planners have given the go-ahead for a controversial €18 million cross-Border infrastructure project backed in the main by EU funding. However,(...)