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(...)

The Parliament Buildings in the Stormont Estate in Belfast

Northern Ireland is entering a “new economic era” and it needs to get the word out that it offers more than just a good economic proposition, the Nort(...)

Detectives in Antrim are appealing for information following the assault on the 19-year-old in the Queens Avenue area of Newtownabbey on Friday night.

A teenage boy required hospital treatment for leg injuries after being attacked in his home by a group of men armed with baseball bats and metal bars.(...)

Alan Drennan, from Newtownabbey, near Belfast, who died in Ibiza. His family wants an investigation into claims Mr Brennan was beaten by Spanish police.

The father of a mechanic who died in Ibiza has said he wants answers amid allegations his son was beaten by Spanish police hours earlier. Friends of 2(...)

Police in the Spanish island of Ibiza are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man from Northern Ireland.

A man from Northern Ireland has died less than 24 hours after arriving with a group of friends for a holiday on the Spanish island of Ibiza. He has b(...)

Mayor of Antrim Clr Thomas Hogg; Alastair Hamilton, chief executive Invest NI; Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell and RLC director Sarah Holt at the RLC site in Newtownabbey.

The engineering group, RLC, is to create 80 jobs in Northern Ireland as part of a new £35 million investment project in Newtownabbey. RLC, which provi(...)

A new study on living standards in Northern Ireland has stated that communities that have been disadvantaged for generations have continued to decline despite nearly a decade of devolved government at Stormont. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Lisburn has the highest quality of life among Northern Ireland’s 11 local authority areas and Derry City & Strabane has the lowest, according to(...)

An Antrim man was convicted  of twice abducting a schoolgirl found in his attic

A Co Antrim man was convicted on Thursday of twice abducting a schoolgirl found in his attic. Dale Walsh was warned he could be jailed for having hel(...)

A father of four who admitted supplying Cannabis to pay off debts and fund his own cocaine habit has been jailed for eight months

A father of four who admitted supplying Cannabis to pay off debts and fund his own cocaine habit has been jailed for eight months. Defence lawyer Deni(...)

The PSNI said the burglars “threatened the male occupant with hammers and what was described as a ‘handgun’, demanding money, before assaulting him and making off with cash”. Photograph: David Young/PA

A 39-year-old builder required hospital treatment for a head injury, cuts and bruises following an aggravated burglary.The man was attacked by three a(...)