Refusing Alex McCrory bail at Belfast Magistrates’ Court, district judge Fiona Bagnall ruled there was no change of circumstances to warrant releasing him from custody. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

An alleged senior dissident republican paramilitary accused of trying to kill Police Service of Northern Ireland officers failed today in a new bid t(...)

Colin Duffy was one of three people to complain to the European Court of Human Rights. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

European judges have rejected a claim from a prominent Northern Ireland republican that his detention under UK terror laws breached his human rights.C(...)

 Dominic Óg McGlinchey: “There were things done that were unimaginable, not normal, but normal for people who lived in the occupied Six Counties.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Dominic Óg McGlinchey has serious misgivings and questions to ask about the strategic, pragmatic and even moral purpose of the continuing dissi(...)

 Colin Duffy who has been charged with membership of the IRA and conspiracy to murder PSNI officers. File Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Prominent dissident republican Colin Duffy has been charged with conspiring to murder members of the security forces in Northern Ireland. Two other me(...)

A file photo of Brian Shivers who has been acquitted of murdering two British soldiers in Northern Ireland. Photograph: PA

Brian Shivers has been found not guilty of the 2009 Real IRA murders of British soldiers Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey. At Belfast Cr(...)