PSNI forensic officers inspect the damaged van following a suspected car bomb attack on a prison officer  in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

There are thin lines between life and death. Last week, a 52-year-old prison officer, a married father of three, was badly injured after a car bomb ex(...)

A file photograph of a UK police car. An investigation is under way in England after a seven-year-old girl was injured when a gun went off during an organised tour of a police headquarters. Photograph: Dave Higgens/PA Wire.

An investigation is under way in England after a seven-year-old girl was injured when a gun went off during an organised tour of a police headquarters(...)

Newly promoted PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris told the House of Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee yesterday that just 17 officers were investigating 28 cases.

The investigation into the 228 republicans who were given letters saying that they were not wanted for prosecution could take up to a decade because o(...)

In their critique of Judge Smithwick’s report, the three retired gardaí state that they have “followed the same journey as the tribunal” and “walked i(...)

Members of the public lay flowers outside a bungalow in Dunvegan Acenue near where the body of Mikaeel Kular was discovered. Photograph:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

A 33-year-old woman will appear in court tomorrow after being arrested and charged in connection with the death of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular in Sco(...)

Police Service of Northern Ireland Chief Constable Matt Baggott said the force had an excellent working relationship with An Garda Síocháma. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

Relations between police in the Republic and Northern Ireland will not be soured by the findings of the Smithwick report, the PSNI chief constable has(...)

High-profile witnesses at the Smithwick Tribunal have included former Garda commissioner Noel Conroy, above. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A long-awaited report into allegations of Garda collusion in the IRA murder of two senior RUC men will be be handed over to the Government today.The (...)

Armoured vehicles gather around a burnt out car on the shore road after the police came under attack from loyalists throwing petrol bombs on the fourth night of unrest after an Orange Parade was blocked from marching past the Nationalist Ardoyne area in North Belfast. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

US vice president Joe Biden has told Northern Ireland’s first minister Peter Robinson and deputy first minister Martin McGuinness that he is deeply co(...)

The scene where a woman  died in a collision on the westbound carriage of the M62 near Pontefract in West Yorkshire between a lorry and a minibus today. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

A woman has died after a minibus carrying women to a hen party was involved in a crash with a lorry, police said today. The minibus was o(...)