Liam Adams: this trial and an earlier one, which collapsed in April, brought a sharp focus onto Gerry Adams that is not going away. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

There were elements of finality for two members of the Adams family in Belfast yesterday but not for the third, the Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. A(...)

File mage from April this year of  
dated 16/04/13 of 
Liam Adams. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Northern Ireland judge responsible for sentencing convicted sex offender Liam Adams has asked for further legal submissions before commencing her (...)

Over his long career Gerry Adams, with his paramilitary (which he denies) 
cum
and political past, has ended up in corners without any discernible escape route. Yet he has always managed to dodge his enemies and emerge with his political position secure.

Over his long career Gerry Adams, with his paramilitary (which he denies) and political past, has ended up in corners without any discernible escape r(...)