A Belfast man who staged a prank attempted robbery at his local tobacconists has been ordered to serve 18 months probation. Darren McDonagh wore a bal(...)

Photograph of John Aughey, taken on Monday in Belfast. Photograph: Donal Collins

A prominent Orangeman has been granted bail after appearing in court accused of attempting to murder two people knocked down by a car during riots in (...)

Paul Edward McWilliams appeared in the dock of Belfast Magistrates Court on six charges

A 33-year old man who was arrested following the attempted robbery of two bookmakers in north Belfast this week claimed he was acting under duress fro(...)

A husband and wife are to fight new attempts to have them stand trial for the killing of a man shot dead in Belfast

A husband and wife are to fight new attempts to have them stand trial for the killing of a man shot dead in Belfast, it emerged on Wednesday. Prosecut(...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court has heard the woman’s new status may be linked to a potential change in her mental health status.

A ban on revealing the identity of a woman charged with murdering her baby is to be re-examined. Reporting restrictions were imposed amid claims that (...)

Kenneth Clinton (49), claimed to be the fictional Star Trek character Jean-Luc Picard (above) before punching and kicking at two officers in south Belfast.

A man who attacked police after being stopped for urinating in the street told them he was captain of the Starship Enterprise, a court in Belfast has (...)

The Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. Photograph: Aidan O’Reilly/Pacemaker

A man suspected of shooting himself in the head with a crossbow has been cleared by a Belfast court of assaulting an emergency department nurse. Belfa(...)

It is alleged that orders for iPhones, iPads and Samsung devices were placed by David Parry with the intention of making gains for himself.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man is to go on trial in Belfast accused of carrying out a £28,000 (36,000) smartphone and tablet scam. David Parry (25) faces 17 counts of fraud by(...)

Ivor Bell leaving Belfast Laganside Court, where he faced counts of aiding and abetting the killing of Jean McConville and of IRA membership. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A voice analyst has been enlisted in the case of an alleged former IRA commander accused of aiding and abetting the murder of Disappeared victim Jean (...)

Three men were returned for trial today accused of involvement in an international plot to smuggle drugs into Northern Ireland through the post

Three men were returned for trial today accused of involvement in an international plot to smuggle drugs into Northern Ireland through the post. The t(...)