A police officer is dragged away after being struck by an object thrown by Loyalist protesters at the Ardoyne Roundabout, Belfast in July. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A woman who lashed out at police after shouting sectarian abuse during a Twelfth of July parade in Belfast has been ordered to pay fines of more than (...)

Samuel David Ferris produced the weapon and asked a receptionist in the Royal Victoria Hospital’s accident and emergency department to call the PSNI, a judge was told. File photograph: The Irish Times

A man allegedly brought an air gun into a Belfast hospital because he wanted police to shoot him, a court has heard. Samuel David Ferris produced the (...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court

A woman has been ordered to stand trial charged with the murder of her baby. The 32-year-old appeared before Belfast Magistrates’ Court for a hearing (...)

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(...)

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 (...)