A  mural in west Belfast from 2005, the year the IRA announced the ending of its armed campaign. Photograph:  Paul McErlane/Getty Images

The admission by Det Supt Kevin Geddes, the PSNI officer in charge of the Kevin McGuigan murder inquiry, that the Provisional IRA still exists, has ac(...)

The increasing fragility of political relations in Northern Ireland under a devolved administration should be a matter of concern to the Irish and Bri(...)

 Gerry Adams: IRA were not involved in the killing of Kevin McGuigan in east Belfast, Sinn Féin leader says. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said last night that the IRA were not involved in the “brutal murder” of Kevin McGuigan in east Belfast earlier this mont(...)

Northern Ireland Justice Minister and Alliance Party member  David Ford. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The IRA may still be active a decade after its public disbandment, a senior Northern Ireland official has said. The remark prompted a flat denial fro(...)

Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly last night said that there was no Provisional IRA involvement in the killing of Kevin McGuigan. He made the comments as t(...)

 Stormont  in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The DUP has called talks on barring Sinn Féin from the Assembly  after the killing of Kevin McGuigan in east Belfast was linked  to the Provisional IRA. File  photograph: Paul Faith/PA

A senior PSNI officer leading the investigation into the killing of Kevin McGuigan in east Belfast has linked his death to the Provisional IRA. Detec(...)

Police officers and paramedics attend to a girl who was trapped underneath a car at Ardoyne in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images. 1:47

The driver of a car which injured a 16-year-old girl in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast on Monday evening is to be charged with attempted murder, PS(...)

Police line up in front of Loyalist protesters on the Crumlin Road in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA.

Violence in north Belfast during Orange Order parades has been condemned on all sides in Northern Ireland. Twenty-four police officers were hurt and (...)

Police attend to an injured girl, after rolling the car off her, which had driven into a crowd of people outside Ardoyne in north Belfast. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 1:47

Twenty-four police officers were hurt and a 16-year-old girl was taken to hospital after Orange Order parades turned violent in Belfast on Monday. The(...)

Loyalists break through a police barrier as they are prevented from progressing on the return journey towards the controversial Ardoyne flashpoint the Twelfth of July parade on July 13, 2015 in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Loyalists hurled missiles at PSNI officers yesterday evening when Orangemen were prevented from parading past the Ardoyne shops in North Belfast. (...)