Queen’s University Belfast is to cut its student intake by more than 1,000 and shed 236 jobs because of an £8 million reduction in its Stormont funding

Queen’s University Belfast is to cut its student intake by more than 1,000 and shed 236 jobs because of an £8 million reduction in its Stormont fundin(...)

A young man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast.

A young man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast.The PSNI launc(...)

Paudie McGahon (40) from Co Louth pictured during the BBC Spotlight programme to be broadcast tonight. Photograph: BBC screengrab

A second alleged IRA sex abuse victim has now come forward to claim he was raped by a senior Belfast member of the paramilitary organisation.Paudie Mc(...)

Under the Stormont House Agreement, £700 million is being set aside to pay for the cost of the 20,000 public sector redundancies  in Northern Ireland, with £200 million made available in each of the coming three years and £100 million provided in 2018/2019. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Photo

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is to shed 2,400 jobs in the next year in a voluntary exit scheme that was agreed in the Christmas Stormont House A(...)

A body has been found by police investigating the disappearance of a woman in Co Antrim.

A body has been found by police investigating the disappearance of a woman in Co Antrim. Pauline Carmichael (61) was last seen near her home at Hillsi(...)

A diesel laundry discovered near Inniskeen last November. It has the capacity to launder 20 million litres a year. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

It’s hard to get your head around how big the problem of fuel laundering and tobacco smuggling in Ireland is – much of it concentrated along the Borde(...)

Plans for the proposed hotel and drawings from the building’s ship-designing days. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A £4.9 million (€6.59m) grant to turn the Harland and Wolff drawing offices, where the Titanic was designed, into a four-star hotel, has been provided(...)

A suspected dissident republican bomb found following searches in a housing estate in Derry City was viable and “designed to kill”, a PSNI officer said.

A suspected dissident republican bomb found following searches in a housing estate in Derry was viable and “designed to kill”, a PSNI officer said on(...)

British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband visits Northern Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

*longer web version* The British Labour leader Ed Miliband has dismissed the prospect entering into a coalition with Northern Ireland parties or with (...)

Four searches, the most recent in September 2013, have been carried out in Bragan Bog, Co Monaghan, since 1999, but Columba McVeigh’s remains have yet to be found.

A Catholic bishop is on Wednesday night appealing “in the name of humanity” to anyone with information about where one of the Disappeared, Columba McV(...)