Prince Charles is the patron of National Police Memorial Day. Photograph:  Shirlaine Forrest/WPA Pool /Getty Images

Prince Charles joined several hundred people in the Waterfront Hall in Belfast today to remember police officers who were killed in the line of duty.T(...)

Prince Charles who is due to attend a National Police Memorial Day event in Northern Ireland today. Photograph: Getty

The Prince of Wales is to attend a National Police Memorial Day event in Northern Ireland today for officers killed while on duty.British home secreta(...)

Sir Hugh Orde:   historic issues had “not been dealt with effectively and until they are we will get this roller-coaster ride which citizens of Northern Ireland do not need”.  Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

Proposals for dealing with Northern Ireland’s past – rejected five years ago – must be “dusted off”, former PSNI chief constable Sir Hugh Orde has sai(...)

Peter Hain: “I think there should be an end to all conflict-related prosecutions.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

DUP Minister for Enterprise Arlene Foster has described as a “grubby distraction” a call by the former Labour(...)

PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott and his senior officers are questioned about the issues of the day

Maurice Hayes, one of the men responsible for the creation of the North’s policing bo(...)

John Downey: successfully challenged his prosecution.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has accepted the blame for telling a Donegal man in 2007 that he was not wanted (...)

Chief constable Matt Baggott apologised to the families of the victims and survivors of the Hyde Park atrocity.

Police in Northern Ireland have accepted “full responsibility” for failures resulting in the collapse of the John Downey prosecution. Chi(...)

 Metropolitan Police officers carry out a raid on a property on the Churchill Gardens estate in Pimlico nearly 5,000 officers must be brought in between now and 2017 just to keep the force’s numbers steady because of retirements. Photograph: Getty

John Kent was a man before his time. In Carlisle in 1837, Kent, the son of a West Indian servant, became the first known black police constable in Bri(...)