A paramilitary mural is seen on a wall in East Belfast in Northern Ireland. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Another week, another crisis in the peace process which passeth all understanding. Tuesday’s report into the state of the Northern Ireland ceasefires (...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner  John Fintan Fanning alleged the nature of  questions at a job interview from the Garda Commissioner, along with several other factors, rendered the conduct of the recruitment process unfair and flawed.  File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

An Assistant Garda Commissioner who claimed the Garda Commissioner asked him unfair questions about his views on left-wing political “extremists” whil(...)

Sir Hugh Orde, former president of the Association of Chief Police Officers speaks at the launch of the new ‘Britain Stronger in Europe’ campaign launch in London, on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Leaving EU would hamper the fight against crime, Britain will be less safe from international criminals, would be diminished on the world stage and su(...)

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(...)