Ivor Bell leaving Belfast Laganside Court, where he faced counts of aiding and abetting the killing of Jean McConville and of IRA membership. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A voice analyst has been enlisted in the case of an alleged former IRA commander accused of aiding and abetting the murder of Disappeared victim Jean (...)

Allies: Gerry Adams and Brendan Hughes in Long Kesh internment camp. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopressbelfast.co.uk

If the IRA has a holy day in the year other than at Easter it is in June. Usually on a Sunday in the third week of that month hundreds of republicans (...)

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville have re-arrested a 56-year-old man.

The PSNI has made another arrest in connection with the murder of Jean McConville in 1972.The suspect was originally detained by officers last month b(...)

Former IRA man Brendan Hughes, in Long Kesh prison with Gerry Adams. Hughes featured in the oral history project. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress

Boston College in the US is to hand back the tapes which formed part of its Belfast Project to those interviewed for it. The decision follows the arre(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said the old guard which is against change cannot be allowed to deny any of the people from our entitlement to a rights-based, citizen-centred society as set out in the Good Friday Agreement.

“Chuaigh mé fhéin chuig an bheairic in Aontroim.Mar sin níl mé ag gearán faoi sin. Ach bhí rogha ag na péas.Ní raibh mé ag lorg príbhléid speisialta a(...)

Work continues on a mural depicting Gerry Adams on the Falls Road, in Belfast today. Photograph: PA   2:16

Gerry Adams’s period of detention for questioning over the murder of Jean McConville in 1972 has been extended for another 48 hours. Police in Northe(...)

Family members carry flowers and a picture of their mother Jean McConville. Mrs McConville, 37, was abducted and murdered by the IRA in 1972. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has spent a second night in police custody after his arrest by detectives investigating the notorious IRA murder of a Bel(...)

Gerry Adams: the Sinn Féin president was arrested under the Terrorism Act 2000 and technically could be held for up to 28 days. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin claims that Gerry Adams is a victim of “political policing” have been dismissed by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny, British prime minister David Ca(...)

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has long denied any involvement in the murder of Jean McConville. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams remains in custody tonight after being arrested last night in connection with the 1972 abduction, murder and disappear(...)

Undated handout file photo of Jean McConville before she vanished in 1972.  Photograph: PA

Sinn Féin has been quick to suggest the arrest of Gerry Adams was “politically motivated” but the party should treat the investigation in the same spi(...)