Flowers at the scene of a house fire on Hazel View in Lagmore, Belfast where Jennifer Dornan (30) was found dead. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a mother-of-three in a house fire on the outskirts of Belfast. Jennifer Dornan’s body (...)

New government-backed scheme, backed by £2.2 million, is to be rolled out in Northern Ireland to help 160 people who have been out of work in one of the worst areas for unemployment in the UK.

A new scheme, backed by £2.2 million of public money, is to be rolled out in Northern Ireland to help 160 people who have been out of work in one of t(...)

Mr Magee jnr (22), was stabbed to death as he went to check on a pizza delivery in the early hours of Saturday, May 30th last.

A Turkish barber’s shop and a bar in west Belfast - both establishments where a man accused of killing a boxer worked - have been attacked and damaged(...)

A 32-year-old man is still in custody following his arrest in connection with the death of a 22-year-old man in Belfast during the early hours of Satu(...)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and Junior minister Jennifer McCann outside Stormont: McCann  had said she learned of Maíria Cahill’s rape allegations a number of years ago. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The position of Jennifer McCann as Sinn Féin junior minister was “now untenable” following the IRA rape and interrogation allegations made by Maíri(...)

Maíria Cahill who has alleged she was raped by a suspected IRA member when she was a teenager in 1997. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory has ordered an independent review into how the Public Prosecution Service handled the case o(...)

Dr
Alasdair McDonnell:
“The situation in Northern Ireland has become volatile and, with threats of a ‘graduated response’ from unionism that will affect government and politics, could get worse.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Sinn Féin and the SDLP have briefed Taoiseach Enda Kenny and new Tánaiste Joan Burton on the political and community tensions triggered by next Satur(...)

The Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities has published a series of proposals and is pressing Stormont ministers to “maximise the realisation of rights for ethnic minorities”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dan KeenanAn independent body which monitors racism and racial inequality is pushing the British government to devolve immigration and asylum powers t(...)