Pat Finucane’s brother Seamus, left, and son John arrive at the High Court in Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A murdered Catholic lawyer was the victim of British state engagement in terrorism through loyalist terrorists, the High Court in Belfast heard today.(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers:  as transport minister met a lobbyist pitching for planning permission for a controversial rail freight yard in Hertfordshire. Photograph: PA Wire

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has been cleared of charges that she broke ministerial disclosure rules by failing to register a meeting w(...)

Journalist Glenn Greenwald walks with his partner David Miranda in Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport.

British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and home secretary Theresa May are heading for a confrontation over the future of Britain’s anti-terror laws (...)

Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane who was shot dead by Loyalists.

A High Court judge is to examine British government meeting notes before deciding whether they should be disclosed to the family of murdered Be(...)