Kenneth Colwell (23),  Forthriver Link, Belfast, was arrested after allegedly stepping out onto North Street in Belfast brandishing some form of fake gun.  File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man was hit by a car he was allegedly trying to hijack within hours of being released from custody, a court heard on Wednesday. Kenneth Colwell sust(...)

Three men, formally charged with the murder of Chinese restaurant owner Nelson Cheung (pictured)who was  stabbed 17 times, were remanded in custody.

Three men, formally charged with the murder of Chinese restaurant owner Nelson Cheung, stabbed 17 times, were remanded in custody today by Ballymena M(...)

Aine Adams, now 40, sat in the public gallery close to her husband Tony Dahlstrom, her sister Sinéad and a police liaison officer as the judge issued the sentence.

All she wanted was for her father to admit the “many wrongs done against her”, Aine Adams stated after her father Liam was on Wednesday sentenced to 1(...)

An April 21st, 2010,  file photograph of BP’s  Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning afer an  explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that claimed nine lives and resulted in a massive offshore oil spill.  Photograph: Gerald Herbert/AP

BP persuaded an appeals court to order a re-examination of key terms of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill settlement that the company said could have (...)