The London Supreme Court said on Thursday, ruling on the case of Ameen Jogee and Mohammed Hirsi (pictured), it was not right that someone should be guilty merely because they foresaw that a co-accused might commit a crime Photograph: Leicestershire Police/PA Wire

A London Supreme Court ruling on the issue of joint enterprise could lead to the reopening of several Northern Ireland cases including the murders of (...)

Businessman Frank Cushnahan. The committee has reportedly sent him a list of 39 questions for written reply

The chairman of a Stormont scrutiny body investigating the controversial purchase of a Nama £1.24 billion property portfolio has “firmly rejected” cla(...)

Evangelical preacher Pastor James McConnell (centre) arriving at Belfast Magistrates Court,  where he was acquitted of making grossly offensive remarks  about Islam.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Regardless of whether he was acquitted or convicted, Pastor James McConnell was going to emerge from the Belfast Laganside court yesterday a satisfied(...)

Protesters, including DUP MP Sammy Wilson (second from left), turned up in support of Pastor James McConnell in Belfast.

Christian preacher Pastor James McConnell has said he wants to be “exonerated, liberated and set free” after he pleaded not guilty at a Belfast court (...)

Eamonn McMurray (26) is accused of raiding the woman’s house in Belfast following online checks on her takeaway orders. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

An alleged burglar used a food delivery app to target a victim’s home, a court heard on Thursday. Eamonn McMurray (26) is accused of raiding the woma(...)

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 (...)