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.(...)

Facebook is to appeal a ruling that it must pay £20,000 in damages to a convicted child abuser who featured on its site. The operator of a page set up(...)

A boy partially blinded after being hit in the eye by a classmate waving her fairy wand during a school play dress rehearsal has lost a High Court battle for damages

A boy partially blinded after being hit in the eye by a classmate waving her fairy wand during a school play dress rehearsal has lost a High Court bat(...)

Patrick McGurk faces charges of possessing an offensive weapon, namely a hammer, and causing grievous bodily harm

A shop owner was beaten about the head with a hammer after chasing Christmas Eve robbers, the High Court in Belfast has been told. Jack Legge needed s(...)

After a sex offender  was released from prison his photograph and details appeared in April 2013 on the Facebook page “Keeping our kids safe from predators II”. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

A convicted child sex abuser was threatened with being thrown off a pier after featuring on a Facebook page set up to monitor paedophiles in Northern (...)

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(...)