First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter  Robinson has  expressed “suspicion” that senior republicans such as Gerry Adams and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness received official British guarantees that they would never face prosecution for alleged involvement in actions such as the killings of Jean McConville and Frank Hegarty. Photograph: Will Oliver/PA Wire

The comfort letters issued to the so-called republican on-the-runs (OTR) must be declared “null and void” so that pledges of non-prosecution should ha(...)

The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions, Barra McGrory has asked the PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott to investigate claims and admissions that a(...)

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin is to review the decision not to prosecute Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over an allegation he withheld information about his child sex abuser brother.

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin is to review the decision not to prosecute Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over an allegation he withheld inf(...)