Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and Gerry Kelly MLA at Stormont yesterday after a meeting with Northern Secretary Teresa Villiers

The issue of the on-the-run republican paramilitary suspects has been a longstanding problem which the British and Irish governments have tried(...)

Security personnel detain and disarm Michael Stone in the lobby of the Stormont parliament buildings in Northern Ireland in  November  2006.  Reuters

Loyalist gunman Michael Stone must serve a minimum 30 years in jail for his part in a sectarian murder campaign, Northern Ireland’s most senior judge (...)

A hunger strike protest on the Falls Road in 1981.

Two key republican figures remained in deep dispute last night about the content of Thatcher Foundation archive papers (...)