Loyalists liked pumping iron and reading porn mags, while the Catholics pondered  Foucault and were ever so cultural ... or so it was believed. Photograph: PA

In the end, the show did go on, and no lightning bolts from the sky were observed. Having slapped a ban on a spoof Bible play appearing in a lo(...)

Orangemen during a recent stand-off with police on Woodvale Road, Belfast. If the Belfast Agreement is the best we can do we can look forward to almost permanent sectarian division.

We’re on the two roads,Maybe the wrong roads,On the road to God knows where . . . In north Belfast on Tuesday, Sinn Féin Lord Mayor Máirtín Ó Muilleoi(...)

The announcement, welcomed by nationalists, came just hours after Police Service of Northern Ireland chief constable Matt Baggott announced he was drafting in an additional 630 additional police officers to help police the annual Twelfth of July demonstrations. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Three senior DUP figures have called for the removal of the Parades Commission after it ruled that a contentious Orange Order parade should not pass a(...)

Army bomb disposal experts search the area where a suspected mortar bomb was discovered. The device was found close to New Barnsley station in north Belfast this morning. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Those responsible for a suspected failed mortar bomb attack on a police station in Northern Ireland had a clear intent to murder, a senior off(...)