A Co Down teenager has been released on bail charged with having pipe bombs just over a year ago.At Newry Magistrates Court, Andrew Magee (19) spok(...)

 Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts say they have found body parts at a house in Bristol. Four men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and Becky’s stepbrother and his girlfriend have been kept in custody. Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The stepbrother of 16-year-old Becky Watts has been charged with her murder, while his girlfriend has been charged with intending to pervert the cours(...)

An English soldier who raped a woman in the centre of Belfast and who treated her as a “pure vehicle for his lust” has been handed a six-year sentence(...)

Cornelia Parker’s installation War Room in the Whitworth Gallery in the University of Manchester

Think of a university gallery of contemporary art in an Irish context and the Douglas Hyde and the Lewis Glucksman Gallery come to mind. With a stu(...)

The memorial commemorating  what happened at Iron

As a piece of Western Front drama the story of the Iron 12 is unsurpassed. The story has many epic elements: battles, escape, flight, solidarity, fort(...)

Robert Wilson visits the grave of his brother Matthew Wilson who was executed by the Germans in 1915.

The retreat from Mons was an epic of endurance for the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). In their first encounter with the Germans at the Battle o(...)

Attorney General Maire Whelan. The Pat Finucane Centre has said it has informed her of this “new evidence”

New documents have been uncovered that confirm interrogations of detainees who became known as the “hooded men” were taped, according to the Pat Finu(...)

A north of England council has been asked to fly the Tricolour to mark the Easter Rising centenery next year. Photograph: Ed Pritchard/Getty

A council in the north of England has been asked to consider flying the Tricolour to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising next year. The request c(...)

Bloody Sunday anniversary: relatives of the men shot by British soldiers in Derry’s Bogside on 30th January 1972 pass a mural dedicated to those who died. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Thousands of people braved wintry conditions in Derry on Sunday to mark the 43rd anniversary of Bloody Sunday. On that day in 1972 members of the Brit(...)

The PSNI appears to be at fault for the error which led to the suspension of an inquest into the 2003 alleged murder by the IRA of Armagh man Gareth O’Connor, the Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has told the House of Commons. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

The PSNI appears to be at fault for the error which led to the suspension of an inquest into the 2003 alleged murder by the IRA of Armagh man Gareth O(...)