Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinnes: “Her death, like the death of all victims of the conflict, was an absolute tragedy”. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Gerry Moriarty, Northern Editor The North’s Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, is “more than willing” to meet Shauna Moreland, whose mother Car(...)

British prime minister David Cameron is to meet the president of Iran in New York today to urge him to join the international effort to tackle Islamic State. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

British prime minister David Cameron is to meet the president of Iran today to urge him to join the international effort to tackle Islamic State.The m(...)

Former chief executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey Central Criminal Court in central London, this morning. Brooks and former News of the World editor Andy Coulson are among eight people who are facing a range of charges during the trial, including conspiracy to intercept voicemails and phone hacking. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch’s former British newspaper chief, told a London court today it did not occur to her that one of her reporter’s conta(...)

Supporters of the victims outside Belfast Coroner’s Court at the start of a new inquest into the deaths of 10 people shot dead by British soldiers in west Belfast in 1971. Photograph: PA

The coroner in the inquest into the so-called Ballymurphy Massacre is to decide if the body of one of the 11 victims should be exhumed to help (...)

The Royal Air Force is recruiting for reservists across Northern Ireland, has re-established a base at Aldergrove in Co Antrim and said it was aiming to offer job opportunities to the widest possible number of people. File photograph: John Giles/PA

The British Ministry of Defence has apologised for “any offence” after an RAF recruitment billboard placed close to the scene of the Bloody Sunday ma(...)

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

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams:  said the programme shone a light on one aspect of “Britain’s dirty war” in Ireland.  Photograph: Paddy Whelan

The British ministry of defence is to investigate claims that a British army plainclothes undercover unit under the command of an army brigadier opera(...)

Daniel Doherty (23) and William Fleming (19) were shot dead in the grounds of the Gransha Hospital in Derry in December 1984. Relatives of the two men have  claimed the SAS soldiers did not provide full details on the ambush when interviewed by Royal Ulster Constabulary detectives in the wake of the killings. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A senior detective has been appointed in a bid to obtain fresh statements from six SAS soldiers involved in the ambush and killing of two suspected IR(...)

A memorial listing the names of people killed on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

DUP MP Gregory Campbell has warned that the prosecution of British soldiers who were involved in the Bloody Sunday killings could be “disastrous” for (...)

 Jean McConville  with three of her children shortly before she disappeared in 1972. Photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

The family of Jean McConville, who was abducted and murdered by the IRA more than 40 years ago, is suing the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)(...)