View of the aftermath of the Shankill Road  bombing in Belfast on October 23rd, 1993. File photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

When Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan stood beside Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers in Belfast on November 17th l(...)

Irish Government must hold “the British government to account” over allegations UDA intelligence officer Brian Nelson was allegedly urged by his British intelligence handlers to get the UDA to launch a bombing campaign in the Republic in the late 1980s, says Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly

Sinn Féin has stated that reports of how British agent Brian Nelson allegedly set up republicans and nationalists for murder and targeting demonstr(...)

A masked member of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) colour party at a Remembrance Day service  in  north Belfast, in  2004. Photograph: PA

The Ulster Defence Association (UDA) has asserted that it remains in existence and has no intention of disbanding while any republican paramilitary th(...)

PSNI detectives from the Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of Kevin McGuigan have arrested a 46-year-old man in Antrim on Thursday

PSNI detectives from the Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of Kevin McGuigan have arrested a 46-year-old man in Antrim on Thursday. Detec(...)

Albert Armstrong<NO1>,<NO> was remanded in custody by a district judge last week, charged with the murder of Ulster Defence Association (UDA) chief Colin “Bap” Lindsay<NO1>,<NO> (above), on Belfast’s Belvoir estate. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A man accused of murdering a senior loyalist paramilitary with a samurai sword has been formally charged with the murder of a second man who died afte(...)

Veteran Ulster Defence Association (UDA) chief Colin “Bap” Lindsay, 47, was hacked to death in a brutal attack in the living room of his own house in Belfast’s Belvoir estate.

A 46-year-old man has been charged with the sword murder of a senior loyalist paramilitary. Veteran Ulster Defence Association (UDA) chief Colin “Bap”(...)

Albert “Ginger” Baker, a British army soldier who had allegedly gone absent without leave to join the Ulster Defence Association, gave himself up to police in Wiltshire. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

MARK HENNESSY London Editor Eugene Heenan was better known as Paddy to his friends. On February 1st, 1973, he and 14 other men were travelling to wor(...)

Undated handout photo issued by Peter Moloney of an Ierland Komitee (Dutch support group) calendar for 1984 that forms part of a private collection of memorabilia charting the bloody history of Northern Ireland that retired London-based architect Peter Moloney now wants to hand over to a suitable institution. Photograph: PA

The largest known private collection of memorabilia charting the bloody history of Northern Ireland is being offered free to a good home.Despite spend(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. Members of the Ulster Defence Association, using its Ulster Freedom Fighters cover name, carried out a gun attack on a car containing Mr Adams and four other republicans as they were driving towards Belfast Magistrates Court in March 1984.

There is no evidence that the RUC was involved in a UDA gun attack that left Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams with serious wounds over 30 years ago, (...)

PSNI assistant chief constable George Hamilton said the blame for  disorder in Larne, Co Antrim, last night lay “firmly with the South East Antrim UDA”. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

One of the PSNI’s most senior officers has blamed a faction of the UDA for going on “a power trip” in Co Antrim last night, when three houses a(...)