Investigators said the PSNI officer had claimed to have readied his gun for firing, in accordance with his training for such scenarios, but stumbled as he approached the car causing the rifle to slide up the window and for the shot to be discharged into the door frame.

A police officer stumbled and accidentally fired his weapon after stopping a car believed to contain armed paramilitaries, a watchdog investigation ha(...)

File photograph of PSNI officers undergoing  riot training at Longmoor Army Camp ahead of the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland in  2013. File Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Police in Derry city came under attack from youths throwing missiles as they responded to a call on Friday night. The Police Service of Northern Irel(...)

A woman who allegedly played an “exalted, key trusted, organisational role” in an international organised crime gang appeared in court today charged w(...)

PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin and Honorary Polish consul Jerome Mullen during a press conference at PSNI’s Musgrave Street station in Belfast after the latest in a spate of hate crimes targeting the Polish community. Photograph: PA

The Polish government is very concerned at an upsurge in racist attacks against its citizens living in Northern Ireland, an official representative ha(...)

Trevor Byrne. Photograph: Collins Courts

A convicted rapist has asked to be put back into prison because he believes he cannot abide by the conditions of his release.Trevor Byrne was sentence(...)

Photo issued by the PSNI of a blue Ford Fiesta, similar to the one in which the body of Kyle Neil (23) was found in south Belfast, after what Northern Ireland police describe as a ‘frenzied’ knife attack. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A man found dead in the boot of a car was the victim of a frenzied knife attack, police in Northern Ireland have said.Kyle Neil (20) was stabbed multi(...)

A young man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast.

A young man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast.The PSNI launc(...)

Air accident investigators are trying to determine the cause of an incident that left a pilot dead after a light plane crashed at Newtownards airfield in Co Down on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/Photopress Belfast.

Air accident investigators are trying to determine the cause of an incident that left a pilot dead after a light plane crashed at Newtownards airfield(...)

A 19-year-old and 26-year-old died in a two vehicle collision on the Cushendall Road in Ballycastle, Co Antrim at around 3.40am on Easter Monday.

Three men have died following separate road incidents in Northern Ireland over the Easter weekend.A 19-year-old and 26-year-old died in a two vehicle(...)

Gerry Adams: ‘To be honest, I was sick, sore and tired of a tsunami of stories based upon these tapes linking me to Mrs McConville’s death. So I contacted the police and said, “Look, you want to talk to me, I’m here to talk”.’

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has apologised to the victims of IRA violence but declined to apologise for the violence itself or the existence of th(...)