The Waterfoot Hotel in Derry has cancelled a PSNI event after threats by a dissident Republican group to hold a protest. Photograph: Google Maps

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) recruitment fair due to take place in Derry this weekend has been cancelled, following a threat by a dissi(...)

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers appointed a three-person panel last month to review the PSNI assessment of the current status of paramilitary groups. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A report into the status of the IRA and other paramilitary groups expected to be published on Thursday could be critical in determining whether the c(...)

Prior to being charged with dissident republican membership in the Special Criminal Court in January 2015, Adrian Crevan Mackin (24)  had been convicted in Northern Ireland of having extreme pornographic images on his computer.

The man who murdered Garda Tony Golden, seriously wounded his partner and then turned a handgun on himself, was not “high up the pecking order” in the(...)

Sir Hugh Orde, former president of the Association of Chief Police Officers speaks at the launch of the new ‘Britain Stronger in Europe’ campaign launch in London, on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Leaving EU would hamper the fight against crime, Britain will be less safe from international criminals, would be diminished on the world stage and su(...)

The village of Omeath, Co Louth, after a fatal shooting incident. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw 0:35

A garda was shot dead last night after responding to a domestic disturbance at a house in Co Louth. The shooting happened after a woman had gone to g(...)

Dissident republicans are thought to be responsible for the disruptive security alerts which come after the PSNI announced it would be recruiting 100 new officers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A bomb has been made safe at a Derry hotel which is due to host a PSNI recruitment event next week. The viable improvised explosive device (IED) was (...)

Belfast Metropolitan College’s Millfield campus was evacuated due to a security alert. Photograph: Albert Bridge/Wikimedia Commons

Police in the North have been dealing with a series of security alerts at venues in Belfast, Omagh and Derry that are due to host PSNI recruitment inf(...)

Chelsea McGarry (16) and Daire McIlroy (20) have been missing since Monday. Photograph: PSNI

Gardaí have issued an appeal on behalf of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to help locate a missing teenage girl and man. Police in Lurg(...)

Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard: “lack of discernible unionist political reaction.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin has questioned unionists’ response to the declaration by the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) that it remains in existence and has no inten(...)

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(...)