The aftermath of the  bombing in  Omagh, as  a new probe finds that police intelligence officers withheld  information from detectives investigating the incident. Photo: PA

RUC Special Branch officers withheld intelligence from detectives investigating the Omagh bombing in 1998, a report by the Police Ombudsman for Nor(...)

US envoy to the interparty talks Gary Hart speaking at a press conference in the US Consulate General offices in Belfast today.Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The US has no interest in “dictating” a solution to long-running political differences in Northern Ireland, US envoy Gary Hart has said, urging the(...)

A family photo of Jean McConville with three of her children, taken shortly before she disappeared from her home in Belfast in 1972. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

More than 40 years after she was “disappeared” down the barrel of the Provisional IRA’s guns, Jean McConville’s name is a byword for the legacy the re(...)

Ivor Bell leaving Belfast Laganside Court, where he faced counts of aiding and abetting the killing of Jean McConville and of IRA membership. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A voice analyst has been enlisted in the case of an alleged former IRA commander accused of aiding and abetting the murder of Disappeared victim Jean (...)

A man has been arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in 1972. McConville (left) pictured with her children shortly before she disappeared. Photograph: PA

A 73-year-old man arrested today by detectives investigating the abduction and murder of Jean McConville has been released without charge.The man was(...)

Police intelligence officers withheld some information from detectives investigating the Omagh boming in Northern Ireland in which 29 people were killed, a new report has found. Photograph of the aftermath of the Co Tyrone bomb. Photograph: PA

Police intelligence officers withheld some information from detectives investigating the Omagh boming in Northern Ireland in which 29 people were kill(...)

In the republican strongholds of the North where the writ of the RUC did not run, the local wiseacres had a saying: “There is no law – but there is order.”

In the wake of the Maíria Cahill disclosures of her sexual abuse, Sinn Féin has found itself caught in an uncomfortable spotlight over the manner in w(...)

A file image of a PSNI officer inside a police vehicle as petrol bombs are thrown in Belfast. Photograph: Getty

A police officer was injured after trouble flared close to a Belfast interface for a second night.Petrol bombs, stones, bottles and fireworks were thr(...)

Edward Gibson (28), died at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital yesterday from injuries he sustained during a shooting in the Clonfaddan Crescent and Divis Court area of West Belfast on Friday evening at around 5pm.

Three people are being questioned by detectives in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Belfast close to Divis Tower.Edward Gibson (28), die(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has hit out at his political opponents and the media over what he says is the politicisation of the Maíria Cahill sexual abuse controversy. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has hit out at his political opponents and the media over what he says is the politicisation of the Maíria Cahill s(...)