The late Alec Reid pictured in 2007. His funeral Mass is being held at Clonard, with his interment later in the Redemptorist plot in Milltown Cemetery. Photograph: EPA/David Aguilar

An ecumenical service of gratitude for the life of Fr Alec Reid was held in Clonard Church in west Belfast last night ahead of his funeral today. “I u(...)

A passing PSNI patrol was alerted to the unfolding attempted carjacking by  women’s screaming. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Two women thwarted a would-be carjacker in Belfast city centre today after grappling with the suspect until police arrived.They had parked in the Coll(...)

Carl Frampton and his entourage, including manager Barry McGuigan (right), celebrate with his title belts after the fight in Belfast. Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Presseye/Inpho

Carl Frampton is on the verge of a world title tilt after an impressive sixth-round knockout of France’s Jeremy Parodi in Belfast on Saturday night.Th(...)

 Gerry Conlon (left) and Independent TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly attend yesterday’s hearing  at the Court of Appeal, Belfast. Photograph: Brian Little/ Presseye

A key prosecution witness at the appeal of two men jailed for murdering PSNI Constable Stephen Carroll is a compulsive liar who lives in a world of hi(...)

Police are questioning four men over hoax bombs in Belfast. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Four men were arrested today after a series of bomb hoaxes caused traffic chaos in Belfast. They were detained when a car was stopped in the Andersons(...)

A used 2011 Ferrari 458 can be yours for €200,000, but it’s pristine, with low mileage

This must be a really tough recession because now even the mighty Ferrari is offering buyers extended second-hand warranties and inclusive servicing p(...)

PSNI officers approached a car on Great Victoria Street in Belfast in the early hours, having discovered it was stolen. When it was driven off they followed it.  The vehicle was driven through Millfield and on to the Cavehill Road before crashing into a stone pillar. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man after pursuing a stolen car at speed in north Belfast in the early hours.Officers approached a car on Great Vic(...)

Titanic Belfast:  the city appears to have built something strong and lasting out of its most famous disaster. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

They sell souvenir boxer shorts at Titanic Belfast. The great ship ploughs across the groin, its name emblazoned across the waistband and 100 inapprop(...)

Police in the North have begun an investigation into the discovery of a large number of weapons and munitions in Belfast.

The police discovery of 16 semi-automatic handguns and over 800 rounds of ammunition in Belfast has “thwarted the attempts of criminals to inflict dea(...)

Marian Price was not at Belfast Magistrate’s Court for Monday’s short hearing and was convicted in her absence.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A conviction against veteran republican Marian Price has been rescinded by a court, 24 hours after she was found guilty of two public order offences a(...)