Loughinisland

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Durham Constabulary’s chief constable Mike Barton and Police Service of Northern Ireland chief constable George Hamilton  at a public meeting of the Policing Board in Belfast. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

A meeting of the Northern Ireland policing board has further exposed sharp differences between PSNI chief constable George Hamilton and the North’s po(...)

Journalists Trevor Birney (left) Barry McCaffrey outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

All material seized from two Belfast journalists during police raids on their homes and offices should be handed back, High Court judges said on Frida(...)

Journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey and David Davis MP outside Belfast Crown Court, ahead of their case. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Warrants obtained by police to carry out raids on the homes and offices of two Belfast journalists are set to be quashed, the High Court ruled today. (...)

Journalists Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney leave Musgrave police station in Belfast after questioning.  Photograph:  Rebecca Black/ PA Wire

Two Belfast-based journalists arrested over the alleged theft of a document from the office of the North’s Police Ombudsman have complained that polic(...)

Journalists Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were part of the production team behind the ‘No Stone Unturned’ documentary, which investigated the UVF massacre in Loughinisland, Co Down in 1994. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has been urged to raise the issues surrounding the arrest of two investigative journalists in (...)

Investigative journalists Barry McCaffrey (left) and Trevor Birney (right) outside Musgrave Street police station in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two investigative journalists who were on Friday arrested over the suspected theft of confidential documents relating to the Loughinisland massacre, w(...)

A reconstruction of the scene of the Loughinisland massacre in ‘No Stone Unturned’.

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has said the creation of a historical inquiries unit would be a preferable and more comprehensive approach t(...)

Not for the first time we see acknowledged the inevitable corruption of the moral standards of state forces when drawn into the ethical morass of runn(...)