Strabane

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A PSNI landrover  at Creggan in Derry after a day-long series of searches by the PSNI. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Northern Ireland’s top police officer says the terrorist threat is sophisticated and changing. Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Irel(...)

A handout picture released by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)shows a Command Wire Initiated Improvised Explosive Device, discovered in a vehicle in a residential area, during a search operation in the Creggan area of Derry. Photo: PSNI

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has said dissident republicans are making a “concerted effort” to kill its officers. A bomb discovered (...)

The mortar device found in Strabane last weekend. Photograph: PSNI

Dissident republicans planned to fire the mortar bomb found in Strabane, Co Tyrone on Saturday into the town’s police station, the area’s police chief(...)

The scene of the security operation at Church View in Strabane on Saturday. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

The bomb found in Strabane, Co Tyrone, on Saturday was a “viable mortar type device” which was intended to kill police officers, the Police Service of(...)

Shane Lowry hits from the rough on the final day of the  Open Golf Championship at Royal Portrush. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

At the 18th hole, the Irish were waiting. All day it felt like magic was in the making at Royal Portrush; the first British Open golf championship to (...)

Barman Chris McCaffrey

One of the more ghoulish comedies around Brexit has involved the performance of certainty. Brexit means Brexit, Theresa May liked to say following the(...)

Dr Deirdre O’Flaherty’s car was found at Kinnego Beach on the Inishowen peninsula in January 2009 after she disappeared. Photograph: An Garda

A Garda dig for the remains of Dr Deirdre O’Flaherty in Donegal has concluded on the 10-year anniversary of her disappearance, with nothing of any sig(...)

Abortion in the North is permitted only if a woman’s life is at risk or there is long-term  risk to mental or physical health. Rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormalities are not qualifying grounds.

Sinn Féin abstentionist MP for Mid-Ulster Francie Molloy,  who represents a rural constituency straddling south Derry and east Tyrone, has b(...)

A 17-year-old male appeared in court in Omagh, Co Tyrone on charges relating to an attack in Strabane. Photograph: Trevor McBride

A woman sustained a circular hole in her skull when she was attacked with part of a drill during a suspected homophobic attack in Northern Ireland, po(...)

Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms arriving at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Charleton tribunal has heard details of threats made against the life of whistleblower Garda Keith Harrison in October 2013. In a statement to th(...)

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