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 Loyalist graffiti in the Shankill area  of Belfast which reflects  unionist discontent with  the so-called “Irish sea border”. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

When Ron McDowell left the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and joined the Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) in 2020, there were “six people in the Belf(...)

The huge bonfire in Craigyhill, Larne, is lit on the Eleventh night to usher in the Twelfth commemorations. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Twelfth of July parades which took place across Northern Ireland on Monday passed off “without incident”, the Police Service of Northern Ireland s(...)

The incident occurred shortly after 10.30am in the Silverstream Road area in Ballysillan. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A man has been arrested by police investigating reports of shots being fired in north Belfast. The incident occurred shortly after 10.30am in the Si(...)

Three British soldiers John McCaig 17 (L) his brother Joseph, 18 (R) and Dougald McCaughey (23) had been drinking in a Belfast city centre pub when they were lured to their deaths by the IRA. Photograph: PA

A former British paratrooper who became a Provisional IRA member has been named as being centrally involved in one of the most notorious episodes of t(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster:  said there was no suggestion North Belfast councillor  Dale Pankhurst had any involvement in, or knowledge of, intimidation or attacks.

The DUP leader, Arlene Foster, has given her backing to a North Belfast councillor at the centre of a controversy over the allocation of housing. Re(...)

The detention of a man on Thursday follows the firing of shots at a pedestrian in Ballysillan (general view above), Belfast, on April 10th. File photograph: Google Street View

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a man in north Belfast have made an arrest. The detention follows the firing of shots at a pedestria(...)

All three suspects being linked to his death are to be questioned at Musgrave police station in Belfast.

Three men were arrested on Tuesday morning by detectives investigating the murder of prominent loyalist John Boreland. A Police Service of Northern (...)

“Every rumour prompted flight. We would head off with other families to spend the night, wrapped in blankets, in the fields above Ballysillan, looking down over the lough”

If rosary beads were found on the dead, they were assumed to be Catholic. The unidentified were buried in mass graves at the Catholic Milltown Cemeter(...)