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Nationalists and loyalists riot against one another at the Peace Wall interface gates: “The language our political leaders are using is disgraceful and is putting people on edge,” says Eileen Weir. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

'Young people are being manipulated': Community workers say riots sparked by unionism’s loss of control and the manipulation of working-class youth(...)

Barricade burns in the middle of North Road in Carrickfergus during another night of  disorder near Belfast. Photograph: PA Wire

The North’s Assembly is set to be recalled on Thursday to debate a motion condemning recent violence and attacks on police in loyalist areas. The All(...)

Petrol bombs and masonry were thrown at police during disturbances in Newtownabbey and Carrickfergus in Co Antrim on Sunday. Photograph: Photopress

Senior police officers, politicians and church leaders in the North called on Monday for an end to rioting in loyalist areas and appealed to those wit(...)

House in Derrycoole Way, Newtownabbey: The police believe Karen McClean’s son, Kenneth Flanagan (26), fatally stabbed her and Stacey Knell, his girlfriend, in separate properties in Derrycoole Way and Glenville Road and then took his own life. Photograph: PA Wire

Members of the North’s Assembly will debate a motion later today calling for the immediate introduction of a strategy to address violence against wome(...)

The scene at a house  at  Derrycoole Way, Newtownabbey, after police began  a murder investigation after three bodies were found at separate properties. Photograph: PA

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Justice has described the murder of two women on Friday night was an “absolute tragedy” and said she plans to bring pr(...)

It’s  address was used by people who bought items that stated they could only be delivered to a UK address. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The self-service parcel service Parcel Motel is to cease providing a virtual UK address from December 28th because of Brexit. In an email to customer(...)

Patrick Stanley (16) from Clara, Co Offaly, was killed by the bomb in Belturbet, Co Cavan,  in 1972.

December 28th was the Catholic feast day of The Holy Innocents, Joseph Stanley often recalled in the years that followed 1972, the day that everything(...)

The message must go out loud and clear that dangerous anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated,” Robin Swann said.    Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The Northern Ireland Executive must take “swift action” against the “deplorable” behaviour of some young people attending house parties in part of Sou(...)

An Executive Office spokesman said: ‘The indicative date of September 1st for the opening of wet pubs, private members’ clubs and audiences returning to theatres has not been ratified by the Executive.’ Photograph: iStock

Pubs which do not serve food will not be able to reopen next week, Stormont ministers said. Theatre reopening has also been delayed as Northern Irela(...)

Police officers from Antrim and Newtownabbey have tested positive for Covid-19. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

Sixty police officers are undergoing testing for Covid-19 after an outbreak at two stations in Northern Ireland. A total of eight have been diagnose(...)

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