Raymond McCord: alleges that a no-deal Brexit will plunge Northern Ireland into chaos, economic misery and threaten the peace process. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Peace agreements in Northern Ireland are not dependent on the United Kingdom remaining in the European Union, the North’s attorney general has said. (...)

Members of the LGBT+ community celebrate at the Maverick bar, Belfast on July 9th as same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland came a step closer. Photograph:   Peter Morrison/PA Wire

The British parliament has voted to force the government to liberalise access to abortion and allow same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland if devolutio(...)

Journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey at Belfast High Court last week. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Police have ended their investigation of two Belfast-based journalists who were arrested over material they aired in their documentary on the Loughini(...)

The defendant is charged with cultivating and possessing cannabis with intent to supply, as well as having a quantity of MDMA with intent to supply. File photograph: iStock

A man burnt and disfigured by an explosion at his east Belfast home was attempting a chemical process to obtain a more potent form of cannabis, a cour(...)

Det Chief Supt Raymond Murray said police had no reason to apologise to Michael McElhatton for further arresting him on Wednesday on suspicion of possession of a class A drug with intent to supply. Photograph: David Young/PA

The funerals of the three students who were killed in the St Patrick’s night crush at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown are taking place on Friday in C(...)

RUC officers surveying the aftermath ofthe Omagh bombing in 1998. Photograph: Frank Miller

The High Court has adjudicated three Co Louth men found liable for the Omagh bombing bankrupt. On Monday, Ms Justice Teresa Pilkington said she was s(...)

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(...)

Locked gates are seen at Stormont in Belfast.   Stormont civil servants  have been working under a cloud of uncertainty over the extent of their decision making powers in the absence of elected ministers for two years. Photograph: PA

The Supreme Court has decided that legal uncertainties around the powers of Northern Ireland civil servants amid the Stormont impasse should be dealt (...)

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(...)

Journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey in foreground with their solicitors Niall Murphy and John Finucane arriving at Musgrave police station in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The PSNI decision to extend the bail of journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey rather than end the case against them has been described as a “t(...)

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