Miami Showband’s  Tony Geraghty, Fran O’Toole, Ray Millar, Des McAlea (Des Lee), Brain McCory and Stephen Travers: murder of members was one of the most notorious incidents of the Troubles. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Travers

A Belfast solicitor who is representing the widow of murdered Miami Showband lead vocalist Fran O’Toole has expressed incredulity and anger that the B(...)

The HMS Defender, which Moscow said sailed 3km inside Russian territorial waters on Wednesday. File photograph: Ben Mitchell/PA Wire

Britain has denied that Russia’s military fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a UK destroyer to force it to leave Russian waters in t(...)

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney: does not expect the Air Corps to have full responsibility for search-and-rescue services in any future contract. Photograph: PA Wire

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney does not expect the Air Corps to have full responsibility for search-and-rescue services (SAR) in any future contra(...)

The 99-year-old Second World War veteran captain Tom Moore at his home in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire. File photograph: PA

A 99-year-old English war veteran has achieved his goal of 100 laps of his garden — raising more than £12 million (€13.8m) for the British national he(...)

DUP First Minister Arlene Foster (left) has rejected Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister (right) Michelle O’Neill’s criticism of the British army being “unilaterally” requested to assist in dealing with the crisis in the North. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire.

Eleven more people have died in Northern Ireland from coronavirus, the Public Health Agency (PHA) reported on Sunday, bringing the total number of con(...)

Three more people in Northern Ireland have died due to the coronavirus, bringing the total number of fatalities in the North so far to ten, the North’(...)

Francie McGuigan and Liam Shannon, two of the Hooded Men. ‘History has proven me right,’ Mr McGuigan recalls in the documentary, which is to be broadcast on TG4 on Wednesday

The failure of the European Court of Human Rights to uphold a ruling of torture against the British government early in the Troubles “opened the door (...)

Harland & Wolff workers and supporters during a rally to save the Belfast shipyard on the eve of new British prime minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

“The Titanic sank,” said GMB union official Denise Walker. “Is Harland & Wolff going to sink?” she asked the hundred or so shipyard workers and t(...)

Former Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams arrives at Laganside Court in Belfast to give evidence in the Ballymurphy inquest. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has again insisted he was never in the IRA, despite acknowledging that he was in a car crash in west Belfast i(...)

Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell after losing to Argentina in the 2007 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s rugby authorities were so worried about media leaks after a disastrous World Cup campaign that they employed a former British military intel(...)

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