Thames House, MI5’s headquarters. Photograph: iStock

The UK government is to introduce legislation in parliament on Thursday that would give undercover agents the legal authority to commit crimes. The H(...)

In the Republic, all travellers arriving from outside the island must fill out a paper form and are asked to self-isolate for 14 days. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The Northern Ireland Executive wants information panels installed in ports and airports to inform arriving residents they must provide the UK governme(...)

The  report was written by  Belfast-based civil liberties group, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) and academics from Queen’s University, Belfast.

The authors of a new report into how to deal with the past in Northern Ireland have floated the idea that anyone convicted of Troubles killings would (...)

Mi5 Headquarters in London. Two of Britain’s most senior legal figures have ruled for the first time that a secret MI5 policy which allows British security service agents to commit serious crimes is unlawful. Image: iStock.

Two of Britain’s most senior legal figures have ruled for the first time that a secret MI5 policy which allows British security service agents to comm(...)

“The last thing we need is a new bone of contention between our people.” Photograph: iStock

Brexit will cause more division in Northern Ireland and hamper relations with the Republic, a new study has warned. The research by Queen’s Universit(...)

An anti-Brexit poster in Newry. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Residents of Northern Ireland risk losing citizenship rights linked to the Belfast Agreement due to new policies being drafted for Brexit, campaigners(...)

Victims’ rights campaigner Raymond McCord, who is challenging the constitutional authority of the British government to take Northern Ireland out of the European Union . File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Executing Brexit would be an “act of profound legal and constitutional as well as political significance” for Northern Ireland, Belfast High Court was(...)

Campaigners from a group called Border Communities Against Brexit outside Belfast’s High Court where a legal challenge to Brexit is taking place. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

The British prime minister Theresa May acted legally and democratically in announcing that she will take the United Kingdom out of the European Union,(...)

Victims’ rights campaigner Raymond McCord, who is challenging the constitutional authority of the British government to take Northern Ireland out of the European Union . File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Brexit could have a “catastrophic effect on the peace process”, the High Court in Belfast was told on Tuesday. . A lawyer for victims’ rights campai(...)

State agents appear to have played a part in the bombing of Frizzell’s fish shop on the Shankill Road in 1993 in which nine people died. Photograph: Pacemaker.

The question arising from this week’s allegations in the Irish News of the extent of British security service involvement in IRA killings is: What was(...)