Security personnel detain and disarm Michael Stone in the lobby of the Stormont parliament buildings in Northern Ireland on November 24th, 2006. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

Convicted killer and former Ulster Defence Association member Michael Stone has been released from prison. The decision was taken by parole commissio(...)

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(...)

Two men have been arrested by police investigating the shooting of a ‘vulnerable’ grandmother in the North.

Two men have been arrested by police investigating the shooting of a “vulnerable” grandmother in the North. The suspects, both aged 43, are being qu(...)

The latest legal initiative comes from the Belfast solicitor Kevin Winters, who specialises in Troubles-related litigation.

A fresh attempt to sue Libya for supplying the IRA with the plastic explosive Semtex during the Troubles is being launched by victims and the bereaved(...)

A loyalist mural on the Newtownards Road in Belfast, as leaders of the UDA confirmed it had decommissioned all weapons under its control

Twenty-five years on, Gary McMichael, who led the Ulster Democratic Party when loyalist paramilitaries declared a ceasefire, believes that a generatio(...)

Johnny Adair has told BBC’s Spotlight programme that  a  stockpile of new weapons ‘came confidence to the men’. Photograph: PA

Former UDA commander Johnny Adair has described the deadly arsenal of weapons it received from the Ulster Resistance movement in the early 1990s as “a(...)

Legal papers set out that Brian Nelson, a former British soldier who died in 2003, was actively involved in targeting the plaintiff and others for murder.

A gun victim who claims a British army spy targeted him for murder is to receive £90,000 in damages, the High Court in Belfast heard on Wednesday. Ea(...)

Eddie Fullerton, a Donegal county councillor who was killed by the UDA. His daughter Amanda wants a meeting with the Taoiseach to discuss the implications of the non-disclosure

The North’s police ombudsman has called for an independent review to be carried out after “significant, sensitive information” about Troubles killings(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton called on Northern politicians to follow the example of their predecessors and make compromises to allow the power-sharing institutions to be restored. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The British and Irish governments have been urged to devote greater energy to resolving the impasse in Northern Ireland by former taoiseach Bertie Ahe(...)

Figures from the PSNI’s statistics branch show that in 2013 there were 64  attacks from republican dissidents as well as ongoing loyalist paramilitary violence directed at their own communities. In 2017, the figure rose to 101 shootings and beatings. File photograph: PA

Paramilitary-style “punishment” shootings and beatings by republicans and loyalists have surged again across Northern Ireland in recent years, latest (...)

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