Christopher Hughes (34) (left) and his brother Ronan (40), from Armagh, whom British police said were crucial to their inquiries. Photograph: HO/Essex Police/AFP via Getty

Monaghan man Christopher Hughes, who is wanted by UK police in connection with the deaths of 39 illegal immigrants in Essex, has lost his heavy goods (...)

Is hydrogen fuel going to be the fuel of the future?   Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

If you are a betting person, then a wager on hydrogen power as a potential future fuel source for cars may just have become a better bet: China could (...)

The North-South electricity interconnector has been delayed for several years due to opposition to scores of pylons being erected. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters.

The creation of a 138km North-South electricity interconnector moved a step closeron Tuesday when the North’s Department of Infrastructure granted fu(...)

Jacqueline McCready pictured at her home at Dunvere Gardens in Eglinton. Photograph: Trevor McBride

This year, Jeanette Morrow cooked a full Christmas dinner for five - in a caravan. She and her husband Alwyn are among 11 families in Eglinton, Co D(...)

Northern  Secretary James Brokenshire has approved a £10.6 billion budget to fund services while  Stormont  is suspended. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Northern Ireland will get an additional £322 million as part of a “Brokenshire budget” that will boost total public spending over 2017-2018 to more t(...)

Dalradian intends to apply for planning permission to develop a gold mine at Curraghinalt

Dalradian Resources, the Canadian and London listed group that wants to develop a gold mine in Tyrone, has secured a funding injection of approximatel(...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville road in Co Donegal caused by the force of a flooded river last month. Photograph: Brian Hutton/PA Wire

The Northern Ireland secretary of state is to be asked to intervene to help victims of last month’s flooding in the north west. More than 500 homes (...)

Two  cars  are towed from the River Faughan  at Drumahoe  after they were swept away by the  flooding. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Homeowners in flood-hit areas of the north-west were warned on Thursday to be on the alert for further flooding after more rain was forecast. The De(...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville Road in Co Donegal caused by the force of a flooded river on Tuesday night. Photograph: Brian Hutton/PA

Efforts are continuing in Derry to try to establish the scale of the damage caused by Tuesday night’s “unprecedented” flooding, which damaged homes an(...)

Derry: It is  a ‘city in the Republic and a city in Northern Ireland, and must be planned for on those levels’.

The consequences of Brexit must not be allowed to disrupt plans for the future of the northwest of the island, an all-Ireland planning conference in D(...)

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