Lionel Shriver. 'She wears her Ray-Bans throughout the interview, peering over the top when she’s particularly interested in my questions.' Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty

There exists online a newspaper photograph of the American novelist Lionel Shriver and her husband, the jazz drummer Jeff Williams, sitting behind a c(...)

Bernadette McAliskey in Dungannon, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bernadette McAliskey, now 69, has never been one for the niceties of establishment politics. Indeed, beloved by many as she is, as a socialist, femin(...)

View of the aftermath of the Shankill Road  bombing in Belfast on October 23rd, 1993. File photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

When Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan stood beside Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers in Belfast on November 17th l(...)

Postal workers form a guard of honour after the funeral Mass of Daniel McColgan, as his remains are carried from the church. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

A coroner has said he is “incredulous” after bullet casings evidence from a sectarian murder in Northern Ireland disappeared. Daniel McColgan (20), a(...)

A masked member of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) colour party at a Remembrance Day service  in  north Belfast, in  2004. Photograph: PA

The Ulster Defence Association (UDA) has asserted that it remains in existence and has no intention of disbanding while any republican paramilitary th(...)

Geraldine Finucane, widow of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane: rejected findings of QC’s report. Photograph: Alan Betson

The British government was legally entitled to review any commitment by a previous administration to hold a public inquiry into the murder of solicito(...)

Pat Finucane’s brother Seamus, left, and son John arrive at the High Court in Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A murdered Catholic lawyer was the victim of British state engagement in terrorism through loyalist terrorists, the High Court in Belfast heard today.(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said he has been warned of another death threat. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said he has been warned of another death threat. The Louth TD claimed he was told by officers from the Police Service(...)