Simon Byrne who has been appointed the next chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Cheshire Constabulary/PA

The new chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is Simon Byrne, the policing board has said. On Friday evening the NI Polic(...)

Former greater Manchester police deputy chief constable John Stalker:  led an inquiry into an alleged shoot-to-kill policy in Northern Ireland. Photograph: PA

John Stalker, who was known for his work on the Moors murders and the Troubles in Northern Ireland, has died aged 79, his family has announced. Stalk(...)

British police restrain a man after he stabbed three people at Victoria Station in Manchester on New Year’s Eve. Photograph: Sam Clack/PA Wire

A 25-year-old man suspected of stabbing three people with a kitchen knife at Manchester Victoria train station on New Year’s Eve was being held and as(...)

Alfredo “Freddie” Scappaticci in 1987: Stakeknife was the code-name for a British army agent inside the IRA, identified as Scappaticci. Scappaticci denies the claims. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

The power of the Stakeknife story to upset comforting histories in Northern Ireland can be gauged by the range of people who never mention it. Promine(...)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho: confident of return to top four. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

José Mourinho believes Manchester United will soon be in the top four and once there they can consider challenging for the title. United are in eigh(...)

Jose Mourinho: under increasing  pressure as Manchester United endure a difficult start to the season. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty

José Mourinho feels let down by Manchester United, with the manager believing the club should have backed him swiftly and publicly over the Paul Pogba(...)

Damien Smith, who has been jailed for 14 years at Manchester Crown Court after dropping a three-year-old girl from a bridge. Photograph: Greater Manchester Police/PA Wire

A man who dropped a three-year-old girl from a bridge has been jailed for 14 years in Britain. Damien Smith (40), was sentenced at Manchester Crown (...)

Firefighters tackle a wildfire on Winter Hill near Bolton. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

English fire crews are attempting for a seventh day to gain control over a “rapidly developing, aggressive fire” which has been ravaging moorland acro(...)

Five people have been left injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians in Trafford Park in Greater Manchester.

Five people have been left injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians in Greater Manchester. Police were called to Europa Way, in Trafford Park, a(...)

Brandon, Lacie and Lia Pearson, who died following a blaze at their home in Greater Manchester. Photograph: Greater Manchester Police/PA Wire

Two men have been handed life sentences for murdering four children when they petrol bombed a family home as part of a feud with the victims’ older br(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »