New information has come to light about the murders following and investigation by the PSNI’s Historical Inquiries Team.

New inquests into the deaths of 10 Protestant workers murdered in Co Armagh in January 1976 have been ordered by the North’s attorney general.They die(...)

DUP councillor Ruth Patterson, who has been arrested following a alleged response she made to a Facebook post in which she appeared to welcome an imaginary act of violence against senior republicans. Photograph: Photopress Belfast

DUP councillor Ruth Patterson has been charged with posting a “grossly offensive communication” and is to appear in court later this month.The 57-year(...)

A prison guard outside a solitary confinement cell at Pelican Bay prison in California.  Since July 8th there has been widespread participation in a  hunger strike protest over indefinite solitary confinement. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Convicted killer Todd Ashker is the unlikely legal brain behind the largest prison protest in California’s history, a hunger strike which today enters(...)

DUP  councillor Ruth Patterson who is being questioned by the PSNI over comments she made on Facebook.

Police have arrested an outspoken loyalist Belfast city councillor at the centre of a row over a disputed parade.Ruth Patterson (57) a member of North(...)

DUP councillor Ruth Patterson who said today: “I completely withdraw this flawed Facebook comment. Murder and terrorism can never be justified in any circumstances”.

A controversial Democratic Unionist councillor has issued an unreserved apology for a post on Facebook that endorsed a fictional account of a massa(...)

A file photo showing  rescuers, soldiers and civilians, digging with their  hands in the  rubble after the bombing of  McGurk’s bar in  Belfast. Photograph: PA

Families of the victims of one of Northern Ireland’s worst terrorist atrocities are planning to start a legal bid to obtain a report into the killing(...)

Security personnel detain and disarm Michael Stone in the lobby of the Stormont parliament buildings in Northern Ireland in  November  2006.  Reuters

Loyalist gunman Michael Stone must serve a minimum 30 years in jail for his part in a sectarian murder campaign, Northern Ireland’s most senior judge (...)

John Dundon: arriving at Dublin Special Criminal Court yesterday morning.  He pleaded not guilty to murder.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The State’s key witness in the trial of Limerick man John Dundon for the shooting dead of rugby player Shane Geoghegan has rejected suggestions she h(...)

Former Sinn Féin director of publicity Danny Morrison, founder of the west Belfast Feile

Just over 25 years ago some of the most shocking images from the Troubles were transmitted across the globe. They showed west Belfast caught in a vort(...)

Man held over Athy murder

A man has been arrested by gardaí investigating the murder of Larry Keane in Athy, Co Kildare last week.The 47-year-old was arrested in the Athy area (...)

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