A  woman pushes her pram past a memorial to Stephen ‘Top Gun’ McKeag in west Belfast. One of his victims was 17-year-old Catholic Damien Walsh, who was shot dead in 1993. Photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Marie Anderson, did not name the killer of 17-year-old Catholic teenager Damien Walsh in her long-awaited r(...)

A note from Peter Bell to  Northern Ireland secretary Mo Mowlam in 1997 outlines concerns over the Anglo-Irish Secretariat Christmas party. File photograph: Frank Miller

British and Irish officials organising the annual Anglo-Irish Secretariat Christmas party in December 1997 had to contend with a threat from the Loyal(...)

Kathy Johnson, equality officer of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, with Brian Pelan, secretary of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, Anton McCabe, NUJ NEC job-share, and Robin Wilson, chair of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, at a protest in Belfast in support of threatened NUJ colleagues. Photograph: Kevin Cooper, Photoline

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) staged socially distanced protests in Belfast and Derry on Monday in support of reporters who recently came un(...)

Journalist Ivan Little and Ian Milne outside Drumcree church

A Co Armagh businessman and former Orange Order member has recounted how during political reconciliation discussions an offer was made to remove the I(...)

Jennifer McNern  said she has felt compelled to take a judicial review to try to force payment of the pension. Photograph: Liam McBurney/ PA

A woman who was badly injured in a bombing 48 years ago is taking legal action to try to pressurise the Northern Executive and British government to p(...)

PSNI officers have warned a number of reporters of threats against them

Loyalist terrorists in Northern Ireland have issued threats against journalists working for two Belfast-based newspapers, the owners have said. A num(...)

During the hearing, it emerged that Clifford McKeown has turned down an offer to watch the funeral of his brother Malcolm from prison via a live link.

A convicted killer has failed in a High Court bid to secure temporary prison release for his murdered brother’s funeral. Clifford McKeown issued em(...)

A still from CCTV footage released by the PSNI of Malcolm McKeown before he was found dead in Waringstown, Co Down, on Monday night. Photograph: PSNI

Organised crime is “a strong line of enquiry” in the investigation into the murder of loyalist career criminal Malcolm McKeown, the PSNI has said. Mr(...)

Forensics examining the scene outside a petrol station in Co Down where a murder investigation has begun. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The victim of the shooting in Co Down on Monday night has been named formally as 54-year-old Malcolm McKeown, a well-known career criminal with loyali(...)

World Press Freedom Day: “Lyra ... was fearless, as the women of Derry are fearless, and they will not be intimidated by sinister threats daubed on signposts in the dark of night.” Photograph: PA

The vulnerability of journalists like Lyra McKee - and of journalism - has been highlighted at an event to mark World Press Freedom day. Séamus Dool(...)

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