Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley ‘has instructed officials’ to work on legislation to allow ‘UK government Ministers’ to make pressing appointments to leading public bodies in NI.  File photograph: PA

The head of the North’s Policing Board has welcomed a commitment from the Northern Secretary Karen Bradley that she is planning to introduce legislati(...)

A much-reduced policing board remains operative but has no legal authority to oversee the work of the PSNI due to the collapse of Stormont.

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley plans to introduce legislation in the autumn to reconstitute the North’s Policing Board, senior sources said on Tuesd(...)

A school picture of Alesha MacPhail is left at a house on Ardbeg road in Rothesay, Isle of Bute. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Police investigating the murder of a six-year-old girl that has stunned an island community say they have had a “very good” response to public appeals(...)

Family and friends of the missing singer from Scottish indie band Frightened Rabbit have appealed for information over his disappearance. Concern is (...)

Some of the dogs found in a van in Cairnryan.

Twenty seven dogs have been rescued and returned to Ireland after they were found in a van in Scotland. The Irish Society of the Prevention of Cruelt(...)

Firefighters at the scene of a fire at the Cameron House hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond in Scotland. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Two people have died and three others are being treated in hospital after a fire broke out at the luxury Cameron House hotel on the banks of Loch Lomo(...)

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “At 9.05am this morning, police received reports of a firearm being discharged in the Penilee area.” Photograph: Getty Images

Police have opened an investigation after a shooting near a primary school in Glasgow. The incident happened near St George’s Primary School, Penile(...)

Former footballers and victims of abuse Steve Walters  and Andy Woodward who have helped to bring the topic of sexual abuse to the fore. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

Britain’s largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving London football clubs. The Metropolitan police said a te(...)

Loyalist protesters converge on Belfast City Hall, January 2013, over the removal of the Union flag from the venue. Assistant Chief Constable Will Kerr has  been involved in managing such difficult frontline policing in Northern Ireland  as the loyalist flags protests and parading. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

One of the PSNI’s most senior officers, Assistant Chief Constable Will Kerr, has taken up a post with the British National Crime Agency (NCA), often d(...)

English FA chief executive Martin Glenn (left) promised to punish any club covering up sexual abuse, regardless of size. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty

British police have been flooded with victims alleging they were abused as children in football and say they are investigating attacks on 350 people,(...)

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