An estimated 600 kilos of herbal cannabis was recovered from among a cover load of vegetables from a lorry stopped in Templepatrick, Co Antrim in the early hours of Wednesday. Photograph:   National Crime Agency/PA

Three men were arrested following the biggest drug seizure ever made in Northern Ireland by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), it was reported on Thu(...)

One of the vulture chicks seized at Heathrow Airport in London, Britain. Photograph: British Home Office

An Irish man has been arrested after two vulture chicks and more than a dozen eggs containing rare and endangered species were seized at Heathrow Airp(...)

 Frank Cushnahan: former Nama adviser  was hoping to share in a £16 million fee with US lawyers Brown Rudnick and Belfast solicitors Tughans, if that company had succeeded. Photograph: Press Eye

Accounts for Promontoria Eagle, the Irish subsidiary that US vulture fund Cerberus used to buy State asset agency Nama’s Northern Ireland loans, shoul(...)

Ronan Hughes, a 17-year-old from Co Tyrone , who took his own life in June 2015 after he was victim of what the police call webcam blackmail.

Sitting in the flat he shared with two other men in Timisoara in western Romania, Iulian Enache tricked a teenager thousands of miles away in the rura(...)

DUP First Minister Arlene Foster has rejected calls for a cross-Border inquiry into the £1.24 billion sale of Nama’s former Northern Ireland loans portfolio. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster has rejected calls for a cross-Border inquiry into the £1.24 billion sale of Nama’s former Northern Irel(...)

 NAMA at the Treasurry Building .Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

As climbdowns go it was at the lower end of the scale, but the consequences could be far reaching. In emerged this week that Frank Daly, the chairman (...)

Depiction of Hercules and the multi-headed dog that guarded the underworld: US fund Cerberus snapped up property debts worth €18.75 billion over the last two years, including two big deals that it did with   Nama

In mythology, Cerberus was the multi-headed dog that guarded the underworld, whom Hercules subdued and brought into the daylight. It may not be a gia(...)

There’s a large element once again of kicking the can down the road in important elements of the 67-page deal agreed in Stormont House on Tuesday. A k(...)

The new taskforce will comprise the Garda and the PSNI among other bodies

The Irish and British governments have set up a high-level multiagency taskforce to deal with organised crime and cross-Border criminality and smuggli(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers and  Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan at Stormont House in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The 67-page agreement, entitled A Fresh Start, is designed to implement the various aspects of the Stormont House Agreement from last December, and to(...)

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