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A handout picture released by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)shows a Command Wire Initiated Improvised Explosive Device, discovered in a vehicle in a residential area, during a search operation in the Creggan area of Derry. Photo: PSNI

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has said dissident republicans are making a “concerted effort” to kill its officers. A bomb discovered (...)

PSNI officers standing outside the entrance to Avoniel Leisure Centre, where an 11th night bonfire has been erected. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A stand-off over a contentious loyalist bonfire in Belfast ended on Thursday after councillors backed down over plans to demolish it. Belfast City Co(...)

Books of condolence have been opened in memory of Morgan Barnard (L), Lauren Bullock and Connor Currie (R) who died following reports of a crush outside a St Patrick’s Day disco.

Detectives from the PSNI’s major investigation team investigating the deaths of the three teenagers who died in the crush outside the Greenvale Hotel (...)

From left, Morgan Barnard, Lauren Bullock and Connor Currie

The three teenagers who died when a crush developed in a crowd outside a Co Tyrone hotel disco on the night of St Patrick’s Day have been named locall(...)

A forensic officer inspects the scene of a  car bomb attack in Derry, Northern Ireland, on Sunday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Public figures and politicians from across the UK and Republic of Ireland have condemned a car bomb attack on Derry courthouse in Northern Ireland. T(...)

A forensic officer inspects the scene of the car bombing in Derry. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Police in Derry believe the dissident republican group the New IRA was behind an explosion outside the city’s courthouse on Saturday night. “Our pr(...)

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(...)

The Garda inspectorate proposed civilians should be eligible to apply to join the force as inspectors, becoming sworn police officers in the process. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Police officers from other countries, including outside the European Union, should be allowed to apply for Garda jobs across all ranks, the Government(...)

Drew Harris, the new Garda Commissioner. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Garda Inspectorate has warned Government that Garda retirements are set to spike over the next three years at a time when reform is required, maki(...)

Crime trends for the 12 months to the end of March show increases in across all areas other than homicides. File photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The era of widespread falling crime is over and the number of some  type of offences being committed is now surging, according to the latest data(...)

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