Undated handout photo issued by the PSNI of Christine Connor, who has been jailed for 16 years and four months. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A woman who posed as a Swedish model to entice men into taking part in and funding her bid to murder police officers in the North has been jailed for (...)

A pro-choice supporter in Belfast at a protest after a woman was sentenced for procuring her own abortion. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

It has been interesting to see the anti-abortion lobby come out so forcefully for repealing the Eighth Amendment in recent weeks. The comments and ca(...)

A Derry man has denied bringing a note into Maghaberry  Prison on behalf of the leadership of the Real IRA during an arraignment hearing at Belfast Crown Court. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Derry man has denied bringing a note into Northern Ireland’s top security prison on behalf of the leadership of the Real IRA. William McDonnell (28)(...)

A father of four who admitted supplying Cannabis to pay off debts and fund his own cocaine habit has been jailed for eight months

A father of four who admitted supplying Cannabis to pay off debts and fund his own cocaine habit has been jailed for eight months. Defence lawyer Deni(...)

Christine Connor (29) and Stuart Downes (30) appeared in the dock of Belfast Crown Court on a number of charges, including possession of explosives with intent and the preparation of terrorist acts. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man and woman appeared in court on Monday in connection with a murder bid on a police officer in the Ballysillan area of Belfast.Christine Connor ((...)

William McWatters: admitted a total of four charges - possessing the indecent image of a child, two counts of possessing an extreme pornographic image and also breaching the terms of his Sexual Offences Prevention Order.

A 64-year old Belfast man who breached the terms of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order by making contact with a “vulnerable” 11-year old girl is start(...)

James Crothers, who along with his father is a partner in G&J Crothers, appeared in Belfast Crown Court as a representative of the company.

A Co Antrim company has been charged with the corporate manslaughter and is to stand trial next year. G&J Crothers, based at Tildarg Road in Doag(...)

Former Hunterhouse College teacher walks  from court after admitting indecent assault of three female pupils

A former vice-principal at a leading Northern Ireland grammar school has walked from court after he admitted indecently assaulting three female pupils(...)

 Charanjit (46) from Twinburn Gardens in Newtownabbey, was found guilty at Belfast Crown Court of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl who was brought to him with a stomach complaint. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

An Indian faith-healing ‘Holy Man’ who raped and abused a 12-year-old girl “in a most vile fashion” was jailed on Tuesday for 13 years, after sentenci(...)

The jury  rejected Ronnie Nelson’s  claims that he was not the man behind the Spiderman mask and convicted him. File picture: Getty

A 29-year-old mechanic convicted of being the ‘Spiderman’ rioter captured on CCTV pelting police with house bricks was on Tuesday sentenced to three y(...)

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