Lagan Valley’s turnout of 53.2 per cent was statistically higher than that recorded for Assembly elections five years ago, and it was one of the few constituencies to achieve this feat across Northern Ireland.

Former first minister David Trimble watched on as the UUP claimed multiple seats in the Lagan Valley constituency for the first time since 2003 on Fri(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Lagan Valley – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

If the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) are to replicate its impressive performance in Lagan Valley at the 2011 Assembly election, it means winning fo(...)

Belfast Metropolitan College’s Millfield campus was evacuated due to a security alert. Photograph: Albert Bridge/Wikimedia Commons

Police in the North have been dealing with a series of security alerts at venues in Belfast, Omagh and Derry that are due to host PSNI recruitment inf(...)

The “effective closure” of the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) which investigates past killings of the Troubles will take place by the end of this year, the PSNI said today.

The “effective closure” of the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) which investigates past killings of the Troubles will take place by the end of this yea(...)

Gerry Adams called on Dr Michael Maguire to set aside his conclusions until he ‘had access to British Army files and other pertinent intelligence records’.

The Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has criticised a report by the North’s Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire into his shooting by loyalists 30 years(...)

Chief Constable Matt Baggott: writing to Norman Baxter requesting him to clarify and expand on claims  he made. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott has attempted to kick to touch serious allegations made by former senior police offic(...)

Sinn Fein’s Gerry Kelly: impression was given by the DUP that because the term [Operation] “Rapid” was not used in the disputed 2010 briefing that the board was not told. This was “utter nonsense”. Photograph: David Sleator

The PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott has insisted the Policing Board was fully and thoroughly “briefed” about the “on the run” scheme for republic(...)