Some 300 children had to leave Holy Cross Boys Primary School in north Belfast on Monday after the discovery of suspicious item in a sewer on the grounds. Photograph: Google Maps

Dissident republicans are likely to be behind the “improvised weapon” discovered in the grounds of a primary school in north Belfast, police have said(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris to be honoured by the queen.

The outgoing PSNI chief constable George Hamilton has been knighted in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours list. The Garda commissioner and former PSN(...)

Six people were arrested at locations across Northern Ireland on Friday. A quantity of drugs was also seized in the operation led by the PSNI’s paramilitary crime task force. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Six people have been charged following an operation targeting the criminal activities of a loyalist paramilitary organisation in Northern Ireland. A(...)

Police attending the scene of a suspected shooting in West Belfast Glen Road close to St Mary’s grammar School. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two men arrested in connection with the death of a father who was shot while waiting for his son outside a Belfast school have been released without c(...)

A still from CCTV footage issued by  the PSNI of the suspected gunman who murdered Jim Donegan on the Glen Road in West Belfast on Tuesday.  Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

The PSNI has appealed for assistance in identifying the gunman who shot dead 43-year-old James Donegan outside St Mary’s grammar school on the Glen Ro(...)

The device was found in the Pantridge Road area (above) of west Belfast and a number of local residents evacuated after a phone warning was made on Monday. File photograph: Google Street View

An explosive left on a busy roadside was designed to kill police in an armoured vehicle, a top officer has said. The device was found in the Pantridg(...)

Alan Sothern: Pembroke’s top scorer last season has moved to Belgium. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Three Rock Rovers and Pembroke’s early-season title credentials face a major test in Leinster Division One as last year’s Irish Senior Cup finalists (...)