Children of  Jean McConville (back row) Archie, James, and  (front row) Michael, Susie and Thomas  at the Wave trauma centre in Belfast, following a court case into their mother’s murder. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Michael McConville remembers as an 11-year-old going “berserk” at a juvenile court in Belfast in May 1973, six months after his mother Jean was abduct(...)

File photograph of Ivor Bell. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Future prosecutions based on taped interviews with Troubles-era paramilitaries could be in jeopardy after a judge ruled that recordings of Ivor Bell u(...)

File photograph of writer Ed Moloney. File photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

The Boston tapes project, which interviewed former republican and loyalist paramilitaries under the leadership of writer Ed Moloney, was sharply criti(...)

A Co Armagh man has won a  High Court battle to stop his ex-wife from taking their son to live in the US.  File photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A Co Armagh man has won a Northern Ireland High Court battle to stop his ex-wife from taking their son to live in the US. Mr Justice John O’Hara rule(...)