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Edward Barnard, whose brother Patrick was murdered by the Glenanne gang, outside Belfast High Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Bea Worton died last week aged 91. She was the latest campaigner for truth and justice following the loss of a family member in the Troubles to die wi(...)

Simon Byrne, who has taken up duty this week as chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), faces a range of challenges that will test all of the skills he has acquired during 35 years as a police officer in England. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Simon Byrne, who has taken up duty this week as chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), faces a range of challenges that wil(...)

Participants in the 2019 Dublin Pride parade. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin’s street traders were busy flogging rainbow-coloured merchandise in honour of the festivities on Saturday, as tens of thousands of spectators d(...)

Murdered Belfast journalist Lyra McKee: just as her public-interest journalism was at the fringes of the mainstream media debate in the North, the issues she championed are also missing from recent talks. Photograph: Jess Lowe

In May, the British and Irish governments launched talks to restore the Northern Ireland Assembly, but we have yet to see any appetite to tackle deepe(...)

Angels With Blue Faces, by Lyra McKee, will go on pre-sale this month. Photograph: Chiho Tang/ Oranga Creative/PA Wire

A book written by murdered journalist Lyra McKee will go on pre-sale later this month. Ms McKee was shot by dissident republicans on April 18 during (...)

Police and army bomb disposal experts at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast last Saturday after a bomb was found  under a car in the car park. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The New IRA has said it was responsible for the attempt to kill a PSNI officer in an under-car bomb attack in east Belfast last weekend. The organisa(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill at the funeral service for murdered journalist Lyra McKee in April. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Reuters

While public attention was focused on Donald Trump’s promotional exercise for his hotel in Co Clare and his rather perfunctory meeting with Taoiseach (...)

Federation chairman Mark Lindsay: ‘Feedback from the coalface is disturbing and worrying’. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Northern Ireland politicians have been urged by the chairman of the Northern Ireland Police Federation to “settle their differences” and reinstate Sto(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley was criticised for not taking questions from members of the press. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There is a “genuine but narrow window to reach agreement” on restoring the powersharing executive at Stormont, according to the Northern Ireland Secre(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May: urged Northern Ireland’s main political parties to engage “substantively” on forging a deal.  File photograph: Brian Lawless/AFP/Getty

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May have urged Northern Ireland’s five main parties to engage “substantively” on forging a d(...)

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