Mike Barton

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Durham Constabulary’s chief constable Mike Barton and Police Service of Northern Ireland chief constable George Hamilton  at a public meeting of the Policing Board in Belfast. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

A meeting of the Northern Ireland policing board has further exposed sharp differences between PSNI chief constable George Hamilton and the North’s po(...)

Investigative journalists Barry McCaffrey (left) and Trevor Birney  outside Belfast High Court where a judge has order the police to return documents seized from them by police. Photograph: PA

Northern Ireland’s top judge has delivered a stinging rebuke to the Police Service of Northern Ireland for raiding the homes and offices of two journa(...)

Journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey leave the royal courts of justice in Belfast on Friday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A man who lost his uncle and his great uncle in the 1994 Loughinisland massacre has vowed the families will “battle on” to get justice for the bereave(...)

Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey: were arrested in August in connection with alleged theft of a document. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Northern Ireland’s Police Ombudsman (OPONI) has again insisted his office did not make a complaint of theft to the PSNI in relation to a confidential (...)

Royal Australian Air Force pilot Capt. Russell Adams addresses the media after returning from a search mission in a P3 Orion at Pearce air base in Perth, Australia. The search to identify whether objects spotted in the Indian Ocean are related to missing flight MH370 continues. Photograph:  Matt Jelonek/Pool/Getty

Investigators looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane struggled today to locate several pieces of potential debris spotted separately (...)