John Kelly, whose 17-year-old brother Michael was killed on Bloody Sunday, speaks to the media outside the City Hotel in Derry.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/ PA Wire

Kay Duddy was 25 when her brother Jackie was killed, the first of 14 victims of Bloody Sunday. At the age of 75, she is still campaigning, standing in(...)

Belfast Crown Court heard that Dennis Hutchings is receiving medical treatment and his doctor said it is not safe for him to travel. Photograph:  Alan Lewis

The trial of a former British soldier on an attempted murder charge could take place by Skype, a court has heard. A lawyer for Dennis Hutchings appli(...)

Belfast High Court was told that Jamie  Devlin had spent Boxing Day drinking heavily and has no idea how he ended up in the house.

A semi-naked man allegedly tried to sexually assault a 13-year-old girl after getting into her bed in the middle of the night, the High Court in Belfa(...)

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(...)

Jean McConville, Ivor Bell and Gerry Adams. Irish Times photomontage

During the eight-day trial of Ivor Bell for his alleged involvement in the murder of Jean McConville, five of her 10 children sat listening intently i(...)

Ivor Bell who was on Thursday found not guilty of soliciting the murder of Jean McConville in 1972. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The trial of Ivor Bell who was charged with soliciting Gerry Adams and the late Pat McClure to murder Jean McConville concluded on Thursday with the j(...)

FHenry Edmond Kane and partner Christopher Patrick Flanagan outside Belfast City Hall after their civil partnership ceremony. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Judgment is due later on Thursday in two landmark legal challenges against Northern Ireland’s ban on gay marriage. Mr Justice O’Hara will rule on two(...)