The judge told the court: “This was an horrific crime and the deceased must have suffered terribly.”

A mother-of-two was jailed on Monday for three years for what a senior judge described as the “horrific” killing of pensioner Eddie Girvan in Co Antr(...)

Gary Haggarty: he agreed in 2010 to give evidence against up to 14 of his former UVF colleagues and two of his former police handlers.  Photograph: Pacemaker

So-called loyalist supergrass Gary Haggarty has been jailed for life after he pleaded guilty to a catalogue of murders, attempted murders and other pa(...)

John Lewis has long been seen as an attractive entrant to the Sprucefield retail area outside Belfast. Photograph: iStock

Attempts to secure the first John Lewis store in Northern Ireland were given a major boost on Friday by a High Court order on a new planning blueprint(...)

The Antrim Crown Court has jailed a 38-year-old man for life for the murder of a 61-year-old woman

A 38-year-old former soldier was jailed for life on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to the murder of his father’s 61-year-old partner, pensioner Pauli(...)

The KPMG offices in Belfast: Four former partners at the firm are challenging the legality of warrants issued to HM Revenue and Customs to search their homes and business premises. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Warrants to search the homes and offices of four former partners at Belfast accountancy firm KPMG were unlawfully and unreasonably obtained, the Belfa(...)

Eamonn Magee jnr (22), was stabbed to death in the Summerhill Park area of West Belfast as he went to check on a pizza delivery. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A man is to stand trial next year accused of the murder of Eamonn Magee jnr in west Belfast. Orhan Koca (34), a Turkish national of no fixed abode, (...)

A cell at Maghaberry prison near Lisburn, Co Antrim. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

A search of a convicted dissident republican bomber’s cell at a top security jail uncovered the names of police officers and judges, a court has heard(...)

Colin ‘Bap’ Lindsay: murdered in July 2015

A Belfast man was has been told he will have to spend a minimum of 14 years in prison without parole for the sword murders of two men, including a lea(...)

A prisoner at HMP Maghaberry was subjected to a full search by force, which was filmed, after refusing to give his consent.  File photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

A Northern Ireland prisoner was subjected to degrading treatment by having his strip search filmed, the High Court in Belfast heard on Monday. Lawyer(...)

The British government has “washed its hands” of an obligation to oversee an inquiry into the  shooting of an IRA man more than 40 years ago, the Northern Ireland High Court has heard. File photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The British government has “washed its hands” of an obligation to oversee an inquiry into the British Army shooting of an IRA man more than 40 years a(...)

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