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‘Hooded men’: PSNI decision to discontinue investigation into the torture of the ‘hooded men’ was unlawful, UK Supreme Court finds. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The UK supreme court has ruled that a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) decision in 2014 to discontinue an investigation into allegations of c(...)

Gerry Adams said he planned to donate any settlement to good causes, including those in the Irish language sector and the Bobby Sands Trust

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams’s defamation case against the Sunday World has been settled at the High Court. Mr Adams received an apology f(...)

Francie McGuigan and Liam Shannon, two of the Hooded Men. ‘History has proven me right,’ Mr McGuigan recalls in the documentary, which is to be broadcast on TG4 on Wednesday

The failure of the European Court of Human Rights to uphold a ruling of torture against the British government early in the Troubles “opened the door (...)

Report found it was sometimes taking the Public Prosecution Service more than a year to decide whether to proceed with a charge, a time-frame described as ‘simply unacceptable’.

Northern Ireland’s criminal justice system is failing victims of sexual violence and abuse crimes time and time again, inspectors have warned. Faced (...)

Swim Ireland imposed a two-month suspension on Pearse McGuigan, head coach with Galway Swimming Club, after it was claimed that he loudly rebuked a 14-year old swimmer at a contest. Photograph:  Press 22

A Galway swimming club’s head coach has said he intends to appeal a suspension by Swim Ireland and hopes to return to his job. Swim Ireland imposed a(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster said strategy would be devised on the panel’s recommendations.

The Irish and British governments have been advised to consider decommissioning measures as part of an effort to address paramilitarism in Northern I(...)

A nurse facing allegations relating to the possession of crystal meth was on Friday found guilty of six counts of professional misconduct.

A nurse facing allegations relating to the possession of crystal meth was on Friday found guilty of six counts of professional misconduct. John Bened(...)

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers who  published a report into the status of the IRA and other paramilitary groups on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

A report into the status of paramilitaries in Northern Ireland has endorsed an assessment by the PSNI chief constable George Hamilton that the IRA sti(...)

Handout  photo from 2011 of murdered republican Kevin McGuigan with his grandson Ollie. File photograph: Family handout/PSNI/PA Wire

A man arrested by police investigating the murder of ex-IRA member Kevin McGuigan twice tried to escape with a loaded gun, the High Court heard on Tue(...)

Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers delivers the British government statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon.

The Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has indicated that there could be a role for a body similar to the Independent Monitoring Commission and also (...)

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