Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party  leader Arlene Foster (left) with Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill at the funeral service for  Lyra McKee in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pool/Reuters

Father Martin McGill’s words to the politicians gathered in front of him, including Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and the Democratic Unionist Party’s (...)

A prison officer with a working dog at the recreation area in front of Erne House in Maghaberry Prison. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some people have trouble with the pronunciation: it’s Ma-gaberry, Northern Ireland’s high-security prison located on about 150 acres in rural Co Antri(...)

Nathan Hastings, who has been sentenced to 10 years after he was caught with guns and ammunition last year. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Nathan Hastings took his punishment deadpan. Standing in the dock in Laganside Court in central Belfast, he was pretty expressionless when Judge Pier(...)

Nathan Hastings (21) who was  described in court as a ‘foot soldier’ for dissident republicans and  was helping to move  arms  across the Border for ‘safe keeping’.

A Derry man was today given a 10-year sentence after he was caught with a pipe bomb, guns and ammunition last year during an undercover police oper(...)

A 21-year-old Derry man pleaded guilty to possession of a firebomb, arms and ammunition with intent to endanger life or to enable some other person to do so at Belfast Crown Court today

A 21-year-old Derry man pleaded guilty to possession of a firebomb, arms and ammunition with intent to endanger life or to enable some other person t(...)

Plunkett Nugent, who has been a barrister for seven years, told Judge Barney McElholm two police officers stopped him as he approached the Craigavon Bridge in the Waterside area of Derry.

A barrister told a judge in Derry yesterday that he is to make a formal complaint to the Bar Council after he said he was deliberately stopped and sea(...)