Mourners  listening to former Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams speak during the funeral of former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey at Milltown Cemetery in west Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Councillors in Belfast have voted in favour of carrying out an independent investigation into the handling of the funeral of senior republican Bobby S(...)

 Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at the funeral of senior Irish Republican and former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey in west Belfast on June 30th. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The North’s Chief Constable has requested the appointment of a senior police officer from outside Northern Ireland to lead the police investigation in(...)

(left to right) Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill attending the funeral of senior Irish Republican and former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey in west Belfast. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The chief executive of Belfast City Council has personally apologised to families who were not allowed to attend cremations on the same day a service (...)

A PSNI patrol has come under gun attack in west Belfast in an incident which the police are treating as attempted murder. Police said eight (...)

Ahead of the Tour of North parade the Orange Order lost a High Court bid to overturn conditions imposed by the Parades Commission including not being allowed to play songs within “earshot” of St Patrick’s Church. Photograph: Reuters

The first major parade of the North’s marching season has passed off peacefully in Belfast. The bands involved in the Orange Order’s annual Tour of th(...)

The Police Service of Northern Ireland said a  bomb planted  in Belfast was designed to kill officers but could have murdered anyone in the vicinity. Photograph: Getty

A large bomb left in north Belfast on Friday could have inflicted carnage, senior police have said.The device was placed in the busy Ardoyne area, pro(...)

The  bomb attack happened at 12.45am this morning near the Holy Cross Church (above) in Belfast, sparking a security alert for several hours. The PSNI blamed dissident republicans.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

An explosive device thrown at police officers early this morning near a Catholic church in Northern Ireland was designed to kill, a senior commander (...)