The PSNI’s training operations in Oman are funded by the UK Foreign Office, via Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas (NI-CO), which is a not-for-profit public body owned by Invest NI.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is facing fresh scrutiny over its long-standing ‘public order’ and security training of Omani police, fo(...)

The PSNI is also involved in two projects, called Crest and Connexions, with a private company called Motorola Solutions Israel. File photograph: PA

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has been urged to suspend its work on four security-research projects involving the Israeli ministry res(...)

The wreckage of a bus on fire on the Shankill Road in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A bus was hijacked and set on fire near an interface in Belfast after violence broke out again in Northern Ireland on Wednesday evening. The bus was (...)

Amnesty’s programme director in the North, Patrick Corrigan, was speaking ahead of the launch of a series of online events by Amnesty and Ulster University to help survivors contribute to the design of a forthcoming inquiry.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

An investigation into mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland “must not repeat the mistakes of past inquiries”, Amnesty Inte(...)

Good Shepherd Catholic Church on the Ormeau Road in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

An investigation into Northern Ireland’s mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries will be independent and put the needs of victims first, Norther(...)

Researchers from Queen’s and Ulster universities examined the workings of homes run by both Catholic and Protestant churches and religious organisations between 1922 and 1999

A report into more than a dozen mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries in the North is expected to raise questions around infant mortality rate(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood: ‘The invasive and pervasive puritanical attitude that allowed these acts, some of them clearly criminal in character, was inflicted on these women and their children by a narrow, close-minded society.’ File photogaph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The publication of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes in the Republic has prompted calls for a corresponding inquiry in Northe(...)

Cara McCann and Amanda McGurk outside Belfast City Hall after becoming the first couple in Northern Ireland  to convert their civil partnership into a marriage. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Same sex couples in Northern Ireland who previously were in civil partnerships now can now marry for the first time following a recent law change. Mo(...)

PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne said: “We welcome the report and the scrutiny into the police response. We will now take time to consider its findings and recommendations.”

Northern Ireland’s Policing Board has questioned whether the force’s approach to Black Lives Matter protests was “unlawful”. CCTV and body-worn video(...)

Patricia Devlin is a reporter with the Sunday World. Photograph: Patricia Devlin

A Northern Ireland journalist has lodged a complaint to the North’s Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson over an alleged PSNI failure to investigate a thre(...)

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