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The chairman of Northern Ireland’s historical abuse inquiry Sir Anthony Hart has died suddenly, it has been confirmed. File Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The chairman of Northern Ireland’s historical abuse inquiry Sir Anthony Hart has died suddenly, it has been confirmed. Sir Anthony chaired the Histor(...)

Anthony McIntyre

A former IRA man interviewed for an American university project has lost a legal battle to stop police accessing his confidential tapes. Lawyers for(...)

Former Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster unlawfully stopped the Stormont Executive discussing a funding plan aimed at clearing a backlog of legacy inquests, the High Court in Belfast ruled today. Photograph: EPA/Neil Hall

Alan Erwin Former Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster unlawfully stopped the Stormont Executive discussing a funding plan aimed at clearing(...)

Chris Murphy was disputing plans to build a motorway from Toome to Castledawson, close to Mossbawn, Co Derry - the childhood home of the former Nobel laureate poet Seamus Heaney. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A bird expert has failed in a fresh legal bid to stop a new £160 million (€180m) dual carriageway going through landscape made famous by poet Seamus H(...)

Telecom TalkTalk was the victim of cyber attack in 2015

A Co Antrim schoolboy arrested over the 2015 cyber attack on TalkTalk is to appeal his failed Belfast High Court bid to secure legislative protection (...)

 Ashers’ Bakery in Belfast refused to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan for Gareth Lee in 2014. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Christian bakers found to have unlawfully refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan are to press ahead with attempts to take their case to(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company, which refused to make a pro-gay marriage cake. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Christian bakers found to have unlawfully refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan may have a new route of appeal to the UK’s highest cou(...)

Three PSNI cars were involved in an alleged pursuit which was said to have reached up to 90mph before Richard David Kirk (25) was stopped in east Belfast.

A banned motorist accused of trying to escape police by speeding towards oncoming motorway traffic acted in panic, the High Court heard on Friday. R(...)

Prosecutors disclosed in Belfast High Court  that 16 people have been charged in connection with a suspected cannabis importing racket  linked to a factory growhouse  in Italy. File photograph: PA Wire

Nearly 80 consignments of cannabis were imported into Northern Ireland in a multi-million pound international trafficking operation, it was alleged in(...)