DUP leader Arlene Foster speaks to the media last month. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The DUP and Sinn Féin have condemned sectarian and offensive slogans seen on an anti-internment bonfire in Newry on Thursday night. Images of the bo(...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

A republican bonefire built in the Bogside of Derry on Wednesday night. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin.

A bonfire lit in Derry that was emblazoned with the names of murdered police and prison officers has been met with widespread condemnation. The bonfi(...)

The PSNI is most accountable police service in the European Union.

For those engaged in the negotiations leading up to the Belfast Agreement, the future of policing was a central, but seemingly intractable problem. A(...)

Less than a third of current PSNI officers are from a Catholic background. Photograph: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker

As the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Belfast Agreement approaches, one of the first thing Police Service of Northern Ireland recruits are sti(...)

PSNI constable Ronan Kerr’s hat rests on his coffin at his funeral in 2011 after he was targeted and killed by dissidents. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Sinn Féin and the SDLP have called for a return of 50:50 Catholic/Protestant PSNI recruitment after the latest figures indicate a nationalist resistan(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster signs a book of condolences for Martin McGuinness at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Former DUP first minister Arlene Foster was one of the Northern party leaders who paid tribute to Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness at Stormont on Wednesd(...)

The scene at a petrol station on the Crumlin Road in north Belfast on Sunday night after  a police officer was shot in the arm. Photograph: PA Wire

A man aged 36 has been arrested after a policeman was shot in a drive-by attack in north Belfast, the PSNI has said. The community officer was injure(...)

The bonfire built at the bottom of the Lecky Road flyover, on the road in Derry’s Bogside, marking August 15th is lit late on Monday night. Huge crowds attended and election posters of nationalist and unionist politicians were burned. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Twenty years ago, in August 1996, a statement in the name of a Continuity IRA army council highlighted a new threat to the Northern Ireland peace proc(...)

Canadian ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers wrestles with  protester Brian Murphy (left) during a State ceremony to remember the British soldiers who died during the 1916 Easter Rising at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Canadian prime minster Justin Trudeau has said he will consider the issue of ambassador Kevin Vickers tackling a protester at a ceremony in Dublin if (...)

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