The decision to exclude the attacks at the Belfast boys' home from UK-wide inquiry into historical abuse will now be subjected to a judicial review
Seamus Daly has previously been ordered to pay damages to victims in civil court
David Cameron: "The financial package opens the way for economic security"
Ministers fear collapse of the Stormont executive unless progress is made after a year of deadlock
My grandmother would have been stunned at his remarkable journey
Listeners objected in their thousands to Anderson Country. ‘I was destroyed,’ he admitted
During his long life Sir Alan Peacock immersed himself in his chosen profession of economics – the so-called dismal science – but also in more pleasurable areas such as the arts and fine wines.
Joep Lange was one of the many Aids researchers who died in Ukraine on Flight MH17, depriving the world of an invaluable store of expertise on the HIV virus. For decades he combined meticulous research, theoretical insights, international administration and academic work with an astonishing passion and determination to fight the disease.
In elections in Dublin voters delivered what the Irish Prime Minister described as a wallop to his austerity-minded government, punishing his coalition and providing a breakthrough for Sinn Fein and other anti-establishment groupings.
The ethical dilemma raised by the arrest of Gerry Adams for a crime that took place in 1972
It was not until 1998 that the IRA said they accepted full responsibility, promising to do all in their power to alleviate the 'incalculable pain and anguish' inflicted
One of the many books on Gerry Adams is subtitled Man of War, Man of Peace? As that question mark indicates, there is no definitive judgement as to which of those labels more appropriately applies to the Sinn Fein president.
His threat followed a strong reaction among unionists and some victims’ groups to a London judge’s dismissal of all charges against John Downey
For most ex dissidents – republican and extreme loyalist – the war in Northern Ireland is over. But last week's letter bombs are a reminder that a threat remains
It was the bank that nearly broke Ireland. Now a nation holds its breath as its bosses face trial