Belfast-born David McKittrick has been reporting on Northern Ireland since 1971, He has written for the East Antrim Times, the Irish Times and was The Independent's Irish correspondent for many years. He is the author of several books including Making Sense of the Troubles (2000) and Lost Lives (1999).
Ireland’s bankers in the dock: Anglo Irish chiefs charged with illegally bolstering bank’s share price
05 February 2014 08:49 PM
It was the bank that nearly broke Ireland. Now a nation holds its breath as its bosses face trial
03 February 2014 10:58 PM
Former executives accused in Dublin of providing illegal loans worth €450 during ‘Celtic Tiger’ boom
24 January 2014 07:19 PM
Philomena Lee, the subject of an Oscar-nominated film, launches project to help find children who were forcibly adopted
20 January 2014 12:05 AM
The veteran DUP politician has never recovered from Peter Robinson’s ‘plot’ to replace him
First Minister Peter Robinson brands Martin McGuinness a ‘dictator’ over breakdown of talks on future of Northern Ireland
17 January 2014 09:20 PM
Nationalist leader had blamed unionists for former US diplomat Dr Richard Haass’s failure
Cameron was right to 'tell the truth' on Bloody Sunday: Introducing an older, more mellow Rev Ian Paisley
09 January 2014 11:59 PM
The former firebrand was looked back on his 60-year career in politics during a series of interviews with the BBC
31 December 2013 06:38 PM
“This process is not dead, but it is far from finished,” says American diplomat chairing talks
30 December 2013 08:16 PM
Negotiators making final push for breakthrough on how to regulate contentious marching and flag-flying, and on how to deal with issues arising from the country’s violent past
03 December 2013 08:39 PM
Superintendents were betrayed by Garda counterparts after visit south of border, inquiry concludes
24 November 2013 06:09 PM
Activist who helped forge peace in Northern Ireland by breaking the taboo of politicians talking to paramilitaries
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
- 1 Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
- 2 Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'nude pictures' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence 'The Fappening' scandal
- 4 Alex Salmond: 'The rocks would melt with the sun before I'd ever set foot in the House of Lords'
- 5 Ice Bucket Challenge: US firefighter Tony Grider dies after participating in charity craze near power lines