Former IRA commander repeatedly abused Aine Adams when she was aged between 5 and 9
David McKittrick reports on former terrorist’s visit to Warrington, where two boys died 20 years ago in bombing
Northern Ireland deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has criticised the British government’s decision not to set up a public inquiry into the Omagh bomb attack which killed 29 people in 1998.
The Northern Ireland Secretary said the violence was ‘a hugely regrettable step backwards’
The rich can have different sensibilities from the rest of us. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a relative of the King of Saudi Arabia and reputedly the world’s richest Arab, has been deeply offended by Forbes Magazine placing him 26th on its rich list, with an estimated wealth of $20 billion.
Theresa Villiers says dissident republican groups will continue to plan attacks
Sinn Fein suffered a setback in the Northern Ireland Assembly on Monday night when if failed to block new legislation barring those with a serious conviction from working as special political advisers.
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams gave evidence in a Belfast court today at the trial of his brother Liam, who is accused of child sex abuse.
'Mass fatalities' avoided in major coup for security forces as three men arrested
It will be an election with an extraordinary subplot, where one candidate has been publicly accused of killing the father of the other.
Belfast was hit by a fifth night of rioting yesterday following protests over a decision by councillors to limit the days the union flag flies over city hall.
Northern Irish Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has been awarded an English aristocratic title to secure his resignation as an MP, the Treasury confirmed today.
Violence which erupted in Belfast after a controversial vote on the Union flag was unacceptable, Northern Ireland's First Minister warned today.
In January Colin Duffy, now under arrest for questioning about the killing this week of the prison officer David Black, was acquitted of the murders of two soldiers outside Massereene Barracks in Antrim who were about to leave for duty in Afghanistan.
Martin McGuinness will hold a landmark meeting with the Queen when she visits Belfast next week, his Sinn Fein party confirmed today following months of speculation about an formal encounter between royalty and republicans.
Sinn Fein MP for Mid Ulster Martin McGuinness is to resign his seat, forcing a by-election, as part of a shake-up to end Sinn Fein dual mandates at Westminster.