Good evening. Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Sun, 25 Oct, 2015
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams will not be prosecuted in connection with the IRA murder of Belfast mother of 10 Jean McConville.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Three men have been arrested in connection with the sectarian murder of a man in east Belfast over 40 years ago.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
Two men arrested as part of the investigation into the abduction and murder of Jean McConville have been released unconditionally.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
Detectives investigating dissident republican activity have arrested four men in west Belfast and recovered a firearm and ammunition.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
A Derry man charged with receiving weapons training from opposition forces in the Syrian civil war has told police he was involved in battles against both Islamic State and the government regime, a court has heard.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014
A 41-year-old man has been arrested over the Christmas bomb attack in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2014
Gerry Adams has been warned of a "credible" death threat, Sinn Féin has said.
Mon, 05 May, 2014
Gerry Adams has been released from custody this evening and a file is to be sent to Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service.
Sun, 04 May, 2014
Gerry Adams will undergo a fourth day of questioning by detectives over the 1972 murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville.
Martin McGuinness has reiterated his belief that the arrest of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was politically motivated, accusing members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland of being against the peace process.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams is still being questioned by detectives about the IRA murder of a Belfast mother-of-10 after they were granted more time to quiz him.
A Sinn Féin MP has said the family of a woman abducted and murdered by the IRA in 1972 should feel free to co-operate with police in the pursuit of justice.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
Sinn Féin has claimed last night’s arrest of Gerry Adams in connection with the abduction and murder of Jean McConville more than 40 years ago was "politically motivated" and designed to damage the party and its leader.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have made two more arrests.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2014
A 57-year-old woman arrested by detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago has been released pending a police report being sent to prosecutors.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
A 57-year-old woman arrested in connection with the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago has been released pending a police report being sent to prosecutors.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating a failed dissident republican car bomb attack on a shopping centre in Belfast.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
A 45-year-old man has today been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Kevin Kearney.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2013
A stone mason was being questioned tonight about the suspicious deaths of three former girlfriends in a rural town in Northern Ireland.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2013
A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an explosion in Northern Ireland.
Sun, 31 Mar, 2013
In the North, a man has been arrested by detectives from the PSNI Serious Crime Branch as part of an ongoing investigation into dissident terrorist activity.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
Police in the North have arrested a man in connection with dissident republican activity.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
A man has been arrested over the murders of two police officers in the North nearly 29 years ago.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
Two men have been arrested in connection with a van bomb found in the North earlier this year.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
A man was arrested today in connection with a 500lb car bomb abandoned near a busy motorway in the North.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
Police in the North have confirmed that a van at the centre of a major security alert close to the border contained a bomb.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2011
Detectives investigating the murder of a Catholic policeman in the North arrested a second man today.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2011
Eight people are being questioned in the North as part of an investigation into dissident republican activity.
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
Police in the North have arrested a man in connection with a bomb attack in Co. Down earlier this year.
Mon, 14 Jun, 2010
Three men were arrested today by police probing a string of loyalist killings in north Belfast.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
Police in the North have been given a further 36 hours to question a man being held in connection with the death of a Polish man in Belfast last weekend.
Sun, 26 Jul, 2009
Detectives were today questioning a man over the murder of a Polish national in north Belfast.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2009
Police today arrested two men in connection with the murder of a Catholic community worker who was kicked to death by a sectarian mob.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2009
Police in the North are seeking an extra £76m (€82.7m) from the UK government to help combat the increased threat from dissident republicans, the Chief Constable said today.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2009
Two men arrested in connection with the murder of a policeman were released without charge tonight.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2009
Police came under petrol bomb attack from masked gangs tonight after a high-profile republican was arrested over the murder of two soldiers in Northern Ireland.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2009
Police in the North today arrested a 30-year-old man over the murder of a doorman shot dead in June last year.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2008
Two further people have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of an off duty police officer in Co Tyrone, police said today.
Sat, 17 May, 2008
Four men and two women were questioned today about a double murder believed to be linked to a fall-out over guns among dissident republicans.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2007
Three men arrested in connection with a man's murder in Derry at the weekend were this afternoon released without charge.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2007
ABUSE was hurled at five teenagers as they appeared in court yesterday accused of the sectarian murder of a schoolboy in the North.
Fri, 12 May, 2006
Abuse was hurled at five teenagers as they appeared in court today accused of the sectarian murder of a schoolboy in the North.
Thu, 11 May, 2006
Police in the North tonight charged a second man in connection with a bomb parts find in Lurgan, County Armagh, earlier this week.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2006
A man appeared before magistrates in the North today on charges connected with an explosives find in Lurgan, Co Armagh earlier this week.
One man was arrested today by police investigating serious terrorist offences.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2006
Four men were arrested today by detectives investigating a serious assault in the North on Christmas Eve.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2006
Two women were tonight being questioned by detectives hunting the killers of deposed loyalist terror boss Jim Gray.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2005
Serious rioting in north Belfast amid an on-going loyalist paramilitary feud have resulted in 40 police officers being injured.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2005
The same loyalist killers are suspected of carrying out two murders in a deepening paramilitary feud, it emerged tonight.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2005
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