It was a summer when everyone was part of Jackie’s army and the nation was buoyed up by the mighty boys in green.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
While intensive and daily negotiations about peace were going on, the IRA planned and executed a terrible atrocity. Adams honoured the bomber, writes Fergus Finlay
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Homes have been boarded up at a number of huge bonfire sites in the North amid concerns around safety and risk to property.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
A man whose wife was one of 10 people killed by an IRA bomb in October 1993 has said he believes Martin McGuinness regretted all the murders carried out by them.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Crowdfunding pages have been established to help families whose homes were burned by an Eleventh Night bonfire in Belfast.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
A row of terraced houses caught fire close to one of the huge loyalist bonfires lit in the North to usher in the main date of the Orange Order's parading season.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
Communities across the North must stand together to reject the dark deeds of the dark men who murdered a prison officer, mourners at his funeral were told.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
The funeral for a prison officer murdered by dissident republicans in the North will take place in Belfast today.
A man has been threatened with a machete and robbed inside a bank in the North.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2014
A 61-year-old man has been arrested today in connection with the murder of a barman almost 40 years ago.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
You could, if you wish, remember Albert Reynolds as the man who wrecked two governments. Or you could remember him as the man who built the peace process.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Armed robbers have struck at two filling stations in north Belfast.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2014
Police in the North are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a commercial premises in the Shankill Road area.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013
The violent expression of indignation by loyalists and Orange Order members at the sight of the Lord Mayor of Belfast Máirtín Ó Muilleoir visiting the Shankill Road is nothing more than a grotesque display of raw sectarianism.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2013
Fifty-six police officers were injured during loyalist riots in Belfast city centre in a night of chaotic violence that the North's Chief Constable has described as mindless anarchy.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
Up to 56 PSNI officers were injured when serious loyalist rioting engulfed Belfast city centre in violence linked to a contentious republican parade.
Serious rioting engulfed Belfast city centre tonight as police were attacked by loyalists protesting ahead of a republican parade.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2013
A man convicted of the IRA Shankill bombing is being questioned today in connection with the shooting of a teenager in Belfast on Tuesday night.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2013
Detectives hunting a gang who shot and killed a father of two in a random sectarian attack almost 40 years ago arrested a 55-year-old man today.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
The Northern Ireland Assembly will debate the loyalist violence over City Hall’s decision to limit the flying of the Union flag.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
The Olympic Torch has crossed the border on an historic visit to the Republic today in a symbol of the peace process.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012
Detectives investigating a bomb attack at a bar on the Shankill Road in Belfast in 1975 have arrested a 54-year-old man in Co Antrim.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
The bereaved families of 10 people shot dead by British soldiers have appealed to Taoiseach Enda Kenny to support their calls for an independent investigation.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
FORMER Ulster Volunteer Force leader Gusty Spence has died, aged 78.
Mon, 26 Sep, 2011
A member of Sinn Féin has said that the former loyalist paramilitary leader Gusty Spence was a "major influence" in loyalism's movement away from violence in the North.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2011
The former UVF leader Gusty Spence has died at the age of 78.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating the killing of Bobby Moffett in the North.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2011
Hopes of an end to rioting in Belfast were growing today after a night which was free from trouble.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2011
Guns were back on the streets in Belfast tonight after three people were shot during the most serious rioting in the North for years.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
Loyalist paramilitaries supposed to be on ceasefire organised major rioting in Belfast and opened fire on police, a senior officer has revealed.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2011
There have been almost 100 bombing incidents in the North in the past year, new figures published today reveal.
Thu, 12 May, 2011
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a senior loyalist was stabbed at a Tesco supermarket in north Belfast.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2011
A man arrested in connection with the murder of a loyalist in the North has been released by police.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2011
A man has been arrested by police investigating the murder of a loyalist in the North.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
The British government, Sinn Féin and the DUP are all failing the victims of the North's decades of violence, it was claimed today.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
Members of a major loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland are considering buying guns only months after they were supposed to have disarmed, it emerged today.
Thu, 04 Nov, 2010
A watchdog set-up by the Irish and British governments to monitor paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland is to be shut down, it was announced today.
The Blitz: The British under attack
Sat, 30 Oct, 2010
A senior Orange Order member today spoke of his appreciation of the “tenacity” of Bloody Sunday campaigners after the release of the Saville Inquiry report.
Sun, 27 Jun, 2010
Dr John Kyle will remain as stand-in leader of the Progressive Unionists, a spokesman for the party said last night.
Thu, 10 Jun, 2010
Police in the North have confirmed today that members of the on-ceasefire Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) were responsible for the murder of a man shot dead in front of stunned shoppers.
Fri, 04 Jun, 2010
Despite paramilitary threats, hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the funeral of loyalist Bobby Moffett.
The leader of the Progressive Unionist Party (PUP), which is linked to the loyalist paramilitary UVF, confirmed today she is resigning after the terror group was involved in a brutal murder.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
A 31-year-old man being questioned by detectives in the North investigating the murder of a prominent loyalist has been released unconditionally.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
A 31-year-old man was arrested today by police investigating the murder of a top loyalist on a packed Belfast shopping street.
Sun, 30 May, 2010
A man arrested by police in the North investigating the murder of a top loyalist on a packed Belfast shopping street was released today without charge.
A man has been arrested by police investigating the murder of a top loyalist on a packed Belfast shopping street.
Sat, 29 May, 2010
A man shot dead on a crowded street in Belfast earlier today has been named as Bobby Moffat, a leading loyalist figure.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
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