A 60-year-old man has been charged with the 1994 murder of Francis Damien Kerr in Newry and membership of a proscribed organisation, the Police Service of Northern Ireland has said.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
Margaret Thatcher’s chief legal adviser believed prosecutions would “go as high as chief superintendent” within the RUC over an alleged shoot-to-kill policy in Northern Ireland, newly released secret files reveal.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
Former Assembly member John McCallister has been appointed to the Human Rights Commission.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
Police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of vote theft in Foyle, days after Sinn Féin dramatically snatched the seat from the SDLP.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Polling is underway in the North as the British general election gets underway. It is the seventh time in three years voters in the North have cast a ballot.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
One constituency remained undeclared as the Northern Ireland Assembly reached its conclusion.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
A retired couple have been found dead from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a caravan park in the North.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
Plans for a cross-border bridge at the site of one of the worst atrocities of the Troubles have been dealt another blow after funding from Europe was pulled.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
CHAMPIONS Kerry lead the way on this year’s Christy Ring Cup Champion 15 with four players rewarded for their performances on the side that claimed honours in last June’s final against Wicklow in Croke Park.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2012
A Turkish court has ruled that a man accused of murdering two Irish women must undergo a bone marrow test to determine his age.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2011
The British Government should ban Northern Ireland MPs from taking seats at Stormont, a Westminster committee has said.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2011
The leader of the nationalist SDLP is to step down, she confirmed tonight.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2011
A photographer who posted offensive messages on Facebook following the murder of Michaela McAreavey in Mauritius has left her newspaper job.
Tue, 25 Jan, 2011
Details of the Champion 15 teams for the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cups for 2010 have been announced today.
Tue, 07 Dec, 2010
A leading Irish nationalist today became the first leader of her party to wear the poppy on Remembrance Sunday.
Sun, 14 Nov, 2010
Air accident investigators have arrived at the scene of a helicopter crash that killed three people who were flying from the North to England, police confirmed tonight.
Sun, 24 Oct, 2010
There are fears tonight that up to four people may have been killed in a helicopter crash in the North
Sat, 23 Oct, 2010
A man whose brother died from a heart condition while playing sport is aiming to raise tens of thousands of euros sending campaigning text messages.
Sun, 12 Sep, 2010
Skin cancer rates in north Down are more than double those in other parts of the North, it was revealed today.
Sun, 29 Aug, 2010
An independent republican councillor whose police officer niece was the target of a suspected car bomb attack in the North tonight refused to condemn the incident.
Sat, 07 Aug, 2010
Five men and two women have been arrested in the North by police investigating domestic sex-abuse allegations going back more than 30 years.
Fri, 21 May, 2010
The future of Democratic Unionist Party leader Peter Robinson was in doubt today after the sensational General Election defeat of the First Minister of the powersharing executive at Stormont.
Fri, 07 May, 2010
COULD Northern Ireland decide the course of British politics tomorrow, after all?
Wed, 05 May, 2010
Cavan 0-10 Monaghan 1-18, Longford 3-20 Leitrim 1-9, South Down 2-21 Fermanagh 2-18
Sun, 21 Mar, 2010
One of the North’s longest serving MPs, Eddie McGrady of the nationalist SDLP, revealed he is standing down at the general election.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2010
The Ulster Unionist Party’s sole MP Lady Sylvia Hermon today said she will “weigh up her options” after refusing to fight the next election under a joint banner with the Conservative Party.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
Non-Liam McCarthy hurling counties have got their wish with the news that the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cup finals will take place at Croke Park on July 11.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2009
The mountainous landscape where a light aircraft crashed with the loss of three lives in south Down must be the subject of a safety probe, the Assembly heard today.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2009
Early figures for voter turnout for the European Parliament election have confirmed fears of a huge drop in the numbers voting.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2009
One of the most famous events in Irish motorsport, the Circuit of Ireland Rally, has a new sponsor.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2009
FOLLOWING last evening’s Super Special in Oslo, Rally Norway begins in earnest today.
Search teams who launched a major operation to find a missing 53-year-old have discovered a man’s body.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2009
Four policemen in the North killed in an horrific road crash died trying to make their community a safer place, mourners at three of their funerals heard today.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2008
Passers-by who tried in vain to rescue four policemen trapped in their burning 4x4 vehicle in the North were commended for their bravery today.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2008
The North's Chief Constable Hugh Orde today led tributes to four policemen killed a horrific early morning road accident.
Sun, 23 Nov, 2008
Ahead of a meeting with Leinster GAA officials in Portlaoise tonight, GAA president Nickey Brennan has revealed details of the newly-structured Hurling Championship proposals.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2008
Next Saturday will see an incredible 23 senior inter-county football and hurling matches take place around the country, including the All-Ireland SHC qualifier double header of Cork against Galway and Waterford playing Offaly in Thurles.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2008
Jeffrey Donaldson has waited a long time for ministerial office.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2008
Politicians from the North will be allowed for the first time to take part in the workings of the Dáil today.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2007
The SDLP could see its majorities in three Westminster constituencies cut under Boundary Commission recommendations proposed today.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2007
Sinn Féin’s Caitriona Ruane topped the poll in South Down with a firm warning to the DUP to meet the March 26 deadline for power sharing.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2007
The Green Party in the North may target three seats at the next Assembly election.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2006
Presbyterian Church leaders urged Sinn Féin today to publicly support the police in the North.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
A €37m new dual carriageway between Newry and Banbridge opens today.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006
Police on both sides of the Irish border were today hunting a criminal gang which went on a hijacking spree across Co Down and Co Armagh before crossing into the Republic.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2006
Britain's intelligence services may have masterminded an IRA human bomb strategy which killed soldiers and civilians in Northern Ireland in 1990, a lobby group claimed today.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2006
BRITAIN’S intelligence services may have masterminded an IRA human bomb strategy which killed soldiers and civilians in the North in 1990, a lobby group claimed yesterday.
Britain’s intelligence services may have masterminded an IRA human bomb strategy which killed soldiers and civilians in Northern Ireland in 1990, a lobby group claimed today.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2006
The British government was today accused of snubbing the border city of Newry during a public consultation on a vital piece of policy.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2006
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