Key question at the very heart of collusion inquiry
One of the crucial questions the Smithwick Tribunal sought to answer was: why were the IRA so confident that the two officers would be travelling along the Edenappa Road on the afternoon of Monday, March 20, 1989?
Northern Ireland 'to improve image'
More must be done to improve Northern Ireland's image within the UK if ambitious tourism targets are to be met, industry chiefs have claimed.
'50 new jobs' in search for gold
An extended search for gold in Co Tyrone will mean more than 50 new jobs, it was claimed today.
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Betrayed, murdered and brushed under the carpet: Irish government apologises after Smithwick tribunal finds Garda mole colluded with killers of RUC officers
The Irish government has made an unprecedented apology after members of the Garda were found to have betrayed two RUC officers leading to their brutal murders 25 years ago.
Man held over Black murder released
One of two men arrested on suspicion of dissident republican activity as part of investigations into the murder of a prison officer in Northern Ireland has been released.
Dentist Philip Lamey failed to spot 15-year-old oral condition had turned to cancer, hearing is told
A dental professor failed to diagnose a tumour despite it existing in a pre-cancerous form for 15 years, a hearing has been told.
Booze Control: Trading Standards launch crackdown on illegal alcohol
The Trading Standards Service has launched operation 'Booze Control' aimed at detecting the sale of counterfeit alcohol over the festive period.
UDA has 'no right to police loyalist areas'
The UDA has been told it has "no right" to police loyalist communities after threatening vigilante action against young people involved in anti-social behaviour.
Pair trafficking sex slaves out of Belfast are jailed in Sweden
Gang leaders who operated a prostitution network in Belfast and trafficked young women out of Northern Ireland have been jailed for four years.
Ex-commissioner Bertha McDougall on new victims' service
A former Victims Commissioner has been appointed to the new service for victims and survivors which has been slammed as "not fit for purpose".
Republic's health bosses apologise for death of new mother who was airlifted to Belfast
The family of an Indian woman who died in Northern Ireland a week after giving birth to her first child in the Republic has been awarded almost €1m (£850,000) in damages from health chiefs.
Ulster Bank customers consider accounts elsewhere after Cyber Monday computer glitch
The latest computer glitch could be the "final straw" for Ulster Bank customers, the finance minister Simon Hamilton has warned.
David Trimble: let London rule on reform of Northern Ireland welfare benefits
Westminster should remove the Northern Ireland Assembly's powers over welfare benefits, former first minister Lord Trimble has said.
Manslaughter verdict for four brothers who torched home of Thomas O'Hare and Lisa McClatchey
Four brothers who torched the Co Armagh home ofa convicted paedophile and his 21-year-old girlfriend seven years ago have been found guilty of manslaughter.
Brother given bail over 'Real IRA camp'
A second Co Tyrone man accused of attending an alleged 'Real IRA' training camp which had been under security force surveillance has been granted bail.
Two quizzed over cannabis seizure in Ballymena
Two men are being questioned by police after a large quantity of cannabis plants were discovered in Ballymena.
Plea to back Northern Ireland's Consumer Council
The Environment Minister has backed a campaign to save Northern Ireland's Consumer Council, and called on constituents to join him.
Five granted bail over IRA charges
Two west Belfast women were among four past suspected PIRA members to appear before the city's Crown Court for arraignment on a number of charges including membership, intimidation and organising, arranging, or speaking at a terrorist meeting.
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Immunity offer to get the truth about our past is on the table new
Proposals offering immunity from prosecution in return for information on Troubles murders are to be considered at all-party Haass talks in Belfast this week.
Checkpoints 'significant deterrent' new
Almost 2,000 vehicles have been stopped at checkpoints designed to thwart dissident republicans in Belfast, police said.
Call to upgrade ketamine to Class B new
Party drug ketamine should be upgraded to a Class B substance, Government advisers have said.
Giroud accepts rotation policy new
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud accepts he will need a rest from time to time this season - even if he is not very good at watching from the bench.
Murray agrees new Munster deal new
Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray has agreed a new two-year contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union that ties him to Munster until June 2016.
Manuel Pellegrini still has work to do to win over Manchester City fans new
Manuel Pellegrini will be hailed across Europe tonight if he can guide Manchester City to a high-scoring victory over Bayern Munich.
Justin Bieber visits Philippines new
Justin Bieber has visited the Philippines to meet victims of Typhoon Haiyan after launching a worldwide campaign to help those affected by the deadly storm.
Whishaw, Fletcher for Mercury film new
Ben Whishaw is set to play Freddie Mercury in an upcoming Queen biopic, with Dexter Fletcher directing, according to reports.
DiCaprio's stepbrother 'missing'
Leonardo DiCaprio's stepbrother has apparently been reported missing.