02 February 2016
At the height of the First World War a rebellion was staged in Britain’s oldest colony. Simon Basketter looks at how Irish rebels took over Dublin 100 years ago
26 January 2016
Extraordinary new revelations this week show that a notorious bombing by Irish Republicans was planned and overseen by a British agent.
19 January 2016
Pro-choice activists have taken to the streets against a decision to prosecute a woman for trying to bring about an abortion.
01 December 2015
The Belfast High Court has ruled that abortion law in Northern Ireland breaches human rights law.
01 September 2015
Official politics in Northern Ireland has been thrown into crisis.
16 June 2015
Police and child abuse; Belfast equal marriage march; over 3 million are underemployed
02 June 2015
The British state is guilty of murder and terrorism. A BBC Panorama programme, Britain’s Secret Terror Deals, examined security force collusion with Protestant Loyalist paramilitaries in Northern Ireland.
17 March 2015
Tens of thousands of public sector workers across Northern Ireland took part in the biggest one-day strike there in years on Friday of last week.
17 February 2015
Some 20,000 people attended a rally in Downpatrick in Northern Ireland last Saturday to protest against the reduction of services at the Downe Hospital.
12 September 2014
One of the vilest bigots these islands have produced is dead.
05 August 2014
The MI5 security service covered up child abuse in the Kincora Boys’ Home, Northern Ireland, a former army intelligence officer has said. Brian Gemmell, a former captain in the Intelligence Corps, revealed that in 1975 he submitted reports to MI5’s Northern Ireland head Ian Cameron.
10 June 2014
British government ministers sanctioned the use of torture against prisoners in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s.
03 June 2014
Barcelona riots halt demolition - Clashes on Gezi Park anniversary - Craigavon Two lose their appeal
06 May 2014
Gerry Adams, the president of Sinn Fein, was arrested last week.
04 March 2014
Calls to drop prosecutions against British soldiers involved in Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland have been met with anger by family campaigners.
07 January 2014
In 1984 the IRA blew up a hotel in Brighton hosting Tories staying for their annual conference.
07 January 2014
Newly released secret state documents do nothing to dispel rumours of a child abuse cover-up at the top, explains Simon Basketter
26 November 2013
Simon Basketter looks at part of the history of British army terror tactics in Northern Ireland and what BBC’s Panorama didn’t tell us about death squads.
13 August 2013
Flag-waving loyalists took to the streets in Northern Ireland last week. Cops fired 26 plastic bullets and used water cannon at one Unionist protest on Thursday.
06 August 2013
Families of 20 of 300 people killed by British soldiers in Northern Ireland are suing chief constable Matt Baggott, head of the Historic Enquiries Team.