06 August 2013
Newly released government documents shed light on secret Tory plans to target miners, Northern Ireland and England’s flood defences, writes Simon Basketter
11 June 2013
Police in Northern Ireland are preparing to arrest hundreds of people during the G8 summit next week.
04 June 2013
Marian Price freed
11 December 2012
Belfast and other parts of Northern Ireland have been gripped by an explosion of protests, riots and roadblocks at the hands of Loyalist paramilitaries.
20 November 2012
The public inquiry into the 2005 police shooting of Azelle Rodney heard from two expert witness firearms officers from Northern Ireland last week.
18 September 2012
Sectarian rioting broke out earlier this month in Northern Ireland. It followed a series of provocative Orange Order marches going past the St Patrick’s Catholic Church, just on the outskirts of Belfast city centre.
04 September 2012
Loyalists behind Northern Ireland riots
Loyalist paramilitaries were at the heart of organising sectarian riots in Northern Ireland this week.
22 May 2012
The Mexico Olympics opened on Saturday 12 October 1968. I know the date because it was exactly a week after the 5 October civil rights march in Derry, generally accepted as the day the Troubles in Northern Ireland started.
06 March 2012
Could strike on the day
UCU—members under consultation until 13 March
NUT—consultation vote closes 14 March
PCS—consultation until 16 March
EIS—consultation until 15 March
UCAC (Wales)—rejected government offer, in negotiations about joining strike
INTO (Northern Ireland)—also rejected and in negotiations with other unions
NASUWT—rejected the government offer, unclear whether it will join strike
Unite (Ministry of Defence)—Rejected offer and discussing action with the PCS</l
11 October 2011
A strike by health workers in Northern Ireland last week gave a glimpse of what Britain will look like during the coordinated strikes on 30 November.
05 October 2011
Thousands of health workers struck for 24 hours in Northern Ireland today, Wednesday, in a battle against cuts.
30 August 2011
The Unison union has begun balloting all its Northern Ireland members in health and education for strikes against the cuts.
23 August 2011
Unison is balloting its health and education members in Northern Ireland for strikes against cuts.
09 August 2011
The British government and army covered up state sponsored right wing terrorism for over 35 years.
24 May 2011
The publication of the inquiry into the murder of Northern Ireland solicitor Rosemary Nelson in 1999 continues the state cover-up of her death.
05 April 2011
A bomb killed Catholic police officer Ronan Kerr in Omagh in Northern Ireland last week.
04 January 2011
Over 50,000 homes in Northern Ireland had no water over the holiday. Thousands of homes went without water for more than a week.
07 September 2010
‘I was arrested on 30 November 1974. I was dragged from my bed at home in Northern Ireland. I was handcuffed and thrown in the back of an army personnel carrier with squaddies in.
20 July 2010
Four nights of rioting in Northern Ireland saw much media talk of "men of violence" orchestrating trouble.
13 July 2010
Police fired 70 baton rounds and used water cannon this week in Northern Ireland against people protesting at sectarian marches by the Orange Order.