Former IRA PoW and H-Block escapee Pol Brennan, who has been living in
the US for nearly 25 years, has been denied the right to remain in the
country by a US
DUP leader Peter Robinson has said he has received direct assurances
that the Provisional IRA Army Council has permanently gone out of
The North's First and Deputy First Ministers have said that their
parties have reached an agreement on the devolution of policing and
justice powers from London to Belfast.
Loyalist killer Michael Stone was found guilty today of attempting to
murder Sinn Féin leaders Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness in a one-man
armed attack on the Stormont Assembly.
A British Army parade has passed off relatively quietly in Belfast city
centre this morning in one of the largest Crown force operations seen
in the city in many years.