The PSNI police base in Newtownhamilton, County Armagh, was struck by a
bomb attack late tonight.
In a historic step, the Belfast Assembly this afternoon chose Alliance
leader David Ford as the first Six-County Justice minister in nearly
A major bomb detonated earlier this morning outside the British Army’s
Palace Barracks in Holywood in County Down, east of Belfast.
British prime minister Gordon Brown has today called a general election
for May 6th after visiting Buckingham Palace to seek Crown permission
to dissolve parliament on April 12th.
Republican prisoners barricaded themselves into a dining hall yesterday
evening at the North’s highest security jail in an escalation of
conflict between republican prisoners and the regime in Maghaberry Jail.