Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers The secretary of state for Northern Ireland has said "serious consideration" should be given to the re-establishment of a body along the lines of the Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC).
Facebook has settled out of court after a father in Northern Ireland took the social media giant to court for failing to enforce its age restrictions, enabling a man to contact his daughter, then 11, and exchange photos with her “of a sexual nature”. The girl set up numerous accounts to contact
A total of 259 alleged sexual offences in schools across Northern Ireland were reported in 2012-15, according to a BBC investigation into school-based sex crimes. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) did not provide a breakdown of the types of sexual offences, but confirmed that 237 of the
A blind athlete who suffered a serious spinal injury in a 25-foot fall from a window in a friends' house has successfully won a claim for compensation. Mark Pollock, 39, originally from Co Down in Northern Ireland, took Enda and Madeline Cahill, of Oxfordshire, to court after he suffered a life-alte
Three men have been convicted of planning to murder two former leaders of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) in Scotland. A nine-week trial at the High Court in Glasgow ended with convictions for Antoin Duffy, 39, his cousin Martin Hughes, 36, and Paul Sands, 32.
Mid-Ulster District police commander Superintendent Mike Baird The Police Service of Northern Ireland has warned young people to report disturbing interactions they have online, in the aftermath of a 17-year old schoolboy's death.