Officials have begun a scoping exercise ahead of a review of legislation underpinning the prosecution of terrorism and organised crime offences in the non-jury Special Criminal Court.
Published 30 June 2020
Violent right-wing extremism is "growing" in Ireland, a major Europol report on terrorism in the EU has noted for the first time.
Published 24 June 2020
People suspected of terrorism offences would face minimum jail terms of 14 years under proposed legislation.
Published 20 May 2020
A six-and-a-half year prison sentence for a loyalist killer who became a "supergrass" after his arrest has been found unduly lenient by the Court of Appeal.
Published 17 April 2020
Hashem Abedi, 22, the younger brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi, has been found guilty of murdering 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in 2017.
Published 18 March 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been warned that plans to extend jail terms for terrorists could make them more dangerous upon release, The Times reports.
Published 20 February 2020
Legislative proposals to end the early release of people convicted of terror offences will not be extended to Northern Ireland.
Published 13 February 2020
Legislation making it a criminal offence to travel abroad to join a terrorist group has not moved beyond the preliminary stage over a year after an EU deadline, according to reports.
Published 6 December 2019
A recent crackdown on paramilitarism in Northern Ireland is being held back by stalled reforms to the committal process, the Independent Reporting Commission (IRC) has warned.
Published 4 November 2019
The UK and the US have signed a bilateral agreement allowing their respective law enforcement agencies to directly demand electronic data relating to serious crime from tech companies in the other jurisdiction.
Published 4 October 2019
Lord Carlile has been appointed to lead an independent review of the controversial Prevent counter-terrorism programme.
Published 13 August 2019
People found guilty of crimes linked to terrorism, paramilitarism and organised crime groups could now see their sentences reconsidered under the unduly lenient sentence (ULS) scheme.
Published 2 August 2019
A man who was jailed at the age of 14 for encouraging another to murder Australian police officers has been granted anonymity for life.
Published 30 July 2019