Sectarian violence in the 1970s and 80s was set well into the far left, but could a post-Brexit referendum see a new breed of far right extremism crawl out from the fringes?
The European Union has been a unifying force that transcends the bitter divisions between Catholics and Protestants that have long bedeviled Northern Ireland — that ends under if Britain leaves the European Union.
A Irish-born immigrant named Gary Hall wants to import the violent paramilitary tactics of Northern Ireland's Ulster Volunteer Force to the Northern Territory town of Alice Springs.
Northern Ireland's loyalists are pissed off. On Friday night they injured more than 50 cops, who—after adopting slightly softer tactics earlier this year when policing the flag protests and the Belfast Twelfth—were out in force to monitor a republican...
I went to an Irish parade in the city this weekend to see if tensions would boil over.
July 12 is probably the biggest date in Northern Ireland’s political calendar. Each year, hundreds of Orangemen and loyalist marching bands descend upon Belfast to parade around the city in commemoration of a Dutch Protestant defeating an English...
I went along to an unofficial St Patrick's Day parade to find out.
I watched loyalists, republicans and police attack each other over the Union Flag this weekend.
Last week's World Peace Update looked at the riots engulfing Slovenia, the trigger-happy Tunisian policemen who tried to blind the citizens of Siliana, and the looming possibility of Bashar al-Assad gassing what remains of his population to death with...
The Brits may have left Northern Ireland and the IRA may be all but completely decommissioned, but Loyalist areas of Belfast are still firmly in the grip of paramilitary thugs.