Steven McCaffery

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Steven McCaffery is Editor of The Detail. He joined The Detail in October 2012, after six years at Press Association Ireland where he was Deputy Editor, with particular responsibility for the organisation's political output on both sides of the border. Prior to this, Steven was News Editor of The Irish News, during which he played a central role in the paper’s multi award-winning investigative output, including his own investigations into key events of the late 1990s and 2000s. His work on the evidence of collusion between the State and loyalist paramilitaries in Northern Ireland, plus insights into the impact of republican violence, was commended by Amnesty International. In 2016 and 2017 he won commendations as online editor of the year in the UK's prestigious Online Media Awards. He is a former columnist of the year in Northern Ireland for his regular political analysis articles on The Detail website.

Courts must "step in" when politics fails, says renowned South African judge

IN TIMES of political dysfunction courts have “no choice” but to intervene, a renowned South African judge told lawyers and human rights activists in Belfast. Edwin Cameron is an internationally a...