Bad news for the PSNI. The case against the so-called Stormont spy ring, the impetus for the collapse of the local devolved Assembly, has itself collapsed in court. Thanks for the heads up to reader Pat. See the BBC News site for the latest details.
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty