Google has declined to say how many requests for the removal of links have been received from residents in Ireland.

European court decision results in 135,000 requests to be ‘forgotten’

With the High Court set to lose seven senior judges to the appeals court, one-fifth of its posts are up for grabs in a single round.

Seven vacancies to fill on High Court as senior judges move to new appeals court

 Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald:  she roposes to extend adoption rights not only to same-sex civil partners but to cohabiting couples as well. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Supreme Court to give landmark decision next month

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: said the removal of surrogacy was because a Supreme Court decision was pending and there were “critical issues needing to be resolved”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Draft law extends adoption rights to cohabiting couples

The Government has dropped plans to legislate for surrogacy as part of an overhaul of family law. File  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Draft law extends adoption rights to cohabiting couples

“It was very difficult for me. I cried. I said I am not capable of going through with this. I said I could die because of this... They said to me abortion was not legal here, but people like me are sent to England for abortions . . .” Photograph: Getty

The woman refused an abortion says she was raped but did not know she was pregnant until she arrived in Ireland

“When I came to this country I thought I could forget suffering... 
The doctors told me I could get an abortion but I didn’t get help. 
The scar [from the C-section] will never go away. It will always be a reminder. I still suffer. I don’t know if what has happened to me is normal.”

During pregnancy woman says she was told she could have an abortion

Unsafe haven: Palestinian children take refuge at the UN school in Jabaliya before it was shelled this week. Photograph: Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters

The futile, self-defeating conflict of the past three weeks is part of an endless cycle of violence that has been thoroughly assim(...)

A funeral procession for children who were killed during an explosion at a park in the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. A lull in Gaza hostilities in deference to a Muslim holiday unraveled with deadly force at a children’s playground and an area near Gaza City’s main hospital Monday. Photograph:Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

Eight children killed in a playground in Gaza City as both sides blame the other

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