If the appeal succeeds, it could pave the way for pregnant women’s behaviour to be criminalised, warns the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales is being asked to decide in a test case whether a pregnant woman committed “a crime of violence” against her (...)

Who’s rearing your children? If you have a child aged nine or older in possession of a laptop, smartphone, tablet or all of the above, chances are tha(...)

Mr Justice King said the differences in the legal position on abortion between Northern Ireland than in England and Wales had ‘not surprisingly led to a steady stream’ of pregnant women travelling  from Northern Ireland to England to access abortion services not available to them at home.

Rules that prevent women from Northern Ireland receiving free abortions on the NHS in England have been upheld by London’s High Court.A test case was (...)

A British charity that provides pregnancy and abortion services to about a thousand Irish women a year has been fined £200,000 after the contac(...)

“This is not a good situation to force women into when what they need is care. It is deeply wrong,” says Ann Furedi, of PBAS, the British Pregnancy Advice Service

Women from Ireland having abortions in Britain face “enormous additional burdens” compared to British women, the chief executive of the British Pregna(...)

The abortion Bill will not satisfy the European Court of Human Rights ruling because of the restrictions it will place on suicidal women accessing ter(...)

Participants in an anti-abortion demonstration in Dublin in January.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The sheer heartlessness of the proposed abortion legislation was exposed this week on RTÉ radio. Broadcaster Pat Kenny asked Minister fo(...)