Belfast’s High Court. The court refused to grant Brendan Conway an injunction against the Sunday World. Mr Justice Gillen said: “It is in the public interest that investigative journalism should not be impeded where it is publishing legitimate information concerning serious criminal activity.”

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Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: Ryanair had sued over articles based on a television documentary programme that claimed to reveal safety and fuel issues at the airline. Photograph: Bertil Enevag Ericson/Scanpix/Reuters

The settlement of a libel action brought by Ryanair vindicates its standing as one of the safest airlines in Europe, chief executive Michael O’Leary s(...)

Northern Ireland’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory: has announced decisions on two high-profile cases. Photograph: Paul Faith

The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory has announced decisions on two high-profile “supergrass” trials, one relating to notoriou(...)