Health minister Edwin Poots told an Assembly committee yesterday afternoon  that ’many of the people who have been abused don’t recognise that they have been abused’. Photograph: PA

Police are investigating allegations of sexual exploitation of 22 young people aged 13 to 18 in Northern Ireland but they are convinced that figure wi(...)

Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry chairman Anthony Hart announced today that alleged abuse at 13 Catholic, secular, local authority and juvenile detention institutions in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1995 will be investigated. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The public inquiry into historical institutional abuse in Northern Ireland will open next January with investigations of allegations of abuse at two C(...)