David Ford: to appeal judgment.  Photograph: Arthur Allison.

The Belfast High Court judgment on access to abortion in the North has rightly been described as historic. The outcome of the case taken by the Northe(...)

Jane Christie (left), whose daughter Sarah Ewart was forced to travel to England for an abortion, with Gráinne Teggart from Amnesty International on Monday. Photograph: Lesley Anne McKeown/PA

The Belfast High Court has issued a landmark judgment which would make abortion legal in Northern Ireland in cases of rape, incest and fatal (...)

 Delays at the Northern Ireland Department of Health in providing the revised guidance to medical professionals has compounded the trauma of losing her babies, the woman claims

A Co Antrim woman is taking legal action over an alleged continued failure to issue finalised guidelines on abortion in the North. The woman, grante(...)

Anti-abortion campaigner Bernadette Smyth was among many in the the courtroom for the hearing. Photograph: PA

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission has won High Court permission to challenge abortion law in Northern Ireland. A judge in Belfast has grant(...)

A legal challenge to the abortion law in Northern Ireland will be heard next month, it has been confirmed .  File photograph of pregnancy test: Thinkstockphoto

A legal challenge to the abortion law in Northern Ireland will be heard next month, it has been confirmed . The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commissi(...)

The North’s Minister for Justice David Ford is to initiate a consultation on possible changes to abortion law in Northern Ireland that could permit terminations in cases of fatal foetal abnormality. He also indicated that the consultation could cover abortion in cases of rape and incest.

The North’s Minister for Justice David Ford is to initiate a consultation on possible changes to abortion law in Northern Ireland that could permit te(...)