A file photo  showing the Fifa logo at the Fifa headquarters in Zurich. Photograph: EPA

The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials who were arrested in May as part of an investigation into alleged corruption, the Swiss(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of the Ashers Baking Company. The company was found guilty of discrimination against a gay rights advocate by refusing to bake him a cake with a slogan promoting same-sex marriage. Photograph: Stephen Kilkenny/PA Wire

The Ashers Baking Company in Belfast is to appeal the Belfast County Court decision which found it guilty of discrimination against a gay rights advoc(...)

A section of the Corrib gas line at Aughoose, Co Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shell to Sea has appealed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to raise the issue of policing the Corrib gas dispute with the Governme(...)

The insurance industry has remained so quiet about the proposed measures that its bête noire, Dorothea Dowling, best known as the chairwoman of the Motor Insurance Advisory Board, believes the industry may have a vested interest in seeing awards rise. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Here is an interesting question. Why are the insurance companies not up in arms at the Government’s plans to increase the size of awards that c(...)

Additional High Court sittings are to be held in September during the traditional two-month vacation period.

Additional High Court sittings are to be held in September during the traditional two-month vacation period. Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, (...)

The salary of a high court judge is €206,618

Judges’ salaries range from €122,512 to €251,529, taking into account a cut imposed by the Government after the judicial pay r(...)