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 Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers bakery, which was found to have breached the  North’s equality laws by refusing to make a pro-gay marriage cake. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s Court of Appeal in Belfast will hear applications next Tuesday to have the so-called “gay cake” case appealed to the UK’s supreme c(...)

Gareth Lee sued Ashers Bakery after it refused to bake a cake depicting Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie below the slogan “Support Gay Marriage”.

A legal dispute over a Belfast bakery’s refusal to make a cake with a message supporting same-sex marriage may continue after the North’s Court of App(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company speak to the media outside the Court of Appeal in Belfast, where the McArthur family, who run Ashers Baking Company, are seeking to overturn a judgment which found their refusal to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan was unlawful. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Christian owners of a Northern Irish bakery who refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage message were not being forced to do anything agains(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company arrive at the Court of Appeal in Belfast on Monday  where the McArthur family, who run Ashers Baking Company, are seeking to overturn a judgment which found their refusal to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan was unlawful. Photograph: PA

Christian bakers found guilty of discrimination for refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan could not commit a sin by going against th(...)

Gareth  Lee sued the Co Antrim-based barkery after it refused an order placed at its Belfast city centre shop in May 2014. He was seeking a cake depicting Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie below the motto ‘Support Gay Marriage’ for an event to mark International Day Against Homophobia.

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General has been given leave to become involved in a Christian-run bakery’s appeal against being found to have discriminat(...)