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Tá arís eile allagar agus bladar ar siúl maidir le scaoileadh chumhacht na heaglaise Caitlicí Rómhánda ar bhainistíocht na scoileanna. B’fhéidir bun a(...)

Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said a ‘de fato moratorium’ would apply to the death penalty for gay sex. Photograph: Brunei OUT/AFP/Getty Images

Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a(...)

 Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah delivers a speech in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, in October  2013. File photograph: Dean Kassim/AFP/Getty Images

EU officials on Wednesday accused Brunei of “rude” and “abusive” lobbying against a resolution condemning the Muslim-majority sultanate for imposing (...)

The Dorchester Hotel in London, owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Attorney General Séamus Woulfe has postponed his induction into a prestigious international legal academy due to the ceremony being held at a London h(...)

The front entrance is seen at The Dorchester, owned by the Sultan of Brunei whointroduced strict new Islamic laws that make anal sex and adultery offences punishable by stoning to death. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty

Around 100 people have turned out to take part in a protest against Brunei’s anti-LGBT laws in central London. The protest, led by human rights activ(...)

The Dorchester  was the venue for the Presidents Club event,  which closed down last year after members of the all-male guest list subjected some of the 130 women working at it to sustained sexual harassment. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty

High-profile events and awards shows have been cancelled at the Dorchester in London in protest at the decision of Brunei, the hotel’s ultimate owner,(...)

An advertising billboard of the Royal Brunei Airlines promoting Brunei as “abode of peace” at a transport station in Taiwan, on Wednesday. Photograph:  David Chang/EPA

Travel agents, London’s transport network and finance houses were among the rising number of companies on Friday to cut ties with businesses owned by (...)

Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah speaks at the International Convention Centre to celebrate the Islamic event Isra Mi’raj, in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

New Islamic criminal laws in Brunei punishing gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death have triggered international outcry. The penalties w(...)

Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. Brunei, a Muslim-majority former British protectorate, plans to implement Islamic Sharia laws from April 3rd. Photograph: EPA

Brunei will deal a serious setback to human rights if it applies laws allowing death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, marking an end to a de facto(...)

 The new laws are  a directive from the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah. Photograph:  Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images

Brunei is to begin imposing death by stoning as a punishment for gay sex and adultery from next week, as part of the country’s highly criticised imple(...)

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