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The  report was written by  Belfast-based civil liberties group, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) and academics from Queen’s University, Belfast.

The authors of a new report into how to deal with the past in Northern Ireland have floated the idea that anyone convicted of Troubles killings would (...)

Crowds attend the funeral of  former Sinn Féin councillor  Francie McNally in Co Tyrone. Photograph: Pacemaker

The PSNI is investigating how in the context of coronavirus a relatively large crowd attended the funeral of a former Sinn Féin councillor in Co Tyron(...)

Sinn Féin Derry Assembly member Martina Anderson  referred to accounts of DNR notices being placed at some care homes. File photograph: Alan Betson

The number of people who have died from coronavirus in Northern Ireland has risen by four to 82, according to the latest figures from the North’s Publ(...)

Stormont’s finance Minster Conor Murphy speaking in the Northern  Assembly where he said that bidders from India and the US muscled out Northern Ireland in the global race to buy personal protective equipment. Photograph: NI Assembly/PA Wire.

Stormont finance Minister Conor Murphy has rejected a suggestion that he misled the Assembly over his attempt to jointly secure an order for personal (...)

Northern Ireland’s Catholic bishops have issued a statement deploring proposals on how to deal with the past published by the Northern Secretary Brandon Lewis, above. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images.

Northern Ireland’s Catholic bishops have issued a statement deploring proposals on how to deal with the past published by the Northern Secretary. The(...)

Same-sex marriage became legal in Northern Ireland in January,  bringing it into line with the rest of the UK and Republic of Ireland.   Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Gay couples faced unjustified discrimination while denied the opportunity to marry in Northern Ireland, the Court of Appeal in Belfast has ruled. But(...)

Police in Northern Ireland are witnessing an increase in domestic violence and in domestic murders during the coronavirus pandemic, the Assembly’s justice committee has heard.

Police in Northern Ireland are witnessing an increase in domestic violence and in domestic murders during the coronavirus pandemic, the Assembly’s jus(...)

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill and First Minister Arlene Foster. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Newly back in existence, the Northern Executive is riven with tensions over the battle against Covid-19, with Sinn Féin Ministers accused of ganging u(...)

At the joint briefings they share, Michelle O’Neill has complained – to frowns and head-shaking from Arlene Foster – about the pace of schools closure, scarce testing and businesses producing inessential goods remaining open. Photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

Public health specialist Dr Gabriel Scally called yesterday for the Covid-19 response to be harmonised across the border. With strong credentials in b(...)

Politicians in the Stormont Assembly gave a mixed response to new abortion laws coming into force in Northern Ireland today. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images.

Unionists have called for an opportunity to debate and change Northern Ireland’s new abortion laws, which came into force on Tuesday. DUP MLA Paul G(...)

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