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Anti-abortion protesters continue a vigil outside a Marie Stopes abortion clinic  in London. File photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

When Alina Dulgheriu discovered she was pregnant, she was also facing the loss of her job as a live-in au pair. The father pressured her to have an ab(...)

Kincora Boys’ Home, where several children were sexually abused between the late 1950s and 1980s. Photograph: Pacemaker

Calls have been made for an investigation into a report that a Belfast doctor was allowed to continue working with children at a Belfast hospital desp(...)

Michael Gallagher (right) who lost his son Aiden, and Stanley McComb, who lost his wife Ann in the Omagh bombings, arrive at Ballymena Court. Photograph: Niall Carson /PA Wire

Omagh bomb victims’ representative Michael Gallagher has called for a meeting with the Taoiseach following the collapse of a case against a man charg(...)

No ‘typical’ clients: a  Marie Stopes International clinic in the north of England. Photograph:  Ross Parry Agency

“The Northern Ireland and Irish governments don’t mind women having abortions just as long as they’re not here in Ireland,” according to Northern Irel(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers. File photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has again rejected calls to include Kincora boys’ home in an inquiry into an alleged paedophile ring at Westminste(...)

Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty holds up a report titled “The Dark Side of Migration: Spotlight on Qatar’s construction sector ahead of the World Cup”, during a news conference in Doha yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Qatar’s construction industry is rife with abuse of migrant workers who are “treated like cattle” and live in squalid accommodations, Amnesty Interna(...)

Northern Ireland internationally is held up as a model of post-conflict resolution, but the process of dealing with the past has categorically failed (...)