A Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman’s report has been condemned as unlawful and procedurally unfair.

A Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman’s report, which found RUC officers colluded with loyalists who murdered six Catholic men 23 years ago, has been c(...)

Campaigners against the strict laws surrounding the procedure said the clarification was a significant breakthrough. Photograph: iStock

Medical staff in Northern Ireland who refer women to hospitals in the rest of the UK for abortions will not face prosecution, the North’s Director of (...)

Geraldine Finucane, wife of murdered  Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, has been granted permission to take a case to the London Supreme Court seeking a full public inquiry into the 1989 killing. File photograph: Alan Betson

Murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane’s widow Geraldine has been granted permission to take a case to the London Supreme Court seeking a full public(...)

About 800 women and girls are reported as travelling from Northern Ireland to Britain each year for abortions. Photograph: Paul Mezzer/FRF/Getty

On October 24th this year, the UK supreme court in London will hear the appeal against the decision last month of the court of appeal in Belfast that (...)

Model Laura Lacole and footballer Eunan O’Kane outside the High Court in Belfast where a landmark legal case by the pair to secure official recognition of their humanist wedding is due to be heard. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A model and an international footballer seeking legal recognition of their humanist wedding are being denied rights afforded to religious couples, a c(...)

Telecom TalkTalk was the victim of cyber attack in 2015

A Co Antrim schoolboy arrested over the 2015 cyber attack on TalkTalk is to appeal his failed Belfast High Court bid to secure legislative protection (...)

Freddie Scappaticci sent a young boy “on a message”, as they say in Belfast, up to the home of 44-year-old Anthony McKiernan in January 1988, asking M(...)

The Stormont Estate in Belfast. File photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

What’s this about new political talks in Northern Ireland? The British and Irish governments and the northern parties are embarking on a new attempt (...)

Sinn Féin’s new Northern leader Michelle O’Neill with the party’s president Gerry Adams: Last Saturday, Mr Adams told a Sinn Féin conference that Brexit is a “hostile action” that would “destroy the Good Friday Agreement”. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Pro-Remain Northern Ireland has just had all its legal fears about Brexit put to rest. So why the strange lack of jubilation? There should at least be(...)

Retired judge Sir Patrick Coghlin will chair  inquiry into the RHI scheme. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Retired judge Sir Patrick Coghlin is to chair a public inquiry into the so-called “cash for ash” scheme. Northern Ireland Minister for Finance Máirtí(...)

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