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(...)

Dr Adedayo Adedeji (above), who performed the abortion, and nurses Gemma Pullen and Margaret Miller, were charged with manslaughter by gross negligence and a health-and-safety breach, but the case was dropped in 2016. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A woman who died following a late-stage abortion procedure after travelling from Ireland to England was discharged from the clinic despite vomiting an(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. ‘What does he mean by rare abortions?’ Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

After more than a decade of delay, the Government announced it would finally ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD(...)

Police stand at the entrance of the Marie Stopes clinic as anti-abortion protestors hold up placards outside the Belfast clinic in October 2012. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

During its five years of life, the Marie Stopes clinic in Belfast dealt with thousands of women. The oldest was 52; the youngest was 13 who had become(...)

Brianna Parkins: 'Why did I bother becoming a Rose if I’m that much of a feminist? Because you can be both, and many Roses are.' Photograph: Perry Duffin

There’s no rule book on becoming a minor international controversy. Last August, after I called for a referendum on abortion and segued into a samba a(...)

Precious Life campaigner Bernadette Smyth (centre) was cleared on appeal last year of harassing former Marie Stopes clinic director Dawn Purvis. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An anti-abortion campaigner involved in protests outside a clinic in Belfast was unlawfully issued with harassment warning notices, a court has heard.(...)

The Women’s Clinic (in building on right) on Berkeley Street  in Dublin is next door to Reproductive Choices, a pregnancy advisory clinic closely aligned to the Marie Stopes organisation in the UK. The clinics are unrelated. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Simon Harris has promised to consider “every possible option” to ensure women are provided with reliable pregnancy counselling inf(...)

Bernadette Smyth, director of Precious Life, with US Republican congressman Chris Smith who visited the new Stanton Healthcare clinic in Belfast on Monday.

An American pregnancy healthcare clinic has opened on Great Victoria Street in Belfast. The anti-abortion Stanton Healthcare group officially opened t(...)

Police stand at the entrance of the Marie Stopes clinic in October 2012 as anti-abortion protestors hold up placards outside the first private clinic to offer abortions to women in Belfast. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

A 45-year-old woman is being questioned by police after she was arrested yesterday close to the Marie Stopes clinic, in Belfast, which has been the(...)

The trial will start on March 7th next in the Old Bailey in London.

The trial of a doctor and two nurses on charges on manslaughter over the death of an African woman living in Ireland after she had an abortion at Lond(...)

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