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George Floyd’s girlfriend,  Courteney Ross, giving evidence on Thursday at the n trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for Mr Floyd’s murder. Photograph: Court TV via AP

George Floyd’s girlfriend has told the Derek Chauvin murder trial that the couple shared an addiction to opioid painkillers that they struggled to ove(...)

The former Marianvale mother and baby home in Newry. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Hundreds of babies from Northern Ireland were moved from four homes, including two run by the Catholic Church in Belfast and Newry, to the Republic be(...)

Good Shepherd Catholic Church on the Ormeau Road in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

An investigation into Northern Ireland’s mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries will be independent and put the needs of victims first, Norther(...)

Researchers from Queen’s and Ulster universities examined the workings of homes run by both Catholic and Protestant churches and religious organisations between 1922 and 1999

A report into more than a dozen mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries in the North is expected to raise questions around infant mortality rate(...)

British army soldiers delivering Covid-19 tests to a lorry drivers on the M20 in Kent. Photograph: Cpl Nicholas Egan RAF/Ministry of Defence/Crown Copyright/PA Wire

Thousands more lorries have been allowed to cross the English Channel after being held at the border on Christmas Day, but hauliers have warned “it’s (...)

David Gillespie and Fred Deane in 2013 fundraising during the annual Black Santa Appeal in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

This year’s Black Santa Christmas charity appeal, at St Ann’s church on Dublin’s Dawson St, was launched on Monday afternoon by Lord Mayor Hazel Chu a(...)

Lefroy House, which is run by the Salvation Army, is to close following negotiations with Tusla, the State child and family agency.

An emergency hostel for homeless minors and support housing for young people leaving State care in Dublin city centre are set to close due to a fundin(...)

Steve Adams at his Trump Store in Owatonna, Minnesota. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

As you drive into the small town of Owatonna in southern Minnesota, a flurry of pro-Trump signs and flags comes into view. Close to the Salvation Arm(...)

Mick Finnegan was about 14 when he was abused by a senior figure in St John Ambulance. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Allegations of child sexual abuse made against a former senior member of St John Ambulance have been deemed to be founded, following an investigation (...)

Supermarket workers: the pandemic unemployment benefit was more than some of these workers were paid ordinarily.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Pope Francis, in a recent address, referred to “a pandemic of poverty” throughout the world. Almost 15 per cent of the world’s population live in extr(...)

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