Bank of Ireland has said it welcomes the in-depth review of structures and education programmes announced by the IRFU and Ulster. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Bank of Ireland has said it welcomes the in-depth review of structures and education programmes announced by the IRFU and Ulster at the conclusion of (...)

Hundreds of people attended a rally in Belfast on Thursday to support the woman at the centre of the Belfast rape trial. Photograph: Pacemaker

Hundreds of people gathered outside Laganside Courts in Belfast on Thursday for a rally to express solidarity with all victims of sexual crime. The (...)

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(...)

Members and supporters of Survivors and Victims of Institutional Abuse  demonstrate against the lack of compensation for victims of institutional abuse, outside Stormont, in Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Victims of historical child abuse have urged Northern Ireland’s politicians to release compensation which has been blocked due to Stormont’s collapse,(...)

The outside of Danielle’s home in the Protestant area of the Ligoniel Road in north Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Nearly 3,000 people have been left homeless in Northern Ireland over the past decade because of intimidation by paramilitary groups, new Housing Execu(...)

Thousands of campaigners from both sides of Ireland’s abortion debate paraded through the streets of Belfast to highlight their opposing positions on the issue. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Thousands of campaigners from both sides of Ireland’s emotive abortion debate have paraded through the streets of Belfast to highlight their opposing (...)