Ashers bakery on Royal Avenue in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Belfast bakery at the centre of the so-called “gay cake” case is to close a branch in the city. Ashers was cleared of discrimination by the UK’s (...)

Gareth Lee sued Ashers Bakery after it refused to bake a cake depicting Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie below the slogan “Support Gay Marriage”.

A legal dispute over a Belfast bakery’s refusal to make a cake with a message supporting same-sex marriage may continue after the North’s Court of App(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company arrive at the Court of Appeal in Belfast on Monday  where the McArthur family, who run Ashers Baking Company, are seeking to overturn a judgment which found their refusal to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan was unlawful. Photograph: PA

Christian bakers found guilty of discrimination for refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan could not commit a sin by going against th(...)

 Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company who are seeking to overturn a judgment which found their refusal to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan was unlawful.  Photograph: PA

Christian bakers from Northern Ireland at the centre of the so-called “gay cake” discrimination battle have said they are praying for justice ahead of(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company, talk to the media outside Belfast High Court where the Christian bakery owners, who were found guilty of discriminating against a gay man, are appealing against the decision. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

An appeal in the so-called Bert and Ernie “gay cake” case was adjourned on Wednesday following a late intervention by the Northern Ireland Attorney Ge(...)

Bert and Ernie on the “Support Gay Marriage” cake. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan.

There is a well known legal phrase in Latin, “De Minimis non curat lex”, which means the law does not concern itself with trifles. So, why did it conc(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Bakery arrive at Belfast County Court. Photograph: Stephen Kilkenny/PA Wire

The state is obliged to protect people in genuine cases of conscientious objection, a lawyer in the so-called “gay cake” case in Belfast has contended(...)

Daniel McArthur (second right) of Asher’s Bakery and his wife Amy McArthur (right) along with family members leave court. Photograph: Getty

A gay rights activist said he was made to feel a “lesser person” after Ashers Baking Company in Belfast refused to sell him a cake bearing an image o(...)

A screen grab showing the image requested for the cake taken from a Christian Institute video. Photograph: YouTube/Christian Institute.

The Presbyterian Church has condemned as “unjust” a decision by the North’s Equality Commission to take a civil legal action against Ashers Baking Co(...)

A screen grab showing the image requested for the cake taken from a Christian Institute video. Photograph: YouTube/Christian Institute

A Co Antrim run bakery which refused to bake a cake with a message supporting gay marriage has been warned by the North’s Equality Commission that it (...)