A mural referencing the Renewable Heat Incentive  crisis and Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster in a Belfast city centre car park in January 2017. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

When Seamus Hughes clicked “send” on an email to a manager in Northern Ireland’s biggest private business early on August 28th, 2015, he knew the rene(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster appears on a screen during the Renewable Heat Incentive  public inquiry at Stormont Parliament Buildings. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has defended her role in Stormont’s botched green energy scheme during her appearance before a public inquiry(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company, which refused to make a pro-gay marriage cake. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Christian bakers found to have unlawfully refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan may have a new route of appeal to the UK’s highest cou(...)

John Lewis has long been seen as an attractive entrant to the Sprucefield retail area outside Belfast. Photograph: iStock

Attempts to secure the first John Lewis store in Northern Ireland were given a major boost on Friday by a High Court order on a new planning blueprint(...)

 The funeral of IRA hunger striker Raymond McCreesh in 1981.  File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

A pensioner has ended her Northern Ireland High Court action against the Equality Commission over the naming of a playground after an IRA hunger strik(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers’ Baking Company. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Forcing Christian bakers to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan could amount to cruelty, Northern Ireland’s top law officer argued on Thursday.(...)

Michael Gallagher, whose son Aiden was among 29 people killed by the Real IRA in the August 1998 bombing of Omagh, is seeking to have a decision by Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers judicially reviewed. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A landmark bid for a partially secret hearing over intelligence gathered on the Omagh bombing has begun at the High Court in Belfast. Lawyers for th(...)

Senior judges in Northern Ireland were told former minister for health Edwin Poots (above) acted irrationally in maintaining the prohibition on blood donations from gay men, because the threat of blood contamination was “infinitesimal”.  File photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

Lifting the lifetime ban on gay men giving blood in Northern Ireland would increase the risk of a contaminated donation getting through just once ever(...)

A sign outside Casement Park in Belfast.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The granting of planning permission for a new 38,000-seater GAA stadium in the heart of west Belfast is to be quashed, a High Court judge has ruled.Mr(...)