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The High Court has made a ruling which may make it more complicated for banks to get summary judgment orders against people who owe them money, includ(...)

Mr Justice Max Barrett said Irish courts facing summary applications should identify whether any  terms of the loan agreement at issue might be unfair for  purposes of EU regulations. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Court applications from banks where a mortgage is not being paid will now have to take account of European law on consumer rights following a judgment(...)

Geraldine and Martin Grant, Ballyroan, Portlaoise, say the County Laois registrar, failed to consider whether their mortgage contract with Pepper Finance Corporation was fair when granting a repossession order earlier this year.  File photograph: Creatas Images/Getty Images

A Co Laois couple have been given leave to challenge the repossession of their home because, they say, their rights under European law have been breac(...)

Any new relationship agreement concluded between the EU and the UK will have to get the consent of the European Parliament. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

The procedure that the UK must now follow if it is to leave the European Union is a two-year one set out in Article 50 of the Treaty of the European U(...)