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(...)

Gay Rights activist Peter Tatchell.  File photograph: Stephen Wilson/PA Wire

A supporter of a Northern Irish baker which refused to bake a same-sex marriage-themed cake has welcomed an about-turn on the issue by a high-profile (...)

Judge Brownlie said Ashers was not a religious organisation but was “in business for profit”. She found that the company was “guilty of unlawful discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation”. Photograph: Getty Images

The Ashers Baking Company is considering whether to launch an appeal after it was found guilty of discrimination against a gay rights advocate by refu(...)

The bakery refused to make a cake with this image on it.

Christian-owned Ashers Bakery which refused to make a cake carrying a pro gay marriage slogan has been found guilty of discrimination after a landmark(...)

Contract law is ‘at the heart’ of the so-called ‘gay cake’ case, a lawyer acting for the Equality Commission and Gareth Lee in the action against Ashers Baking Company has contended. Photograph: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images

Contract law is “at the heart” of the so-called gay cake case, a lawyer acting for the Equality Commission and Gareth Lee in the civil action against (...)

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(...)