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Solicitor Jemma Conlon (left), the woman’s lawyer,  and Amnesty International Northern Ireland campaign manager, Grainne Teggart,  outside Belfast High Court on Tuesday.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Judgment has been reserved in a landmark legal challenge to a Northern Ireland woman being prosecuted for buying her schoolgirl daughter abortion pill(...)

The family of one of three neighbours killed in an IRA bombing 30 years ago has secured the right to continue its legal bid for a new inquest after su(...)

Former Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster unlawfully stopped the Stormont Executive discussing a funding plan aimed at clearing a backlog of legacy inquests, the High Court in Belfast ruled today. Photograph: EPA/Neil Hall

Alan Erwin Former Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster unlawfully stopped the Stormont Executive discussing a funding plan aimed at clearing(...)

Brenda Hale, president of the British supreme court: ‘We will now go away and try and work out the answer to these difficult questions.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

A United Nations lawyer has told the supreme court in London Northern Ireland’s abortion law discriminates against women on the grounds of sex and sub(...)

Stormont Castle. Photograph: AFP

The Court of Appeal has overturned a landmark verdict that Northern Ireland’s near-blanket ban on abortions is incompatible with human rights legislat(...)

 Ashers’ Bakery in Belfast refused to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan for Gareth Lee in 2014. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Christian bakers found to have unlawfully refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan are to press ahead with attempts to take their case to(...)

10th July 1970: British soldiers take aim at civil rights demonstrators in the Falls Road, Belfast. File photograph: Malcolm Stroud/Express/Getty Images

Two former British soldiers are to be charged with murdering Official IRA member Joe McCann in west Belfast more than 44 years ago, the North’s Public(...)

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(...)

Northern Ireland Attorney General John Larkin. Photograph: PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s top law officer has taken an unprecedented step towards having a failed legal challenge to the Brexit process referred directly to (...)

Terminations are only legal in Northern Ireland to protect a woman’s life, or if there is a risk of serious damage to her well-being.

A woman who travelled to England to terminate a pregnancy with a fatal defect is a victim of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws, the Court of Appeal was(...)

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