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Belfast High Court

A law officer based in Northern Ireland should take the decision on any new inquest into the assassination of an INLA chief, the High Court heard on T(...)

A judicial review of  the protocol, part of the Brexit deal that creates a trade border between Northern Ireland and Great Britain, has begun in Belfast’s high court.

The operation of the Northern Ireland protocol has been likened to the Vichy regime, which co-operated with the Nazis in France during the second Wor(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster’s name is among the list of applicants in the review. Photograph: Reuters

The operation of the Northern Ireland protocol has been likened to the Vichy regime during a court challenge to its legality. A judicial review on th(...)

John Larkin is the former attorney general of Northern Ireland. File photograph: New Ray Pics

A pan-unionist legal challenge to the Northern Ireland Protocol will be heard next month, a High Court judge confirmed on Tuesday. Mr Justice Colton (...)

High Court heard claim by UK’s Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis  there is no Irish Sea border do not match legal reality. File photograph: Tolga Ga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

A claim by British secretary of state Brandon Lewis that there is no Irish Sea border does not match the legal reality, the High Court heard today. T(...)

Brenda King formally took office in Belfast.

Northern Ireland’s new Attorney General has been sworn in today at the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Brenda King formally took office as chief (...)

Raymond McCord: alleges that a no-deal Brexit will plunge Northern Ireland into chaos, economic misery and threaten the peace process. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Peace agreements in Northern Ireland are not dependent on the United Kingdom remaining in the European Union, the North’s attorney general has said. (...)

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(...)

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