Raymond McCord outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Photograph: PA

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has dismissed an application that the UK government’s Brexit policy will damage the Northern Ireland peace process. Th(...)

Raymond McCord outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The High Court in Belfast has rejected an application that it would be unlawful for the British government to leave the European Union without a deal.(...)

 Campaigner Raymond McCord: ‘Let’s ensure we don’t have a hard border, but let’s do it in a democratic way.’  File Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Three separate legal challenges have been lodged in Belfast against a potential no-deal Brexit. The High Court proceedings centre on claims that any(...)

The chairman of Northern Ireland’s historical abuse inquiry Sir Anthony Hart has died suddenly, it has been confirmed. File Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The chairman of Northern Ireland’s historical abuse inquiry Sir Anthony Hart has died suddenly, it has been confirmed. Sir Anthony chaired the Histor(...)

Tracey Mulholland, whose grandfather was murdered by the Glenanne gang, speaks to media outside the Belfast High Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) chief constable has been ordered to conduct an independent inquiry into alleged state collusion with a l(...)

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(...)

Irish gold mine: Omagh Minerals’s site at Cavanacaw, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Google Earth

An Irish gold mine should be made to stop working underground because it was allowed to expand based on inaccurate maps, it has been claimed. Omagh M(...)

Chris Murphy was disputing plans to build a motorway from Toome to Castledawson, close to Mossbawn, Co Derry - the childhood home of the former Nobel laureate poet Seamus Heaney. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A bird expert has failed in a fresh legal bid to stop a new £160 million (€180m) dual carriageway going through landscape made famous by poet Seamus H(...)

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(...)

Telecom TalkTalk was the victim of cyber attack in 2015

A Co Antrim schoolboy arrested over the 2015 cyber attack on TalkTalk is to appeal his failed Belfast High Court bid to secure legislative protection (...)

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