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Ireland will be quizzed on abortion law, disability rights and discrimination before the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) next week. Nine countries have submitted advance questions on Ireland's human rights record ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) examination which takes place next Wednesd

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The extensive standardisation of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and the special rules for electronic cigarettes, embodied in the EU directive on tobacco products, are lawful, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled The new 2014 directive on tobacco produ

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Italy’s highest appeal court has ruled that stealing small amounts of food to satisfy hunger is not a crime. Judges in the Court of Cassation overturned Roman Ostriakov’s conviction for theft, which he gained after stealing cheese and sausages worth €4.07 (£3) from a supermarket.

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Acting Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Acting Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald could be promoted to tánaiste if talks to form a Fine Gael minority government succeed, The Irish Times reports.

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Ireland's newspaper industry association, NewsBrands Ireland (NBI), has called for Ireland's defamation laws to be "brought into line with the rest of Europe". NBI, formerly known as National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI), issued a statement to coincide with World Press Freedom Day today.

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Pictured (l-r): JP McDowell of McDowell Purcell; Harry Cayton; Eileen Creedon, Chief State Solicitor; and Joseph McMahon, Dean of Law Harry Cayton CBE, chief executive of the UK Professional Standards Authority, delivered the McDowell Purcell Distinguished Guest Lecture at UCD Sutherland School of L

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