Northern Ireland

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A man on trial in Belfast for allegedly procuring drugs intended to cause an abortion has seen his trial adjourned, prompting protests from his solicitor. BBC News reports that the man's trial at Belfast Magistrates' Court has been adjourned to Monday 23 January following an application from the pro

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Sir Anthony Hart, a retired judge of the High Court, has submitted the final report of the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry to the Executive Office. The investigation, started in 2013, looked into abuse taking place in 22 residential homes for children from 1922-95.

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A mother-of-four, who was refused bereavement benefits upon the death of her cohabiting partner of 23 years, has had her application for judicial review dismissed by the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal. The Court overturned the decision of the the High Court, in which Justice Treacy found that the

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Professor Phil Scraton Professor Phil Scraton, an academic at Queen’s University Belfast who sat on the Hillsborough inquiry, refused an OBE in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

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The Bar Mock Trial Competition, which aims to teach school pupils about their rights and help them better understand the justice system, turned 25 years old in 2016. The Citizenship Foundation and the Bar Council of Northern Ireland congratulated schools across Northern Ireland which worked hard las

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Christmas home leave has been granted to 93 prisoners in Northern Ireland this year, the Northern Ireland Prison Service has confirmed. The figure is a slight decline on 2015, when 108 were granted leave.

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Young people at Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre in Bangor were joined by parents, families and invited guests as the annual carol service hosted by the Youth Justice Agency (YJA).

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