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A trial date has been set in a case where the National Crime Agency (NCA) is bidding to deprive a woman of pension benefits inherited from her first husband after she was convicted of his murder. Hazel Stewart was sentenced to a minimum of 18 years in prison at Coleraine Crown Court in 2011 after he

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A judicial review launched against the UK government by men who were allegedly tortured by the British Army during the Troubles has been delayed again. They are the surviving members of a fourteen-person group known as "the Hooded Men" and are taking action against the Secretary of State for Norther

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A code of practice is being prepared ahead of the implementation of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 in Northern Ireland, the Belfast Telegraph reports. The legislation is set to be used by PSNI officers to tackle human trafficking and labour exploitation, particularly in Northern Ireland's maritime indu

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Madden & Finucane Solicitors has been awarded Lexcel accreditation for its high standards in providing legal services. The Lexcel quality mark, originally developed by the Law Society of England and Wales, is granted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland to solicitors and solicitor firms which

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A soldier who abused a boy from a residential home in Northern Ireland was not prosecuted despite admitting to the abuse, a public inquiry has heard. Christine Smith QC, counsel for the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry, told a public hearing that the alleged abuser was interviewed by pol

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Pastor James McConnell has been found not guilty of offences under the Communications Act 2003 in relation to a controversial sermon delivered in Belfast. The 78-year-old preacher faced two charges in relation to a speech which was broadcast live over the Internet, which prosecutors said characteris

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Patricia Coyle, partner and solicitor advocate at Harte Coyle Collins Lawyers and victims' groups have called for the provision of further resources to the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland to allow families to access the truth in a number of historical cases.

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The judge-led Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry will this week resume its investigations by probing abuse allegations at a Lisburn children's home run by Protestant missionaries. Sir Anthony Hart, a retired judge of the High Court, is due to submit a report to the Northern Ireland Executi

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A mother and daughter who challenged NHS rules that prevent free access to abortion in England for women who live in Northern Ireland are taking their bid to the UK Supreme Court. Teenager A and mother B travelled to Manchester in October 2012 so that A, then aged 15, could access an abortion.

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A man who was due to appear in Londonderry Court House on robbery charges yesterday escaped after scaling two security fences in a secure parking area outside the building, the Belfast Telegraph reports. Dean Beattie, 22, was not handcuffed while being transported to the courthouse by PSNI officers.

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