Northern Ireland

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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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Northern Ireland's Justice Minister Claire Sugden has announced an immediate pre-Christmas £240,000 capital funding package for voluntary Search and Rescue groups in Northern Ireland.

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The Court of Appeal in Belfast is to rule on the whether or not it is defamatory to describe someone as a "Scrooge". The question is part of a current appeal by the Sunday World newspaper, which is seeking to reverse a £50,000 libel award to a Co Down businessman it referred to as a “Scrooge”.

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Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan The Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan, has reminded Government and Executive officials of their legal obligation to ensure that 56 legacy inquests go ahead.

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