Jim Gamble A leading child protection expert in Northern Ireland has proposed revising indecent image laws to prevent children who take and distribute sexual photographs of themselves from being prosecuted.
First Minister Arlene Foster Northern Ireland's new First Minister Arlene Foster has told the Northern Ireland Assembly that the election timetable in Ireland and Northern Ireland will further delay political agreement on legacy issues.
A key power in the UK's Terrorism Act 2000 is incompatible with article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights if used "in respect of journalistic information or material", judges in the Court of Appeal in London ruled today. The court was considering whether the detention of David Miranda, p
The Northern Ireland Assembly's insurance policy no longer covers the costs of libel and slander settlements for MLAs, the News Letter reports. A spokesperson for the Assembly confirmed that the change was made when the insurance policy was renewed in April 2015.
PSNI officers arrested almost 400 drivers and motorcyclists for drink driving between 27 November 2015 and 2 January 2016, an increase of over 40 per cent on the year before. Provisional figures released by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) show that a total of 396 drink driving arrests
A police officer who allegedly threatened to arrest a senior judge during court proceedings has been referred to the Attorney General for Northern Ireland. Thomas Anthony Carlin, 43, appeared at the High Court in Belfast today for trial on one charge of contempt of court.
A man has lost his appeal against an order pursuant to section 32(1) of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978, which requires him to obtain the consent of the High Court before instituting or continuing any legal proceedings in any court or tribunal. The order was made at the request of the Att
Pictured (l-r): Chris English, Davy Private Clients; John Guerin, president of the Law Society; and Conor Cahalane, Davy Private Clients The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced a new sponsorship agreement with Belfast-based wealth manager Davy Private Clients for 2016.
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan The Northern Ireland Assembly has approved far-reaching legislation designed to tackle drink driving by introducing tighter restrictions, a graduated penalty scheme and greater police powers.
A group campaigning for the extension of the Abortion Act 1967 to Northern Ireland has condemned the prosecution of a 21-year-old woman for procuring an abortion. The woman, from Co Down, appeared in Belfast Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with two offences under the Offences Against the Person