Steven Agnew MLA The Children's Services Co-operation Bill is to be considered further after being significantly amended in the Northern Ireland Assembly yesterday.
Nearly 700 court cases have been taken against parents in Northern Ireland over the past five years due to their children failing to appear at school. The figures were published by the Education Authority in response to a question from Alex Easton MLA in the Northern Ireland Assembly.
A combined operation by the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has seen 25 people arrested on child pornography charges. The two agencies are working together in "Operation Jarra" to crack down on those accessing indecent images of children on the Internet.
Bar Council chairman Gerry McAlinden QC Almost 400 people in Northern Ireland's courts have been left without legal representation due to an ongoing protest against legal aid cuts.
Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers MP The names of the three independent reviewers who will help produce a contemporary assessment of paramilitary organisations in Northern Ireland have been announced.
Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers MP Urgent talks between the five main political parties in the Northern Ireland Assembly to resolve NI's political crisis will begin today.
Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers The secretary of state for Northern Ireland has said "serious consideration" should be given to the re-establishment of a body along the lines of the Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC).
Facebook has settled out of court after a father in Northern Ireland took the social media giant to court for failing to enforce its age restrictions, enabling a man to contact his daughter, then 11, and exchange photos with her “of a sexual nature”. The girl set up numerous accounts to contact
A total of 259 alleged sexual offences in schools across Northern Ireland were reported in 2012-15, according to a BBC investigation into school-based sex crimes. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) did not provide a breakdown of the types of sexual offences, but confirmed that 237 of the
Andy Burnham Andy Burnham, one of the candidates for the leadership of the UK Labour Party, has called for Northern Ireland to "take a major step forward" in the arena of human rights.
Joe Rice of John J Rice & Co. Pastor James McConnell has pleaded not guilty to charges under the Communications Act 2003 relating to his controversial sermon on Islam.
Cllr Drew Thompson Lawyers are assessing the impact on the city's unionist population of renaming Londonderry, following Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) moves to overturn a council motion.
A blind athlete who suffered a serious spinal injury in a 25-foot fall from a window in a friends' house has successfully won a claim for compensation. Mark Pollock, 39, originally from Co Down in Northern Ireland, took Enda and Madeline Cahill, of Oxfordshire, to court after he suffered a life-alte
Northern Ireland's next Victims' Commissioner will be announced in the next few days, according to the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister. The post has been vacant for over a year.
Local policing chief inspector Robert Murdie Police in Belfast have called on "the support of the community" to put a stop to pre-arranged fights between young people.