The 14 men were hooded, beaten and deprived of sleep, food and water while being held without trial in the North in 1971.
Fri, 20 Sep, 2019
A legal challenge brought over British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks has been rejected by leading judges at the High Court in London.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Leading judges are expected to announce their decision on Friday on the latest legal attack brought over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
A police chief who is investigating the British Army's top-ranking IRA agent told the UK Prime Minister she "got it wrong" on legacy cases in Northern Ireland.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
A major review of legacy inquests will begin in September, a coroner has said.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Online comments posted by a juror in the Ulster rugby rape trial are being investigated by the North’s attorney general.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
Former Stormont first minister Arlene Foster unlawfully mistakenly deferred a bid for extra funding for inquests into historic killings in the North, a judge said.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
A judge has asked that Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster be offered a chance to answer claims her decision to block the release of legacy inquest funds was politically motivated.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
Paper-free courts are planned in the North as judges embrace the digital age.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
The High Court has blocked a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq War.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
Gardaí have been asked to interview self-confessed IRA bomber Michael Hayes by lawyers acting for the Birmingham pub bombings inquests.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
Downing Street has hit out at claims that some survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire face being rehoused hundreds of miles away from London.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
The wife of British Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who fatally shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has spoken of her joy at the prospect of him coming home in a few weeks.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Sinn Féin have blasted Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire for delivering nothing but "waffle, waffle, waffle" to the Stormont crisis talks.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
The UK's highest court gives a ruling today in the latest round of a legal battle over how police in the North handled the union flag protests.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
The UK's highest court is hearing a second day of argument in the historic Brexit legal challenge.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Christian bakers found guilty of discrimination for refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan have insisted their appeal has implications for freedom of expression across the UK.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Christian bakers who refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan are expected to return to court in Belfast today for an appeal.
Des O’Sullivan reports on the wealth of 1916 memorabilia coming up for auction prior to the centenary.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
Three judges who allegedly viewed pornography on official IT equipment at work were sacked for “wholly unacceptable” behaviour and a fourth has resigned, the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) said.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
THERE is an impressive directness, a reassuring absence of ambiguity or sentiment about the decision to sack three British judges because they used official IT accounts to watch pornography.
Michael Adebolajo, one of the two Islamic fanatics found guilty of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby who was from Middleton in Greater Manchester, England, has lost a bid to challenge his conviction.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
Two dissident republicans have failed to overturn their convictions for murdering police constable Stephen Carroll in the North in 2009.
Thu, 29 May, 2014
A dedicated fan of Jane Austen, director, Mary Curtin is bringing her show, Ladies of Jane to the Cork Arts Theatre this week.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani has lost his latest legal battle to block extradition to South Africa.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani is to continue his battle to delay his extradition to South Africa to face charges of arranging his wife’s murder.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
Well, fancy that. Copper's, that landmark Irish institution on Harcourt Street, is named after a real man.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2014
Leading judges are being asked to block honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani's extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2013
Sun, 03 Nov, 2013
Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall has been charged with the alleged historic rapes of two girls.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
Lawyers acting for honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani return to court today in the latest round of a legal battle against extradition.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
A paedophile who walked free from a British court after his 13-year-old victim was branded 'predatory’ has been ordered to serve a two-year jail sentence.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Disgraced veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall is facing more police questioning over new allegations of rape.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2013
A loyalist who killed three men during a gun and grenade attack at an IRA funeral in West Belfast must serve out the remainder of of his minimum 30-year jail sentence, it was disclosed.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2013
Disgraced veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall had his 15-month prison sentence for sex offences doubled by Court of Appeal judges today.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2013
Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif today launches his latest appeal over his match-fixing conviction.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
N-Dubz rapper Dappy, who was found guilty of assault and affray, lost a challenge against his conviction today.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2013
A coroner was today appointed to the fresh inquest into the deaths of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster, and pledged to open the inquiry as soon as possible.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
The Hillsborough disaster tribute single topped the charts today to become the 2012 Christmas number one.
Sun, 23 Dec, 2012
The British High Court has quashed the original accidental death inquest verdicts returned after 96 Liverpool football fans died in the crush at Hillsborough 23 years ago.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
A new police investigation into the Hillsborough Disaster was announced by the UK Home Secretary today.
The High Court is being asked today to quash the original accidental death inquest verdicts returned after 96 Liverpool football fans died in the crush at Hillsborough 23 years ago.
Labour has unveiled plans for how it would like to see the press regulated in the wake of the Leveson inquiry.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
Footballer Ched Evans has lost a challenge against his conviction for rape.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
A man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet has won his challenge against conviction.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2012
A man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet had celebrity backing as he renewed his challenge against conviction in the UK today.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2012
The high-proflie case of a man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet returns to court in Britain today.
Hazel Stewart’s appeal against her conviction for the murders of her husband and the wife of her ex-lover may not go ahead until September, it was revealed today.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
Journalists and legal commentators no longer have to make an application for permission to Twitter, text or email from court in England and Wales, the Lord Chief Justice announced today.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
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