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Terminally ill woman receives award for ‘distress and humiliation’ caused by terminal illness rules

The High Court in Northern Ireland has awarded a woman £5,000 for the "upset, distress, annoyance, inconvenience, worry and humiliation" caused as a result of unlawful discrimination.

Published 23 October 2020

Legacy inquest appeal for information on death of Leo Norney

An appeal has been issued for information on the death of Leo Norney on 13 September 1975.

Published 23 October 2020

Law Society provides online training for solicitors in north east

On Friday 9 October, 98 solicitors from Monaghan, Cavan and Louth attended the annual North East CPD 2020, which took place online for the first time in the event’s history.

Published 23 October 2020

Government outlines replacement food protection scheme

New rules to protect traditional British foods including Stilton cheese, Melton Mowbray pork pies and Scotch whisky have been outlined by the UK government.

Published 23 October 2020

Opposition in Belarus awarded EU's Sakharov Prize

The European Union's 2020 Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought has been awarded to the opposition in Belarus and its leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, for facing up to the Lukashenko regime.

Published 23 October 2020

And finally… blue on blue

An undercover police officer was beaten up by his colleagues after they mistook him for a protestor.

Published 23 October 2020

Women blocked from abortion care a year on from law change

The failings of Northern Ireland’s Department of Health are causing abortion provision to breakdown and are putting women in a vulnerable and dangerous position, Amnesty International and Informing Choices NI (ICNI) have said on the anniversary of abortion becoming decriminalised in Northern Ireland.

Published 22 October 2020

IHREC becomes Ireland’s National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has been designated as Ireland’s independent national rapporteur on human trafficking, for the purposes of EU anti-human trafficking legislation.

Published 22 October 2020

Clare Bailey lays 'oven-ready' Climate Change Bill

Green Party NI leader Clare Bailey MLA has laid a new Climate Change Bill, submitted to the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Published 22 October 2020

Restrictions on asylum seekers' access to work to be eased

Restrictions on asylum seekers' access to the labour market in Ireland are set to be eased under new legislation, Justice Minister Helen McEntee has announced.

Published 22 October 2020

Stewart Title Business Continuity Programme

As concern regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to evolve, Stewart Title is closely monitoring developments including the recommendations made by healthcare authorities and the UK government, in order to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees while ensuring our continued ability to serve our clients.

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