Northern Ireland is not subject to the 1967 Abortion Act, and the procedure remains illegal in almost all circumstances.Read the full story ›
The hearing will focus on the law that forbids abortion in cases fatal foetal abnormality or where the pregnancy arises through a crime.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Peter Smith
Bill Clinton, who helped reach a historic Northern Irish peace deal, has held talks with both sides in the hope of overcoming the current deadlock over power-sharing.
The former US President met both DUP and Sinn Fein leaders in an effort to help them find a breakthrough.
The sticking point is language - Sinn Fein want a new Irish language act giving Gaelic equal status with English. Their sponsorship of the effort reflects the fact that most Irish speakers are nationalists.
But the DUP says an exclusively Irish language act would ignore Ulster Scots speakers, who are mainly protestant.
The two sides must find a common language or face a return to direct rule, which is one outcome that neither side wants.
Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland have discovered their opponents for a place in the World Cup in today's drawRead the full story ›
The child, who was found with cuts to his head, died at a house in County Antrim on Sunday.Read the full story ›
Theresa May must contend with the Democratic Unionist Party - with whose help the Conservatives formed a Government - if Britain tumbles out of the European Union with "no deal".
One of the DUP's top priorities is the border between Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.
The idea of a "no deal" Brexit and the return of hard borders is something the DUP is desperate to avoid, ITV News Correspondent Peter Smith reports.
Keeping the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland free of checkpoints is top of the Government's priority list.Read the full story ›
Relatives of Omagh bomb victims are suing Northern Ireland's police chief over failings they believe let the killers escape justice.Read the full story ›
On a visit to Northern Ireland, Leo Varadkar said it was up to those who advocated a hard Brexit to come up with a UK-Ireland border plan.Read the full story ›
Emergency teams were dispatched to rescue more than 40 cadets "in difficulty" in the Mourne Mountains.Read the full story ›