northern ireland

  • November 28, 2011

    The Accord Coalition for inclusive schooling has urged that realistic lessons be learned from Northern Ireland’s religiously divided education system.

  • August 5, 2011

    The prospects of settlements in some of the most intractable situations in the world today, as well as in domestic political wrangles over the health service, education and more, depend upon a host of unseen actors, says Simon Barrow. They create the conditions for the more formal political mechanisms to make progress.

  • May 14, 2011

    Some religious leaders see Queen Elizabeth II's state visit to Ireland this week as a sign of reconciliation following centuries of sectarian hatred and violence.

  • October 27, 2010

    Plaid Cymru will today try to stop the Bill introducing Post Office privatisation. They aim to to prevent the government's "spiralling privatisation agenda".

  • October 6, 2010

    Northern Ireland victims of institutional child abuse will gather in Belfast on 7 October at a conference organised by Amnesty International to press for an independent inquiry.

  • September 15, 2010

    Sexual abuse survivors in Northern Ireland have welcomed plans by Amnesty International to hold a conference in Belfast that will press for an independent inquiry.

  • September 5, 2010

    Amnesty International has welcomed the police action leading to the rescue of a number of suspected victims of trafficking, after raids on Belfast brothels.

  • August 2, 2010

    Welsh politicians have called for the people of Catalonia to be allowed to determine their own future after a Spanish court over-ruled decisions on autonomy.

  • June 21, 2010

    Catholic Bishops in Ireland are among a whole range of church and community leaders on both sides of the border who have welcomed the outcome of the Savile Enquiry on 'Bloody Sunday'.

  • June 8, 2010

    Belfast Crown Court has acquitted nine campaigners who were charged with “intent to cause criminal damage” after protesting against Raytheon, one of the world's largest arms firms.