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Army decision was racist, court is told

THE British army’s decision to retain the two soldiers convicted of murdering Peter McBride was described as “outrageous” and “racist” in the high court...

Judicial review of parade ruling

A NEWLY formed nationalist flute band has won leave to take legal proceedings for judicial review against a Parades Commission ruling. Banna Fluit Naoimh...

SF backs maternity campaign

SINN Fein last night threw its weight behind a mother’s campaign to fight the closure of maternity services in Downpatrick. Last week Marie Perry...

Woman fights hospital closure

The imminent closure of Downpatrick Maternity Hospital is facing a legal challenge from a woman whose baby is due to be born there later...

Army to face new McBride challenge

THE British army is facing a second legal challenge over its decision to retain the two soldiers convicted of murdering Belfast man Peter McBride....

Family ‘devastated’ by body find

A FORMER Co Down primary school vice-principal was yesterday ordered to pay damages to a pupil he assaulted when the boy was nine. Bernard...

Lawyers become QCs with new declaration

Two Catholic barristers, who refused to declare they would serve the queen in order to become QCs, finally ‘took silk’ yesterday. Barry Macdonald and...