Gail O'Rorke denies the charge of attempting to assist the suicide of Bernadette Forde

Jury begins deliberating in assisted suicide trial

12.17 A jury at the Circuit Criminal Court has begun deliberating on a verdict in the trial of a Dublin woman charged with attempting to assist the suicide of another woman by making arrangements for her to travel to Zurich.

People on low incomes will not be pursued for outstanding debt if they sell their homes

Ulster Bank in move over mortgage arrears

12.04 Ulster Bank is to write to 2,000 people in arrears telling them if they sell their homes they will not be pursued for the outstanding debt if they are on low incomes and eligible for social housing.

Jim Wells caused controversy over remarks made at an election event last week

NI health minister Jim Wells resigns

09.29 Northern Ireland's health minister Jim Wells, who recently caused controversy over remarks made at election campaign event, has resigned for family reasons.

Dunnes Stores employees are seen at an October protest

Dunnes workers to protest over contract dispute

26 Apr Mandate trade union which represents around 6000 Dunnes Stores employees is to organise a day of protest in early June, as part of an ongoing dispute over low-hour contracts and collective bargaining at the retailer.

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