Abortion has been decriminalised in Northern Ireland after a landmark law change came into force at midnight.
The Stormont Assembly will sit for the first time in two and half years later after it was recalled by MLAs wishing to protest at changes to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.
A bid is under way to have the Northern Ireland Assembly recalled on Monday.
The DUP leader has backed a call by Baroness O’Loan for the restoration of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Doctors will be asked to use expert discretion to determine when an unborn child can survive outside the womb after abortion is decriminalised in Northern Ireland.
Abortion legislation should be urgently reformed in Northern Ireland, political leaders said.
Hundreds of people have taken part in a pro-choice abortion march in Dublin.
A young rape victim who was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide has been acquitted by a judge at a retrial in a case that has attracted international attention to El Salvador’s strict laws.
A US politician has defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest.
An SNP MP who voted against legalising abortion in Northern Ireland is facing calls from her own party to be ousted from her seat.
IRELAND has voted to change its strict abortion laws by a majority of 706,349, referendum returning officer Barry Ryan announced.