28th May 2015
‘Gay cake’ row bakery to appeal discrimination ruling 23
10:36 AM — The owners of a bakery which was earlier this month found guilty of discrimination after refusing to make a "support gay marriage" cake, have said they will appeal the ruling.
25th May 2015
Protests to be held in Northern Ireland calling for same-sex marriage 5
3:17 PM — Protests will be held in Belfast - calling on Northern Ireland to follow the Republic in introducing same-sex marriage.
NI First Minister Peter Robinson admitted to hospital after suspected heart attack 68
11:08 AM — Northern Irish DUP leader Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital - after suffering a suspected heart attack.
23rd May 2015
Northern Ireland is now the odd one out on same-sex marriage 123
7:58 PM — Following the victory of same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland has grown increasingly isolated on the issue.
22nd May 2015
Ofcom receives over a hundred complaints about Coleen Nolan’s ‘ISIS cake’ comments 6
2:56 PM — Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has received over a hundred complaints about comments made by Coleen Nolan on Loose Women in a discussion about a discrimination ruling against a Northern Irish bakery.
Hilary Devey: ‘Gay cake’ row bakery should ‘turn the key and go home’ after discrimination ruling 78
10:06 AM — Businesswoman Hilary Devey has weighed in on the ruling earlier this week that a Northern Irish bakery discriminated when it refused to make a "support gay marriage" cake, saying the company should "turn the key now and go home".
21st May 2015
Northern Ireland Assembly won’t punish ex-minister who compared homosexuality to child abuse 10
6:00 PM — The Northern Ireland Assembly has dismissed a complaint against the country's former Health Minister - after he claimed gay parents are more likely to abuse children.
19th May 2015
Ashers Bakery owner: We have not done anything wrong and will not close 207
1:42 PM — The owner of a bakery today found guilty of discrimination on the basis of both sexual orientation and political or religious grounds has said "we have not done anything wrong."
Plaintiff in ‘gay cake’ case to donate £500 compensation to charity 6
12:03 PM — The plaintiff in a case today which saw a Christian bakery in Northern Ireland be found guilty of discrimination, has said he would donate his £500 compensation to charity.
18th May 2015
Northern Ireland’s new Health Minister vows to be ‘guided by science’ on gay blood ban
7:01 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister has vowed to be "guided by science" on the gay blood ban - which his predecessors refused to lift with no evidence to support them.
8th May 2015
Susan Anne White who wants to criminalise homosexuality flops in West Tyrone 23
7:31 AM — Susan Anne White, who said she wants to re-criminalise homosexuality, and ban pride parades, has come last in West Tyrone.
7th May 2015
Exit polls project a Conservative lead but short of a majority 6
10:06 PM — Polling stations have closed in the UK, with an exit poll suggesting that the Conservative Party is heading towards a victory.
5th May 2015
Owen Jones: Britons should know that the DUP is ‘riddled with homophobic bigotry’ 10
2:29 PM — Author and political commentator Owen Jones has accused the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), of being "riddled with homophobic bigotry".
2nd May 2015
Police investigating candidate who said ‘gays 40 times more likely to abuse children’ 100
4:30 PM — The "Biblically correct" parliamentary candidate Susan Anne White is being investigated by the police.
1st May 2015
Watch: NI First Minister Peter Robinson makes homophobic comments on TV 59
1:07 PM — Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has defended a DUP councillor who has called for homosexuality to be made illegal.
30th April 2015
Parliamentary candidate: I can prove that gays are 40-times more likely to abuse children 84
4:54 PM — A parliamentary candidate in Northern Ireland has claimed to have "proof" that gay people are 40 times more likely to abuse children than the general population.
LGBT group says Northern Ireland gay marriage referendum is not the answer 8
8:55 AM — The largest LGBT support group in Northern Ireland has rejected calls for a referendum on same-sex marriage.
29th April 2015
DUP candidate denies his canvasser told woman: ‘Sorry you’re gay’ 10
5:05 PM — A DUP general election candidate has denied that one of his canvassers told a woman "sorry to hear you're gay".
Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness calls for same-sex marriage referendum in Northern Ireland 22
1:45 PM — Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness has said the country should hold a referendum on same-sex marriage.
28th April 2015
Watch: Ed Miliband gets schooled on LGBT rights in Northern Ireland 17
5:58 PM — Ed Miliband has been challenged to take a stronger stance calling for gay rights in Northern Ireland.