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Ireland one of safest places in world for mothers and babies

Clare Bailey’s letter on behalf of the Green Party (February 14) requires a response. Her party is actively campaigning to remove the constitutional right to life as expressed in article 40.3.3 of the Irish Constitution, known as the Eighth Amendment.

Claire Simpson: Dismal talks failure leaves us all at sea

Claire Simpson
So where do we go to from here? After hints of imminent deals and suggestions that seemingly insurmountable differences were close to being bridged, talks aimed at restoring power-sharing collapsed on Wednesday of last week.

Bimpe Archer: Oxfam scandal is a betrayal of trust

Bimpe Archer
ON JANUARY 11 2010 Haiti was the poorest country in the western hemisphere, with 80 per cent of the population living below the poverty line and 54 per cent in “abject poverty”.

Time to celebrate Belfast's Dockers Club

Belfast's maritime tradition may not be as prominent as it was in previous decades but the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Dockers Club in the north of the city is still a notable occasion.

The DUP's way of doing business

In the space of less than a week, the Stormont talks process has been surrounded by contrasting periods of considerable optimism, huge anticipation, growing concern and ultimately bitter disappointment.

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