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NI judge warns of volume of criminal cases involving mental health issues

NI judge warns of volume of criminal cases involving mental health issues

By Gary Adair A Northern Ireland judge has warned that the criminal justice system is close to collapse as a result of the number of cases involving mental health issues. Barney McElholm... Read more

20,000 children harmed by Sodium Valproate taken during pregnancy

By Gillian Crotty It has been estimated that 20,000 children have been harmed as a result of their mothers taking the epilepsy drug Sodium Valproate during their pregnancy, since it was... Read more

Increase in mental health issues among NHS mental health employees

By Gary Adair The number of NHS mental health employees who have taken long-term leave as a result of their own mental health problems has increased by 22 per cent. Mental health... Read more

Lack of supply increases NI property prices by 4.4 per cent

By Lauren Burns Northern Ireland property prices increased by 4.4 per cent in the year to July according to a new report, with a lack of new houses being marketed for... Read more

Over half of over-55s in Northern Ireland planning to downsize

By Lauren Burns New research suggests that over-55s in Northern Ireland are the most likely to downsize to a smaller property of all the regions in the UK. The research from Prudential... Read more

NI court tells repeat motoring offender his driving career is over

By Gary Adair A Northern Ireland man, aged 75, will not be allowed back behind the wheel of a car until he turns 90, and was told by the judge that... Read more

European court ruling says employees entitled to privacy in the workplace

By Gillian Crotty The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgment in a case involving an employer who read private messages exchanged on an office account has said that employers "cannot... Read more

Divorce payout appeal fails as wealth was obtained before marriage

By Lenore Rice The Appeal Court has refused a woman’s bid to increase her £3.5million divorce payout from her property tycoon husband, in a case that illustrates the difference between wealth... Read more

NI employee with mental health issues wins disability discrimination case

By Gary Adair A Northern Ireland woman has been awarded over £11,000 in compensation after winning her disability discrimination case, which she brought when her employers took 14months to consider her... Read more

Cyclist who knocked over and killed woman cleared of manslaughter

By Gary Adair A cyclist who knocked over and killed a woman in east London has been found guilty of causing bodily harm by “wanton and furious driving”, escaping a conviction... Read more