The boy had been playing with his brother when he found the egg underneath a hedge
We take a look at how the stand-out players taking part in France this summer having fared over the season
The Brexit campaign has made much of its ties to the Commonwealth, particularly its richest members. But it doesn’t take a great leap of imagination to see that a break up of Britain could sever what remains of their umbilical cords
There is a civic duty to obey a just law, but there is a moral duty to disobey an unjust law
Three people have been shot inside 24 hours in West Belfast this week, prompting fears the terror group may be increasing its activities
This change 'reflects the continuing threat from Dissident Republican activity,' says Home Secretary Theresa May
Democratic Unionist leader, Arlene Foster, has praised her party’s 'tremendous' performance
Everything you need to know about Thursday's Northern Irish election
The Deputy Leader of the Green Party for Northern Ireland has suggested making "reckless conception" a criminal offence for men "in the interests of equality"
The UN's Human Rights Committee, leading MPs and local women issue call after a number of high-profile prosecutions were launched
Earlier this week a woman was convicted of having an abortion and another woman is due to stand trial on 27 April
How can a Northern Irish woman's flatmates defend themselves after she ended up with a suspended sentence for self-administering an abortion - and how can groups like Precious Life demand a harsher sentence?
That ‘procuring an abortion’ is still considered an illegal act in any part of the United Kingdom is a damning reflection on our justice system
The only shame I feel about my termation is over the fact that I live in a country where two women can fall pregnant as a teenager and, while one can move on with their life, the other ends up with a suspended prison sentence
The 21-year-old's defence lawyer said she did 'would not have found herself before the court' if she lived anywhere else in the UK
These letters appear in the 5 April digital edition of The Independent