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# david-ford - Friday 17 October, 2014

Sex workers 'fear for their safety' if clients are criminalised
# Nordic Model
# Nordic Model

Sex workers 'fear for their safety' if clients are criminalised

Oct 17th 2014, 9:56 PM 18,785 Views 55 Comments

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “examining” legislation that would criminalise buying sex.

# david-ford - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI
# Stormont
# Stormont

Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI

Nov 12th 2013, 8:53 AM 9,952 Views 80 Comments

The changes would mean children could use firearms in “extremely supervised circumstances”.

# david-ford - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Alliance Party: "This was an attempt to kill police officers"
# Violence
# Violence

Alliance Party: "This was an attempt to kill police officers"

Dec 11th 2012, 7:34 AM 5,717 Views 31 Comments

A gang of 15 men attacked an unmarked police car opposite the offices of an Alliance Party MP last night, as violence worsens in Belfast.

# david-ford - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down
# Flag Row
# Flag Row

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down

Dec 6th 2012, 2:54 PM 3,186 Views 6 Comments

Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.

# david-ford - Friday 20 January, 2012

Condemnation for 'cowardly and callous' bomb explosions in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

Condemnation for 'cowardly and callous' bomb explosions in Derry

Jan 20th 2012, 8:21 AM 1,991 Views 22 Comments

Forensic examinations at the two scenes of the explosions last night will get underway this morning.

# david-ford - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Seriously ill former IRA man begs for prison release
# Brendan Lillis
# Brendan Lillis

Seriously ill former IRA man begs for prison release

Aug 3rd 2011, 2:31 PM 1,263 Views 24 Comments

Brendan Lillis’ condition at Maghaberry Prison has been described as ‘shocking’. He suffers from a debilitating form of arthritis.

# david-ford - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Northern Ireland Justice Minister's office attacked
# Attack
# Attack

Northern Ireland Justice Minister's office attacked

Jul 6th 2011, 2:07 PM 358 Views 0 Comments

Alliance Party Leader’s office hit by suspected petrol bomb at 2.45am today.

# david-ford - Monday 16 May, 2011

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont

May 16th 2011, 3:57 PM 459 Views 0 Comments

Six of the ministries in the Northern Ireland Executive change party hands, as the DUP and Sinn Féin retain the prize positions.

# david-ford - Friday 18 February, 2011

Police in Northern Ireland get extra £245m to combat terror threat
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Police in Northern Ireland get extra £245m to combat terror threat

Feb 18th 2011, 8:55 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

The move follows an increase in the threat from dissident republicans.