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# Maze Prison
Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears
The former Sinn Féin leader claims two convictions he received in the 70s were unlawful.
# New Rules
The UK is in 'uncharted constitutional waters' yet again - so what are the prospects for a written constitution?
Boris Johnson’s attempt to prorogue parliament shows the need for a written constitution, some argue.
# Prorogued
'Who runs Britain?': UK papers divided over Supreme Court ruling as parliament returns
A Guardian writer calls Johnson a “liar” while the Express asks what’s lawful about denying the result of the Brexit vote.
Column: Britain doesn't have a written constitution. Today isn't the first time that that's led to major problems
Another constitutional crisis took place in Britain over 100 years ago.
# unlawful
Gardaí called in during chaotic scenes at Four Courts as defendant claims she was assaulted
Court staff called for the assistance of gardai who attended at the scene within minutes.
# unlawful
Belfast man jailed for leaving neighbour's dead body in her home for two years and buying pizza with her bank card
Robert Sharkey was handed a two-year sentence at Belfast Crown Court.
# Claim
Joe Brolly says the proposed Tiernan McCann ban is 'unlawful'
The pundit has suggested the player should not be punished too excessively for his dive.
# Hijacking
5 places to watch your car in Ireland...
Official statistics show that the rate of hijacking in the Dublin region is more than double that of elsewhere in the country.