Gerry Adams refused internment compensation following changes to the Legacy Bill

Gerry Adams refused internment compensation following changes to the Legacy Bill

The House of Lords has passed several amendments to the Northern Ireland Issue (the Inheritance and Reconciliation Bill) that would have prevented a number of former republican prisoners, including former Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams, from seeking compensation for internment without trial in the 1970s. The government has said that up to 400 compensation claims … Read more

easyJet offered a refund for the canceled NI to Faro flight but ‘refused’ to pay compensation

easyJet offered a refund for the canceled NI to Faro flight but 'refused' to pay compensation

Tourists scheduled to fly to Portugal are ‘disgusted’ with the airline’s treatment And while the airline has since apologized, passengers were left to tally up the cost of Friday night’s canceled flight, with easyJet so far refusing compensation citing “exceptional circumstances” beyond their control. It is understood that flights from Belfast International Airport were initially … Read more