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Refugees, migrants and Ireland
Scope editor Nick Garbutt reflects on the refugee crisis and looks back at Ireland's history of migration
Shroud education: sharing and the future
Shared Education is the big new thing for helping society come together and improving schooling. But what are we supposed to expect?
Why we need to know the truth about Kincora
Why is Secretary of State Theresa Villiers so determined to ensure that allegations about child abuse at Kincora Boys Home in Belfast does not form part of the UK investigation?
Shifting sands: NI's political landscape on marriage equality is changing
Last week Scope highlighted the view that marriage equality in Northern Ireland is "inevitable" - are changes in the past week a sign of this inevitability in action?
Should we have the right to die on our own terms?
Debate about right to die - and the right to help our loved ones do so, if they wish - is growing in the UK. Scope looks at a deceptively simple point of principle and its complex fine details.
The inevitable equality - why NI will embrace same-sex marriage
A key figure in the successful marriage equality campaign in the Republic of Ireland says Northern Ireland will move into line with the rest of the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Spooky action at an unknown distance - GCHQ and Amnesty International
The security services exist to protect us as citizens and allow us to live in freedom. Scope speaks with spying victims Amnesty International about whether spying on human rights organisations can fulfil that purpose.
A complex solution to a simple problem
Analysis: Colin Harper of the Belfast Law Centre on the Mental Capacity Bill
Same sex marriage battle goes to court
The first gay couple to celebrate a civil partnership in Northern Ireland are seeking a judicial review challenging the ban on gay couples getting married here.
A healthy approach to asylum that will help us all
There won’t be huge political fanfare, but a recent DHSSPS decision to increase access to free healthcare amongst vulnerable groups will save money and improve everyone’s health. Scope looks at why.
Shaking up social policy
Scope provides an update on the recent series of articles on abortion in Northern Ireland, an area of policy that is under extreme scrutiny currently, with developments coming at pace.
Will the courts force through abortion reform?
In the latest in our series on abortion Scope examines the impending court case which could force the Assembly's hand on reform.
Abortion: the lives of others
David Smyth of the Evangelical Alliance, writing exclusively for Scope, challenges those currently calling for changes to Northern Ireland's abortion law