BREAKING: Ashers case put on hold by Lord Chief Justice

Ashers Baking Company’s appeal hearing has been adjourned until 9 May by Northern Ireland’s Lord Chief Justice, following an intervention by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland.

A one-day hearing has been scheduled for Thursday 3 March. A further four days have been allocated for a full hearing on Monday 9 May.

The dramatic turn of events took place within minutes of senior judges taking their seats in the Court of Appeal case.

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