Official but unimplemented proposals surrounding the adoption of children could mean paramilitary convictions will not be taken into account by adoption authorities in Northern Ireland.
A campaigner has told MSPs he feels a special moment has been “stolen” from him because he cannot ask his stepfather to adopt him now he is over 18.
A campaigner calling for a change in the law in Scotland to allow adults to be adopted is to make his case to MSPs.
Adopting a child in Scotland takes approximately two to three years, despite the Scottish Government having made an “explicit commitment” to making permanent arrangements for such children as early as possible, an academic has said.
A Dundee BMX champion whose life story is being made into a film starring music star Ludacris has helped launch an adoption appeal.
Fife singer KT Tunstall has shared a special family photo in support of an appeal by Barnardo's for more adopters.
Asking your parents permission to get a dog is one of life’s great challenges, but Kelsey Johnstone has cracked it in some style.
A cul-de-sac in Monifieth that has been repeatedly forgotten by local authorities over the past 40 years will be officially adopted by Angus Council on Tuesday.
A mother has shared her 11-year-old son’s heartwarming reaction to opening a gift on Christmas morning of a framed adoption certificate.
A new Angus Council anti-smoking policy could exclude “fantastic” foster carers and adoptive parents during a recruitment drought, councillors have heard.