An unmarried mother has won access to a Widowed Parent's Allowance in a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
Mother of four, Siobhan McLaughlin from County Antrim lived with her partner for 23 years- but never married.
After her partner's death, she was denied money that her children would have been otherwise entitled to.
Today's ruling is expected to have far-reaching ramifications - allowing people across the UK to apply for similar payments.
The Supreme Court Justices found that the legislation which governs the Widowed Parents…