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Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body
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Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body

Sep 16th 2021, 9:40 AM 8,307 Views 5 Comments

The concerns of bereaved relatives will be raised at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

‘Historic day’ as major parties sign document to reject Troubles amnesty plans
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‘Historic day’ as major parties sign document to reject Troubles amnesty plans

Aug 30th 2021, 7:30 PM 16,092 Views 18 Comments

In July, Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis announced plans for a statute of limitations.

NI political leaders hold ‘robust’ talks, co-chaired by Coveney, on Troubles legacy plans
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NI political leaders hold ‘robust’ talks, co-chaired by Coveney, on Troubles legacy plans

Jul 16th 2021, 2:25 PM 6,981 Views 9 Comments

Stormont is to be recalled on Tuesday to debate plans for a statute of limitations on Troubles crimes.

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers
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UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers

Jul 14th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,276 Views 49 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the proposals are “measured” and “balanced”.

PSG loss overshadowed by thefts at Di Maria, Marquinhos homes
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PSG loss overshadowed by thefts at Di Maria, Marquinhos homes

Mar 15th 2021, 12:34 PM 8,663 Views 8 Comments

Di Maria was substituted as news of the burglary reached the stadium.

Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say
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Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say

Feb 9th 2021, 3:39 PM 7,006 Views 7 Comments

Brian Turley, who suffered mental health problems due to Army interrogation, brought the case at Belfast’s Royal Courts of Justice.

Farmer shot dead by soldier in Northern Ireland in 1974 has been exonerated, family says
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Farmer shot dead by soldier in Northern Ireland in 1974 has been exonerated, family says

Jan 21st 2021, 2:15 PM 21,094 Views 14 Comments

Paddy McElhone, 24, died instantly near his home in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone, in 1974.

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut
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Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut

Nov 27th 2020, 10:19 PM 6,986 Views 0 Comments

The squad are set to take a collective cut worth €122 million.

H-Block prisoners subjected to 'systemic inhuman and degrading treatment' during the Troubles, report finds
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H-Block prisoners subjected to 'systemic inhuman and degrading treatment' during the Troubles, report finds

Oct 1st 2020, 6:05 AM 20,135 Views 22 Comments

The report found that successive British governments approved the treatment.

Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules
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Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules

Aug 21st 2020, 12:47 PM 10,864 Views 7 Comments

The payment scheme should have opened to applications at the end of May.

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims
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Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims

Aug 17th 2020, 2:27 PM 22,964 Views 40 Comments

Mr Justice McAlinden said the position taken by the Deputy First Minister is ‘fundamentally inappropriate’.

'Shameful stand-off' preventing Troubles victims receiving compensation, advocate warns
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'Shameful stand-off' preventing Troubles victims receiving compensation, advocate warns

Jun 3rd 2020, 7:37 AM 11,734 Views 10 Comments

Victims Commissioner Judith Thompson said the treatment of victims by the authorities was “cruel, callous and insulting”.

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19
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British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19

Mar 6th 2020, 1:56 PM 13,973 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is due at Belfast Crown Court on Monday for the opening day of his trial.

Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large
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Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large

Jan 17th 2020, 5:11 PM 14,128 Views 39 Comments

Patience appears to have run out among their rival clubs in England.

NI lobby group was accused of misleading investors about Republic to 'damage our national interest'
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NI lobby group was accused of misleading investors about Republic to 'damage our national interest'

Dec 28th 2019, 7:15 AM 16,831 Views 9 Comments

The spat was the subject of talks between a UK minister and an Irish ambassador in 1989.

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles
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Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles

Dec 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 24,262 Views 77 Comments

Oisín McConville writes about his recent trip to Gaza and the West Bank with Trócaire.

Police investigate hate crime at Warrenpoint memorial dedicated to 18 British soldiers
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Police investigate hate crime at Warrenpoint memorial dedicated to 18 British soldiers

Jun 3rd 2019, 1:01 PM 15,084 Views 47 Comments

Ulster Unionist Councillor of Newry David Taylor said that it was “another disgusting attack” on the memorial.

The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims
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The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims

May 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 16,977 Views 32 Comments

The three men are among 16 people killed by Republicans between 1972 and 1985.

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past
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Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past

Apr 19th 2019, 12:22 PM 45,567 Views 37 Comments

Lyra’s work covered topics to do with the legacy of the Troubles, the fight for LGBT equality, and her own life.

FactCheck: Is Karen Bradley correct that killings committed by British forces during the Troubles were 'not crimes'?
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FactCheck: Is Karen Bradley correct that killings committed by British forces during the Troubles were 'not crimes'?

Mar 7th 2019, 12:02 PM 28,706 Views 44 Comments

Bradley has come under severe criticism for her comments in the House of Commons yesterday, but is she correct?

Tánaiste to meet with Bradley tonight to seek clarification on police-killings comments
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Tánaiste to meet with Bradley tonight to seek clarification on police-killings comments

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 7:57 PM 62,762 Views 163 Comments

Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley said that killings by military and police forces during the Troubles “were not crimes”.

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions
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Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

Feb 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 58,250 Views 29 Comments

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'
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Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

Jan 22nd 2019, 10:50 AM 12,088 Views 14 Comments

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives
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1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

Aug 13th 2018, 1:23 PM 15,281 Views 13 Comments

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'
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Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 9,970 Views 19 Comments

Some of those left severely injured in the Troubles are now in their 70s and 80s. They says it’s imperative a special pension be introduced.

Family of man shot dead by British Army won't be given report on the killing as it's still too sensitive
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Family of man shot dead by British Army won't be given report on the killing as it's still too sensitive

Feb 21st 2018, 2:14 PM 26,286 Views 61 Comments

The 24-year-old was shot shortly after crossing an army checkpoint.

Explainer: What's happening with the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre?
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Explainer: What's happening with the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre?

Jan 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,213 Views 88 Comments

Barry McElduff’s widely criticised Twitter video put the 1976 IRA massacre back in the headlines.

'Nobody had time to sit and ask: Why are these killings taking place? Why are they cutting people up?'
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'Nobody had time to sit and ask: Why are these killings taking place? Why are they cutting people up?'

Sep 30th 2017, 10:00 PM 29,754 Views 61 Comments

Journalist and author Martin Dillon – who wrote a number of definitive books on the Troubles – talks to us about his autobiography.

Man arrested for IRA murder of bus driver in front of school children in 1982
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Man arrested for IRA murder of bus driver in front of school children in 1982

Jun 6th 2017, 9:04 AM 16,096 Views 81 Comments

James Gibson was shot dead by IRA gunmen on 2 December 1982.

"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'"
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"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'"

May 7th 2017, 9:30 PM 26,879 Views 41 Comments

Actor Ciaran McMenamin’s debut novel is inspired by his youth growing up in Enniskillen during the Troubles

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body
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British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body

May 3rd 2017, 7:35 AM 17,369 Views 93 Comments

Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.

The Disappeared: Search to take place in France for man murdered by the INLA
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The Disappeared: Search to take place in France for man murdered by the INLA

May 2nd 2017, 7:05 AM 11,887 Views 16 Comments

The search for the remains of Seamus Ruddy will take place in a forest outside Rouen, northern France.

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
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Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,128 Views 54 Comments

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder
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Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder

Dec 12th 2016, 6:52 PM 16,149 Views 156 Comments

Adams has repeatedly refused to name the man.

Adams says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are using Brian Stack's murder to 'get at him'
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Adams says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are using Brian Stack's murder to 'get at him'

Dec 11th 2016, 3:49 PM 14,649 Views 298 Comments

He added that he would not cooperate with future requests for Troubles information.

'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim
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'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim

Nov 22nd 2016, 1:41 PM 17,139 Views 28 Comments

Daniel Rooney was shot dead by British Army soldiers in September 1972.

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles
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'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles

Feb 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 31,009 Views 26 Comments

The Belfast boxer recalls the decisions he faced as a youngster.

Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight
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Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight

Jan 27th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,709 Views 112 Comments

New claims have come to light which allege that police officers may have known about the bombing in advance.

Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue
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Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue

Jan 23rd 2016, 7:49 PM 6,481 Views 3 Comments

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are now second in the table, ahead of Arsenal on goal difference.

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links
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Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links

Jan 8th 2016, 10:39 AM 18,673 Views 155 Comments

“I don’t know what the real deal is between him and the IRA.”

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