OTR letters 'no amnesty for terrorists'
Published: Thursday, 17 July 2014
A review led by Lady Justice Hallett has found serious failings in the 'on the runs' administrative scheme - but also that letters sent to terrorism suspects "did not amount to an amnesty".
OTR amnesty 'a unionist myth' - Kelly
Published: Thursday, 17 July 2014
Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly has branded the notion of an amnesty for republican terrorism suspects who received letters telling them whether or not they were wanted by police "a unionist myth".
'Hate crime' attack on UDR memorial
Published: Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Police have removed a pro-IRA poster which was erected at a memorial to two UDR soldiers killed 30 years ago in Co Tyrone.
Anger at Derrylin hunger strike parade
Published: Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Unionists have condemned plans to hold a huge hunger strike parade in Co Fermanagh.
Blair 'may give OTRs evidence'
Published: Sunday, 13 July 2014
Former prime minister Tony Blair could be called before the parliamentary inquiry into 'on-the-run' letters, it has been reported.
Belfast paramilitary mural condemned
Published: Thursday, 03 July 2014
A paramilitary mural which has appeared in west Belfast has been condemned.
Gerry Conlon funeral takes place
Published: Saturday, 28 June 2014
The lawyer for the Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of being an IRA bomber, has described him as ultimately "victorious" during a heartfelt tribute at his funeral.
Murdered sergeant 'failed by senior RUC'
Published: Friday, 27 June 2014
The murder of a RUC officer in Co Antrim almost 40 years ago could have been prevented by senior police commanders, a Police Ombudsman report has found.
Ballymurphy soldiers 'not identified'
Published: Friday, 27 June 2014
The Army has said it has not identified all the paratroopers involved in the Ballymurphy Massacre which killed 10 people in 1971.
Conlon wanted Guildford files made public
Published: Monday, 23 June 2014
A close friend of the late Gerry Conlon has spoken of his wish for the files connected to the Guildford Four case, which under the Official Secrets Act remain closed for 75 years, to be released.
Gerry Conlon dies aged 60
Published: Saturday, 21 June 2014
Tributes have been paid to Gerry Conlon - one of the Guilford Four who was wrongly convicted of being an IRA bomber - following his death on Saturday.
'No evidence' RUC knew of Adams attack
Published: Thursday, 19 June 2014
No evidence of police involvement in the shooting of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams 30 years ago has been found, a report from the Police Ombudsman said.
Government 'was told about Downey'
Published: Wednesday, 18 June 2014
The British government was informed that a prime suspect in the 1982 Hyde Park bombing was wanted by police a year before it sent him a so-called 'comfort letter', the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has heard.
Killer loses Royal pardon refusal appeal
Published: Wednesday, 18 June 2014
A convicted loyalist double killer has failed in a High Court challenge to being refused a Royal pardon.
Loughinisland police appeal 20 years on
Published: Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Police have issued a fresh appeal for information on the 20th anniversary of the Loughinisland attack.
Ombudsman officers 'turned away by PSNI'
Published: Friday, 13 June 2014
Police Ombudsman investigators were turned away from PSNI buildings as part of an alleged obstruction on probes into 60 murder cases, the High Court has heard.
Step Inn relatives call for inquiry
Published: Thursday, 12 June 2014
The families of two people murdered in a UVF bombing in Keady, Co Armagh almost 40 years ago are calling for a public inquiry.
'Difficult decisions' made for peace
Published: Wednesday, 11 June 2014
The Prime Minister has said he does not want to "unpick the difficult decisions" made by previous governments to grant royal pardons to paramilitaries in Northern Ireland.
OTR letters 'only good on date received'
Published: Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Northern Ireland's Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory QC has told an investigation into the controversial 'on-the-runs' scheme that the letters issued made clear that they were only good on the date they were received.
Victims 'forgotten about' in peace deals
Published: Monday, 09 June 2014
Ann Travers, the sister of Mary Travers who was murdered by the IRA in 1984, has said she feels her family and others like them have been forgotten about over deals made with republicans in order to broker peace.
Boston project 'unreliable' - lawyer
Published: Friday, 06 June 2014
An American university project used to charge an alleged former IRA commander with aiding and abetting the murder of Disappeared victim Jean McConville is "unreliable and riddled with inaccuracies", a court has heard.
Families furious at PSNI legal action
Published: Wednesday, 04 June 2014
The families of six Catholic men shot dead by the UVF in Co Down twenty years ago have spoken of their anger at allegations that the PSNI is obstructing an investigation into the murders.
PSNI moves on Boston College tapes
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
The PSNI has "initiated steps" to retrieve all the material from Boston College's Belfast project.
Files sought on Ballymurphy soldiers
Published: Tuesday, 20 May 2014
Families of those shot dead by paratroopers in Ballymurphy in 1971 have urged the Ministry of Defence to reveal if any of the soldiers deployed there were also involved in the Bloody Sunday killings six months later.
Service marks anniversary of bombings
Published: Saturday, 17 May 2014
Events have taken place to mark the 40th anniversary of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings.
Sister 'met Disappeared victim's killer'
Published: Friday, 09 May 2014
The sister of a Disappeared victim whose body has been missing for almost 30 years has said she met with a man she believes was responsible for her brother's murder and knows the names of others involved.
Pension call for Troubles victims
Published: Thursday, 08 May 2014
Victims' Commissioner Kathryn Stone has said a pension for those severely injured during the Troubles should be implemented as part of a strategy for dealing with the past.
Letters link 95 OTRs to 295 murders
Published: Wednesday, 07 May 2014
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has heard that 95 of the 228 Republicans, who received letters under the controversial on-the-run scheme, are linked to nearly 300 unsolved murders.
Boston tapes 'a disaster' - McIntyre
Published: Tuesday, 06 May 2014
Anthony McIntyre, a former IRA man who played a key role in carrying out interviews for the Boston tapes, has described the initiative as a disaster.
Derry IRA bomb challenge dismissed
Published: Tuesday, 06 May 2014
A legal challenge to a report identifying police failures around an IRA bomb that killed three neighbours has been dismissed for being brought out of time.
Robinson to meet and 'help' McConvilles
Published: Monday, 05 May 2014
First Minister Peter Robinson has offered to meet the son of IRA murder victim Jean McConville in the coming days to discuss how he can help the family.
PSNI granted 48 more hours to quiz Adams
Published: Friday, 02 May 2014
A court has granted police investigating the 1972 abduction and murder of Jean McConville more time to question Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams.
McGuinness speaks to PM over Adams
Published: Thursday, 01 May 2014
Martin McGuinness has spoken to Prime Minister David Cameron about the arrest of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams by police investigating the murder of Jean McConville.
Adams faces second night in custody
Published: Thursday, 01 May 2014
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams faces a second night in police custody as he continues to be questioned about the 1972 abduction and murder of Belfast widow Jean McConville.
Adams detained over McConville murder
Published: Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has been questioned in connection with the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in 1972.

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