Adams contacts police over McConville
Published: Monday, 24 March 2014
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has asked a lawyer to contact police on his behalf to establish if detectives want to speak to him about the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville, who was one of the so-called Disappeared.
Downey breaks silence on OTR scandal
Published: Thursday, 13 March 2014
John Downey has broken his silence on the on-the-run scandal, which was triggered by the collapse of criminal charges accusing him of the Hyde Park bombing in 1982.
Man released over McGurk's Bar bomb
Published: Wednesday, 12 March 2014
A 75-year-old man who was arrested by police investigating the 1971 McGurk's Bar bombing in north Belfast has been released unconditionally.
Charges reinstated over Hamill murder
Published: Monday, 10 March 2014
High Court judges have quashed a decision to halt criminal proceedings against two men and a woman in connection with the murder of Catholic Robert Hamill in 1997.
Victim's brother angered by OTR letters
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
A brother of a woman killed in the 1974 IRA Birmingham pub bombings has expressed outrage at claims two suspects were sent letters from the British government promising they would not be prosecuted.
Call to exhume Ballymurphy victim
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
The family of one of 10 people shot dead by the British Army in Ballymurphy in August 1971 has called for his body to be exhumed.
Pursuing Troubles crimes 'a waste' - Hain
Published: Sunday, 02 March 2014
Former Northern Ireland Secretary of State Peter Hain has said pursuing those responsible for crimes during the Troubles "seems a waste" and that Tony Blair's government acted "honourably" over the controversial "on-the-run" letters.
Bloody Sunday billboards in Derry
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014
Police have erected billboards in Londonderry calling for witnesses to Bloody Sunday and anyone who gave evidence to the Saville Inquiry to come forward.
Robinson orders Assembly recall
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
First Minister Peter Robinson is recalling the Assembly on Friday after giving the UK Government 24 hours to deal with the fallout over the handling of the IRA 'on-the-runs' crisis.
Anger at Hyde Park 'grubby secret deal'
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
The chairman of the Northern Ireland Police Federation has hit out at the "grubby, secret deal" between the government and 'on-the-run' IRA members.
Man released over informer death
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A 59-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of Eamon Collins has been released unconditionally by police.
Duffy 'victim of 1990 loyalist ambush'
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Prominent dissident republican Colin Duffy was an innocent victim of a loyalist ambush in Lurgan, Co Armagh almost 25 years ago, his lawyer said.
Limited response to Bloody Sunday appeal
Published: Thursday, 20 February 2014
Police have said they are disappointed by the "limited response" from the public to their appeal for witnesses into the Bloody Sunday investigation.
'State agents involvement' in Kingsmill
Published: Monday, 17 February 2014
The lone survivor of the Kingsmill massacre 38 years ago believes state agents may have been involved in the attack, a coroner's court has heard.
First stage of bomb challenge cleared
Published: Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Retired RUC officers have cleared the first stage in a High Court challenge to watchdog claims that police did nothing to alert the public to an IRA bomb that killed three neighbours.
Finucane truth 'yet to be exposed'
Published: Tuesday, 11 February 2014
The widow of Pat Finucane has said she believes the full truth behind his murder has yet to be exposed - but when it is, it will affect other families.
Finucane 25th anniversary vigil held
Published: Sunday, 09 February 2014
A candle-light vigil has taken place to mark the 25th anniversary of the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane.
New Claudy bomb inquiry ruled out
Published: Sunday, 09 February 2014
A new inquiry into the Claudy bombing, which happened over 40 years ago, has been ruled out by the PSNI.
McGurk's families 're-traumatised'
Published: Monday, 03 February 2014
Relatives of those killed in one of Northern Ireland's worst terrorist atrocities have been "re-traumatised" by learning a report into the bombing may have been rewritten, it was claimed on Monday.
Appeal over 1972 rubber bullet death
Published: Sunday, 02 February 2014
The Coroner's Service is appealing for a man, who may have seen his friend hit by a rubber bullet when he was a schoolboy during a disturbance in west Belfast in 1972, to come forward to help with a new inquest.
Anger over Parachute Regiment flags
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
Parachute Regiment flags are being flown in a loyalist area of Londonderry ahead of this weekend's Bloody Sunday commemorations.
Officers injured at bomber talk protest
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
Four police officers have been injured during minor trouble at a loyalist protest outside a community centre in east Belfast, where one of the Brighton bombers was giving a talk.
PSNI to re-interview over Bloody Sunday
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
Serious Crime Branch detectives investigating the Bloody Sunday shootings in Londonderry over 40 years ago are to begin re-interviewing more than 1,000 witnesses who gave evidence to the Saville Inquiry.
Ballymurphy families 'backed by Kenny'
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
The families of 10 people shot dead by the British Army in Ballymurphy in August 1971 said the Taoiseach Enda Kenny is backing their call for an inquiry.
Man released over 1993 murder
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
A 54-year-old man arrested by police investigating the 1993 murder of Joseph Reynolds in east Belfast has been released.
Larkin defends Troubles proposals
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
Northern Ireland's Attorney General has defended his comments that there should be an end to Troubles-related prosecutions.
Breakthrough in IRA informer murder
Published: Monday, 27 January 2014
Police investigating the brutal murder of a former IRA man who turned informant have said they have made a DNA breakthrough in the hunt for the killers.
Donegal man denies Hyde Park attack
Published: Friday, 24 January 2014
A Co Donegal man has denied murdering four British soldiers in a 1982 IRA bombing of Hyde Park in London.
Fresh inquest into rubber bullet death
Published: Friday, 24 January 2014
The Attorney General has granted a new inquest into the death of a young Derry man in 1973.
Prison ban over 'sniffer dog threat'
Published: Tuesday, 21 January 2014
A woman has had her visiting rights suspended at Maghaberry Prison over claims that she threatened a sniffer dog.
Survey says HET should be disbanded
Published: Monday, 20 January 2014
The majority of respondents to a survey about the future of the Historical Enquiries Team believe it should be disbanded.
Two murals removed in Mount Vernon
Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Two infamous paramilitary murals in the loyalist Mount Vernon estate in north Belfast have been removed.
Government facing legal bid over Haass
Published: Tuesday, 14 January 2014
The British Government is facing legal action over its alleged non-implementation of the Haass proposals for dealing with Northern Ireland's troubled past, it has emerged.
Haass involvement in NI over
Published: Thursday, 09 January 2014
Former US diplomat Richard Haass has told UTV that his involvement in Northern Ireland is at an end and, indirectly, he seems to blame unionists for a lack of leadership.
Cost of policing the past raised by MP
Published: Thursday, 09 January 2014
The cost of policing the past arose during a special debate in Westminster on Wednesday throwing the Historical Enquiries team firmly back into the spotlight.

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