15 years on: Omagh remembered
Published: Thursday, 15 August 2013
Fifteen years have passed since one of the darkest days in Northern Ireland's history, when 29 people and two unborn babies were killed in a bomb blast which ripped through Omagh town.
Lithuania fails to extradite Liam Campbell
Published: Thursday, 15 August 2013
Lithuanian authorities have failed in a final bid to have a prominent dissident republican extradited to face weapons smuggling charges, it has been revealed.
Temporary injunction on inquest files
Published: Monday, 12 August 2013
Inquest documents at the centre of a disclosure dispute between Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín and Secretary of State Theresa Villiers will remain under wraps until at least Thursday.
IRA admits killing Irish prison officer
Published: Friday, 09 August 2013
The IRA has admitted to the family of the only prison officer murdered in the Republic of Ireland during the Troubles that they were responsible for his killing.
Kingsmill survivor welcomes inquests
Published: Thursday, 08 August 2013
The only survivor of the 1976 Kingsmill Massacre, in which ten Protestant workmen were murdered, has welcomed the new inquests that have been ordered into their deaths.
Omagh families threaten legal move
Published: Thursday, 08 August 2013
Relatives of some of those killed in the Omagh bomb have renewed their calls for a cross-border public inquiry, saying they will take the British and Irish governments to court if they continue to refuse an independent investigation.
New inquests ordered into Kingsmill
Published: Wednesday, 07 August 2013
New inquests have been ordered into the IRA murders of ten Protestant workmen in the Kingsmill massacre after the intervention of the Attorney General almost four decades on, UTV can reveal.
Families in legal bid against Baggott
Published: Tuesday, 06 August 2013
Twenty families are taking legal action against the Chief Constable over investigations into army killings during the Troubles.
Witness to 1972 army shooting identified
Published: Monday, 05 August 2013
A teenage witness who could shed new light on the death of a schoolboy shot by a British Army rubber bullet has been identified, a court has heard.
McGurk's families launch legal bid
Published: Thursday, 01 August 2013
Families of the victims of one of Northern Ireland's worst terrorist atrocities are to launch a legal bid to obtain a report into the outrage.
Man bailed over Hyde Park bomb
Published: Thursday, 01 August 2013
A man charged with the murder of four British soldiers in the 1982 Hyde Park IRA bomb blast has been granted conditional bail at the Old Bailey on Thursday.
Thatcher shocked at major IRA jailbreak
Published: Thursday, 01 August 2013
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher declared it was "even worse than we thought" after learning the staggering details behind the top security Maze prison break out in which 38 IRA inmates went on the run.
Leaders weigh in on Castlederg row
Published: Wednesday, 31 July 2013
The First and Deputy First Minister have disagreed over whether a republican march should go ahead in Castlederg.
Stone to serve rest of Milltown sentence
Published: Monday, 29 July 2013
Loyalist killer Michael Stone has been told he must serve the rest of a 30 year jail term for the 1988 Milltown Cemetery attack.
Row over Boston tapes identities
Published: Sunday, 28 July 2013
The controversy surrounding the Boston College interviews has taken another twist after those involved refused to identify three IRA members who took part in the project.
Talks over Castlederg republican parade
Published: Thursday, 25 July 2013
The DUP will meet the Parades Commission next week to discuss the forthcoming republican commemoration in Castlederg, Co Tyrone.
IRA inquest delay 'breached rights'
Published: Tuesday, 16 July 2013
The families of two IRA men who were killed by the SAS in Co Armagh in 1990 have welcomed a European court's judgement that the State breached their human rights by failing to promptly investigate the deaths.
RUC 'failed to warn' over 1988 bomb
Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2013
RUC officers failed in 1988 to alert people in Londonderry about their fears of a bomb, which claimed the lives of three people, a NI Police Ombudsman inquiry has found.
Fresh call for Ballymurphy panel inquiry
Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2013
The families of 10 people shot dead by the British Army in Ballymurphy in August 1971 are making fresh calls for an independent inquiry, in the wake of a damning report into the Historical Enquiries Team's handling of investigations into killings by security forces.
Senator intervenes in Boston tapes case
Published: Tuesday, 09 July 2013
US Senator Robert Menendez has outlined certain conditions he wants to see imposed on any future handover of Boston College tapes to PSNI.
Baggott meets with head of HET
Published: Monday, 08 July 2013
The head of the Historical Enquiries Team has met Chief Constable Matt Baggott for the first time since the policing board said it has no confidence in the group.
PSNI in US to collect Boston tapes
Published: Sunday, 07 July 2013
Two detectives from the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch have travelled to Boston to obtain recorded tapes containing information on the so-called Disappeared.
Policing Board 'no confidence' in HET
Published: Thursday, 04 July 2013
The Policing Board says it has "no confidence in the leadership" of the Historical Enquiries Team.
Family's anger at HET shortcomings
Published: Wednesday, 03 July 2013
The family of schoolboy who was shot with a rubber bullet more than 40 years ago say they have been failed by the Historical Enquiries Team.
Baggott sorry over HET army probe
Published: Wednesday, 03 July 2013
PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott has apologised after a report heavily criticised the Historical Enquiries Team for how it investigated army killings during the Troubles, adding that all military cases will now be re-examined.
HET probe of army killings questioned
Published: Friday, 28 June 2013
The Historical Enquiries Team, which was set up to re-examine murder files from the Troubles, is itself facing criticism from those charged with overseeing police investigations.
Enniskillen bomb charity wound up
Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2013
A cross-community charity set up after the IRA Remembrance Day bombing is to be wound up over a staff pension crisis, it was confirmed on Wednesday.
Jury 'was divided' over shot IRA man
Published: Monday, 24 June 2013
The jury at an inquest into the death of an IRA man shot by police nearly 21 years ago was ineffective and "hopelessly divided", the High Court has heard.
'PSNI failed RUC officer families'
Published: Friday, 21 June 2013
Lawyers for the Garda Commissioner launched a scathing attack on the PSNI on the final day of the long-running Smithwick Tribunal in Dublin - claiming the families of the two most senior RUC officers murdered in the Troubles have been failed.
Neeson and Nesbitt in Disappeared plea
Published: Friday, 21 June 2013
Northern Ireland actors Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt have backed the families of the Disappeared in a fresh appeal for information.
Public rally over Maze peace centre
Published: Friday, 21 June 2013
The controversial plans to build a peace centre on the site of the former Maze Prison have been challenged by three political parties.
Apology over Kingsmills memorial demand
Published: Tuesday, 18 June 2013
Environment Minister Alex Attwood has apologised after a letter was sent out by the Planning Service demanding the demolition of a memorial to the victims of the Kingsmills massacre.
Coleraine remembers double bombing
Published: Wednesday, 12 June 2013
A wreath has been laid at Coleraine war memorial, to mark the 40th anniversary of an IRA car bomb that killed six pensioners.
New way forward for peace launched
Published: Tuesday, 04 June 2013
A three year strategy has been unveiled by the International Fund for Ireland which aims to tackle segregation in Northern Ireland.
Peace laureates in NI for conference
Published: Monday, 27 May 2013
Six women Nobel Peace laureates from all over the world are in Northern Ireland to attend a major conflict resolution conference.

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