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#British Soldiers

# british-soldiers - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Explainer: Why British soldiers won't face charges over the 12 other Bloody Sunday killings PPS

Explainer: Why British soldiers won't face charges over the 12 other Bloody Sunday killings

Only one soldier is being charged in relation to two killings. Here’s why more charges aren’t being brought.

'After 47 years, this is a moment': Anxious wait for families before Bloody Sunday announcement

“Putting a soldier in jail wouldn’t make me happy whatsoever,” Kevin McKinney says, whose father was shot dead in 1972.

# british-soldiers - Monday 4 March, 2019

Boris Johnson defends Bloody Sunday soldiers, and asks why the IRA 'got away with' Troubles crimes

Four ex-British soldiers could be charged with the 1972 shooting of unarmed marchers.

# british-soldiers - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group

The men were arrested “on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism”.

# british-soldiers - Friday 12 May, 2017

18 British soldiers being considered for prosecution over Bloody Sunday

Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service said it is likely to be some time before a decision is made.

# british-soldiers - Friday 14 April, 2017

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

# british-soldiers - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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

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

# british-soldiers - Saturday 2 January, 2016

British troops could face charges over Iraq War abuses

An inquiry has heard evidence of at least 1,514 possible victims, 280 of whom are alleged to have been unlawfully killed.

# british-soldiers - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Bertie Ahern: 'Suffering in the North did lead us to a good position'

Ahern was speaking as President Michael D Higgins made a historic State visit to the UK.

# british-soldiers - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder

Rigby’s family said justice had been done, but “no amount of justice will bring Lee back”.

# british-soldiers - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII

The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.

# british-soldiers - Monday 21 October, 2013

Bloody Sunday witnesses to be questioned by PSNI

Witnesses who gave evidence at the Saville Inquiry are now being asked to make statements to the PSNI.

# british-soldiers - Monday 4 March, 2013

Inquiry opens into whether British troops murdered Iraqi civilians

The London-based inquiry is looking into allegations that 20 or more Iraqis were murdered by troops in May 2004.

# british-soldiers - Friday 10 February, 2012

Brian Shivers gets 25 years for murder of British soldiers

The terminally ill man convicted of the double murder nearly three years ago has been sentenced at Belfast Crown Court today.

# british-soldiers - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Massereene trial shown CCTV footage of attack

The trial of two men accused of murder and attempted murder at the Massereene army base in Antrim in March 2009 began yesterday.

# british-soldiers - Monday 8 August, 2011

British soldier accused of cutting fingers from dead militant as souvenirs

The British Ministry of Defence has begun investigating the allegations which centre on a soldier deployed to Afghanistan last year.