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#Troubles

# troubles - Monday 15 March, 2021

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

PSG loss overshadowed by thefts at Di Maria, Marquinhos homes

Mar 15th 2021, 12:34 PM 8,660 Views 8 Comments

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

# troubles - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say

Feb 9th 2021, 3:39 PM 7,005 Views 7 Comments

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

# troubles - Thursday 21 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 21st 2021, 2:15 PM 21,057 Views 14 Comments

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

# troubles - Friday 27 November, 2020

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut

Nov 27th 2020, 10:19 PM 6,982 Views 0 Comments

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

# troubles - Thursday 1 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 1st 2020, 6:05 AM 20,081 Views 22 Comments

The report found that successive British governments approved the treatment.

# troubles - Friday 21 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 21st 2020, 12:47 PM 10,860 Views 7 Comments

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

# troubles - Monday 17 August, 2020

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims
# Deputy First Minister
# Deputy First Minister

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

Aug 17th 2020, 2:27 PM 22,951 Views 40 Comments

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

# troubles - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 3rd 2020, 7:37 AM 11,733 Views 10 Comments

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

# troubles - Friday 6 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 6th 2020, 1:56 PM 13,971 Views 0 Comments

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

# troubles - Friday 17 January, 2020

Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large

Jan 17th 2020, 5:11 PM 14,125 Views 39 Comments

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

# troubles - Saturday 28 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 28th 2019, 7:15 AM 16,825 Views 9 Comments

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

# troubles - Saturday 21 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 24,236 Views 77 Comments

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

# troubles - Monday 3 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 3rd 2019, 1:01 PM 15,076 Views 47 Comments

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

# troubles - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

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

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

May 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 16,976 Views 32 Comments

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

# troubles - Friday 19 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 19th 2019, 12:22 PM 45,554 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.

# troubles - Thursday 7 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 7th 2019, 12:02 PM 28,688 Views 44 Comments

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

# troubles - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

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

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”.

# troubles - Monday 18 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 57,991 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.

# troubles - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 22nd 2019, 10:50 AM 12,087 Views 14 Comments

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

# troubles - Monday 13 August, 2018

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives
# Docklands Victims Association
# Docklands Victims Association

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

Aug 13th 2018, 1:23 PM 15,278 Views 13 Comments

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

# troubles - Saturday 12 May, 2018

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

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

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 9,961 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.

# troubles - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

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

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 26,255 Views 61 Comments

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

# troubles - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,159 Views 88 Comments

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

# troubles - Saturday 30 September, 2017

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

'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 29,716 Views 61 Comments

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

# troubles - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 6th 2017, 9:04 AM 16,090 Views 81 Comments

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

# troubles - Sunday 7 May, 2017

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

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

May 7th 2017, 9:30 PM 26,841 Views 41 Comments

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

# troubles - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

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

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

May 3rd 2017, 7:35 AM 17,364 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.

# troubles - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

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

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

May 2nd 2017, 7:05 AM 11,881 Views 16 Comments

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

# troubles - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,078 Views 54 Comments

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

# troubles - Monday 12 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 12th 2016, 6:52 PM 16,141 Views 155 Comments

Adams has repeatedly refused to name the man.

# troubles - Sunday 11 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 11th 2016, 3:49 PM 14,647 Views 298 Comments

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

# troubles - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim
# Daniel Rooney
# Daniel Rooney

'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim

Nov 22nd 2016, 1:41 PM 17,127 Views 28 Comments

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

# troubles - Sunday 21 February, 2016

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

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

Feb 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 30,997 Views 26 Comments

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

# troubles - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 27th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,683 Views 112 Comments

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

# troubles - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue
# Difference Maker
From The42
# Difference Maker

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.

# troubles - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links

Jan 8th 2016, 10:39 AM 18,650 Views 155 Comments

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

# troubles - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else
# Tracking
# Tracking

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else

Nov 10th 2015, 9:06 AM 11,552 Views 15 Comments

If it fails to comply, it will risk fines of up to €250,000 a day.

# troubles - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range
# Latest
# Latest

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range

Aug 13th 2015, 4:28 PM 27,528 Views 1 Comment

The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.

# troubles - Friday 29 May, 2015

Police allowed informers to murder hundreds "with impunity"
# Contentious Claims
# Contentious Claims

Police allowed informers to murder hundreds "with impunity"

May 29th 2015, 7:47 AM 13,317 Views 155 Comments

“Hundreds and hundreds” of people died as a result of collusion during The Troubles – according to former Ombudsman O’Loan.

# troubles - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Water cannons could be "more lethal than plastic bullets". That's what the UK told Ireland...
# 1984 State Papers
# 1984 State Papers

Water cannons could be "more lethal than plastic bullets". That's what the UK told Ireland...

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 12,977 Views 77 Comments

17 people were killed by either rubber or plastic bullets during The Troubles.

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