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# troubles - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures
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# Ian Paisley

Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures

Jan 28th 2012, 4:08 PM 4,737 Views 19 Comments

The firebrand loyalist leader stepped down as a minister last night after six decades of controversy. Check out these highlights – and not-so-highlights – of his career…

# troubles - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim
# State Papers
# State Papers

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim

Dec 30th 2011, 8:27 PM 10,154 Views 37 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.

# troubles - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Man arrested over cold-case IRA killings of two police officers
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# Troubles

Man arrested over cold-case IRA killings of two police officers

Dec 21st 2011, 9:01 PM 1,981 Views 7 Comments

The 53-year-old was held over the murders of Eric Brown and Brian Quinn in 1983, before being released.

# troubles - Friday 25 November, 2011

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"
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# Northern Ireland

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"

Nov 25th 2011, 8:35 AM 906 Views 4 Comments

The killings cannot be investigated by the police ombudsman’s office as they have already been investigated by the police.

# troubles - Monday 7 November, 2011

Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today

Nov 7th 2011, 7:51 AM 366 Views 0 Comments

Two British soldiers were killed and a pizza deliveryman injured in the shooting at an army barracks in March 2009.

# troubles - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78
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# Gusty Spence

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

Sep 25th 2011, 4:28 PM 1,116 Views 15 Comments

Spence, who was jailed for the murder of a Catholic man in the sixties, later was at the forefront of the UVF ceasefire.

# troubles - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Column: ‘The lasting memory of Long Kesh was the stench’
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# Read Me

Column: ‘The lasting memory of Long Kesh was the stench’

Sep 24th 2011, 11:00 AM 601 Views 46 Comments

During the notorious ‘dirty protests’ in Long Kesh prison, Bishop Edward Daly was a regular visitor. Here he describes the foul conditions – and the men who lived in them.

# troubles - Friday 12 August, 2011

# troubles - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Family of man killed by army in Belfast 40 years ago call for an apology
# Troubles
# Troubles

Family of man killed by army in Belfast 40 years ago call for an apology

Aug 11th 2011, 9:03 PM 188 Views 2 Comments

A report has found that Billy McKavanagh was unarmed when he was shot in the back by a British soldier.

# troubles - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles
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# Scrapbook

Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles

Jul 30th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,546 Views 0 Comments

Machine-gun Christmas cards, underwear parties and a singing Ian Paisley: take a look at these snapshots of the conflict’s unseen side.

# troubles - Saturday 16 July, 2011

BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe
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# In The Rough

BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe

Jul 16th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,096 Views 4 Comments

Mark James’s insensitive quip about the latest violence in the North forced the Beeb and him into an apology.

# troubles - Friday 18 February, 2011

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson
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# Ballymurphy

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson

Feb 18th 2011, 1:05 PM 749 Views 0 Comments

Those who lost loved ones in 1971 mass killings continue with campaign for independent inquiry into the deaths of eleven people.

# troubles - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert
# Bomb Alert
# Bomb Alert

Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert

Jan 26th 2011, 10:27 AM 671 Views 0 Comments

Children’s home also has to be cleared out after dissident republicans claim they left “unstable” device on Antrim Road.

# troubles - Thursday 22 July, 2010

Decision to cut support funding "difficult" - Ahern
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# No Support

Decision to cut support funding "difficult" - Ahern

Jul 22nd 2010, 8:05 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

Group ‘Justice for the Forgotten’ could soon cease to exist.