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# uvf - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Glenanne gang: Former police chief to lead probe into alleged state collusion in the North

The Glenanne group was a deadly part of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) in Mid Ulster.

# uvf - Friday 5 July, 2019

Glenanne gang: Court orders independent investigation into alleged collusion

Families of victims have welcomed the news.

# uvf - Friday 29 March, 2019

Six people arrested after police operation into criminal activities of UVF in East Belfast

They were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply class A drugs.

# uvf - Friday 1 February, 2019

Man arrested in connection with murder of Ian Ogle released on bail

Two men aged 36 and 38 remain in police custody.

# uvf - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Man was attacked by gang of at least five, stabbed 11 times and left to die on street

Police in Belfast have arrested six people as part of the investigation into Ian Ogle’s murder.

# uvf - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

# uvf - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Man arrested on suspicion of supplying unlicensed door staff by police investigating UVF

A number of items were seized during the searches.

# uvf - Monday 29 January, 2018

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders

Former Ulster Volunteer Force chief Gary Haggarty was a paid police informer.

# uvf - Friday 15 December, 2017

Families of victims of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles say PSNI has 'questions to answer'

Fifteen people were killed when a bomb exploded in McGurk’s Bar in north Belfast in December 1971.

# uvf - Saturday 11 November, 2017

United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told

A new documentary names the suspects in the massacre that killed five people while they watched Ireland play in the 1994 World Cup.

# uvf - Friday 23 June, 2017

Former UVF commander pleads guilty to 200 offences, including five murders

Gary Haggarty’s numerous crimes had been under investigation by the PSNI’s Historical Enquiries Team for seven years.

# uvf - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'

The pro-Tory papers have not been kind to the Labour leader today despite the fact he condemned all violence.

# uvf - Friday 18 September, 2015

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Two arrests come as the British government announced an assessment of paramilitary activity.

# uvf - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Family: Gerry Adams told us our brother's killers would not be brought to police

Andrew Kearney was killed in a ‘punishment attack’ in 1998.

# uvf - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Masked trio claiming to be from UVF rob elderly men in their house

Links between this and a crime last week are being explored.

# uvf - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From The42 'They'd only gone to the bar to support the Irish team, yet they died for their love of the sport' Interview

'They'd only gone to the bar to support the Irish team, yet they died for their love of the sport' chats to Trevor Birney — the producer behind the ESPN ‘30 for 30′ doc on the Loughinisland tragedy.

Police renew appeal over pub murders during 1994 Ireland-Italy match

Six men were shot dead while watching the World Cup match. No one has ever been charged with their murders.

# uvf - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Ceasefire Massacre Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Ceasefire Massacre

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Loughinisland tragedy.

# uvf - Monday 2 June, 2014

Four arrested in Northern Ireland over paramilitary murders

Three men were shot dead in 1994 and these arrests are part of an operation investigating a series of murders and crimes by the UVF in Belfast.

# uvf - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

69-year-old man arrested over Belfast bomb that killed 15 people in 1971

One man was convicted of all 15 murders in 1978.

# uvf - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

PSNI investigation into three murders leads to arrest in England

These include Catholic workmen Gary Convie and Eamon Fox, killed in 1994.

# uvf - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen UVF

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen

The men are being questioned in relation to an investigation into murders by the UVF.

# uvf - Monday 6 January, 2014

Man arrested in connection with the 1994 murder of two Catholic workmen

Gary Convie and Eamon Fox were shot at building site in Belfast twenty years ago.

# uvf - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Man arrested over 'cold case' murder of father-of-five in 1993

Joseph Reynolds, a 40-year-old painter, was shot dead as he made his way to work in east Belfast 20 years ago.

# uvf - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Police Ombudsman to investigate 2001 killing of Sunday World journalist

Martin O’Hagan was shot dead in Lurgan in September 2001.

# uvf - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute

Work on the painting was suspended earlier this month after community leaders intervened, but it has since been completed.

# uvf - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Arrests made in the UK in connection with 1973 Belfast murder

Catholic teenager Seamus Gilmore was working at a petrol station on the Ballysillan Road in February 1973 when he was shot dead by loyalist paramilitaries.

# uvf - Friday 17 May, 2013

Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.

# uvf - Friday 6 April, 2012

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud

The names of 3,700 people who killed during the Troubles were read aloud in Dublin’s Unitarian Church today to mark the 14th anniversary of the Good Friday peace agreement.

# uvf - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck

Tour guide John Gibney says Ireland should recognise the events being marked over the coming years as vital parts of our heritage, and not just as opportunities for tourism.

# uvf - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78 Gusty Spence This post contains videos

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

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

# uvf - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Man arrested by detectives investigating Moffett murder

Bobby Moffett was a leading loyalist who it is believed was murdered by the UVF.

# uvf - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Man arrested in Bobby Moffett murder inquiry

Detectives investigating the murder of leading Northern Ireland loyalist Bobby Moffett arrested a man this morning.

# uvf - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Six arrested after Belfast riots

The PSNI says an investigation is ongoing into last week’s events, which saw a number of people injured and a photographer shot in the leg.

# uvf - Friday 24 June, 2011

Police 'failed victims' families' while investigating Loughinisland massacre

The North’s Police Ombudsman has found serious holes in the investigation of the 1994 loyalist killings, which took place as Ireland played Italy in the USA World Cup.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am including: Enda and Nicolas’ brief encounter; Noonan urges us to spend spend spend; How Libyan rebels communicate; and the illegal Pulitzer Prize winner.

# uvf - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Rory McIlroy 'saddened' by renewed violence in Belfast

With tensions remaining high in the city last night, the US Open champion has said: “Northern Ireland deserves peace.”

# uvf - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In this evening’s wrap-up: UVF blamed in Belfast, AIB battered in Bulgaria, and a strange new use for your toenail clippings…

UVF blamed for Belfast violence as police fear further tensions

UVF loyalists are blamed for orchestrating the violence, but republicans may be responsible for shooting a photographer.

Photographer shot as rioting continues in Belfast (Gallery) Belfast This post contains images

Photographer shot as rioting continues in Belfast (Gallery)

Up to 400 people hurled fireworks and petrol bombs in violent clashes, as police advised the media to avoid the area for their own safety.