THE inquiry into the Bloody Sunday killings has been a “disaster in terms of time and expense”, Justice Secretary Ken Clarke said yesterday.
Mon, 14 Jun, 2010
The widow of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane has written to all senior judges in Britain urging them not to sit on an inquiry into her husband’s killing, she revealed today.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2005
A soldier was accused of lying today about being an eye witness as part of an attempt to cover up the Bloody Sunday shootings.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2003
A federal judge has approved a plan by telecoms group WorldCom to pay a record US$750m to settle fraud charges in its historic accounting scandal.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2003
British army chiefs lost control in Derry on Bloody Sunday, a former paratrooper claimed today.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2003
At least two civilian gunmen were seen openly walking towards a rubble barricade in Derry on Bloody Sunday, a paratrooper claimed today.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2003
Up to 50 rifles were gathered from soldiers in a handcart after the Bloody Sunday shootings, it was claimed today.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2003
A document which has formed the basis of British army and government statements on the events of Bloody Sunday for more than 30 years is bogus, it was claimed today.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2003
Troops came under machine gun fire in Derry on Bloody Sunday, a soldier claimed today.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2003
The commander of the British army unit which fired more than 100 shots on Bloody Sunday today claimed his men did the best they could under the circumstances.
The British Ministry of Defence is still withholding evidence from the Bloody Sunday Inquiry even though it is more than three years into its hearings, it was claimed tonight.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2003
Military police invented an account of a gunman firing at soldiers on Bloody Sunday in an official statement, it was claimed today.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2003
A soldier was told permission was sought from the British Prime Minister to enter the IRA-controlled no-go areas of Derry on Bloody Sunday, he claimed today.
A soldier claimed today he was permanently injured by an acid bomb which was thrown at him after he shot a nail bomber on Bloody Sunday.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2003
A soldier who claims he shot two gunmen on Bloody Sunday today denied he entered the nationalist Bogside area of Derry waiting for the opportunity to shoot civil rights marchers.
Thu, 22 May, 2003
The statements of soldiers serving on Bloody Sunday may have been altered to suit the circumstances of the time, it was claimed today.
Wed, 14 May, 2003
Claims that the Army knew all along that Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness did not open fire on Bloody Sunday were questioned today at the Saville Inquiry in London.
The widow of a man shot dead on Bloody Sunday walked out of the Saville Inquiry today in protest at measures put in place to protect the identity of a witness.
Tue, 13 May, 2003
Intelligence provided by an IRA informer known as Infliction was regarded as of “mixed reliability”, a senior MI5 officer claimed today.
Fri, 09 May, 2003
An informer who alleged he was told the IRA fired the first shots on Bloody Sunday was a brave man and a very valuable agent, it was claimed today.
Tue, 06 May, 2003
A paratrooper should have been jailed for his actions on Bloody Sunday, a sergeant major claimed today.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2003
THE first shots fired on Bloody Sunday were directed at paratroopers as they entered the Bogside area of Derry, it was claimed yesterday.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2003
The officer commanding paratroopers on Bloody Sunday admitted today it was surprising that two of his soldiers did not inform him they shot two men before he ordered other troops into the nationalist Bogside area.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2003
A former lieutenant in the Parachute Regiment today rejected a suggestion paratroopers were sent to Derry on Bloody Sunday “simply to administer violence”.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2003
The officer commanding paratroopers on Bloody Sunday today said that since then he had never thought about what went wrong on the day 13 civil rights marchers were shot dead.
At least two civilian gunmen were present in Derry on Bloody Sunday, it was claimed today.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2003
The officer in command of paratroopers in Derry on Bloody Sunday today said he did not hear any army shooting before he sent his men into the nationalist Bogside area.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2003
The officer in command of paratroopers in Derry on Bloody Sunday today insisted his men acted professionally when 13 civil rights marchers were shot dead by soldiers.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2003
The officer in charge of the paratroopers in Derry on Bloody Sunday was giving evidence today to the Saville Inquiry into the 1972 shootings.
A former soldier who claimed he shot a nail-bomber on Bloody Sunday told the Saville Inquiry today it was possible he missed his intended target and shot the wrong man.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2003
Those responsible for soldiers who killed civilians in Derry on Bloody Sunday must not be allowed by the Saville Inquiry to cover up their role in events, a senior member of the SDLP claimed today.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2003
The Bloody Sunday Inquiry was today informed of the death of one of its former judges.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2002
A police officer was today giving evidence at the Bloody Sunday Inquiry from behind screens.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2002
A lawyer today challenged whether the Saville Inquiry could ever establish what the IRA did on Bloody Sunday because of a ‘‘paucity’’ of direct evidence from the group during the four years since the inquiry opened.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2002
Bloody Sunday inquiry chairman Lord Saville of Newdigate today moved to deny a suggestion by film-maker Jimmy McGovern that the tribunal appeared to have ‘‘given its blessing’’ to docu-dramas re-creating the tragedy.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2002
Those blamed for the events of Bloody Sunday should not face criminal proceedings, veteran civil rights lawyer Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC said today.
Sun, 27 Jan, 2002
The Bloody Sunday Inquiry is to move from Derry to the UK, it was announced today.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2002
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate John Hume spoke today of his dread for the march which turned into Bloody Sunday after a confrontation with troops a week earlier.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2002
Relatives of the victims of Bloody Sunday today pledged to resist plans to set up a video link for soldiers to give evidence.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2001
A new bid to force former soldiers to give their evidence to the Bloody Sunday inquiry in Derry -where they fear reprisal attacks - began in the British Court of Appeal today.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2001
The Bloody Sunday inquiry was today launching an appeal against a High Court ruling that hundreds of former soldiers will not have to give evidence in Derry where they fear reprisal attacks.
Hundreds of former soldiers who are to be called as witnesses in the Bloody Sunday inquiry were today being told whether they must travel to Derry to give their evidence.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2001
Five former members of the Official IRA were yesterday granted anonymity to testify at the Bloody Sunday Inquiry.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2001
Five former Official IRA men are to make a bid for anonymity at the Bloody Sunday Inquiry later today.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2001
A reserve judge at the Bloody Sunday inquiry in Derry resigned today because of ill health.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2001
Soldiers who opened fire on Bloody Sunday must return to Derry to give evidence at the inquiry into the shootings, it was announced today.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2001
The Bloody Sunday Inquiry is to meet security authorities, including the British Ministry of Defence and RUC, on Monday, tribunal chairman Lord Saville of Newdigate said today.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2001
The Bloody Sunday Inquiry today heard more accounts of paratroopers firing from the hip at the scene where six of the 13 men killed that day were shot.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2001
An Army vehicle which struck a teenager on Bloody Sunday tried to ram her a second time, the inquiry into the shootings heard today.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2001
The Bloody Sunday Inquiry was hearing more legal argument today, this time over where ex-troops should testify to the mammoth investigation.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2001
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