Payments to people injured during the Troubles 'should be tiered', commissioner says

Payments to those injured during the Troubles should be tiered depending on how badly hurt they are, the victims' commissioner said.

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Victims of Troubles killings rally for truth

Organiser Ciaran McAirt said the group does not believe in a hierarchy of victims.

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Most notorious areas of Belfast now flooded with Troubles tourists, guide says

A new walking tour aimed at giving different perspectives on the Troubles is building on international interest.

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Politicians ignoring obligations: Deadlock must end to end violence

A week ago this morning, Ireland woke up to shocking news.

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Sickening sense of déjà vu for those who lived through Troubles

My first summer job, at the age of 16, was as a shop girl in the Belfast branch of the fashion chain Wallis, writes Kate Thompson

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Former prison turned tourist attraction launches Troubles tour

The experience promises to give the viewpoint from all sides on Northern Ireland’s troubled past.

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Troubles conviction referred to Court of Appeal

Michael Devine was convicted in 1981 of attempted murder, and firearms and terrorism offences.

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Former soldier describes being shot at during Ballymurphy incident

Claims that a republican gunman or gunmen had been present in Moyard Flats have been in dispute.

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‘It's not within our power to forget’: Survivor of the Troubles ‘cannot forget father’s murder’

Eileen Fields created an artwork of a head covered in newspaper clippings about John Crawford’s murder.

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Prosecutors to reveal whether Bloody Sunday soldiers will face charges

Thirteen protesters died in the civil-rights demonstration in 1972.

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Readers' Blog: North’s police operated beyond control

The reaction to the incendiary remarks of the Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley who said that the killings by the British army and police during the Troubles were “not crimes” is extraordinarily naive. In 1999 the disbandment of the RUC, the B Specials and the UDR, along with most of the 175 changes recommended in the Patten Report on policing which brought about the new PSNI, were implemented.

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Abuse files should be used to learn lessons

When, on Wednesday, Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley insisted that killings by the British army or police during the Troubles were “not crimes” she gave a perfect example of what happens when politicians are ill-informed and have no empathy with their brief. Despite her immediate apology, the blunder suggests she is hardly the person

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Taoiseach refuses to demand resignation of Karen Bradley over Troubles shootings claims

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and other politicians have refused to demand Britain's secretary of state for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley resignation over her "dignified" Troubles shootings claims, despite criticising the remarks.

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Unit to speed up process of hearing Troubles inquests given green light

Stormont’s Department of Justice has released €64.2 million (£55 million) to finance the initiative after years of political stalemate.

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Les Levine: The Troubles from a different perspective

Les Levine tells Richard Fitzpatrick why his pictures from the Troubles emphasise other aspects than a photojournalist would.

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Shooting survivor feels responsible for two who died helping him, inquest hears

The inquest is examining the deaths of 10 people at Ballymurphy in 1971.

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Car bomb attack in Derry: No more terror

The car bomb attack in Derry on Saturday night sent a shudder right across this island far greater than the physical impact of the bomb.

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UK defence chief 'uncomfortable' over prospect of any Troubles investigation

The head of the British armed forces has said he feels "uncomfortable" at the prospect of being investigated as part of the Troubles probe.

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Man arrested in Donegal on suspicion of 1972 murder of two UDR soldiers

Detectives from An Garda Síochána have arrested a 66-year-old man in Donegal on suspicion of the murder of two Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) soldiers in 1972 and on suspicion of aiding and abetting an explosion.

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Tory MPs urge Theresa May to drop plans to investigate Northern Ireland military veterans

There has been outrage over potential legal action against soldiers for events linked to the Troubles.

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TG4 documentary to tell story of Frank Stagg who died after 62-day hunger strike

The brother of a republican prisoner who died on hunger strike has opened up about the bizarre events surrounding the commandeering of his brother’s body by the government en route to his funeral.

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Families of those killed in Troubles urge rethink on legacy issues

Some relatives feel justice will not be served by new proposals under consideration.

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Vicky McClure unrecognisable in first-look pictures from Troubles drama Mother’s Day

The Bafta-winner will play one of the leading roles in BBC Two’s new factual drama about the Troubles.

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British soldiers would not be protected from prosecution for Troubles-era offences

Over the last year, the concept of an amnesty has gained traction among a number of Westminster backbenchers, who claim recent prosecutions of former British soldiers are tantamount to a "witch-hunt".

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Taoiseach and Justice Minister lead tributes to Frank Murray

Tributes have been paid to Frank Murray, who headed the organisation responsible for finding the remains of the Disappeared.

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Forum members from all sides oppose amnesty for security forces in Troubles

Victims from across the spectrum in Northern Ireland are united in opposition to a proposed amnesty for security force members who served during the Troubles, the Victims Commissioner has said.

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Edwina mobbed at Writer's Club appearance

Edwina Currie tonight received a warm welcome at her first public appearance since she revealed her four-year affair with John Major.

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Edwina Currie gives first TV interview since affair revelations

Edwina Currie is to give her first TV interview since she revealed her four-year affair with John Major.

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Major to remain silent

John Major will not be holding a press conference to "discuss personal matters".

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Edwina attacks 'atrocious' Major

Edwina Currie has accused her former lover John Major of behaving "atrociously".

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Major and Currie to speak of affair

John Major’s ex-lover Edwina Currie struck early today in what could be a day of verbal clashes as the pair speak publicly for the first time since their affair was revealed.

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