A US jusge has ordered that the Boston College tapes be taken to the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast and placed in secure storage there.

Sealed tapes of interviews given by a former loyalist prisoner to a university project will not now be held on American territory in Belfast.Senior ju(...)

Winston “Winkie” Rea was among dozens of loyalists and republicans who provided testimonies to Boston College researchers compiling an oral history of the Northern Ireland conflict.

Police are to be allowed to fly back from the US with the interviews a former loyalist prisoner gave to a university project – but they must not exami(...)

A man walks past graffiti relating to the Boston College tapes on the Falls Road, west Belfast last year. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

A former loyalist prisoner has lost his legal bid to stop police investigating murder and robbery from obtaining interviews he gave to a US university(...)

A man walks past graffiti on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast, in 2014. photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

A former loyalist prisoner has secured a High Court order to stop police flying to the US to collect tapes of interviews he gave to a US university pr(...)

A man walks past graffiti relating to the Boston College tapes on the Falls Road, west Belfast last year.  Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

A former loyalist prisoner has started a High Court bid to block prosecuting authorities from obtaining interviews he gave to a US university projec(...)

John Hume: the SDLP leader briefed Mr Reynolds, telling him that the broad philosophy of Hume-Adams could only have a chance if the British and Irish governments bought into it. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

Albert Reynolds prided himself on having a hard-nosed political philosophy that he successfully brought to Northern Ireland and the peace process. Whe(...)

Linda Ervine and the rest of the Irish-language class pictured in east Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker
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Northern Ireland has always been more complex and contradictory than the stark news footage of burning cars, painted kerb-stones and rampaging (...)