The Grand Hotel Brighton, after it was severely damaged by the IRA bomb in 1984. The 30th anniversary of the Brighton bombing will be marked by peace campaigners, political activists and academic scholars. Photograph: PA Wire

A number of commemorative events will be held in Brighton today to mark the 30th anniversary of the bomb which ripped through The Grand Hotel killing (...)

Victim: trainee teacher Patrick Magee

The 6pm angelus bell was ringing at St Peter’s Cathedral in west Belfast when the British army fired on Frank McGuinness and his friend Patrick Magee,(...)

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Left for dust: A line of Dacia Dusters

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Unfazed: John Hurt says he’s not concerned by the mention of the great Krapps who have preceded him, such as Patrick Magee, Harold Pinter and Michael Gambon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Breakfast interviews often turn out to be a bad idea. You can easily end up with a recorded interview that you can’t really hear because it’s f(...)