Bloody Sunday

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Members of  the Wray and McKinney families and their supporters walking to Derry Magistrates’ Court, ahead of the start of the prosecution of a former soldier accused of two murders on Bloody Sunday. Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The case of the British soldier accused of murder on Bloody Sunday in Derry in 1972 has begun at the city’s courthouse. Soldier F, a former member of(...)

Above, earlier this year, a minute of silence for the victims of Bloody Sunday was observed during a news conference after the announcement of the decision whether to charge soldiers involved in the Bloody Sunday events, in Derry. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

A number of Bloody Sunday families have rejected a statement by a sister of one of those killed in 1972 that Soldier F should not be imprisoned if he (...)

At a bonfire in the Bogside, among the flags burned were those of the Parachute Regiment and an effigy of Soldier F. Photograph: Freya McClements

As the North marked the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Troubles last week, petrol bombs were being thrown at the police on Derry’s walls. J(...)

Gavin Williamson, UK defence secretary, said his ministry  is working across government to drive through a new package of safeguards ‘to ensure our armed forces are not unfairly treated’. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Britain’s defence secretary Gavin Williamson has said his government will urgently reform the system for dealing with legacy issues following the deci(...)

Bishop Daly was filmed waving a bloody handkerchief on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: RTÉ Archives

The 13 people killed on Bloody Sunday were shot dead by members of the 1st battalion (1 Para) of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment in the spa(...)

John Kelly, whose brother Michael (17) was killed in Derry on Bloody Sunday. Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Jean Hegarty is the living embodiment of the truth in the saying that a lie can be half-way around the world while the truth is still putting on its s(...)

  Northern   Secretary Karen Bradley made her  comments in the House of Commons   in advance of next week’s decision by the North’s Public Prosecution Service  as to whether any former British soldiers will be charged over the Bloody Sunday killings. Photograph:   Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

The Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has said killings by the British army and police during the Troubles were “not crimes”. Ms Bradley made her comm(...)

An armed soldier attacks a protester on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Frederick Hoare/Central Press/Getty Images

The Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service is to announce next month whether British soldiers will face charges over the 1972 Bloody Sunday killi(...)

A mural depicting Fr Edward Daly running alongside marchers carrying an injured man on  Bloody Sunday that was  painted on a wall in the Bogside in Derry. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Detectives investigating the Bloody Sunday killings have undertaken not to arrest any more ex-soldiers until a legal challenge against their detention(...)

Richard Staveley holds a photo of his grand-aunt Jane Boyle, shot dead on  November 20, 1920 . A headstone is to be inaugurated in Glasnevin today in presence of family members and GAA president. Photograph: Alan Betson

On the day of her death, it must have seemed to Jane Boyle that life could not get much better. There she was, arm-in-arm and pressed up agains(...)

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