British soldiers guard a barricade, probably during the Irish War of Independence, circa 1920. Photograph: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, the father of a British soldier sent a letter from his home in Stretford, Manchester, to Ireland seeking (...)

Undated handout photo issued by Greater Manchester Police of Bradley Moore. Photograph:  GMP/PA

A medic has walked free from court after he ran over and killed a man who moments earlier had been punched into the road by a 16-year-old boy. Bradle(...)