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Relatives of those who died on Bloody Sunday in Derry and in Ballymurphy embrace each other as they enter Belfast’s court ahead of General Sir Mike Jackson’s  evidence at Ballymurphy inquest. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The British Army “don’t do conspiracies”, a former chief of staff has told an inquest. General Sir Mike Jackson (75) was giving evidence to a fresh (...)

Families of those who died in the Ballymurphy Massacre hold images of the deceased outside Laganside Court in Belfast. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Anyone on the streets during the 1971 Ballymurphy shootings in west Belfast was considered to be associated with the IRA and liable to be shot, a form(...)

Former Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams arrives at Laganside Court in Belfast to give evidence in the Ballymurphy inquest. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has again insisted he was never in the IRA, despite acknowledging that he was in a car crash in west Belfast i(...)

Members and supporters of the Ballymurphy families stage a protest outside Belfast City Hall last  weekend. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two former police officers have described witnessing a gun battle between soldiers and unseen men in Belfast. Former Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)(...)

 British soldiers   killed 14 unarmed civilians on Bloody Sunday in Derry in 1972. Photograph:  William L Rukeyser/Getty Images

The British ministry of defence has promised to pay for the legal defence of any soldiers prosecuted for the killings on Bloody Sunday, in a move that(...)

Family members hold images of some of those who died in disputed circumstance in Ballymurphy in 1971, outside Laganside Courts in Belfast as the inquest into their deaths continues. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Most if not all those killed following gunfire by British soldiers during a pitched battle in west Belfast were not in the IRA, a retired army general(...)

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: John Teggart, whose father Daniel was killed at Ballymurphy, said, “We have one request . . . and that is for her to resign immediately.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Northern secretary Karen Bradley faced further calls to resign on Friday despite continuing attempts to row back from her claim in the House of Common(...)

John Teggart speaking outside Belfast Coroner’s Court, following Northern Ireland Secretary of State Karen Bradley’s apology for comments suggesting deaths caused by soldiers and police during the Troubles were not crimes. Photograph:  David Young/PA Wire

Families bereaved by security force violence have met Karen Bradley to express concern about her controversial comments on state killings. The Secret(...)

Joseph Millen, who survived the shooting incident in west Belfast on August 9th, 1971, attends a fresh inquest at Belfast Coroner’s Court. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

A man who was shot in the back during a disputed shooting incident in west Belfast in 1971 has described how giving evidence to an inquest made him fe(...)

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