Albert “Ginger” Baker, a British army soldier who had allegedly gone absent without leave to join the Ulster Defence Association, gave himself up to police in Wiltshire. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

MARK HENNESSY London Editor Eugene Heenan was better known as Paddy to his friends. On February 1st, 1973, he and 14 other men were travelling to wor(...)

Gen Sir Frank Kitson: It is claimed he was “reckless as to whether State agents would be involved in murder”. Photograph: Victor Patterson

One of the most senior British army officers ever to serve in Northern Ireland is to be personally sued over the death of a Catholic man in Belfast i(...)

A piece on Brendan Megraw in the book The Disappeared Of Northern Ireland’s Troubles which collates the personal stories of 14 of the families affected. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Human remains believed to be those of Brendan Megraw, who was `disappeared’ by the IRA in 1978, were recovered at a Co Meath bog today.His family has (...)

The brother of  newly-wed murdered Brendan Megraw, so called ’Disappeared’, has expressed hope of finally finding his body ahead of fresh searches commencing in remote bogland in the Irish Republic today.  File Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

The brother of a newly-wed murdered and secretly buried by the IRA has expressed hope of finally finding his body ahead of fresh searches commencing i(...)

A piece on Brendan Megraw in  the  book The Disappeared Of Northern Ireland’s Troubles which collates the personal stories of 14 of the families affected. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

Fresh searches for one of the IRA’s so-called Disappeared victims are to start in Co Meath within days.Specialist forensic investigators are preparin(...)

It has been  claimed that files containing highly sensitive information about a secretive British army unit in Northern Ireland were lost by the BBC’s investigative Panorama programme. Photograph: BBC/PA Wire

Files containing highly sensitive information about a secretive British army unit in Northern Ireland have reportedly been lost by the BBC’s investiga(...)

The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions, Barra McGrory has asked the PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott to investigate claims and admissions that a(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams:  said the programme shone a light on one aspect of “Britain’s dirty war” in Ireland.  Photograph: Paddy Whelan

The British ministry of defence is to investigate claims that a British army plainclothes undercover unit under the command of an army brigadier opera(...)

Former members of the Military Reaction Force (MRF) said that they killed an unspecified number of IRA members and shot them regardless of whether or not they were armed.

The British army ran an undercover unit that operated a sanctioned shoot-to-kill policy in Belfast during the Troubles, it has been claimed.Former mem(...)

Kieran Megraw, brother of Brendan Megraw  from West Belfast, has made a fresh appeal for the whereabouts of his brother’s body. He vanished in April 1978 and is thought to have been secretly buried at a spot near Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The brother of a man kidnapped and killed by the IRA 35 years ago has made a fresh appeal for information about the location of his body.Newlywed Bren(...)