Brigid Hughes

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The remains of a digger used in the bomb attack on Loughgall RUC station in 1987. Photograph: Pacemaker

The North’s Department of Justice has announced new measures to deal with a large backlog of legacy inquests relating to Troubles-related killings. T(...)

Former Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster unlawfully stopped the Stormont Executive discussing a funding plan aimed at clearing a backlog of legacy inquests, the High Court in Belfast ruled today. Photograph: EPA/Neil Hall

Alan Erwin Former Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster unlawfully stopped the Stormont Executive discussing a funding plan aimed at clearing(...)

The widow of a civilian shot dead along with eight IRA men can challenge the Northern Ireland secretary’s intervention on whether to order fresh inquests into their deaths, a High Court judge has ruled. Photograph: Getty Images.

The widow of a civilian shot dead along with eight IRA men in 1987 can challenge the Northern Ireland secretary’s intervention on whether to order fre(...)