Freddie Scapaticci: denies being British agent named  Stakeknife

The family of a Belfast woman has won High Court permission to challenge the PSNI for not including her murder in an investigation into a top British (...)

The PSNI Chief Constable has decided detectives from outside Northern Ireland should investigate the activities of a British agent in the IRA allegedl(...)

Up to 50 murders allegedly linked to a British spy working inside the IRA, known as Stakeknife, include other state agents who had ‘outlived their usefulness’, the High Court in Belfast has heard.

State agents who had “outlived their usefulness” were among up to 50 people allegedly murdered by a British spy working inside the IRA known as Stakek(...)

Freddie Scappaticci: fled Northern Ireland for Britain in 2003, where he is today said to be still living. Photograph: Pacemaker

Claims that a senior British army agent in Northern Ireland was linked to 40 murders while he was head of the IRA’s punishment unit are to be invest(...)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinnes: “Her death, like the death of all victims of the conflict, was an absolute tragedy”. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Gerry Moriarty, Northern Editor The North’s Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, is “more than willing” to meet Shauna Moreland, whose mother Car(...)