Dennis Hutchings, a former British  soldier facing prosecution over a shooting during Northern Ireland’s Troubles. File Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

A former British soldier facing prosecution over a shooting during the Troubles has lost a Supreme Court bid to have his trial heard by a jury. Denni(...)

Former soldier Dennis Hutchings  is facing prosecution over the fatal shooting of John Pat Cunningham during Northern Ireland’s Troubles. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/ PA Wire

British veterans have said the ex-paratrooper being prosecuted over the Bloody Sunday shootings is “one soldier too many”. Known as Soldier F, he wil(...)

Dennis Hutchings at a Horseguards parade in London on February 3th. “The Northern Ireland government and the legacy department of the PSNI is hounding servicemen because they’re easier than chasing terrorists.”  Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

The field in which John Pat Cunningham died is as unremarkable as any in Ireland. Standing at the gate, outside the village of Benburb, Co Tyrone, the(...)

Former British soldier Dennis Hutchings (left), who has been charged over the fatal 1974 shooting of a man in Northern Ireland, takes part in a protest to call for an end to prosecutions of veterans who served during the Troubles, on Horse Guards Parade, London. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Hundreds of army veterans have marched in Westminster alongside a former soldier who is facing prosecution in connection with the death of a vulnerabl(...)

 Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire saud the current system is not working and ‘we are in danger of seeing the past rewritten’. Photograph: PA

The Northern Ireland Secretary has said investigations into killings during the Troubles are “disproportionately” focusing on members of the police an(...)

Undated family handout  photograph of John-Pat Cunningham.  Mr Cunningham (27), who had learning difficulties, was shot by the British Army in a field in Benburb, Co Armagh in 1974. File photograph: PA Wire

A 73-year-old former soldier has appeared in court in Northern Ireland charged with the attempted murder of a man with learning difficulties more than(...)