Joseph Friel

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SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said for 50 years, Soldier F has been granted anonymity. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has used parliamentary privilege to name Soldier F, who has been accused of two murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972, in the Ho(...)

The ex-paratrooper is accused of the murder of two people and the attempted murder of four people. Photograph: iStock

Committal proceedings against a former soldier charged with murder over Bloody Sunday have begun in Derry. Soldier F is accused of murdering James Wr(...)

Two children hold pictures of Bloody Sunday victims James Wray and William McKinney during a vigil in west Belfast. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A decision on whether to move the trial of Soldier F from Derry to Belfast has been adjourned for a month to allow the former soldier’s defence team t(...)

Former British soldier Dennis Hutchings rides with ex-serviceman down Whitehall in protest at the prosecution of Soldier F for two killings during the Bloody Sunday massacre. Photograph: Tess De La Mare/PA Wire

Thousands of former servicemen brought parts of central London to a standstill in protest against the prosecution of “Soldier F” for his alleged role (...)

Bloody Sunday victims’ family members make their way to a Derry courthouse as the first listing of the case against Soldier F takes place. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The case against the former British soldier accused of two counts of murder in Derry on Bloody Sunday on January 30th, 1972, began on Wednesday in a D(...)

Above, earlier this year, a minute of silence for the victims of Bloody Sunday was observed during a news conference after the announcement of the decision whether to charge soldiers involved in the Bloody Sunday events, in Derry. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

A number of Bloody Sunday families have rejected a statement by a sister of one of those killed in 1972 that Soldier F should not be imprisoned if he (...)

Linda Nash whose youngest brother William Nash died on Bloody Sunday with Eamonn McCann outside the city hotel. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There is understandable disappointment in Derry at the decision of the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service to charge just one former British s(...)