In January, UK prime minister Theresa May confirms Britain will leave the single market after Brexit.  Controls on the Border appear likely to return. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

JANUARY Martin McGuinness resigns as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland following a “cash-for-ash” scandal involving first minister Arlene Fo(...)

Michael Christopher Hayes, who claims he was part of the group responsible for the 1974 Birmingham bombings. Photograph: Screengrab/BBC

On Monday, the BBC broadcast a claim by Michael Christopher Hayes that he was part of the group responsible for the 1974 Birmingham bombings, in which(...)

The admission by self-confessed former IRA man Michael Christopher Hayes that he was involved in the Birmingham bombings of 1974 raises more questions(...)

Michael Christopher Hayes from south Dublin said he took what he called “collective responsibility” for all the IRA’s actions in England, including the Birmingham pub bombings. Screengrab: BBC

A 69-year-old self-confessed former IRA man has stated that he was part of the group responsible for the 1974 Birmingham bombings in which 21 people w(...)