A file image showing the aftermath of the bombing on Nassau St, Dublin in 1974. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Bedfordshire chief constable Jon Boutcher will lead an independent police investigation into alleged state collusion with a notorious loyalist (...)

Edward Barnard, whose brother Patrick was murdered by the Glenanne gang, outside Belfast High Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Bea Worton died last week aged 91. She was the latest campaigner for truth and justice following the loss of a family member in the Troubles to die wi(...)

The coffin of Morgan Barnard is taken into St Patrick’s Church, Dungannon for his funeral.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

St Patrick’s Church in Dungannon, Co Tyrone was packed to capacity on Friday for the first of the three funerals of the three young people who died in(...)

Patrick Barnard: “My mother took Patrick’s school jumper to bed with her every night. It was under her pillow when she died,” says Eddie Barnard

Dungannon in the 1970s was a difficult town in which to be young. It was bitterly divided and heavily militarised. But on March 17th, 1976, all that P(...)

Belfast High Court. Photograph: PA Wire

A legal challenge into the alleged failure to properly investigate a loyalist unit suspected of carrying out more than 100 murders is to proceed to a (...)