Stakeknife

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Judges at the High Court in Belfast dismissed a bid by Frank Mulhern challenging the Public Prosecution Service’s alleged failure to have Freddie Scappaticci face perjury proceedings.

The father of an IRA murder victim has lost a High Court battle to have perjury charges brought against a west Belfast man for denying he was the top (...)

The case centres on an affidavit sworn by Freddie Scappaticci in 2003 during his own failed attempt to force the British government to state he was not the army’s highest-ranking spy inside the IRA.

A decision not to bring perjury charges against a west Belfast man for denying his role as the top British agent “Stakeknife” was flawed, the High Cou(...)

In 2003, Stakeknife was widely named as west Belfast man Freddie Scappaticci but he has always strongly denied the allegation

Detectives have been granted additional time to question a man widely named as the British army’s notorious IRA agent Stakeknife. A team of independ(...)

Fred Scappaticci pictured in west belfast in 2003. Photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

A man widely named as the UK Army’s notorious IRA agent Stakeknife has been arrested by detectives, sources said. Freddie Scappaticci has always stro(...)

The continued failure to charge Freddie Scappaticci with perjury cannot be justified, the High Court in Belfast was told.

The father of an IRA murder victim is mounting a legal bid to have perjury charges brought against a west Belfast man for denying he was the top Briti(...)

Bedfordshire police chief constable Jon Boutcher, who is heading up the investigation into IRA agent Stakeknife, at the Culloden Hotel in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Significant new evidence has been uncovered by an English police chief investigating more than 50 murders linked to the British army’s notorious IRA a(...)

The McKirenan family are seeking access to a police investigation into claims a senior British agent was involved in Anthony McKiernan’s killing.

The family of an IRA man executed for being an alleged informer has launched a legal bid for access to a police investigation into claims a senior Bri(...)