A loyalist charged in connection with two murders appeared in a Belfast court on Tuesday to receive the alleged evidence against him, after police gained access to an interview he gave to Boston College researchers.

A veteran loyalist charged in connection with two murders appeared in a Belfast court on Tuesday to receive the alleged evidence against him. Winston(...)

Belfast loyalist Winston Rea at Belfast Magistrates Court yesterday. He denies the 12 charges against him and has been granted bail. Photograph: Pacemaker

A high-profile loyalist has denied charges of murdering two Catholic men in Belfast more than 25 years ago. Winston “Winkie” Rea (65) is accused of t(...)

Winston “Winkie” Rea was among dozens of loyalists and republicans who provided testimonies to Boston College researchers compiling an oral history of the Northern Ireland conflict.

Police are to be allowed to fly back from the US with the interviews a former loyalist prisoner gave to a university project – but they must not exami(...)

A man walks past graffiti relating to the Boston College tapes on the Falls Road, west Belfast last year. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

A former loyalist prisoner has lost his legal bid to stop police investigating murder and robbery from obtaining interviews he gave to a US university(...)