05 August 2014
The MI5 security service covered up child abuse in the Kincora Boys’ Home, Northern Ireland, a former army intelligence officer has said. Brian Gemmell, a former captain in the Intelligence Corps, revealed that in 1975 he submitted reports to MI5’s Northern Ireland head Ian Cameron.
10 June 2014
British government ministers sanctioned the use of torture against prisoners in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s.
03 June 2014
Barcelona riots halt demolition - Clashes on Gezi Park anniversary - Craigavon Two lose their appeal
06 May 2014
Gerry Adams, the president of Sinn Fein, was arrested last week.
04 March 2014
Calls to drop prosecutions against British soldiers involved in Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland have been met with anger by family campaigners.
07 January 2014
In 1984 the IRA blew up a hotel in Brighton hosting Tories staying for their annual conference.
07 January 2014
Newly released secret state documents do nothing to dispel rumours of a child abuse cover-up at the top, explains Simon Basketter
26 November 2013
Simon Basketter looks at part of the history of British army terror tactics in Northern Ireland and what BBC’s Panorama didn’t tell us about death squads.
13 August 2013
Flag-waving loyalists took to the streets in Northern Ireland last week. Cops fired 26 plastic bullets and used water cannon at one Unionist protest on Thursday.
06 August 2013
Families of 20 of 300 people killed by British soldiers in Northern Ireland are suing chief constable Matt Baggott, head of the Historic Enquiries Team.
06 August 2013
Newly released government documents shed light on secret Tory plans to target miners, Northern Ireland and England’s flood defences, writes Simon Basketter
11 June 2013
Police in Northern Ireland are preparing to arrest hundreds of people during the G8 summit next week.
04 June 2013
Marian Price freed
11 December 2012
Belfast and other parts of Northern Ireland have been gripped by an explosion of protests, riots and roadblocks at the hands of Loyalist paramilitaries.
20 November 2012
The public inquiry into the 2005 police shooting of Azelle Rodney heard from two expert witness firearms officers from Northern Ireland last week.
18 September 2012
Sectarian rioting broke out earlier this month in Northern Ireland. It followed a series of provocative Orange Order marches going past the St Patrick’s Catholic Church, just on the outskirts of Belfast city centre.
04 September 2012
Loyalists behind Northern Ireland riots
Loyalist paramilitaries were at the heart of organising sectarian riots in Northern Ireland this week.
22 May 2012
The Mexico Olympics opened on Saturday 12 October 1968. I know the date because it was exactly a week after the 5 October civil rights march in Derry, generally accepted as the day the Troubles in Northern Ireland started.
06 March 2012
Could strike on the day
UCU—members under consultation until 13 March
NUT—consultation vote closes 14 March
PCS—consultation until 16 March
EIS—consultation until 15 March
UCAC (Wales)—rejected government offer, in negotiations about joining strike
INTO (Northern Ireland)—also rejected and in negotiations with other unions
NASUWT—rejected the government offer, unclear whether it will join strike
Unite (Ministry of Defence)—Rejected offer and discussing action with the PCS</l
11 October 2011
A strike by health workers in Northern Ireland last week gave a glimpse of what Britain will look like during the coordinated strikes on 30 November.