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Gerry Adams has publically called on his brother to hand himself in to police after being accused by his daughter of subjecting her to years of sexual abuse as a child.

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Husband of Shankill bomb victim tells of letter to Adams

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The Orange Order and republican politicians should hold talks on the small number of parades that are still linked to tension in Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said today.

Gerry Adams springs surprise with a 'Protestant' view of religion

Gerry Adams has sparked surprise after admitting that his religious beliefs are more compatible with Protestantism than Catholicism.

Ulster compensation scheme causes row

Plans to compensate the families of paramilitary fighters killed in Northern Ireland have caused anger on both sides of the sectarian divide.

Stone claims Stormont raid was 'art'

Paramilitary killer gives extraordinary defence at trial for attempted murder

Family being exploited for political gain, warns Adams

The Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has insisted that the family of murdered Belfast man, Robert McCartney, is being exploited for political gain.

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