Voices

This veteran intellectual giant of the frothing right has been a delight since first being elected in 1983

Violent Londonderry-based Irish republican group boasts it 'can do everything the IRA used to do'

A violent republican vigilante group which in recent years has murdered one man and wounded dozens of others has claimed it as both community support and stores of weapons and explosives.

Martin McGuinness's efforts to become Irish President have provoked a mixed response among victims of the Troubles

Martin McGuinness to give up Westminster seat

Sinn Fein MP for Mid Ulster Martin McGuinness is to resign his seat, forcing a by-election, as part of a shake-up to end Sinn Fein dual mandates at Westminster.

Man held over theft of memorial plaque to children killed by IRA bomb

A man has been arrested over the theft of a memorial to two children killed by an IRA bomb, police said.

Teenage girl shot dead in Northern Ireland village

A teenage girl has been shot dead and her sister seriously injured in a gun attack in a small village in Northern Ireland.

Children's memorial theft condemned

A bishop has condemned the theft of a memorial to two children killed by an IRA bomb as "senseless vandalism".

Police hunt metal thieves who stole memorial plaque of two children killed in 1993 Warrington IRA bomb

A police hunt is under way after a memorial to two children killed by an IRA bomb was stolen from a town centre by suspected metal thieves.

Martin McGuinness accused of sanctioning murders of two senior police officers

A Dublin security tribunal today heard allegations that Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, was involved in sanctioning the murders of two senior police officers in 1989.

Six arrested after threats at Real IRA Londonderry rally

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested six people after a masked man at a republican commemoration threatened further violence by dissidents opposed to the peace process.

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) was all over Radio 3 last week

It's My Story: The Long Walk, Radio 4, Monday
The Spirit of Schubert, Radio 3, All Week

Need a steady hand and a cool head? Over to Schubert

Two men found guilty of Celtic FC bomb plot

Two men were convicted yesterday of conspiring to assault the Celtic football manager, Neil Lennon, and other high-profile supporters of the Scottish club in a parcel bomb plot.

Man shot dead in Belfast

A man was shot dead in Belfast city centre, police said.

After 40 years, IRA admits child's murder

Almost 40 years after a boy of nine was killed by an explosion in Londonderry, the IRA has finally admitted responsibility for his death.

Former cabinet minister Baron Carr of Hadley dies

Conservative Party co-chairman Baroness Warsi paid tribute today to Tory peer and former Cabinet minister Baron Carr of Hadley, who died aged 95 on Friday.

Israel rejects Palestinian hunger-striker's appeal

A Palestinian prisoner who human rights organisations say may be "approaching death" after 58 days on hunger strike has lost his appeal against an order holding him for four months without trial.

Hunt goes on for Massereene soldiers' killers

Police have launched a fresh bid to catch the gunmen who killed two soldiers in Northern Ireland, as a terminally ill man convicted of trying to torch their getaway car was told he must serve a minimum of 25 years in jail.

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