Belfast actor Ciarán Hinds urges PM Liz Truss to ditch Northern Ireland legacy Bill

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Oscar-nominated actor Ciarán Hinds has urged Prime Minister Liz Truss to scrap the British government’s controversial legacy Bill. The Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation)...

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill threatens human rights protections, report finds

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The Northern Ireland Protocol poses a “significant threat” to human rights protections, according to a new report. The Bill, which cleared its first stage in...

Giant’s Causeway ‘may have formed in just days’ not thousands of years

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Northern Ireland’s world-famous Giant’s Causeway may have been formed in just days and not thousands of years as thought until now.   The stones attracted visitors...

Unjustified 1971 shooting of Derry mother of six referred to NI prosecutors

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Inquest findings into 1971 death of unarmed mother shot by soldier in her garden sent to Northern Ireland’s prosecution service Inquest findings into the death...

Northern Ireland minister and Brexit hardliner apologises to Ireland

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ERG’s Steve Baker says ministers need ‘humility’ to restore relationships with Ireland and EU. Northern Ireland minister Steve Baker, a strident Brexit supporter, has apologised...

New search for teenager ‘disappeared’ by IRA

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Excavators return to Co Monaghan site to search for Columba McVeigh, a teenager murdered and secretly buried by the IRA. Columba McVeigh, 19, from Donaghmore,...

Service for Troubles’ ‘hidden’ victims

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Event organised for those bereaved in Ireland   Families bereaved south of the Border during the Troubles called for more official recognition at a service for...

‘Flying’ ferry unveiled by Belfast firm

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Zero-emission vessel uses hydrofoil to lift above the waves. Design plans for a zero emission 100 per cent electric “flying” ferry have been unveiled. The EF-24...

Halted murder prosecution of Bloody Sunday’s paratrooper ‘Soldier F’ to resume

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The discontinued prosecution of a former British Army paratrooper, known as Soldier F, for two murders on Bloody Sunday in Derry in 1972 is...

Northern Ireland’s Catholics outnumber Protestants for first time since partition

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The latest Census figures for Northern Ireland, published today, show that Catholics (45.7%) outnumber Protestants (43.5%) for the first time since the partition of...