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An application by prosecutors to withdraw proceedings against the former British soldier known as "Soldier F" has been adjourned until October. Soldier F was charged in March 2019 with the murder of James Wray and William McKinney, and the attempted murders of Joseph Friel, Michael Quinn, Joe Mahon

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The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) is facing a judicial review after today's collapse of the trials of two former British soldiers facing Troubles-era murder charges. The PPS announced today that it would discontinue the prosecutions of the former British soldiers known only as "Soldier F" and "So

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The families of five people shot and killed on Bloody Sunday have been granted leave for a judicial review of the decision not to prosecute former British soldiers for murder. The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) announced in 2019 that one former British soldier would be charged with two murders and

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The UK government has drawn condemnation after refusing to order a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, which campaigners say flies in the face of the rule of law. The government yesterday outlined its response to the UK Supreme Court's ruling in February 2019 that the s

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The UK government has apologised to the family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane for taking nearly two years to respond to a landmark UK Supreme Court ruling on their case. The Supreme Court ruled in February 2019 that the state has failed to deliver an Article 2 compliant investigation int

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Prosecutors have upheld their decision not to prosecute 15 former British soldiers for murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily injury in connection with Bloody Sunday in 1972. The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) conducted an internal review following its controversial decision in March

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Proposals to limit legacy investigations in order to protect former British soldiers from "vexatious claims" could land the UK government in court, human rights lawyers have warned. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis yesterday set out the government's proposals to establish a new independent b

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A committal hearing in the prosecution of the former British soldier known as “Soldier F” on two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder may take place in Belfast. At a preliminary hearing on Friday, Londonderry Magistrates' Court heard that proceedings may have to take plac

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Belfast-based Madden & Finucane Solicitors has announced the appointment of three solicitors across its family, criminal and civil law departments. Tutu Ogle has joined the family law team, Debbie Clarke has joined the criminal team and Orla McGillian has joined the civil law team.

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The trial of the former British soldier known as "Soldier F" in connection with two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972 has been adjourned until December. At a committal hearing in Derry District Court this morning, Judge Barney McElholm granted an adjournment to allow the de

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A committal hearing in the prosecution of the former British soldier known as "Soldier F" in connection with two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972 will take place next month. Solicitor Ciaran Shiels of Madden & Finucane Solicitors, representing the families of 11 people

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The former British soldier known as "Soldier F" will be tried for two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972 this August. Solicitor Ciaran Shiels of Madden & Finucane Solicitors, representing the families of 11 people killed on Bloody Sunday and most of the wounded, said the

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Northern Ireland prosecutors have announced that one former British soldier is to be charged with two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972. Lawyers for the families of those killed and wounded on Bloody Sunday have welcomed the prosecution, but voiced their disappointment that

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