Troubles

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The implementation of the legacy pension scheme for victims of the Troubles will move ahead following the designation of the Department of Justice as the administrator of the scheme. The move comes days after the High Court in Belfast ruled that the Executive Office was unlawfully stymieing the impl

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Victims of the conflict in Northern Ireland "have been let down again" after the implementation date for a long-awaited compensation scheme was missed, the Victims' Commissioner has said. The scheme was established as part of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 but the Northern I

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Former Bedfordshire chief constable Jon Boutcher has been appointed to lead an independent police team investigating alleged collusion between the security forces and the so-called "Glenanne gang". The Court of Appeal ruled in July that the brother of 13-year-old Patrick Barnard, who was murdered in

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Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced the publication of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Bill 2019, following approval by the Government. The Bill is part of the Government’s commitment to the agreed measures to address the legacy of the Troubles and to support the

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