Troubles



Jon Boutcher appointed to lead independent police team investigating collusion

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".

Published 2 December 2019

Tories pledge to rewrite human rights laws to protect British soldiers from prosecution

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will today pledge to amend the Human Rights Act to bring an end to the "unfair trials" of soldiers over their conduct in Northern Ireland, according to reports.

Published 11 November 2019

Bill to enhance cooperation with NI coroners' inquests into Troubles' deaths

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced the publication of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Bill 2019, following approval by the Government.

Published 1 July 2019

Government law would allow gardaí to give evidence at Northern Ireland legacy inquests

Gardaí would be allowed to give evidence at legacy inquests in Northern Ireland under proposed laws.

Published 27 June 2019