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Legislation to ban prosecution of Northern Ireland veterans to be introduced within six months

A ban on prosecutions of Northern Ireland veterans will be a key pledge in the Queen’s Speech, The Telegraph can disclose, as ministers prepare to introduce legislation…

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Derry Girls, series 3 episode 1 review: sweetly nostalgic Nineties sitcom is Channel 4’s pride and joy

This review contains spoilers Listen to the current outpouring of grief over the privatisation of Channel 4 and you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a broadcaster…

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Ireland’s foreign minister whisked off stage during Belfast speech after ‘suspect device’ found

Tim Attwood, the secretary of the Hume Foundation, told Reuters: “There is a security alert and the PSNI [Police Service of Northern Ireland] are currently assessing the…

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Ireland’s foreign minister taken off stage during Belfast event after ‘suspect device’ found

Mr Coveney was speaking at Houben Centre, which is adjoined to Holy Cross Church. After being alerted to the incident, he was taken to a “secure location”…

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Judge quashes decision not to proceed with ‘Soldier F’ Bloody Sunday prosecution

A decision by the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) to discontinue a murder prosecution of Soldier F for two deaths on Bloody Sunday in Londonderry in 1972 has been quashed at…

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Was St Patrick in fact Welsh? How two former nuns created a pilgrim’s path to reveal the truth

This is the start of the new Coastal Camino – a seven-mile stroll following in the first footsteps the saint took as a missionary. As we begin…

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Liz Truss puts plan to trigger Article 16 on hold because of Ukraine war

Ms Truss’s letter to Mr Johnson is understood to have set out two possible options – collapsing ongoing negotiations and triggering Article 16 now, or holding off…

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Liz Truss reveals plan to put Article 16 on hold because of Ukraine war

Ms Truss’s letter to Mr Johnson is understood to have set out two possible options – collapsing ongoing negotiations and triggering Article 16 now, or holding off…

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10 best UK road trips you must experience in your lifetime

Turn left on to the A487 by the Oakeley Arms and left again onto the A496 to Ffestiniog, turning left onto the B4391/B4407. The landscape becomes more…

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Unionists have fallen asleep at the wheel

On Friday, in the Orange Order’s heartland of County Armagh, Sammy Wilson MP got a taste of how deeply frustrated grassroots unionists in Ulster have become. Several…

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Boris Johnson says Brexit border checks are ‘crazy’ as DUP First Minister expected to resign

‘Uncertainty for businesses in Northern Ireland’ In a statement on Thursday morning, the European Commission said the gambit was “unhelpful” as it attempts to negotiate a number…

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How Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast became a surprise box-office hit

For years, prior to the pandemic, January and February had proved golden months for the UK’s independent cinemas, boutique chains and more-upscale multiplexes, with the warm glow…

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The White Handkerchief, Derry Guildhall, review: daring commemoration of Bloody Sunday strays into agit-prop

The Guildhall, Derry, was the intended destination of the Northern Irish civil rights march against internment that ended in massacre on January 30 1972, an event that…

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Hundreds gather to remember the Bloody Sunday victims

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration event to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Thirteen civil rights protesters were shot dead by British soldiers on…

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Doug Beattie: Ulster Unionist leader to stay despite ‘horrendous and horrific’ tweets

Doug Beattie, the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, came under heavy pressure to stand down after facing accusations of misogyny and racism over the content of…

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Liz Truss lays down the right lines on the Northern Ireland Protocol

The Northern Ireland Protocol is a disaster, the product of an unequal treaty the Government had no choice but to sign. It is costing the Province’s economy…

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Liz Truss must ditch the Protocol to keep the peace in Northern Ireland

In wishing Foreign Secretary Liz Truss a happy and successful New Year, I want to reassure her that her new responsibility for the Northern Ireland Protocol is…

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Set deadline for end of Northern Ireland Protocol talks, DUP leader tells Liz Truss

His comments suggest that the DUP could seek to collapse Stormont by February if the UK and EU have not managed to secure an agreement on reducing…

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Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan: ‘This has been the worst year of my life – and the hardest’

“Sure,” says Dornan. “You wear it, and it shapes you, and colours you forever, to lose your mother at such a young age, and life will never…

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How new Covid rules could affect your winter staycation

Wales Following Scotland’s lead, Wales is clamping down on Covid rules from December 26. The biggest impact on holidaymakers is a new limit on group gatherings, of…

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By attempting to punish Britain for Brexit, Irish nationalists are forgetting their own history

‘War and war within three days”. So Lloyd George threatened Irish leaders on 5 December 1921 if they would not accept a partitioned, independent Ireland as a…

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Be grateful for small mercies: at least this year’s Turner Prize winners are artists

Still, the exceptional circumstances meant that, when it came to selecting a winner, there was greater emphasis than usual upon the exhibition. In the words of its…

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The repeated use of emergency Covid powers makes me fear for our democracy

At 4am this morning, it became an offence to go into a shop or on public transport without a face covering. Whether you think this is long…

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Yes So I Said Yes, review: what can Eamonn Holmes and a randy dog tell us about the Troubles?

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the partition of Ireland and receiving a belated “Great Britain premiere” at the Finborough Theatre a decade after it first opened…

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Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland shelved over £335bn cost

The Prime Minister tempered expectations about his proposal for a bridge or tunnel in September, telling reporters that while it remained an “ambition”, it was not “the…