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# Bloody Sunday

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# soldier f
Bikers rally in solidarity with ex-British soldier to be charged with two Bloody Sunday killings
A man, known just as Soldier F, is to be prosecuted for the murder of James Wray and William McKinney.
# Bloody Sunday
One former British soldier to be charged with two killings on Bloody Sunday in 1972
The Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service announced its decision this morning.
Explainer: Why British soldiers won't face charges over the 12 other Bloody Sunday killings
Only one soldier is being charged in relation to two killings. Here’s why more charges aren’t being brought.
# Explainer
Explainer: Why, almost 50 years on from Bloody Sunday, ex-British soldiers could face murder charges
After years of investigations from the PSNI, soldiers are set to be told today whether they’ll face prosecution.
# Prosecutions
'After 47 years, this is a moment': Anxious wait for families before Bloody Sunday announcement
“Putting a soldier in jail wouldn’t make me happy whatsoever,” Kevin McKinney says, whose father was shot dead in 1972.
# Bloody Sunday
UK government will fund any defence if British soldiers charged over Bloody Sunday killings
Fourteen innocent people died on 30 January 1972.
# Derry
Boris Johnson defends Bloody Sunday soldiers, and asks why the IRA 'got away with' Troubles crimes
Four ex-British soldiers could be charged with the 1972 shooting of unarmed marchers.
# Derry
Ex-British soldiers could reportedly face Bloody Sunday murder charges 'within weeks'
Fourteen people were killed after British paratroopers opened fire.
# time to remember
The GAA will honour Bloody Sunday victim tomorrow at Glasnevin Cemetery
Tomorrow is the 98th anniversary of the atrocity.
# Damages
Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k
Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.
# unresolved issues
Derry mayor refuses to meet Prince Charles during royal visit
Maolíosa McHugh cited Charles’ links to the Parachute Regiment that was responsible for the Bloody Sunday killings.
# Bloody Sunday
18 British soldiers being considered for prosecution over Bloody Sunday
Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service said it is likely to be some time before a decision is made.
# The Bloodied Field
Rugby in Croke Park and the birth of a book on Bloody Sunday
The Ireland-England rugby game sparked an idea for an account of the fateful day in 1920.
# Derry
Pope sends special message of condolence for funeral of Bishop Edward Daly
Daly famously waved a white flag while trying to aid the wounded on Bloody Sunday.
Bishop Edward Daly, the man who waved the white handkerchief on Bloody Sunday, has died
Edward Daly waved a white handkerchief in Derry while trying to aid the wounded on 30 January 1972.
# Bloody Sunday
Hill 16 off limits for International Rules spectators as GAA honour Bloody Sunday victims
14 flames will be lit on the terrace to represent each of the lives lost on 21 November 1920.
# Derry
British soldier Bloody Sunday arrests halted pending court challenge
A 66-year-old former paratrooper was questioned and released last week.
# Derry
Former British soldier released on bail after arrest over Bloody Sunday murders
The 66-year-old man was interviewed by police in Belfast.
# Derry
66-year-old former British soldier arrested over Bloody Sunday shootings
Families of victims have welcomed the development.
# Derry
Families of Bloody Sunday dead want police to prioritise arresting soldiers
They will meet with the police tomorrow morning.
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# Inquiry
Bloody Sunday murder investigation to recommence
The inquiry was delayed because of budget cuts at the PSNI.
# Derry
Families of Bloody Sunday victims launch legal challenge over 'end of murder investigation'
Cuts in PSNI funding have lead to a delay in the inquiry into the massacre.
# Looking Back
Bloody Sunday 1920 in Croke Park - 90 seconds of shooting that changed Irish-British History
A new book ‘The Bloodied Field’ by Michael Foley recounts the extraordinary story of Bloody Sunday.
# Bloody Sunday
Families angered over cuts to Bloody Sunday inquiry
The PSNI is being forced to make around £50 million in cuts for the remainder of 2014, losing around 300 civilian staff.
Opinion: Croke Park war plane stunt betrayed the history of the GAA
The fly-past of two US war planes was no doubt great entertainment for many, but it also trivialises the brutal machinery of war.
# Bloody Sunday
"It's a massacre" - This has been the deadliest day in Gaza so far
Mahmoud Abbas has described the deaths as a “massacre”.
Column: The Derry of my childhood was shrouded in sadness – now the city can breathe again
Derry truly is a symbol of the “profound transformation” of the relationship between Ireland and Britain, just like President Higgins said last week.
# The Troubles
'I don't think it's a good idea': Adams against proposal to end Troubles prosecutions
The Sinn Féin president has come out against a proposal to end all prosecutions related to the Troubles that was put forward by the North’s Attorney General this week.
# Prime Numbers
Prince George, peat briquettes and David Norris: The week in numbers
Plus: How much money has the HSE spent so far this year?
# Bloody Sunday
Bloody Sunday witnesses to be questioned by PSNI
Witnesses who gave evidence at the Saville Inquiry are now being asked to make statements to the PSNI.
# Africa
Bloody Sunday colonel killed by robbers in Kenya
Edward Loden commanded a Parachute Regiment unit that opened fire on civilians on Bloody Sunday in 1972.
# 1913 lockout
Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations
President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.
# Northern Ireland
Bloody Sunday families offered €58k compensation
The families of 13 people killed by British paratroopers at a civil rights march in Derry in 1972 are continuing negotiations with the Ministry of Defence.
# Bloody Sunday
Inquiry into Bloody Sunday murders to start in the New Year
The investigation comes 41 years after 14 people, who were attending a civil rights march, were killed by British soldiers.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Thursday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Northern Ireland
Police to launch murder investigation into Bloody Sunday
The murder probe is to be launched two years after the findings of the landmark Saville Inquiry.
# beirut
Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival
Event in Beirut is to focus on conflict resolution as well as representations of sectarianism and violence. “The two countries have very much in common,” says organiser.
# Bloody Sunday
Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary
Some relatives are calling for the soldiers involved in the 1972 massacre to be prosecuted.