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# Hyde Park bombing

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# Hyde Park bombing
UK judge set to award damages against Irish suspect over bombing that killed four British soldiers
The High Court found that John Downey was an active participant in the 1982 bombing.
# London
Relatives of Hyde Park bombing victims win High Court case against IRA member John Downey
Four members of the Royal Household Cavalry were killed in the 1982 blast.
# Extradition
Alleged IRA bomber John Downey extradited to UK over murder of two soldiers
John Downey’s trial for the IRA’s Hyde Park bombing collapsed in controversy five years ago.
# on the runs
Former IRA members could face prosecution despite comfort letters
British Secretary of State to Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers has stated that the letters no longer serve as immunity from prosecution.
# Hyde Park
Homecoming dance for Hyde Park bomb accused cancelled over "media circus"
John Downey says plans for him to hold a homecoming dance had become a “media circus”.
# Hyde Park
Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles
The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.
# will he stay or go
Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat
The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.