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# Troubles

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Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death
In an interview with a Fermanagh newspaper, Adams also said he forgave the former British Prime Minister.
Column: Viewed from abroad, Ireland’s reconciliation is a success story
David McCann travelled to Korea, a partitioned country with a chequered economic history. The view from there is very different, he writes.
Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry
The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.
Justice Minister: "There can be no justification of any nature" for Black murder
Minister Alan Shatter said that “all ordinary, normal, sane people do not want to see us return” to the time of the Troubles.
Video: Shadow Dancer and the endgame of the Troubles
Exclusive featurette explains the tightrope walked by cast and crew on the new film trying to depict life in strife-torn 1990s Belfast.
Column: Our obsession with ‘insults’ against Ireland is a waste of energy
There was anger when Katie Taylor was ‘claimed’ as British – but such a reaction exposes our insecurity, writes Aaron McKenna.
PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast
Police used water cannons to push back nationalist protesters, while petrol bombs were thrown at riot police.
Concern over retention of body parts, human tissue by PSNI
An audit of the PSNI has revealed that human tissue was retained in 67 cases of violent or unexplained deaths.
Taoiseach urged to press Cameron on Troubles legacy
Enda Kenny is due to travel to London tomorrow for meetings with the UK prime minister.
Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee
Current indications are that the commission working to locate bodies of the Disappeared will continue its investigations.
Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary
Some relatives are calling for the soldiers involved in the 1972 massacre to be prosecuted.
Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes
Helen McKendry said the tapes could provide some closure on her mother’s 1972 murder by the IRA.
Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures
The firebrand loyalist leader stepped down as a minister last night after six decades of controversy. Check out these highlights – and not-so-highlights – of his career…
Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim
The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.
Man arrested over cold-case IRA killings of two police officers
The 53-year-old was held over the murders of Eric Brown and Brian Quinn in 1983, before being released.
Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"
The killings cannot be investigated by the police ombudsman’s office as they have already been investigated by the police.
Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today
Two British soldiers were killed and a pizza deliveryman injured in the shooting at an army barracks in March 2009.
Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78
Spence, who was jailed for the murder of a Catholic man in the sixties, later was at the forefront of the UVF ceasefire.
Column: ‘The lasting memory of Long Kesh was the stench’
During the notorious ‘dirty protests’ in Long Kesh prison, Bishop Edward Daly was a regular visitor. Here he describes the foul conditions – and the men who lived in them.
Family of man killed by army in Belfast 40 years ago call for an apology
A report has found that Billy McKavanagh was unarmed when he was shot in the back by a British soldier.
Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles
Machine-gun Christmas cards, underwear parties and a singing Ian Paisley: take a look at these snapshots of the conflict’s unseen side.
BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe
Mark James’s insensitive quip about the latest violence in the North forced the Beeb and him into an apology.
Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson
Those who lost loved ones in 1971 mass killings continue with campaign for independent inquiry into the deaths of eleven people.
Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert
Children’s home also has to be cleared out after dissident republicans claim they left “unstable” device on Antrim Road.
Decision to cut support funding "difficult" - Ahern
Group ‘Justice for the Forgotten’ could soon cease to exist.