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The Ballymurphy verdict shows the need to examine the unresolved killings of the Troubles | Malachi O'Docherty
Finally, the families of 10 victims have vindication. But the British government shouldn’t be avoiding justice in Northern Ireland, says author Malachi O’Doherty

Malachi O'Doherty

13, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Danny Boy review – the tremendous Toby Jones deserves all the awards
This excellent, eye-opening drama about the Iraq war probes the line between military violence and unlawful killing. Essential viewing

Ellen E Jones

12, May, 2021 @9:25 PM

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TV tonight: courtroom drama recounts real-life case of Iraq war soldier Brian Wood
Toby Jones plays the human rights lawyer who questions the line between war and unlawful killing. Plus: Davina McCall: Sex Myths and the Menopause. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

12, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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British troops were twice as likely to be killed in Afghanistan as US forces
Exclusive: Costs of War study looked losses suffered by Nato allies over 2001-17, finding UK lost 455 lives

Julian Borger in Washington

12, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Ten people shot dead in Ballymurphy were innocent, inquest finds
Report says killings during British army operations in Belfast in 1971 were unjustified

Rory Carroll and Heather Stewart

11, May, 2021 @9:03 PM

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The Ballymurphy shootings: 36 hours in Belfast that left 10 dead
Even by the violent standards of Northern Ireland’s Troubles, the events of August 1971 were particularly shocking

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

11, May, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Raid on Dieppe masked secret mission to steal Nazis’ Enigma machine
A new book tells story of doomed intelligence mission overseen by Lord Mountbatten and future James Bond writer Ian Fleming

Andrew Gumbel

09, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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EU accuses UK as France seeks to ‘rapidly defuse’ Jersey fishing row
France moves to calm diplomatic waters but Brussels says Britain has breached terms of Brexit trade deal

Lisa O'Carroll, Jon Henley and Daniel Boffey

06, May, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Bereaved families angry at reports of UK plan to ban Troubles-era prosecutions
Proposals to stop paramilitaries and soldiers from facing charges over incidents before Good Friday peace deal

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, May, 2021 @4:01 PM

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What is behind the dispute over fishing rights around Jersey?
British navy patrol boats, protesting French fishers and Brexit – a summary of the escalating row

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

06, May, 2021 @11:17 AM

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Anger at reports of UK proposals to ban Troubles-era prosecutions
Sinn Féin, Labour, SDLP and Alliance accused Downing Street of betraying victims of violence

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

05, May, 2021 @11:44 PM

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Report condemns RUC for firing on Belfast flats in 1969, killing four people
Ombudsman criticises use of vehicle-mounted guns and failure to investigate ensuing deaths

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

05, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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