Omagh Bomb Suspect Appears In Court

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

A republican successfully sued over the Omagh bomb has been remanded in custody charged with murdering the 29 victims of the Real IRA outrage. Seam...

A High-Profile Republican Has Been Charged Over The Omagh Bombing

PA | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

A high-profile republican has been charged with murdering 29 people in the Omagh bombing, police said. Seamus Daly, 43, from Cullaville, Co Monagha...

Martin McGuinness To Be Queen's Special Guest

PA | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness will be a special guest of the Queen during a state banquet at Windsor C...

Former IRA Leader Ivor Bell Charged In Connection With Abduction And Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK

A veteran republican charged in connection with the IRA murder more than 40 years ago of Belfast mother of 10 Jean McConville is due in court today. ...

#AskAdams Q&A Twitter Hashtag Solicits Comedy Questions For Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

If you solicit Twitter for questions for an earnest Q&A you’re often asking for trouble. If the subject of that Q&A is Gerry Adams, the leader of Si...

Is The IRA Back? Group Claims Responsibility For Packages Sent To Army Offices

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed it was behind devices sent to armed forces recruitment centres last week, Scotland Yard said. Scotland Y...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Tories Beaten By Ukip - Again

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 14 February 2014... 1) TORIES BEATEN BY UKIP - AGAIN Yet another by-election blow for both c...

'Conniving' Tony Blair Might Be Getting Sued...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

Tony Blair could face a lawsuit from over 200 victims of IRA terrorism who claim the former prime minister connived with the late Libyan leader Muamma...

Where Will the Geneva Deal With Iran Lead?

Gary Kent | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

The British hero of the diplomatic breakthrough with Iran was seen by many as the European Union's foreign affairs and security supremo, Cathy Ashton, who had been derided by some as a lightweight...

'We Were There To Act Like A Terror Group'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

Members of an elite British Army unit have admitted breaking the law by killing unarmed men during the Troubles. A BBC Panorama documentary reveals...

Forget Trees - Planting Celebrities Will Save the World

Ben Acheson | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK
Ben Acheson

Despite the laughable hypocrisy, the benefits of celebrity environmentalism are obvious, even when they merely regurgitate inoffensive green buzzwords. They draw attention to unnoticed issues. They mobilise people. When they speak, we listen.

Man Charged Over 1982 Hyde Park Bomb Attack

PA | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of four British soldiers in the 1982 Hyde Park IRA bomb blast. John Downey, 61, of County Doneg...

Milltown Cemetery Murderer Stone Must Serve Remaining Sentence

PA | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

A loyalist who killed three men during a gun and grenade attack at an IRA funeral in West Belfast must serve out the remainder of of his minimum 30-ye...

'Real and Continuity FARC' in Colombia: The Silent and Deadly Rise of Splinter Groups

Ross Frenett | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Politics
Ross Frenett

Once again it's time for Colombia to look to the lessons of Ireland to avoid leaving the door open to splinter groups that form between the gaps of demobilisation, decommissioning and duplicity.

Question Time Labels Sinn Fein 'IRA' And DUP 'Goodies'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Politics

The BBC has apologised for a Question Time production gaffe that saw a Stormont minister labelled as being a member of "Sinn Fein/IRA!". Sinn Fein ...

Man Charged Over 1982 IRA Hyde Park Bombing Murders

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

John Anthony Downey has been charged with the murders of four soldiers in the IRA's 1982 Hyde Park bombing, Scotland Yard has said. The 61-year-old...

Brighton Bids Farewell to the Iron Lady

Soraya Kishtwari | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics
Soraya Kishtwari

We're on the 14:06 train Brighton-bound. Outside the sky is a pallid shade of grey and a handful of snowflakes begin to float down. Spring is nowhere to be seen.

Gerry Adams' Comment on Thatcher Comes from a Party of Protest, not a Party of Policy

Brian John Spencer | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

While it would be wrong to suggest that the Irish are big fans of Thatcher, the majority want to see her off with respect. And a great many Irish have done so. Including the current Taoiseach Enda Kenny and current President Michael D Higgins.

Thatcher: The Most Divisive British Leader of All Time

Mark Hillary | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

Thatcher still manages to divide opinion in a way that no other British leader has achieved. Even Tony Blair's false wars don't create the same kind of hatred.

'There Is No Such Thing As Society'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

Perhaps more than any other post-war politician, Baroness Thatcher fiercely divided opinions, but the Iron Lady did not shy from controversial headlin...

Truth Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Seth Freedman | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Seth Freedman

Sifting fact from fiction whilst simultaneously rushing to file copy is a high-stakes affair, the repercussions of which are felt long after the story has been subbed, laid out and published for mass consumption.

MPs Condemn 'Terrorist Car' Name

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics

Is Korean car manufacturer Kia secretly on the side of terrorists? No. Probably not. But MPs have condemned the firm for causing "deep offence" with t...

Sinn Fein Apologises For Garda Death 17 Years Ago

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has apologised for the IRA killing of Detective Garda Jerry McCabe 17 years ago. The officer was gunned down by republ...

Old Bailey Bomber Found Dead

PA | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK

Old Bailey bomber Dolours Price has been found dead. The 62-year-old mother-of-two was found at her home in Malahide, north Dublin, on Wednesday ni...

Why You NEED to Listen to This American Life

Pete Strauss | Posted 04.02.2013 | Home
Pete Strauss

Perhaps what I personally respect about this podcast above all else is that it tip toes the line of respecting its audience and not simply patronisingly spoon feeding knowledge. It doesn't acquiesce to the demands of dumbing down nor does it hold any pretence about itself.