Why People In Britain Need To Try And Understand The Northern Irish Conflict Better

Dr Paul Breen | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Paul Breen

Perhaps if this was discussed more in the public eye, the Northern Irish peace process could move on to a stronger sense of everyone's aspirations being equal. That way too, mistakes of the past are less likely to happen again.

The Waugh Zone March 21, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, March 21… 1) LABOUR PAIN. AGAIN Many Labour MPs critical of Jeremy Corbyn have for months shown a...

Join The Army? You Must Be Mad

James Wharton | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK
James Wharton

Instead of pulling the lad to one side and giving him career advice, perhaps a tale of adventure from the ten years I spent traveling the world having good times, sometimes having traumatic times with my fellow soldiers, I felt I could only offer him some words of warning.

Jeremy Corbyn Allies Defend Hire Of Ex-Sinn Fein Staffer

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Politics

A former aide to Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has been given a key post in Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership team, Labour sources have confirmed. Allies of...

Ruth Davidson: Jeremy Corbyn And John McDonnell Wanted IRA To Win

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Politics
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The leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party has accused Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell of “actively” wanting the IRA to win. In a...

M15 Raise Northern Ireland Terror Threat To UK To Substantial

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK

MI5 has raised the threat level to Great Britain from Northern Ireland-related terrorism from moderate to substantial, Home Secretary Theresa May has ...

Don't Forget Lessons of Guildford Four In War on Terror

Martin McNamara | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Martin McNamara

In the 1970s a group of young people were jailed for murderous IRA bombings they did not commit. Their case has important lessons for us now as we face new terrorist threats.

The Brussels Tragedy - What Does It Mean for the UK?

John Watson | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Politics
John Watson

The first emotion felt by those reading about the atrocities in Belgium will be pity: pity for those who have lost loved ones, pity for those who are ...

Omagh Bombing Murder Case Dropped Against Last Remaining Suspect

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

Seamus Daly, who had been accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Real IRA Omagh bombing, has been released from prison after the case against him ...

Why We Should Feel Sorry for Oldham West No Matter What The Result: From A Non-Partisan Voter

Lydia Suffield | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lydia Suffield

Oh, Oldham West. Poor, poor Oldham West. By the time you read this article, we might already know the results of Thursday's by-election. I'm already t...

Policeman Killed By IRA Suspect After 'Domestic' 999 Call

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK

A police officer in the Irish Republic has been shot dead by a suspected dissident republican, after answering a 999 call to help an injured woman. ...

Corbyn's PMQs Debut: How He Went Out for a Cheeseburger and Ended Up in the Ritz

Georgina Edwards | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Georgina Edwards

What encapsulates all of Corbyn's shortcomings in yesterday's PMQs is a lack of drive and ambition. He seems quite content to remain as a critic, rather than a leader, to react, rather than seize initiative, and to create a socialist movement, rather than a socialist country. He is Labour's accidental leader. As if he went out in search for a Cheeseburger and ended up dining at the Ritz.

The Common Struggle With the Kurds Against Isis

Gary Kent | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

The tenth anniversary of the 7/7 Al Qaeda bombings, in which 52 people were slaughtered in London, coincided last week with the Kurdistan Regional Gov...

Gerry Adams Brings Up Murder Of Charles' 'Honourary Grandfather' On Eve Of Meeting

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has been accused of stoking tensions between the UK and Ireland by referring to the IRA murder of Prince Charles's gre...

Belfast Shocked As Former IRA Commander Shot Dead On City Street

PA | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK

A former IRA commander has been shot dead on a Belfast street, it has been confirmed. Gerard "Jock" Davison was shot at 9am morning in the republic...

10 Tweets From Gerry Adams Which Will Make You Think It's A Parody Account

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

Historically, the myths, rumours and legends surrounding Gerry Adams have always been of the rather scary and sinister ilk. Although he's always de...

Healthy Historical Revisionism in Ireland, Britain and Kurdistan

Gary Kent | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

Historical events linger across generations with sometimes lethal consequences but dispassionate revisionism with new insights, facts and reflections - good history in short - can scotch potent myths and consign running sores to the past, as has been the case with troubled Anglo-Irish relations, and could be for Kurdistan.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Was Maggie Involved In Paedo Cover-up?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 13 July 2014... 1) WAS MAGGIE INVOLVED IN PAEDO COVER-UP? From the Sunday People: "Margaret Thatch...

Troubles Tactics Re-Emerge, As Letter Bomb Found In Post Office

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK

A letter bomb has been found at Northern Ireland's main postal sorting office, marking the re-emergence of a terror tactic formerly used by paramilita...

Free At Last: Funeral Of 'Victorious' Conlon Held

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

The Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon has departed victorious from a life that dealt him a poor hand, the lawyer who campaigned for his freedom told mourn...

Wrongful Imprisonment For IRA Bombing 'Not IRA's Fault'

PA | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK

The IRA is not responsible for the wrongful incarceration of the Guildford Four, Birmingham Six and others who went to prison for terrorist attacks th...

Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon Dies Aged 60

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK

Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing, has died aged 60, his family have announced. Conlon and the rest of ...

How the Ghost of Ireland Past Haunts the SNP's Promised Land

Kevin Toolis | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Politics
Kevin Toolis

But after 300 years of political union, who defines "true" Scottishness? If you cannot be a Scot and a unionist then whole parts of our identity will have to disappear - or flow into exile just like the Irish.

Gerry Adams Released From Custody

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has been released from police custody, and a file will be sent to prosecutors by detectives who have questioned him over ...

McConville Daughter Will Tell Police IRA Names

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK

The eldest daughter of IRA murder victim Jean McConville has said she is prepared to name the people responsible for her mother's death. Forty-two ...