Brexit “dark money” channeled through DUP’ allegation

Posted By: June 27, 2018

Bimpe Archer.Irish News. Belfast.Wednesday, June 27, 2018The Electoral Commission has “more than enough” to obtain court orders to compel answers from the DUP, and Vote Leave campaign about possible links and allegations ‘dark money’ was channeled through them to influence the Brexit poll, it was claimed last night.Electoral law expert Gavin Millar QC was speaking during a BBC Spotlight programme which traced the […]

Harris will need time to prove his critics wrong

Posted By: June 27, 2018

Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, 27, 2018FROM the day he posted his application, PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris was always going to be favorite for the post of Garda Commissioner.The force is in disarray, the last two commissioners having retired amid public controversies.It is now undergoing a period of rapid change, the kind of reforms not far off the […]

UVF  “modified” gun used in Ballymurphy

Posted By: June 27, 2018

Irish News.Belfast. Wednesday, June 27, 2018A rifle allegedly used by a loyalist paramilitary sniper to carry out some of the Ballymurphy killings was modified to fire the same type of bullets as British army-issue guns, it has been claimed.The UVF claims the weapon was purchased in a Belfast gunsmith and recovered by police more than a decade after the August 1971 shootings.A source close […]

Orange Order will not meet Sinn Féin despite Mary Lou McDonald apology

Posted By: June 27, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald said she would like to meet the Orange Order. Mervyn Gibson, the grand secretary of the Orange Order, has insisted UVF gun-running in 1914 was “not an act of terrorism.”  Irish News. Belfast.June 27, 2018  The Orange Order has said it has no plans to meet Sinn Féin representatives despite party leader Mary Lou McDonald appearing to apologize […]

Widow of Pat Finucane urges UK supreme court to back inquiry

Posted By: June 26, 2018

Belfast solicitor (39) shot dead by loyalist paramilitaries in 1989Geraldine Finucane described Sir Desmond’s 2012 report into the killing of her husband as a “whitewash.” The family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane has urged the United Kingdom’s highest court to rule that a public inquiry should be held into his death.As his widow, Geraldine, arrived at the supreme court in London on Tuesday, she […]

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