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Video of Real IRA shooting dead soldiers is shown to murder trial

Chilling video footage showing the moment two servicemen were gunned down by masked attackers has been played at the trial of two men accused of murdering the soldiers.

Security: No rest from fears of dissident threat

FEARS of a terrorist attack in the streets close to Buckingham Palace have cast a shadow over the Queen's visit to Ireland.

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Analysis: The symbolism of trip must not be underestimated

THE Queen's visit to Ireland is hugely significant for many reasons. There has been a gap of a century since the last member of the Royal family visited the country, and throughout her reign, the Queen has visited hundreds of nations, yet never her nearest neighbour.

Hurt and hope define Royal visit to Irish Republic

THE great grandson of a Scots-born Irish rebel who led the Easter Rising of 1916 has criticised the Queen's historic visit to Ireland - the first time a British monarch has set foot on Irish soil in a century - which is due to begin tomorrow.

Queen's Ireland visit 'shows peace process has succeeded'

THE Queen's visit to the Republic of Ireland will represent an extraordinary moment in the history of the island, Irish president Mary McAleese has said.

Security stepped up ahead of Queen's Ireland visit

SECURITY was tightened in Ireland yesterday in advance of the historic state visit of the Queen.

Will Ireland welcome the Queen?

The Queen arrives in Ireland on Tuesday for its first state visit by a reigning British monarch since 1911. But how will she be received there?

Mountain fires 'may be deliberate'

A MAN was reportedly seen with a petrol can close to one of the worst gorse fires for years in the Mourne Mountains, police have said.

Obituary: William Craig, politician and founder of Vanguard

Firebrand unionist who founded Vanguard and advocated independence for Northern Ireland

Family of murdered police officer Ronan Kerr pay funeral tributes

The family of murdered Constable Ronan Kerr have thanked those who helped with his funeral.

Guns 'not meant to hurt anyone'

Weapons and ammunition found in a car in Northern Ireland were not intended to kill anybody, a court in Newry heard yesterday.

Police on alert for terror attacks at Easter parades

Police were on high alert across Northern Ireland last night amid fears of a terror attack to mark traditional republican Easter commemorations.

Terror suspects held after firearms and bullets haul seized

Three men were charged last night with a series of terrorist offences linked to the recovery of a cache of suspected dissident republican firearms in Northern Ireland.

Man charged by PC death police

Police investigating the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr have charged a man with terrorism offences.

Explosive devices in Northern Ireland

AN IMPROVISED explosive device was thrown at police on foot patrol in the Meadowbrook area of Craigavon, Co Armagh yesterday, but no officers were injured.

Man arrested in Ronan Kerr probe released

A MAN arrested in Scotland by detectives investigating the murder of a policeman in Northern Ireland has been released without charge.

'Lowest of the low' - bombers use 999 call to set Belfast booby trap

Bombers who lured police in Northern Ireland into a booby trap by claiming a woman was being attacked have been branded "the lowest of the low".

Belfast police lured to bomb by 999 hoax call

POLICE in Northern Ireland answering a bogus call for help survived a booby-trap bomb attack, detectives revealed today.

Murder hunt police given six more days to quiz two men

Police in Northern Ireland have been given a further six days to question two men over the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr.

Thousands on streets to call for end to violence

THOUSANDS of people marched for peace in Omagh, one week after the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr in the Co Tyrone town.

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