The nonsense of not knowing – the twists and turns of the on-the-runs
Brian Rowan | 05 April 2014
Every word that former PSNI chief constable Sir Hugh Orde speaks next Wednesday will be analysed and scrutinised. It will be his turn to give evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee – just days after retired Detective Chief Supt Norman Baxter alleged Downing Street interference to try to...
It’s September 1975. Opposition leader Margaret Thatcher and her Conservative spokesman on the North, Airey Neave, meet with Labour Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, and Northern Secretary, Merlyn Rees. Two weeks earlier, two loyalist ambushes at fake security force checkpoints had resulted in five murders.