Seamus McKinney
SINN Féin has hit out at the use of British soldiers during house searches by police in Derry, describing the development as "unacceptable". Police have confirmed that the British Army was used during what it described as a "high-risk search". The use of specialist army units - who were not ammunitions technical officers - during a security operation marks a major depature in military involvement in policing operations.

Savage killer freed, 17 years after stabbing woman to death

Savage killer freed, 17 years after stabbing woman to death
A SAVAGE killer who murdered a devoted grandmother, stabbing her 26 times in a frenzied attack after breaking into her home and handcuffing her two daughters, has been released from jail. Liam 'Birdie' McBride was convicted of the 1998 murder of 48-year-old Sally Diver.


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