Families of IRA Hyde Park bombing victims granted legal aid
The families of four soldiers killed in the 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombings are launching a civil case against one of the alleged bombers.
The Sun reports that the families thanked its readers for their support in securing legal aid for civil action.
A prosecution against John Downey, 66, was dropped in 2014 after a judge ruled that an official assurance given in error meant he could not face trial.
He had an "on the run" letter telling him he was no longer a wanted man.
Mr Downey denied murdering the soldiers.
He cited an official letter he had received in 2007 assuring him he would... read more
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