Foster ‘legitimising’ loyalist paramilitaries with Protocol meeting

Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) mural in support the of Ulster loyalist paramilitary group, on the wall of a property on the Lower Newtownards Road in east Belfast. Paramilitarism remains a “clear and present danger” in Northern Ireland, a new report has found. The Independent Reporting Commission (IRC) said it understands from police that there remains thousands of “signed up” paramilitary members (Liam McBurney/AP)
Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) mural in support the of Ulster loyalist paramilitary group, on the wall of a property on the Lower Newtownards Road in east Belfast. Paramilitarism remains a “clear and present danger” in Northern Ireland, a new report has found. The Independent Reporting Commission (IRC) said it understands from police that there remains thousands of “signed up” paramilitary members (Liam McBurney/AP)