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Theresa Villiers: Fresh approach to NI past 'vital'

Any new process to examine NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, the secretary of state has said.

Theresa Villiers said the need for a fresh approach was "vital", as the past was placing a major burden on the policing and justice system.

BBC News NI Political Correspondent Gareth Gordon reports.

  • 16 Apr 2014