Burnt-out car after Hyde Park Bombing, 1982
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Hyde Park bomb suspect bailed

A man accused of murdering four British soldiers in the 1982 IRA bombing in Hyde Park has been granted conditional bail.

John Downey, 61, of County Donegal, Ireland, is charged with the murders of Roy Bright, Dennis Daly, Simon Tipper and Geoffrey Young.

The four Household Cavalry members were killed as they rode through the London park to Buckingham Palace.

His trial date has been put back to 14 January 2014, the Old Bailey heard.

Matt Prodger reports from the Old Bailey.

  • 01 Aug 2013
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