West Belfast man Fred Scappaticci denies he was a British army agent within the IRA
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Stakeknife: Detectives from outside Northern Ireland to investigate

A team of detectives from police forces outside Northern Ireland is expected to investigate the activities of the army's most high-ranking agent within the IRA.

The agent, codenamed Stakeknife, stands accused of involvement in up to 50 murders.

BBC News NI Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

  • 24 Nov 2015