Father of IRA victim welcomes McGuinness handshake with Queen

Colin Parry, whose son Tim died in an IRA bomb blast in Warrington in 1993, has welcomed a meeting between the Queen and Martin McGuinness.

Mr Parry said the historic handshake with the former IRA commander, was a sign of how much progress was being made in the Northern Ireland peace process.

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McGuinness to meet Queen

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness will meet the Queen next week and shake hands in an historic first for the Northern Ireland peace process, the party has confirmed.