A burnt out car from the aftermath of a bomb in Hyde Park in 1982
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John Anthony Downey charged over 1982 Hyde Park bombing

Police have charged a man over the 1982 bombing that took place in Hyde Park.

The blast killed four members of the Royal Household Cavalry, Blues and Royals as they travelled from their barracks to Buckingham Palace.

John Anthony Downey, 61, of County Donegal, Ireland has been charged with their murders.

The BBC's Andy Martin reports.

  • 22 May 2013