Reports in the Guardian based on testimony from former RUC officers and others (suspects etc) confirming that torture was routinely used, widespread and encouraged by senior officers. Nothing new to most Irish people I suppose but may come as a surprise to those (mainly deluded British people) who still think that 'fair play' is a British virtue.
Inside Castlereagh: 'We got confessions by torture' | UK news | guardian.co.uk
Video | An RUC interrogator speaks: Northern Ireland's forced confessions revealed | UK news | guardian.co.uk
Hundreds of Northern Ireland 'terrorists' allege police torture | UK news | guardian.co.uk