What is more worrying is the sense of slight panic that seems to be emanating from the government over the last few days. After the bombings, there was a very sensible and measured approach recognising things needed to be done and discussed. The flurry of announcements over the last few days, many of which haven't been developed fully, gives the sense that the government is not fully in control of events and that's unfortunate.
Denham noted that treason charges were never threatened for IRA members. The Financial Times has more.
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