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What does UVF stand for?

UVF stands for Ulster Volunteer Force


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The SS Clyde Valley was bought by unionists and used to land around 20,000 rifles from Imperial Germany at Larne, Co Antrim, as the original Ulster Volunteer Force prepared to resist home rule.
Leading north Belfast loyalist Mark Haddock and eight others were found not guilty of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) murder of Ulster Defence Association (UDA) chief Tommy English 12 years ago, while three co-accused were acquitted of lesser charges.
A lengthy, hand-written letter thanked him for his custom and then explained that as the shop had run out of blue polo shirts and were running a two for one offer they were enclosing instead a Battle of the Boyne memorial shirt and an Ulster Volunteer Force one.
The huge arms cache, linked to the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), was uncovered as officers searched the house of a man who is believed to have taken his own life.
The victim, a top Ulster Volunteer Force man and suspected drug dealer, was gunned down in the Mossley estate, Newtownabbey.
Many of them are supportive, if not actually members of, the banned paramilitary groups Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) and the Ulster Defence Association (UDA).