A public inquiry found that British troops fired first and had given misleading accounts of what happened.
The former paratrooper is being referred to only as Soldier F because all military witnesses were granted anonymity through the Saville Inquiry into the circumstances around the killings.
The shootings marked the height of a violent period known as "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland, where Catholic and Protestant paramilitary groups clashed over British control of the country.
John Kelly, whose brother Michael was shot dead on Bloody Sunday in 1972 at the age of 17, said: 'We're all very anxious, nervous, but at the same time we're sort of fairly confident that we are going to get what we want'.
The inquiry report also stated Soldier F had changed his story over the years. However, he could be identified when he is brought to trial.
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson confirmed the government would support Soldier F and pay his legal costs.
He added: "The welfare of our former service personnel is of the utmost importance. and the government will urgently reform the system for dealing with legacy issues. Our serving and former personnel can not live in constant fear of prosecution", Mr. Williamson said.
However, the PPS said 16 other former soldiers and two suspected ex-members of the Official IRA will not face prosecution. He can not be named due to an anonymity order but is believed to be aged in his 60s or 70s.
"I$3 t has been concluded that the available evidence is insufficient to provide a reasonable prospect of conviction", the statement said.
"In these circumstances the evidence Test for Prosecution is not met".
The charges announced Thursday come more than two years after police referred their findings to prosecutors and nearly nine years after the conclusion of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, which was tasked with determining what happened, not bringing criminal charges.
The director of the Public Prosecution Service, Stephen Herron, said there was not enough evidence admissible in criminal proceedings to charge the other soldiers with the shootings.
"We will show people that we will not tolerate one of ours being prosecuted when 300 convicted killers were released from jail and 150 "on the run" letters were handed out to those who weren't apprehended".
Prosecutors are due to make their decisions public at 11:00 GMT on Thursday 14 March, having weighed up 125,000 pages of material.
Families of the victims said they were "disappointed" by the decision to press charges against just one ex-soldier, and revealed they may ultimately bring a challenge to the High Court after giving a "detailed consideration" to the reasons provided by the PPS.
"But Bloody Sunday was different because, where the State's own authorities are concerned, we must be as sure as we can of the truth, precisely because we do pride ourselves on our democracy and our respect for the law, and on the professionalism and dedication of our security forces", Blair said.
"We are mindful of those families who received that news today, and believe me, there are many", he told the BBC.
A witness, Jimmy de Koster, told RTV Utrecht he saw a woman lying on the ground shouting: "I didn't do anything". Police had no further details about the incident and could not say how badly hurt the victims were.
Several restaurants also had their own outdoor entertainment during the festival, and some avid runners competed in a St. The parade goes up Fifth Avenue over the course of six hours, with the reviewing stand at St.
They'll have the chance to build their La Liga lead after Atleti slipped up with a 2-0 loss to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. Messi's goals included a pinpoint free-kick as well as a sublime chip over Real Betis' tall goalkeeper.
He had four 400-yard passing games past year for the Buccaneers but yielded the starting job to Jameis Winston in November. Fitzpatrick could serve as a bridge between Ryan Tannehill and whoever the Dolphins bring in as a young quarterback.
Returning to Worth Farm once more, the Glastonbury team have formally unveiled the full line up for this summer's festival. This year will be The Cure's fourth time headlining the United Kingdom festival, which they first played in 1986.
Andrew Freeman, director of the Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness program at National Jewish Health hospital in Denver. Some people think '"I can eat as many eggs as I want'" but the results suggest moderation is a better approach, she said.
On Monday April appeared to be having contractions and "pushing", according to the Animal Adventure Park on their Facebook page. After two hours of labour, the new calf lay motionless on the floor for a couple of minutes before interacting with April.
Huawei Nova 4e coming 16th March; priced at RM1,199
The Huawei P30 will sport 40-megapixel (f/1.8 aperture), 16-megapixel (wide-angle lens), and 8-megapixel (f/2.4 aperture) cameras. On the rear, the device comes with a 24MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra wide angle sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor.
Xiaomi to launch Redmi Go in India on March 19
Xiaomi's new phone also offers a dual rear camera setup, featuring a 12MP main camera (1.25 micron pixels) and 2MP depth sensor. Along with it, the company also launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro in China, which was launched earlier this month in India.
Interserve: UK contractor completes fast-track sale
It is responsible for a number of key government outpouring arrangements, including cleaning the London Underground. The sale is expected to go through on or before Monday, according to a statement from the company.
NCAA accuses Georgia Tech of recruiting violations
The NCAA reportedly discovered that, in November 2016, LaBarrie traveled to a strip club with a prospect on an official visit. Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner is not named nor held responsible for any of the violations detailed in the NCAA's findings.
CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Puts Bitcoin Futures On Hold
Given the elasticity of Bitcoin's price to the actions of the CBOE , the top cryptocurrency was not affected by this delisting. The remaining futures listed on the exchange will continue to trade, with the last month contract now for June expiration.
Microsoft Announces Xbox Live For Android And iOS Games
Microsoft makes another big win for its cross-platform Xbox-as-a-service business by bringing the Xbox LIVE SDK to mobile phones. Another part of Game Stack is PlayFab , a technology that provides back-end support for online games, including multiplayer.