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article 12 July 2012 UK
Police use water cannon to break up Belfast protesters

Politicians on all sides appeal for calm as police use a water cannon to disperse protesters after an Orange march passes through the mainly Nationalist area of north Belfast.

article 12 July 2011 UK
Police officers injured in Belfast riots

Police have appealed for calm on the streets of Belfast following serious rioting last night, in which 22 officers were injured and a bus hijacked and driven at police lines.

article 04 December 2012 UK, Ireland
Was Belfast flag riot part of a loyalist backlash?

Violent scenes outside Belfast city hall show that sectarian divisions remain strong in the city. As Sinn Fein gain more ground, are they provoking a backlash by loyalists?

article 08 December 2012 UK, Ireland
Belfast protest: loyalists torch Irish tricolour

Some 2,000 demonstrators rally at City Hall where loyalists torch an Irish tricolour but there were no immediate reports of clashes. Police blame paramilitaries for violence over the flag.

article 05 January 2013 UK
Shots 'fired at police' after Belfast flag protest

A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder as police investigate reports of gunfire and use water cannons against protesters throwing missiles and fireworks, after a flag rally in Belfast.

article 06 September 2011 UK
High alert in Belfast as loyalist 'supergrass' trial begins

At one of the biggest paramilitary trials in decades, loyalist Mark Haddock is accused of ordering the murder of a rival.

article 23 June 2011 UK, Ireland
A quiet night in Belfast as hopes grow of return to peace

Belfast was trouble-free on Wednesday night after two preceding days of rioting.

article 13 July 2011 UK
Petrol bombs during second night of Belfast riots

Police in Northern Ireland were attacked with Molotov cocktails for a second consecutive night of riots following Orange Order parades in Belfast.

article 28 September 2012 UK
Tensions rise in Belfast ahead day of Ulster parades

The Ulster Covenant wasn't the only thing that led to the birth of Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom, but it was one of the main ones.

article 07 December 2012 World, United States
Clinton uses visit to condemn Belfast violence

Speaking in Belfast, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says violence is "never an acceptable response" to political disagreement. But is she using her visit to launch a bid for the White House?