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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 22 June 2011 UK
Living amid the rubble in East Belfast

As the Northern Ireland police blame dissident Republicans for the shooting in East Belfast, Alex Thomson meets some of the residents of the divided community.

article 06 November 2011 Culture
Belfast hosts MTV Europe Music Awards

Belfast is in "in full party mode", says the city's lord mayor, as the city hosts some of the biggest stars in pop music for the MTV Europe Music Awards.

article 29 September 2012 Politics
Belfast enjoys peaceful start to Ulster parade

Belfast has enjoyed a peaceful day on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Ulster covenant, despite worries that violence would flare.

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 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 04 September 2012 UK, Ireland
Trouble flares for second night in Belfast

A second night of serious disorder in Belfast injures 15 police officers - posing an immediate challenge for Theresa Villiers, the new Northern Ireland secretary.

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?

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.