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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 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 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 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 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 10 August 2013 UK
'Mindless anarchy': 56 officers hurt in Belfast violence

Northern Irish police vow that "prisons will be bulging" with those responsible for violent clashes on Friday night that left 56 police officers and two civilians injured.

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 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 07 January 2013 UK, Ireland
Paramilitaries join protests as Belfast council returns

Police fear there will be a repeat of violent scenes in Belfast as the council returns, and claim senior members of the Ulster Volunteer Force are leading violence in parts of 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.