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Violence erupted in east Belfast again last night with police firing baton rounds and using water cannon against rioting loyalists.
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.
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.
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.
As talks are held in an attempt to stem violence after three nights of rioting east Belfast MP Naomi Long tells Channel 4 News that flag protests are becoming a vehicle for violence to enter the city.
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.
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.
A second night of serious disorder in Belfast injures 15 police officers - posing an immediate challenge for Theresa Villiers, the new Northern Ireland secretary.
Belfast was trouble-free on Wednesday night after two preceding days of rioting.
As the union flag is flown at Belfast City Hall for the first time since protests began, Channel 4 News looks at what the row reveals about post peace process democracy.