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8 Apr 2021

Northern Ireland: Emergency talks take place after ‘worst rioting in recent years’

Correspondent

Emergency talks have been taking place in Northern Ireland, after yet another night of violence on a scale which police said they had not seen for decades.

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis met leaders of the power-sharing executive to discuss the unrest, whilst the Stormont Assembly came together to condemn the violence and to support the rule of law.

In last night’s clashes, a bus was set on fire and eight police officers were injured as they came under attack