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Loyalist disorder continues for a fifth night

disordereb.jpg Loyalists rioted for a fifth evening in a row last night over the failure to permit a sectarian march through the nationalist Ardoyne area on north Belfast.

Published July 17, 2013

Third night of rioting by loyalists

burningbarricade.jpg There has been a third consecutive night of disorder and violence in Belfast and in other locations.

Published July 15, 2013

DUP MP injured as violence continues

Hardline unionist MP Nigel Dodds was injured last night in loyalist rioting in north Belfast. woodvaleriotdodds.jpg

Published July 13, 2013

Loyalists riot over rerouted Ardoyne parade

woodvaleriot.jpg Water cannon and plastic bullets have been used in north Belfast after loyalists attempted to force an Orange Order parade down the Crumlin Road.

Published July 12, 2013

Loyalists ‘planning new Drumcree’

bonfireeffigy.jpg A total of eighteen mass sectarian rallies are being held today across the Six Counties, marking the height of the Protestant marching season and the most difficult and dangerous period of the year for Catholics.

Published July 12, 2013

The face of hate

marybonfire.jpg A desecrated statue of the Virgin Mary has come to symbolise the hatred displayed by loyalists this year in their intimidatory ‘Eleventh Night’ bonfires.

Published July 12, 2013

Direct treats made against prominent republicans

breandanmaccionnaith2.jpg The PSNI has told eirigi general secretary Breandan Mac Cionnaith that he is likely to be targeted in a gun attack in the near future.

Published July 12, 2013

Secrecy continues as report finds police knew of flat bomb

goodsamaritanbomb.jpg The family of a man blown up by a booby-trap device which the British Crown forces allowed to remain hidden in a flat have said they had been victims of lies and evasion.

Published July 12, 2013

New direction for Ballymurphy families

ballymurphyvictimsbig.jpg The families of 11 people killed by the British Army in west Belfast more than 40 years ago have called for an independent panel to investigate the deaths.

Published July 12, 2013

Shock arrest for US visitor

gevelinger.jpg A US university student who was visiting a republican penpal in Hydebank jail has been arrested by the PSNI.

Published July 12, 2013

Minister resigns following historic abortion vote

lucindacreightonresigns.jpg Abortion is to become available in the 26 Counties in strictly limited circumstances following a final vote on highly contentious legislation early this morning.

Published July 12, 2013

Twelfth parade past Ardoyne rerouted

ardoynetwelfthprotest2010.jpg A decision by the Parades Commission that a return parade by the Orange Order should not pass the Ardoyne shop fronts in north Belfast on the Twelfth of July has been widely welcomed.

Published July 10, 2013

PSNI receive Dolours Price interviews

doloursprice2.jpg Confidential interviews with senior IRA figure Dolours Price have been handed over to British security forces, it has been confirmed.

Published July 7, 2013

G8 security used against Short Strand

steelwall.jpg A giant steel wall was erected around the Short Strand enclave in east Belfast this week in an unprecedented military operation to seal off the nationalist enclave ahead of one of a number of sectarian Orange Order parades.

Published July 5, 2013

Killer soldiers got kid-gloves treatment, review finds

hetdavecox.jpg The future of the PSNI’s Historical Enquiries Team (HET) is in doubt after the Policing Board said it had no confidence in its cold case reviews.

Published July 5, 2013

DUP blocks debate on Stormont corruption scandal

nelsonmccauslandbig.jpg The Six-County assembly at Stormont will be recalled from the summer recess on Monday morning after a DUP councillor made serious allegations of political interference against her own party’s minister, Nelson McCausland -- but the DUP appear to have successfully suppressed any debate by issuing a ‘petition of concern’.

Published July 5, 2013

Maginnis links SAS ambush to Thatcher

thatcherflat.jpg A Sinn Fein assembly member has said that comments by former Ulster Unionist Ken Maginnis during a TV documentary on Margaret Thatcher confirm the British government has operated a ‘shoot-to-kill’ policy in the North.

Published July 5, 2013

Protests as anger grows over bailiff threats

angloprotestdail.jpg The memory of Cromwell and Parnell, Larkin and Connolly were raised this week amid protests over bank repossessions and increased threats to mortgage-holders across Ireland.

Published July 5, 2013

PSNI raids continue while loyalist attacks go uninvestigated

psnilandroverbig.jpg The home of a sister-in-law of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has been subjected to a violent raid by the PSNI police, according to reports.

Published July 5, 2013

Anglo fraudsters exposed

anglobankers.jpg Telephone conversations recorded five years ago between top bankers at Anglo Irish Bank at the heart of the bank’s collapse have enraged the Irish public and confirmed that a culture of delinquency and deception lay behind its failure and nationalisation by the 26-County state.

Published June 28, 2013


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