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Northern Ireland

Amnesty warns Northern Ireland abuses remain hidden

Northern Ireland has failed to establish the truth about abuses committed during its civil unrest and as a result will struggle to move forward, Amnesty International warned on Thursday.

Thursday, 12 September, 2013, 3:32pm

Dozens of police injured in Belfast clashes

Dozens of police were injured in Belfast on Friday evening in clashes with pro-British Protestants protesting against a parade by Catholic republicans.

10 Aug 2013 - 6:44pm

Northern Ireland braces for Protestant marches

Northern Ireland leaders appealed for calm and police braced for trouble in advance of Friday’s Protestant parades and bonfires on “the Twelfth,” an annual sectarian holiday that always inflames tensions with the Catholic minority.

12 Jul 2013 - 9:29am

Mortgage foreclosures surge in Northern Ireland

Belfast retail worker Chantal McCarthy never thought she would have to find a new home at the age of 57, but her husband lost his job as a builder three years ago and their finances have since spiralled downward.

5 Jun 2013 - 4:40am 1 comment

Northern Ireland police unhurt in pipe-bomb attack

Northern Ireland police say two officers have escaped injury after two pipe bombs were thrown at their vehicle after they responded to a bogus emergency call.

28 May 2013 - 4:34pm

Northern Irish youths pelt Catholic church in latest ‘flag riots’

Youths in Northern Ireland threw petrol bombs at police and rocks at a Catholic Church on Monday night as violence triggered by a decision not to raise the flag at Belfast city hall took on increasingly sectarian overtones.

15 Jan 2013 - 9:54am

29 police hurt during Catholic-Protestant clashes in Northern Ireland

Police in Northern Ireland fought day-and-night street battles with Protestant militants on Saturday, as a protest march to Belfast City Hall degenerated into riots.

13 Jan 2013 - 1:04pm

Briefs, January 13, 2013

Porn producer sues over condom rule

13 Jan 2013 - 5:47am

Bus torched, plastic bullets fired in Northern Ireland riots

Police in Northern Ireland fired plastic bullets and water cannon on Friday as pro-British loyalists furious over restrictions on flying the British flag torched a bus and hurled petrol bombs at officers.

12 Jan 2013 - 3:21pm

Protesters pelt Northern Irish police with petrol bombs

Pro-British protesters pelted police with petrol bombs and fireworks in a sixth successive night of rioting in Northern Ireland’s capital of Belfast.

A crowd of about 100, mostly teenagers, attacked officers on Tuesday in the east of the city but police did not have to resort to water cannon and plastic baton rounds to stop the violence as was the case on Monday.

9 Jan 2013 - 3:16pm