Loyalists In Belfast Flag Protest

Up to 1,500 people have taken part in a loyalist flag protest outside Belfast City Hall.

Topics:  belfast city   hall   flag protest   
ASK NEWS:
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YAHOO NEWS:
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    Ford warns young loyalists against ‘ruining their lives’ as unionist activist claims new generation is being radicalised
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  • Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among Northern Irish loyalists
    By Conor Humphries BELFAST (Reuters) - Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favoured 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes, banners and orange sashes. Loyalists, named for their allegiance to the British throne, will march in Edinburgh five days before ...
    07/9/2014 - 2:08 am | View Link
  • Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among North Irish loyalists
    By Conor Humphries BELFAST (Reuters) - Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favored 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes, banners and orange sashes. Loyalists, named for their allegiance to the British throne, will march in Edinburgh five days before ...
    07/8/2014 - 10:31 am | View Link
  • Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among N. Irish loyalists
    By Conor Humphries BELFAST (Reuters) - Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favoured 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes, banners and orange sashes. Loyalists, named for their allegiance to the British throne, will march in Edinburgh five days before ...
    07/8/2014 - 9:59 am | View Link
  • Lack of progress on the march
    Despite a surge in the number of parades and marching bands, loyalists perceive their culture to be under siege from a growing Catholic population and relentless change
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BING NEWS:
  • Loyalists in Belfast Union flag protest breach Parades Commission ruling
    Crowds continued to gather as bandsmen played, with hosts of Union flags on show. Police told those gathered they were now part of an illegal parade shortly after midday - with large matrix signs also stating the breach. There continues to be a huge police ...
    11/30/2013 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • Belfast flag violence: Loyalists hijack buses
    A driver was injured when rioting loyalists hijacked two buses as violence returned to the streets of east Belfast. Police were attacked with stones and bottles on Monday night and petrol bombs were thrown at houses and a church in the neighbouring ...
    01/14/2013 - 8:13 pm | View Link
  • Union Jack violence: Belfast police fire plastic bullets as loyalists clash with republicans (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
    Police used plastic bullets and water cannon to disperse crowds of rioters in Belfast as they attacked officers with bricks and petrol bombs. The city council said no protest would make them overturn recent limitations on displaying the British flag.
    01/7/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Belfast's rioting loyalists feel abandoned by their politicians
    The month-long series of riots by loyalists in Northern Ireland after Belfast city council's decision to restrict the flying of the union flag at city hall shows no sign of abating. A weekend meeting of politicians aimed at ending the violence was followed ...
    01/7/2013 - 3:55 am | View Link
  • Belfast loyalists attack police as riots over union flag dispute continue
    Loyalists have attacked police in east Belfast on a fourth consecutive night of violence linked to the flag dispute. Riot squad officers separated a mob of loyalist youths gathered at Castlereagh Street from a group of nationalists from the Catholic Short ...
    01/6/2013 - 9:23 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
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    And Irish bookie Paddy Power is in the World Cup wars with soccer legend Pele. The Sunday Independent reports that shop workers have been forced to write ‘Ivory ...
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  • Former BNP man and Nick Griffin ex-crony Paul Golding ...
    A former BNP councillor, who has been helping direct the loyalist flag protest, has arrived in Northern Ireland to try and boost the numbers taking part in ...
    07/29/2014 - 6:18 pm | View Website
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