Loyalists In Belfast Flag Protest

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

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ASK NEWS:
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YAHOO NEWS:
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    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 ...
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    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
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  • Lack of progress on the march
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BING NEWS:
  • Hundreds of loyalists convicted of rioting in Belfast, says minister
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  • Loyalists in Belfast Union flag protest breach Parades Commission ruling
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  • Belfast flag violence: Loyalists hijack buses
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  • Union Jack violence: Belfast police fire plastic bullets as loyalists clash with republicans (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
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  • Belfast's rioting loyalists feel abandoned by their politicians
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