ELEVEN PEOPLE, INCLUDING two women, been arrested in Northern Ireland tonight after road blockages and protests.
Three men were arrested on charges of disorderly behaviour and obstructing a highway after a protest in the Waterside area of Derry.
Meanwhile six other men and two women were arrested also on the charge of obstructing a highway following a protest on a dual carriageway in east Belfast.
The so-called Operation Standstill is the latest element to the loyalist protests which have been ongoing since 2 December over the flying of the Union flag in Northern Ireland.
A large number of roads were closed and diversions were in place as the roads were occupied by protesters.