# flags - Today’s News
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# flags - Friday 4 July, 2014
The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.
# flags - Sunday 29 June, 2014
He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.
# flags - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.
# flags - Friday 13 June, 2014
The police moved to clarify their position on the flying of flags after reports that it would clamp down on flags in Ballynafeigh.
# flags - Sunday 11 May, 2014
David McCann says now is the time for action from Dublin and London who should intervene and assist political leaders in Northern Ireland.
# flags - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.
# flags - Monday 5 May, 2014
Eamon Gilmore also called for a ‘renewed commitment’ to the peace process.
# flags - Thursday 27 February, 2014
Up to 50 men with weapons marched into the buildings in the Crimea region overnight. Regional leaders have said they will “take measures”.
# flags - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
Some are suggesting murals and flags should be removed along the Giro d’Italia route in Northern Ireland, but that’s just avoiding the real problem, writes Peter Osborne.
# flags - Saturday 8 February, 2014
It’s a symbol of who we are, but how should we handle it?
# flags - Monday 3 February, 2014
Michael Copeland’s wife was struck during a protest in August, but reports say that PSNI footage shows him delivering the blow accidentally.
# flags - Friday 17 January, 2014
Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.
# flags - Thursday 2 January, 2014
The ‘silo mentality’ of Stomont doesn’t solve controversial issues or give the public confidence in politics – and it’s the reason Haass came up against a brick wall when he tried to forge common ground, writes David McCann.
# flags - Monday 30 December, 2013
The final day of negotiations began at 10am this morning.
# flags - Sunday 29 December, 2013
A deal must be reached tomorrow, says the former US diplomat.
# flags - Friday 27 December, 2013
Richard Haass left Belfast on Tuesday, but says the effort involved in coming back this weekend is justified.
# flags - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
The parade is part of a fundraising drive to send IRA victims to Libya where the government there said it will pass on information about former cooperation with the terrorist organisation.
# flags - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.
# flags - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.
# flags - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
These fans were literally singing his praises in Austria today.
# flags - Thursday 29 August, 2013
The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.
# flags - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
Here’s another reason to love German football.
# flags - Friday 1 March, 2013
The protest took place at Belfast City Hall, with some protesters then travelling to Stormont for a peaceful protest.
# flags - Thursday 28 February, 2013
A 52-year-old man has been charged with various offences relating to the Union flag protests in Belfast.
# flags - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
Chairman Peter Osborne issued a lengthy statement last night about the ongoing Union flag demonstrations and the next marching season.
# flags - Saturday 9 February, 2013
It began with a vote and ended with burnt-out offices, dozens of injuries and arrests, and a sense that a fragile peace had been disrupted.
# flags - Thursday 31 January, 2013
Senior officers met with the Ulster People’s Forum over the protests which have been ongoing for almost two months.
# flags - Monday 21 January, 2013
The eleven have all been arrested on charges of obstructing roads as part of an ongoing protest over the flying of the Union flag.
# flags - Monday 14 January, 2013
A total of 112 people have been arrested in connection with recent protests. Meanwhile, a peace rally took place in Belfast yesterday.
# flags - Sunday 13 January, 2013
Gerry Adams said most of the protests are being organised by the BNP, the UVF and criminal elements, and need to end.
# flags - Saturday 12 January, 2013
Meanwhile Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said the violence is nothing to do with flags and is being orchestrated by “known criminals” intent on causing chaos.
# flags - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
Police officers were attacked with missiles while vehicles were damaged with hatchets and sledge hammers.
# flags - Monday 7 January, 2013
A 9mm bullet and a sympathy card containing the name and photograph of the SDLP MLA were intercepted at a sorting office.
A 38-year-old who was arrested on Saturday will meanwhile appear in court charged with possession of a gun.
# flags - Sunday 6 January, 2013
The head of the Police Federation of Northern Ireland said loyalist paramilitaries have hijacked the flags protests and are using “any excuse” to attack the police.
# flags - Saturday 5 January, 2013
# flags - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
An 11-year-old, a 12-year-old and two 13-year-olds were among those arrest after disorder broke out at loyalist protests last night.
# flags - Monday 17 December, 2012
At least 21 peaceful protests are planned for 6pm this evening, in moves that could hamper commuters across NI.