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# flags - Yesterday’s News


# flags - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge Some of the flags displayed by Irish fans in Lille last night were inspired The Italian Job

# flags - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros Euros Flags

10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros

There they are now, all the lads.

# flags - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros Euros Flags

10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros

There they are now, all the lads.

# flags - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 Davy Keogh says hello! A brief history of Irish flags on tour Flying High

Davy Keogh says hello! A brief history of Irish flags on tour

A few of our favourite flags from over the years.

# flags - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 Euros flags that prove Irish fans are the sharpest in the world COYBIG

12 Euros flags that prove Irish fans are the sharpest in the world

You can’t take us anywhere.

# flags - Friday 1 January, 2016

16 intriguing world flags and their hidden meanings

Some of these have very interesting origins.

# flags - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

New Zealand has chosen the flag that could be set to replace this one

Preliminary results were released last week.

# flags - Thursday 15 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 times Irish fans went above and beyond with their flags Oh Me Nerves

10 times Irish fans went above and beyond with their flags

Nobody does it better.

# flags - Monday 10 August, 2015

Could New Zealanders be ditching the Union Jack for this flag? It’s on a list of 40 choices

There are two referendums planned in the next seven months.

# flags - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Unionists condemn ‘evil’ Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

# flags - Sunday 28 June, 2015

PHOTOS: The world’s most divisive and controversial flags

With the Confederate flag firestorm still burning in the US, here are some other pieces of cloth that have caused riots.

# flags - Monday 20 April, 2015

Belly dancer jailed for six months – because her outfit looked like the Egyptian flag

The dancer, known as Safinaz, was fined E£15,000 (€1,800) but has been released on bail pending an appeal.

# flags - Friday 27 February, 2015

Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah?

A review of when the national flag will be half-masted is taking place.

# flags - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Fiji is removing the Union Jack from its flag

It wants a flag more representative of its nation.

# flags - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

‘Broad agreement’ reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

# flags - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control

Research from Queen’s says the parties did more than anyone to heighten tensions.

# flags - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag

The vote will take place in 2016.

New talks on flags, parading and the past to start in the North today

Former US Senator Gary Hart will meet parties today.

# flags - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for ‘terrorist’ flag Flegs

PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for ‘terrorist’ flag

The flag was put up in Rory McIlroy’s Co Down hometown to celebrate Europe’s win in the Ryder Cup.

# flags - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades – Adams

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# flags - Sunday 29 June, 2014

President Higgins: ‘There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland’

He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.

# flags - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

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

PSNI clarifies whether it’s clamping down on flags in Belfast

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

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis

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

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks

Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.

# flags - Monday 5 May, 2014

Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case

Eamon Gilmore also called for a ‘renewed commitment’ to the peace process.

# flags - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags

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

Column: Removing sectarian murals for visitors? It’s sweeping problems under the carpet

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

What is the protocol for handling an Irish flag?

It’s a symbol of who we are, but how should we handle it?

# flags - Monday 3 February, 2014

Unionist MLA hit his wife, not police – report

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

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as ‘controller and dictator’ over Haass talks

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

Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland

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

‘Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it’ – Haass urges progress as deadline looms

The final day of negotiations began at 10am this morning.

# flags - Sunday 29 December, 2013

No all-party talks today as Haass sets agreement deadline of noon, Monday

A deal must be reached tomorrow, says the former US diplomat.

# flags - Friday 27 December, 2013

Agreement in Haass talks ‘is possible’ – Adams

Richard Haass left Belfast on Tuesday, but says the effort involved in coming back this weekend is justified.

# flags - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

‘Bed push’ parade in Belfast must not pass Ardoyne area

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

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls

Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.

# flags - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast

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

From The42 Some Irish fans are still happy with Trap It's A Trap

Some Irish fans are still happy with Trap

These fans were literally singing his praises in Austria today.

# flags - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

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.

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