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# belfast-city-council - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out
# 11 July
# 11 July

Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out

Updated Jul 11th 2019, 5:36 PM 58,787 Views 162 Comments

The bonfires are lit in some loyalist areas on 11 July across Northern Ireland.

# belfast-city-council - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Belfast City Council intervenes after hundreds queue outside City Hall for free doughnut giveaway
# Oh Nuts
# Oh Nuts

Belfast City Council intervenes after hundreds queue outside City Hall for free doughnut giveaway

Sep 13th 2018, 10:36 PM 32,139 Views 33 Comments

US chain Krispy Kreme had 7,000 boxes of doughnuts to give away, before they were stopped by council officials.

# belfast-city-council - Monday 9 April, 2018

Belfast City Council passes motion to decriminalise use of abortion pills
# Debate
# Debate

Belfast City Council passes motion to decriminalise use of abortion pills

Apr 9th 2018, 10:57 PM 16,841 Views 57 Comments

The North’s abortion laws are considered some of the most severe in the world, according to Amnesty.

# belfast-city-council - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Police attacked in Belfast after removal of wood from nationalist bonfire site
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police attacked in Belfast after removal of wood from nationalist bonfire site

Aug 8th 2017, 8:15 AM 12,317 Views 42 Comments

A number of cars were torched by youths and petrol bombs were thrown at police.

# belfast-city-council - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Belfast citizens warned not to eat mackerel found on the street after fish spill
# Fishy Behaviour
From The Daily Edge
# Fishy Behaviour

Belfast citizens warned not to eat mackerel found on the street after fish spill

Jan 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,777 Views 45 Comments

A fish truck spilled its cargo all over the Ravenhill Road on Saturday, and the locals want to feast on their ‘catch’.

# belfast-city-council - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Moondance at the Waterfront: Free tickets for Van Morrison show in Belfast
# Van The Man
# Van The Man

Moondance at the Waterfront: Free tickets for Van Morrison show in Belfast

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,730 Views 11 Comments

A draw will be held to decide who gets the 2,000 tickets for the 15 November concert. Sorry though, only Belfast citizens can apply.

# belfast-city-council - Monday 7 January, 2013

Fourth night of violence in East Belfast as flag protests continue
# Flegs
# Flegs

Fourth night of violence in East Belfast as flag protests continue

Jan 7th 2013, 7:54 AM 4,830 Views 32 Comments

A 38-year-old who was arrested on Saturday will meanwhile appear in court charged with possession of a gun.

# belfast-city-council - Monday 17 December, 2012

Loyalists plan protests across North over new policy on Union flag
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Loyalists plan protests across North over new policy on Union flag

Dec 17th 2012, 2:30 PM 10,730 Views 135 Comments

At least 21 peaceful protests are planned for 6pm this evening, in moves that could hamper commuters across NI.

# belfast-city-council - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down
# Flag Row
# Flag Row

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down

Dec 6th 2012, 2:54 PM 3,192 Views 6 Comments

Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.

# belfast-city-council - Monday 3 December, 2012

Pics: Protests in Belfast as council votes to restrict flying of Union flag
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Pics: Protests in Belfast as council votes to restrict flying of Union flag

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:18 PM 17,597 Views 180 Comments

The city council has voted to restrict the flying of the Union flag to 15 days during the year. It has previously flown all year round.