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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.