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#Flags

# flags - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls
# Interview
# Interview

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls

Oct 16th 2013, 7:58 AM 6,397 Views 25 Comments

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
# Peace
# Peace

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

Sep 17th 2013, 8:04 AM 3,073 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Some Irish fans are still happy with Trap

Sep 10th 2013, 4:34 PM 1,777 Views 15 Comments

These fans were literally singing his praises in Austria today.

# flags - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus
# Belfast Flag Protests
# Belfast Flag Protests

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

Aug 29th 2013, 4:17 PM 4,550 Views 18 Comments

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

Amazing flag waving display by Dynamo Dresden fans
# Wowzers
From The42
# Wowzers

Amazing flag waving display by Dynamo Dresden fans

May 29th 2013, 10:41 AM 1,584 Views 1 Comment

Here’s another reason to love German football.

# flags - Friday 1 March, 2013

200 take part in Belfast union flag protest
# Belfast
# Belfast

200 take part in Belfast union flag protest

Mar 1st 2013, 7:50 PM 5,275 Views 33 Comments

The protest took place at Belfast City Hall, with some protesters then travelling to Stormont for a peaceful protest.

# flags - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Man charged in connection with Belfast flag protests
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man charged in connection with Belfast flag protests

Feb 28th 2013, 7:55 PM 3,343 Views 14 Comments

A 52-year-old man has been charged with various offences relating to the Union flag protests in Belfast.

# flags - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Parades Commission says Northern Ireland can 'choose' a peaceful summer
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Parades Commission says Northern Ireland can 'choose' a peaceful summer

Feb 26th 2013, 11:43 AM 3,768 Views 19 Comments

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

Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland
# Protests
# Protests

Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland

Feb 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,193 Views 0 Comments

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

PSNI officers meet with loyalists in bid to end protests
# Flags
# Flags

PSNI officers meet with loyalists in bid to end protests

Jan 31st 2013, 1:31 PM 3,588 Views 40 Comments

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

Eleven arrested for blocking roads in Northern Ireland protests
# Flags
# Flags

Eleven arrested for blocking roads in Northern Ireland protests

Jan 21st 2013, 9:06 PM 8,806 Views 56 Comments

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

Derry: Arrests following flag protest
# Flags
# Flags

Derry: Arrests following flag protest

Jan 14th 2013, 10:33 AM 4,260 Views 20 Comments

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

Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal
# Violence
# Violence

Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal

Jan 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,746 Views 60 Comments

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

PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes
# Unrest
# Unrest

PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes

Jan 12th 2013, 4:46 PM 12,660 Views 72 Comments

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

Violent clashes in Belfast as flag protests enter fifth night
# Union Flag
# Union Flag

Violent clashes in Belfast as flag protests enter fifth night

Jan 8th 2013, 8:05 AM 5,908 Views 70 Comments

Police officers were attacked with missiles while vehicles were damaged with hatchets and sledge hammers.

# flags - Monday 7 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

Jan 7th 2013, 4:50 PM 6,000 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Condemnation as journalist and SDLP politician sent bullet in the post
# Flags
# Flags

Condemnation as journalist and SDLP politician sent bullet in the post

Jan 7th 2013, 12:59 PM 4,265 Views 14 Comments

A 9mm bullet and a sympathy card containing the name and photograph of the SDLP MLA were intercepted at a sorting office.

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 4,823 Views 32 Comments

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 Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space

Jan 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 19,821 Views 9 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Belfast violence is being "orchestrated by loyalist paramilitaries"
# Flags
# Flags

Belfast violence is being "orchestrated by loyalist paramilitaries"

Jan 6th 2013, 1:05 PM 9,318 Views 147 Comments

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

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)

Jan 5th 2013, 7:53 PM 26,096 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# flags - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Children among 15 arrested during protests across Northern Ireland
# Tensions
# Tensions

Children among 15 arrested during protests across Northern Ireland

Dec 18th 2012, 10:24 AM 4,543 Views 42 Comments

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

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 10,693 Views 135 Comments

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

# flags - Sunday 16 December, 2012

More than 1,200 attend Belfast peace rally
# Belfast
# Belfast

More than 1,200 attend Belfast peace rally

Dec 16th 2012, 2:18 PM 4,877 Views 11 Comments

They turned out for a one-hour peace rally, which included a two minute ‘no silence’, where people clapped, made music and noise.

# flags - Friday 16 September, 2011

Calls for Commissioner to retract half-mast flag comment
# Gunther
# Gunther

Calls for Commissioner to retract half-mast flag comment

Sep 16th 2011, 9:12 AM 459 Views 12 Comments

The Oireachtas European Affairs Committee has urged the EU Energy Commissioner to withdraw remarks regarding debt-burdened countries being made to fly their flags at half-mast.

# flags - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus
# Riots
# Riots

Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus

Jul 10th 2011, 12:51 PM 467 Views 5 Comments

PSNI officers also came under attack from petrol bombs amid serious disturbances in the North last night.