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# loyalist - Monday 18 November, 2019

Sinn Féin's John Finucane receiving 'sinister and dangerous threats' during election campaign
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

Sinn Féin's John Finucane receiving 'sinister and dangerous threats' during election campaign

Nov 18th 2019, 1:55 PM 18,675 Views 20 Comments

A number of banners have been placed in Loyalist areas of Belfast.

# loyalist - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland
# Operation Banner
# Operation Banner

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland

Aug 17th 2019, 4:28 PM 19,801 Views 34 Comments

Operation Banner began in August 1969 and lasted until 2007.

# loyalist - Thursday 14 February, 2019

PSNI 'deeply sorry' for not giving documents relating to 1990s killings to ombudsman
# Loyalist Attacks
# Loyalist Attacks

PSNI 'deeply sorry' for not giving documents relating to 1990s killings to ombudsman

Feb 14th 2019, 8:13 AM 15,372 Views 46 Comments

Human error and an archaic IT system are being cited as the reasons for the omission.

# loyalist - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Four men jailed for life over loyalist killing of man who was shot dead in front of his son
# Colin Horner
# Colin Horner

Four men jailed for life over loyalist killing of man who was shot dead in front of his son

Jan 16th 2019, 2:29 PM 16,070 Views 3 Comments

The killing was linked to a UDA feud in Antrim.

# loyalist - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed
# Michael Stone
# Michael Stone

Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed

Aug 9th 2018, 9:16 AM 28,380 Views 50 Comments

Michael Stone is coming to the end of a 30-year sentence for murdering six people. He is no stranger to the world of ‘performance art’.

# loyalist - Monday 29 January, 2018

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders
# Gary Haggarty
# Gary Haggarty

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders

Jan 29th 2018, 10:41 PM 19,363 Views 55 Comments

Former Ulster Volunteer Force chief Gary Haggarty was a paid police informer.

# loyalist - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Man arrested following explosion in loyalist area of Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man arrested following explosion in loyalist area of Belfast

Jan 27th 2018, 2:02 PM 10,023 Views 21 Comments

No-one was injured and police enquiries are ongoing.

# loyalist - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Pictures: Republican fires burn to mark the anniversary of internment without trial
# Belfast
# Belfast

Pictures: Republican fires burn to mark the anniversary of internment without trial

Aug 9th 2017, 8:01 AM 12,534 Views 103 Comments

This was the second night in a row that youths reportedly clashed with police in Belfast.

# loyalist - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage
# Loyalist
# Loyalist

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage

Jun 24th 2017, 12:23 PM 33,438 Views 59 Comments

Up to 3,000 pallets were stolen from a council site earlier this week.

# loyalist - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Another man arrested in connection with 'brutal and senseless' murder of Colin Horner
# Bangor
# Bangor

Another man arrested in connection with 'brutal and senseless' murder of Colin Horner

Jun 3rd 2017, 12:19 PM 7,545 Views 0 Comments

Horner was shot dead in front of his three-year-old son last weekend.

# loyalist - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Man (28) arrested in connection with shooting of loyalist Colin Horner in front of son
# Bangor
# Bangor

Man (28) arrested in connection with shooting of loyalist Colin Horner in front of son

May 31st 2017, 7:28 AM 7,070 Views 5 Comments

Horner was murdered in the car park of a supermarket on the afternoon of 28 May.

# loyalist - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Cold case: PSNI re-opens probe into murder of mother-of-two at loyalist club
# 1987
# 1987

Cold case: PSNI re-opens probe into murder of mother-of-two at loyalist club

Nov 23rd 2016, 5:00 PM 11,931 Views 21 Comments

Police say Lorraine McCausland was “brutally raped” and “savagely beaten”.

# loyalist - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Three men arrested in connection with the murder of a prominent loyalist
# PSNI
# PSNI

Three men arrested in connection with the murder of a prominent loyalist

Sep 13th 2016, 1:12 PM 7,483 Views 2 Comments

John Boreland was shot a number of times as he got out of his car to walk to his flat.

# loyalist - Monday 8 August, 2016

Police in Belfast appeal for calm after murder of prominent loyalist
# Plea
# Plea

Police in Belfast appeal for calm after murder of prominent loyalist

Aug 8th 2016, 5:24 PM 10,465 Views 29 Comments

The man has been named as prominent loyalist John Boreland.

# loyalist - Monday 2 February, 2015

Poll: Should the 'Love Ulster' march go ahead in Dublin?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the 'Love Ulster' march go ahead in Dublin?

Feb 2nd 2015, 10:51 AM 24,733 Views 188 Comments

Do they have a right to march or is is too dangerous?

# loyalist - Monday 10 November, 2014

Paramilitaries abused 500 children since 1990
# Rough Justice
# Rough Justice

Paramilitaries abused 500 children since 1990

Nov 10th 2014, 10:49 PM 21,318 Views 199 Comments

One former victim said he still got flashbacks, over 20 years after being attacked in his parents’ house in Belfast.

# loyalist - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Three held over shooting of loyalist released by police
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

Three held over shooting of loyalist released by police

Aug 30th 2014, 12:50 PM 4,867 Views 0 Comments

Three people also appeared in court last weekend over the shooting of John Boreland in north Belfast.

# loyalist - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Major police operation in Belfast as anti-internment march hits the city
# PSNI
# PSNI

Major police operation in Belfast as anti-internment march hits the city

Aug 10th 2014, 1:23 PM 10,026 Views 55 Comments

Dozens of officers were injured last year in loyalist rioting after the march.

# loyalist - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Police pleased with "quiet and peaceful" 12 July parades
# The Twelfth
# The Twelfth

Police pleased with "quiet and peaceful" 12 July parades

Jul 13th 2014, 10:57 AM 11,527 Views 101 Comments

The PSNI said this was due to factors including “responsible leadership” from groups including the orange order.

# loyalist - Friday 11 April, 2014

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne
# UDA
# UDA

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne

Apr 11th 2014, 5:23 PM 6,515 Views 59 Comments

Crowds of up to 100 people were involved in the violence last month. Trouble last night in Carrickfergus is being linked with those disturbances.

# loyalist - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Man charged over flag protest-related attack on police officer
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man charged over flag protest-related attack on police officer

Dec 1st 2013, 11:01 AM 6,671 Views 36 Comments

A PSNI officer was knocked unconscious after a stand-off between demonstrators and police in the aftermath of yesterday’s march.

# loyalist - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Police officer knocked unconscious after stopping flag protesters
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police officer knocked unconscious after stopping flag protesters

Nov 30th 2013, 6:05 PM 22,849 Views 99 Comments

The demonstration itself passed off peacefully, but violence broke out after PSNI officers stopped a group on the street afterwards.

# loyalist - Monday 18 November, 2013

Teenager 'in a stable condition' after being shot in legs in Coleraine
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Teenager 'in a stable condition' after being shot in legs in Coleraine

Nov 18th 2013, 7:26 PM 7,716 Views 18 Comments

Matthew Campbell was shot after a gang forced their way into a house in a staunchly loyalist area of Coleraine.

# loyalist - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims
# Belfast
# Belfast

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:38 AM 4,844 Views 133 Comments

The attack, which happened 20 years ago today, was one of the most notorious incidents of The Troubles.

# loyalist - Friday 27 September, 2013

Loyalist protester Willie Frazer turns up at court dressed as Abu Hamza
# Protest
# Protest

Loyalist protester Willie Frazer turns up at court dressed as Abu Hamza

Sep 27th 2013, 2:45 PM 16,028 Views 0 Comments

The vocal loyalist campaigner was to be charged at a Belfast court over his involvement in protests about the flying of the Union flag in Northern Ireland.

# loyalist - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’
# Paul McNally
# Paul McNally

Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’

Sep 24th 2013, 8:29 PM 10,435 Views 44 Comments

It was second arrest to be made this year in connection with the shooting of 26-year-old Paul McNally outside a bookmakers in north Belfast.

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute

Sep 24th 2013, 4:31 PM 13,464 Views 98 Comments

Work on the painting was suspended earlier this month after community leaders intervened, but it has since been completed.

# loyalist - Monday 9 September, 2013

"Protective policing" for three Belfast schools due to loyalist threats
# Belfast
# Belfast

"Protective policing" for three Belfast schools due to loyalist threats

Sep 9th 2013, 9:38 AM 6,219 Views 61 Comments

The threats were made by the Red Hand Defenders, and concern two primary schools and one secondary school.

# loyalist - Sunday 11 August, 2013

In pics: Controversial Republican parade passes peacefully in Tyrone
# Castlederg
# Castlederg

In pics: Controversial Republican parade passes peacefully in Tyrone

Aug 11th 2013, 6:52 PM 12,822 Views 281 Comments

A minority of protesters shouted angrily and one demonstrator temporarily broke through a security barrier amid emotional scenes.

# loyalist - Monday 15 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 15th 2013, 8:42 AM 8,644 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# loyalist - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Column: The Irish Government must help end the flag protests
# Belfast
# Belfast

Column: The Irish Government must help end the flag protests

Jan 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 88 Views 110 Comments

The issue in the North over flying the Union Jack requires quiet diplomacy, not grandstanding or lecturing. It’s in everyone’s interest that Dublin help broker a deal, writes Michael Anderson.

# loyalist - 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 12,658 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.

# loyalist - 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.

# loyalist - Sunday 6 January, 2013

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

Belfast violence is being "orchestrated by loyalist paramilitaries"

Jan 6th 2013, 1:05 PM 9,308 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.

# loyalist - 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.

# loyalist - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today

Dec 12th 2012, 12:00 PM 2,319 Views 10 Comments

The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.

# loyalist - 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 17,569 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.

# loyalist - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Three arrested over Belfast parades disturbances
# Belfast
# Belfast

Three arrested over Belfast parades disturbances

Aug 26th 2012, 12:37 PM 3,137 Views 1 Comment

Seven PSNI officers were injured in clashes over contentious parade yesterday.

# loyalist - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: violence erupts during Belfast parades
# Clashes
# Clashes

In pictures: violence erupts during Belfast parades

Aug 25th 2012, 4:21 PM 16,715 Views 107 Comments

Clashes erupted as band breached Parades Commission determination against it marching past a Catholic Church.

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