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#Loyalist

# loyalist - Thursday 14 February, 2019

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

# loyalist - Monday 10 November, 2014

Paramilitaries abused 500 children since 1990

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

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

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 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

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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 This post contains images

In pics: Controversial Republican parade passes peacefully in Tyrone

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

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

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

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

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Condemnation as journalist and SDLP politician sent bullet in the post

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"

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)

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

# loyalist - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today

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

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

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

# loyalist - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: violence erupts during Belfast parades Clashes This post contains images

In pictures: violence erupts during Belfast parades

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

# loyalist - Friday 13 July, 2012

Four men charged over 12 July violence in Belfast

At least 10 shots were fired at police in Ardoyne last night.

# loyalist - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures Ian Paisley This post contains images

Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures

The firebrand loyalist leader stepped down as a minister last night after six decades of controversy. Check out these highlights – and not-so-highlights – of his career…

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