16 C
Ballymoney
Thursday, August 6, 2020

Belfast Parade – Four arrested
B

Three men and a woman were arrested after trouble following an anti-internment parade in north Belfast on Sunday.

Petrol bombs, stones and bottles were thrown at police after they stopped the parade entering Belfast city centre.

- Advertisement -

The march was stopped by police at Oldpark Road in the north of the city after it breached a determination by a parades ruling body over its timing.

- Advertisement -

Organisers had asked supporters to leave peacefully when the parade ended.

But police were forced to deploy water cannon about an hour later when a crowd threw missiles at them.

- Advertisement -

On Sunday night police said they would “now review the evidence gathered and pursue all relevant lines of inquiry relating to any offences or breaches of the Parades Commission determinations”.

- Advertisement -
Previous articleMondays Weather
Next articleRider Killed at UPG named
- Advertisement -

LATEST

Woman airlifted to Antrim Area hospital after being recovered from Browns Bay Islandmagee.

A woman was recovered from the sea at Browns Bay Islandmagee earlier this evening by the Larne RNLI lifeboat, after getting into...

Education Minister sets out proposal for schools to return to normal from August 31st

Education Minister Peter Weir today said he wants all schools to return to more normal patterns of operation and attendance from the...

Latest COVID-19 cases a ‘wake up call’ says Health Minister

Health Ministers, Robin Swann, has warned that the latest totals relating to COVID-19 cases should provide a “wake-up call for the complacent”,

Face masks mandatory from next Monday

First Minister Arlene Foster has announced that face coverings/masks are to become mandatory in retail premises from Monday August 10th.