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#East Belfast

From TheJournal.ie Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast 11 July

Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast

There was a major drop in callouts to bonfires in loyalist areas this year, fire service says.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI releases footage of cars used by terrorists to transport bomb to police officer's home Belfast This post contains videos

PSNI releases footage of cars used by terrorists to transport bomb to police officer's home

On 1 June terrorists travelling in two cars planted a bomb under the car of a PSNI officer.

From TheJournal.ie Staff member injured after struggle with robbers who made off with cash from east Belfast shop PSNI

Staff member injured after struggle with robbers who made off with cash from east Belfast shop

Police described the robbery as an “extremely traumatic ordeal”.

From TheJournal.ie Six people arrested after police operation into criminal activities of UVF in East Belfast Drugs

Six people arrested after police operation into criminal activities of UVF in East Belfast

They were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply class A drugs.

From TheJournal.ie Police appeal for information over 'barbaric' murder of father-of-two in Belfast Ian Ogle

Police appeal for information over 'barbaric' murder of father-of-two in Belfast

Police said the investigation had progressed significantly in the past 48 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested on suspicion of supplying unlicensed door staff by police investigating UVF East Belfast

Man arrested on suspicion of supplying unlicensed door staff by police investigating UVF

A number of items were seized during the searches.

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched following death of man (53) in Belfast flat London Road

Murder investigation launched following death of man (53) in Belfast flat

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

From TheJournal.ie 14-year-old has teeth knocked out by assailant who may have used knuckle duster East Belfast

14-year-old has teeth knocked out by assailant who may have used knuckle duster

The teen and his friend were riding their bikes home from Belfast city centre when they were attacked.

From TheJournal.ie Man beaten with gun by armed raiders in overnight attack Head Injuries

Man beaten with gun by armed raiders in overnight attack

The man was beaten by two men armed with a suspected firearm.

From TheJournal.ie Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan Revenge Killing

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams hits out at idiots and imbeciles Bomb Threat

Gerry Adams hits out at idiots and imbeciles

The Sinn Féin president was reacting to a bomb threat targeting his home yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Two charged after shotgun discharged in a child's playground IN COURT

Two charged after shotgun discharged in a child's playground

The incident happened on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike Security Alert

Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike

Police are appealing for witnesses.

From TheJournal.ie Fast food worker shaken after being 'threatened with gun' Carjacking

Fast food worker shaken after being 'threatened with gun'

The incident took place at 11.20pm yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Group of masked man armed with bats left man with broken arm and leg Aggravated Burglary

Group of masked man armed with bats left man with broken arm and leg

It happened in east Belfast at around 8:30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over malicious and "threatening" email sent to primary school Gardaí

Man arrested over malicious and "threatening" email sent to primary school

The school is to close tomorrow as a precaution.

From TheJournal.ie Man (41) dies after being attacked with his electric guitar on Christmas Eve East Belfast
From TheJournal.ie Homes attacked, petrol bombs thrown in third night of Belfast disorder East Belfast

Homes attacked, petrol bombs thrown in third night of Belfast disorder

Police says it is lucky nobody has been hurt.

From TheJournal.ie Police come under attack from dozens of youths in East Belfast PSNI

Police come under attack from dozens of youths in East Belfast

One officer was injured after being hit by masonry.

From TheJournal.ie Police ask parents to intervene after officer hit in the face with brick Belfast

Police ask parents to intervene after officer hit in the face with brick

Gangs of youths were throwing stones at each other when the officer was caught in the crossfire.

From TheJournal.ie Petrol bombs were thrown at police in East Belfast last night Northern Ireland

Petrol bombs were thrown at police in East Belfast last night

A PSNI Inspector says a small minority “showed a complete disregard for their community.”

From TheJournal.ie Couple tied-up at gunpoint and assaulted in east Belfast PSNI

Couple tied-up at gunpoint and assaulted in east Belfast

A large quantity of jeweller was taken from the house.

From TheJournal.ie Two attacked by masked men armed with machete and rifle in East Belfast PSNI

Two attacked by masked men armed with machete and rifle in East Belfast

One of the men attacked was struck by the suspected firearm during the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Police dog bites two people during Belfast train station incident Disorder

Police dog bites two people during Belfast train station incident

The PSNI made a number of arrests over disorder in two parts of Belfast and at its Central Train Station.

From TheJournal.ie Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber Skainos Centre

Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber

The talk was being given by Patrick Magee on the Newtownards Road. Police were injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Second man arrested in connection with 1993 murder released unconditionally Joseph Reynolds

Second man arrested in connection with 1993 murder released unconditionally

Joseph Reynolds was shot when his van was ambushed in 1993.

From TheJournal.ie UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute East 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.

From TheJournal.ie Petrol bomb-making factory found in Belfast Investigation

Petrol bomb-making factory found in Belfast

The factory was found by police during an investigation into recent petrol bomb attacks. Three people have been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested after two males assaulted East Belfast

Four men arrested after two males assaulted

The victims were taken away for questioning by police this morning, and witnesses are being sought.

From TheJournal.ie Primary school evacuated in east Belfast after security alert Northern Ireland

Primary school evacuated in east Belfast after security alert

The PSNI has closed off part of Belvoir Drive in the east of the city this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast: Arrests following violence overnight Belfast

Belfast: Arrests following violence overnight

There were a number of arrests after police tackled disorder in the Lower Newtownards Road area of East Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast flag protest enters sixth night Belfast

Belfast flag protest enters sixth night

The Union flag will today fly over Belfast City Hall for the first time since the controversy began in order to mark the birthday of the Duchess of Cambridge.

From TheJournal.ie Two men released in probe into attempted bombing of PSNI officer's car Northern Ireland

Two men released in probe into attempted bombing of PSNI officer's car

The two men were arrested earlier this week and have now been released unconditionally by the PSNI.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI appeal for witnesses in foiled bomb attack on off duty officer Appeal

PSNI appeal for witnesses in foiled bomb attack on off duty officer

The PSNI are looking to speak to anyone who may have been in the Upper Newtownards Road area in east Belfast between Friday and Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games East Belfast

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

The incident took place in East Belfast last night, and police are seeking information from the public.

From TheJournal.ie Children among 15 arrested during protests across Northern Ireland Tensions

Children among 15 arrested during protests across Northern Ireland

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.

From TheJournal.ie Officer escapes after police van attacked in 'attempted murder' Belfast

Officer escapes after police van attacked in 'attempted murder'

There was more violence in Northern Ireland this evening as politicians urged calm on the streets of Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Man, 42, arrested over attempted murder in Belfast Belfast

Man, 42, arrested over attempted murder in Belfast

A 32-year-old received a stab wound to his neck shortly after 3am in the Castlereagh Place area in east Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Six arrested after Belfast riots East Belfast

Six arrested after Belfast riots

The PSNI says an investigation is ongoing into last week’s events, which saw a number of people injured and a photographer shot in the leg.

From TheJournal.ie UVF blamed for Belfast violence as police fear further tensions Belfast

UVF blamed for Belfast violence as police fear further tensions

UVF loyalists are blamed for orchestrating the violence, but republicans may be responsible for shooting a photographer.

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