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# Twelfth of July

This year
12 July: One person hospitalised and O'Neill says effigy-burners should 'catch themselves on'
Last night, the majority of an estimated 250 bonfires were lit in loyalist communities across the region.
Photo of Michelle O'Neill attached to loyalist bonfire in Co Tyrone
The bonfire is to be lit tonight at 10:30pm.
DUP MP wants House of Commons to congratulate loyalists on 210ft tall bonfire
Sammy Wilson shared the text of the motion in a tweet, in which he called the bonfire “an amazing feat of engineering”.
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Teenager in critical condition after being burned at Eleventh Night bonfire
Thousands took to the streets today with Twelfth of July parades passing off peacefully.
Crowds gather as Twelfth of July bonfires lit amid coronavirus restrictions
Call outs by the Northern Ireland fire service dropped by a third this year compared to last year.
Orange Order cancels Twelfth of July parades because of Covid-19
Grand Master Edward Stevenson said “the Orange family has already lost members”.
Eight arrests made but Twelfth of July passes 'without major incident' in Northern Ireland
It comes after the emergency services experienced a much quieter 11 July than previous years.
Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van
The incident happened last week in Derry.
Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast
Sinn Féin’s Declan Kearney called it a “particularly sickening manifestation”.
Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians
A 16-year-old girl was also hurt when a car ploughed into pedestrians.
Petrol bombs, paint bombs and fireworks seized in Belfast
There were disturbances in several areas with fireworks and missiles thrown at police but overall there were less incidents than previous nights.
Tensions remain high for July 12th parades
More than 4,000 PSNI officers backed by 630 reinforcements from Britain are on duty across Northern Ireland.
Ardoyne parade banned as Northern Ireland readies for 'Twelfth'
Almost 50 parades described as “sensitive” as PSNI calls up additional support.
Column: Surely Loyalist marchers want a better image than this?
The violence during parades in Belfast last weekend have David McCann pondering the need for Unionism to appeal to Catholics as well as Protestants.
Man held over attempted murder of police officers
The man is being held at Antrim police station in connection with the incidents which occurred in the Ardoyne area last Thursday.
In pictures: Huge bonfires across North for the Twelfth of July
The Orange Order has said it has a peaceful solution to the Ardoyne dispute.
Twelfth bonfires to be lit tonight as parade tension rises
The huge stacks of pallets and tyres will be set alight tonight.
Petrol bombs thrown at police in Portadown riots
Police were attacked by masked youths at the sectarian flashpoint of Corcrain Road in the Co Armagh town.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
Gallery: Pride and violence at Twelfth parades in Belfast
Loyalists of all ages take part in Orange Order parades; Nationalist youths later turn on police. Our gallery.
Second night of violence across Northern Ireland as the Twelfth parades pass
Violence flared in parts of Belfast, Derry and Antrim last night as violence erupted before and after Orange Order parades.
Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches
Twenty-two police officers were injured in the disturbances overnight.
Orange you glad they'd dye the Liffey?
The Orange Order welcomes proposals to make July 12 a national holiday – and would dye the Liffey orange.
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