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‘Deeply concerning scenes’: Violence in Northern Ireland enters sixth consecutive night

Northern Ireland witnessed violence for the sixth consecutive night as unionists and nationalists clashed with police and each other. Unrest first broke out last week amid rising tensions relating to Brexit and unionist anger over a decision by police not to prosecute leaders of the Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein for allegedly breaking coronavirus restrictions […]

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Violent clashes erupt in Northern Ireland for third straight night

Violent clashes in Northern Ireland erupted over the weekend amid increasing tensions in a region historically plagued with sectarian violence. Sunday marked a third night of disorder in the cities of Belfast and Derry/Londonderry, where police were targeted with petrol bombs and cars hijacked and set alight. The clashes involved children as young as 12, […]