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# 12 July

Last year
# 12 July
Man arrested by PSNI after melee erupts when bin is thrown at loyalist marching band
The band has insisted members thought a bomb had been thrown.
All time
# the twelfth
Unionist leaders criticise burning of Irish tricolour flags on Eleventh Night bonfires
More than 230 Eleventh Night bonfires were lit across Northern Ireland between Friday night and last night.
# 12 July
Stormont ministers threaten PSNI with court action over bonfire stance
Police are refusing to support contractors to remove the north Belfast loyalist fire.
# The North
'It's hate-fuelled': NI Justice Minister hits out over election posters on loyalist bonfires
Irish and EU flags have also been seen on some bonfires.
# 12 July
Northern Ireland committee head apologises for ‘offence’ caused by bonfire tweet
Senior Conservative MP Simon Hoare issued an apology for a now-deleted tweet.
# NI Protocol
Garda Commissioner says loyalist rally reports may be ‘kite flying’
Drew Harris said gardaí would be prepared if a rally did take place in Dublin.
# 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.
# 11 july
Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out
The bonfires are lit in some loyalist areas on 11 July across Northern Ireland.
# 12 July
Loyalist bonfire organisers rebuild 11 July sites after council crackdown on hazardous materials
Belfast City Council voted to remove tyres from a number of sites yesterday.
# Eleventh Night
The North's fire service dealt with a call every 48 seconds last night
Last night saw 57 bonfires across the province ahead of today’s 12 July marches.
# condemned
McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'
The Sinn Féin deputy leader said the burning of political posters must end.
# peaceful protest
Yesterday's 12th of July was the 'most peaceful for some years and a model for years to come'
However, Sinn Féin is angry that a coffin with an effigy of Martin McGuinness was spotted on a loyalist bonfire.
# Northern Ireland
Four to appear in court over 12 July disorder
One man (20) was arrested on suspicion of assaulting police, but was released pending a report.
# the twelfth
Ardoyne 12 July march passes off peacefully
The Orange Order has said it wants peace during today’s events. Bonfires (pictured) were lit to celebrate 11th Night last night.
Man arrested for attempted murder during July 12th riots in Belfast
The charge was also linked to rioting and possession of an offensive weapon in Woodvale on July 12.
# orangemen
In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne
PSNI stopped the parade on the Woodvale Road, one kilometre outside Ardoyne.
# 12th of july
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.
# 12 July
Orange Order banned from marching through Ardoyne area
The DUP have decried the decision as “illogical”, and say the order has been left in an “impossible position”.
# Northern Ireland
Man arrested over alleged 12 July disorder
The man was arrested today and charged with offences including hijacking and attempted grevious bodily harm.
# Belfast Riots
14 year old boy charged over 12th of July riots in Belfast
Young teenager will appear before Belfast Magistrates Court this morning.
# Peace Process
Adams: Orange Order should contribute to peace process
The Sinn Féin leader said today that the order needs to “step forward”, which means dialogue with residents and dialogue with Sinn Féin.
# Twelfth
Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches
Twenty-two police officers were injured in the disturbances overnight.