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# east-belfast - Friday 12 July, 2019

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.

# east-belfast - Friday 14 June, 2019

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.

# east-belfast - Sunday 9 June, 2019

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”.

# east-belfast - Friday 29 March, 2019

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.

# east-belfast - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

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.

# east-belfast - Thursday 16 August, 2018

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

A number of items were seized during the searches.

# east-belfast - Sunday 21 January, 2018

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.

# east-belfast - Monday 30 October, 2017

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.

# east-belfast - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Man beaten with gun by armed raiders in overnight attack

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

# east-belfast - Thursday 20 August, 2015

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.

# east-belfast - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Gerry Adams hits out at idiots and imbeciles

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

# east-belfast - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Two charged after shotgun discharged in a child's playground

The incident happened on Thursday.

# east-belfast - Friday 1 May, 2015

Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike

Police are appealing for witnesses.

# east-belfast - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Fast food worker shaken after being 'threatened with gun'

The incident took place at 11.20pm yesterday.

# east-belfast - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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

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

# east-belfast - Thursday 22 January, 2015

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

The school is to close tomorrow as a precaution.

# east-belfast - Saturday 27 December, 2014

# east-belfast - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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

Police says it is lucky nobody has been hurt.

# east-belfast - Monday 27 October, 2014

Police come under attack from dozens of youths in East Belfast

One officer was injured after being hit by masonry.

# east-belfast - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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.

# east-belfast - Monday 25 August, 2014

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.”

# east-belfast - Monday 19 May, 2014

Couple tied-up at gunpoint and assaulted in east Belfast

A large quantity of jeweller was taken from the house.

# east-belfast - Thursday 8 May, 2014

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.

# east-belfast - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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.

# east-belfast - Thursday 30 January, 2014

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.

# east-belfast - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Second man arrested in connection with 1993 murder released unconditionally

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

# east-belfast - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

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.

# east-belfast - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

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.

# east-belfast - Friday 21 June, 2013

Four men arrested after two males assaulted

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

# east-belfast - Friday 26 April, 2013

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.

# east-belfast - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Belfast: Arrests following violence overnight

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

# east-belfast - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

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.

# east-belfast - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

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.

# east-belfast - Monday 31 December, 2012

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.

# east-belfast - Monday 24 December, 2012

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

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

# east-belfast - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

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.

# east-belfast - Monday 10 December, 2012

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.

# east-belfast - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

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.

# east-belfast - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

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.

# east-belfast - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

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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