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# east-belfast - Friday 12 July, 2019

Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast
# 11 July
# 11 July

Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast

Updated Jul 12th 2019, 10:43 AM 39,038 Views 95 Comments

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
# Belfast

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

Jun 14th 2019, 7:21 PM 11,637 Views 15 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

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

Jun 9th 2019, 5:41 PM 10,037 Views 8 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Mar 29th 2019, 6:18 PM 8,769 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ian Ogle
# Ian Ogle

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

Jan 29th 2019, 7:20 PM 13,226 Views 3 Comments

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
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

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

Aug 16th 2018, 9:13 PM 14,277 Views 14 Comments

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
# London Road
# London Road

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

Jan 21st 2018, 9:05 AM 6,735 Views 1 Comment

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
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

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

Oct 30th 2017, 1:30 PM 41,831 Views 18 Comments

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
# Head Injuries
# Head Injuries

Man beaten with gun by armed raiders in overnight attack

Aug 29th 2015, 11:17 AM 14,741 Views 11 Comments

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
# Revenge Killing
# Revenge Killing

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

Aug 20th 2015, 11:42 PM 19,955 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bomb Threat
# Bomb Threat

Gerry Adams hits out at idiots and imbeciles

Jul 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 15,761 Views 97 Comments

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
# IN COURT
# IN COURT

Two charged after shotgun discharged in a child's playground

Jul 4th 2015, 12:20 PM 21,191 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Thursday.

# east-belfast - Friday 1 May, 2015

Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike

May 1st 2015, 9:41 AM 15,221 Views 11 Comments

Police are appealing for witnesses.

# east-belfast - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Fast food worker shaken after being 'threatened with gun'
# Carjacking
# Carjacking

Fast food worker shaken after being 'threatened with gun'

Apr 7th 2015, 12:50 PM 12,497 Views 7 Comments

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
# Aggravated Burglary
# Aggravated Burglary

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

Feb 5th 2015, 11:31 AM 13,053 Views 23 Comments

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
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

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

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:28 PM 23,974 Views 8 Comments

The school is to close tomorrow as a precaution.

# east-belfast - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Man (41) dies after being attacked with his electric guitar on Christmas Eve
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Man (41) dies after being attacked with his electric guitar on Christmas Eve

Dec 27th 2014, 2:52 PM 30,608 Views 9 Comments

Two people have been arrested.

# east-belfast - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 29th 2014, 12:05 PM 4,837 Views 23 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police come under attack from dozens of youths in East Belfast

Oct 27th 2014, 11:09 AM 8,520 Views 33 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Sep 21st 2014, 1:19 PM 13,680 Views 33 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Petrol bombs were thrown at police in East Belfast last night

Aug 25th 2014, 1:23 PM 5,028 Views 0 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

Couple tied-up at gunpoint and assaulted in east Belfast

May 19th 2014, 10:19 AM 3,770 Views 8 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

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

May 8th 2014, 9:49 AM 5,627 Views 50 Comments

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
# Disorder
# Disorder

Police dog bites two people during Belfast train station incident

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:44 AM 11,409 Views 15 Comments

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
# Skainos Centre
# Skainos Centre

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

Jan 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 8,839 Views 12 Comments

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
# Joseph Reynolds

Second man arrested in connection with 1993 murder released unconditionally

Oct 17th 2013, 4:41 PM 5,809 Views 24 Comments

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
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute

Sep 24th 2013, 4:31 PM 13,532 Views 98 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Petrol bomb-making factory found in Belfast

Jun 26th 2013, 6:57 PM 3,391 Views 15 Comments

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
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Four men arrested after two males assaulted

Jun 21st 2013, 8:03 PM 6,577 Views 2 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Primary school evacuated in east Belfast after security alert

Apr 26th 2013, 9:46 AM 2,800 Views 0 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast: Arrests following violence overnight

Jan 15th 2013, 8:04 AM 2,875 Views 30 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast flag protest enters sixth night

Jan 9th 2013, 8:16 AM 4,895 Views 55 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:23 PM 2,838 Views 0 Comments

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
# Appeal
# Appeal

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

Dec 31st 2012, 3:10 PM 3,187 Views 3 Comments

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
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

Dec 24th 2012, 2:26 PM 4,582 Views 5 Comments

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
# Tensions
# Tensions

Children among 15 arrested during protests across Northern Ireland

Dec 18th 2012, 10:24 AM 4,543 Views 42 Comments

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'
# Belfast
# Belfast

Officer escapes after police van attacked in 'attempted murder'

Dec 10th 2012, 9:28 PM 12,584 Views 28 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man, 42, arrested over attempted murder in Belfast

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:32 AM 1,985 Views 0 Comments

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
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Six arrested after Belfast riots

Jun 29th 2011, 3:52 PM 254 Views 2 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

UVF blamed for Belfast violence as police fear further tensions

Jun 22nd 2011, 7:24 PM 734 Views 17 Comments

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

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