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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Flags

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# Interview
Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls
Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.
# Peace
Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast
Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.
# It's a trap
Some Irish fans are still happy with Trap
These fans were literally singing his praises in Austria today.
# Belfast Flag Protests
Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus
The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.
# wowzers
Amazing flag waving display by Dynamo Dresden fans
Here’s another reason to love German football.
# Belfast
200 take part in Belfast union flag protest
The protest took place at Belfast City Hall, with some protesters then travelling to Stormont for a peaceful protest.
# Belfast
Man charged in connection with Belfast flag protests
A 52-year-old man has been charged with various offences relating to the Union flag protests in Belfast.
# Northern Ireland
Parades Commission says Northern Ireland can 'choose' a peaceful summer
Chairman Peter Osborne issued a lengthy statement last night about the ongoing Union flag demonstrations and the next marching season.
# Protests
Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland
It began with a vote and ended with burnt-out offices, dozens of injuries and arrests, and a sense that a fragile peace had been disrupted.
# Flags
PSNI officers meet with loyalists in bid to end protests
Senior officers met with the Ulster People’s Forum over the protests which have been ongoing for almost two months.
# Flags
Eleven arrested for blocking roads in Northern Ireland protests
The eleven have all been arrested on charges of obstructing roads as part of an ongoing protest over the flying of the Union flag.
# Flags
Derry: Arrests following flag protest
A total of 112 people have been arrested in connection with recent protests. Meanwhile, a peace rally took place in Belfast yesterday.
# Violence
Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal
Gerry Adams said most of the protests are being organised by the BNP, the UVF and criminal elements, and need to end.
# unrest
PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes
Meanwhile Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said the violence is nothing to do with flags and is being orchestrated by “known criminals” intent on causing chaos.
# Union flag
Violent clashes in Belfast as flag protests enter fifth night
Police officers were attacked with missiles while vehicles were damaged with hatchets and sledge hammers.
# Flags
Condemnation as journalist and SDLP politician sent bullet in the post
A 9mm bullet and a sympathy card containing the name and photograph of the SDLP MLA were intercepted at a sorting office.
# Flegs
Fourth night of violence in East Belfast as flag protests continue
A 38-year-old who was arrested on Saturday will meanwhile appear in court charged with possession of a gun.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Flags
Belfast violence is being "orchestrated by loyalist paramilitaries"
The head of the Police Federation of Northern Ireland said loyalist paramilitaries have hijacked the flags protests and are using “any excuse” to attack the police.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# tensions
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.
# Northern Ireland
Loyalists plan protests across North over new policy on Union flag
At least 21 peaceful protests are planned for 6pm this evening, in moves that could hamper commuters across NI.
# Belfast
More than 1,200 attend Belfast peace rally
They turned out for a one-hour peace rally, which included a two minute ‘no silence’, where people clapped, made music and noise.
# Gunther
Calls for Commissioner to retract half-mast flag comment
The Oireachtas European Affairs Committee has urged the EU Energy Commissioner to withdraw remarks regarding debt-burdened countries being made to fly their flags at half-mast.
# Riots
Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus
PSNI officers also came under attack from petrol bombs amid serious disturbances in the North last night.