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Latest update : 2013-01-08

More riots in Belfast

There's been more violence in Northern Ireland, as youths from the region's unionist community clashed with police. The protests are in reaction to a decision last month by Belfast City Council to no longer fly the British flag over City Hall. The decision was taken to allow the city council take a neutral stance between the pro-British Unionists and the largely Catholic Irish nationalist community. The flag will now be flown only on selected days.

By Clovis CASALI , Aurore Cloe DUPUIS , Patrick LOVETT

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