22 September 2021
Youths have moved up the road. Quiet near the Lanark Way interface gates. Community activists still here acting as a barrier to the gates. The sound of fireworks can be heard in the distance
PSNI have deployed water cannon against protesters on Belfast's Springfield Road
A crowd of men and women have gathered at the interface gates near Lanark Way from the Springfield Road side - they don't want any violence on the streets tonight. Things relatively quiet but crowds of young people now returning to the area
Crowds of young ones now running up Springfield Rd.
The Biden administration has appealed for calm in NI and voiced support for the Brexit protocol. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said: "We are concerned by the violence in Northern Ireland and we join the British, Irish and Northern Irish leaders in their calls for calm
NI Secretary Brandon Lewis said "words failed him" at the idea of adults encouraging a 13-year-old to engage in some of the violent scenes seen across the region in recent days
Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Micheál Martin spoke over the phone on Thursday about the violent clashes in mainly loyalist areas over the last week
5 month ago
Concerned about the violence in NorthernIreland and US joins the calls for calm, says @PressSec
ONE of Britain's richest men, worth £301million, was last night found stabbed to death in his country mansion. Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, an 83-year-old Baronet, was attacked inside his £2million home in Higher Langham, near Gillingham, Dorset
5 month ago
Dominic Raab:Former elected Hong Kong politician, Nathan Law, has been granted asylum in the UK
5 month ago
Britain says notified by Myanmar that UK ambassador's post terminated
Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney says the violence in NI needs to stop before somebody is killed or seriously injured and went on to say that there needs to be a collective effort to try to defuse tension
5 month ago
Spokesman for Myanmar ambassador to UK (locked out of embassy) urges UK government not to recognise military attache as official envoy to London
Myanmar ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn had met with a number of people including British officials/politicians & AungSanSuuKyi's son since Feb 1 militarycoup. He had also said he takes instructions only from Ms Suu Kyi, detained since Feb 15 month ago
Myanmar ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn had met with a number of people including British officials/politicians & AungSanSuuKyi's son since Feb 1 militarycoup. He had also said he takes instructions only from Ms Suu Kyi, detained since Feb 1
5 month ago
British Health Minister: We will be transparent if any side effects of any vaccine appear
Myanmar military administration had sent letter to the UK informing that Myanmar ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn is no longer nation's representative, appointing instead a new replacement effective April 7. Thus Kyaw Zwar Minn locked out of embassy
5 month ago
Dominic Raab:We condemn the bullying actions of the Myanmar military government in London yesterday, and I pay tribute to Kyaw Zwar Minn for his courage. The UK continues to call for an end to the coup and the appalling violence, and a swift restoration of democracy
Petrol bombs and missiles are being exchanged over the peace wall gates at Springfield Road/ Lanark Way in Belfast. A hijacked car burns on the loyalist side. Police have temporarily withdrawn from the area
Police have come under attack and a bus has been hijacked in another night of disorder in Belfast
5 month ago
Myanmar ambassador to the UK, Kyaw Zwar Minn, who has opposed the BurmaCoup, tells @Reuters he has been locked out of his embassy
Bus now on fire on the Shankill
The police have the gates closed as crowds gather on the Springfield road
Trouble on Lanark way
Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS flight RYR264N London-Riga squawking 7700 emergency over Netherlands5 month ago
Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS flight RYR264N London-Riga squawking 7700 emergency over Netherlands
5 month ago
Police have made a fifth arrest after a man was assaulted in Worthing on Easter Sunday. Officers were called to Whitebeam Road, but believe the attack happened in nearby Longcroft Park
5 month ago
UK has 'significant concerns' over Russian activity on Ukraine border: PM
5 month ago
Zelensky: Russia's recent actions pose a serious challenge to the security of Ukraine, @NATO members and the entire Europe. Thanked @BorisJohnson in a phone conversation for continued support
5 police officers injured last night in Newtownabbey/Carrick.   32 injured in past 72 hours in N Ireland5 month ago
5 police officers injured last night in Newtownabbey/Carrick. 32 injured in past 72 hours in N Ireland
Here we go . party time.   The rioter reaction the moment  police arrived to try to stop violence in Newtownabbey last night.5 month ago
"Here we go . party time." The rioter reaction the moment police arrived to try to stop violence in Newtownabbey last night.
5 month ago
UK FM had a phone talk with Iran FM @JZarif on Saturday, discussing the JCPOA & upcoming Vienna session. Zarif urged Europeans to engage "constructively" in the session & said Iran will return to commitments if US sanctions are lifted fully in a manner that Iran can verify it
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