Ireland

Children Among Those Arrested During Loyalist Protests in Northern Ireland

Ban on flying union flag Belfast City Hall causing some upset

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Several police officers have been injured and 15 people, including several children, have been arrested during loyalist protests in Northern Ireland.

There have been protests against restrictions on flying the union flag on Belfast City Hall, which the council voted through two weeks ago.

There were about 80 separate protests on Monday.

There was trouble in parts of Belfast, Lisburn, Carrickfergus and Portadown.