Twenty-nine police officers were injured during sectarian riots between republicans and loyalists in east Belfast today.
The union flag will be raised at dawn over Belfast City Hall for the first time since the dispute began last month.
Police were attacked for a third night, with frontline officers reportedly coming under gunfire as new loyalist trouble erupted in Belfast.
A young man was fatally wounded whilst making a delivery in the Kennedy Way area of West Belfast shortly after 11pm last night.
He later died in hospital.
Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.
A delivery driver, aged in his 20s, has died after being shot near shops in west Belfast on Saturday night.
Police are said to have launched a murder inquiry.
The man was fatally wounded whilst making a delivery in the Kennedy Way area shortly after 11pm on Saturday.
He later died in hospital.
Local Sinn Féin MP Paul Maskey said those responsible "should be ashamed".
Serious incident at Kennedy way tonight. Those responsible should be ashamed.From @PaulMaskeyMP on Twitter:
Thoughts with the family of the young man who was murdered tonight on Kennedy Way.From @PaulMaskeyMP on Twitter:
Part of the M1 motorway in Belfast has been closed because of a security alert. Police are investigating a suspicious object found earlier this morning. Army bomb squad officers are at the scene.
A blackout hit Belfast tonight after a fault with the network left the entire city without power temporarily amid heavy snow.
Northern Ireland Electricity said it was the first time "in decades" an outage of this scale had happened in the city, UTV reported.
The firm said an issue with the high voltage transmission network left the Belfast area without power just after 7.30pm for around 10 minutes.
Although all customer affected by this power cut had their electricity supply restored, around 44,000 homes in Northern Ireland are still without electricity due to poor weather.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland has appealed to community leaders to use their influence to ensure that violent protests do not return to the streets of Belfast.
A small group of unionist protesters were driven into Belfast city centre as they continue campaign against new restrictions on flying the Union flag over City Hall.
Acting Chief Constable Will Kerr from the PSNI said "A small protest took place at the City Hall with no attempt to parade unlawfully."
"I would again appeal to civic leaders across Northern Ireland to continue to use their influence to ensure a peaceful and respectful summer."
Two of the most high profile Union flag demonstrators have appeared in court in Northern Ireland charged with a series of offences linked to the loyalist protests.
Jamie Bryson, 23, was refused bail at Belfast Magistrates Court while Jim Dowson, 48, was granted bail on strict conditions.
Bryson, from Co Down, has been charged with two counts of encouraging or assisting offenders and four counts of taking part in an unnotified public procession.
Dowson, who is originally from Scotland but now lives in Co Down, was charged with encouraging or assisting offenders and five counts of taking part in an unnotified public procession.
A number of the earlier demonstrations descended into violence, particularly in east Belfast, with around 140 police officers being injured.
Northern Ireland Police Federation chairman Terry Spence, who represents rank and file officers, praised his "brave" colleagues on their find.
He said the weapons were "undoubtedly intended to murder officers" and that there is "hiding place for terrorists".
Earlier this month Irish police intercepted a suspected dissident republican haul of rocket launchers and explosives in Co Tipperary.
It is believed the arms were en route to Northern Ireland.
Police said they believe the recovery of a rocket launcher "has saved lives".
The Police Service for Northern Ireland has has been on high alert after a series of attempts by republican dissidents to kill members of the security forces.
– PSNI spokesman
These weapon systems are clearly intended to kill and we should be in no doubt that the recovery of these items has saved lives.
A police spokesman has said that the rocket launcher and warhead found in Belfast were intended to be used to kill.
Officers found the weapons while searching a house in Hawthorn Street in West Belfast.