Loyalist protesters clash with NI riot police

Trouble flared in central Belfast on Friday night as loyalist youths clashed with riot police around the city's Shaftesbury Square.

The latest unrest comes on the same day US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Belfast, urging for a halt to recent violence.

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NI police car petrol-bombed

A police car with an officer inside was petrol-bombed outside the Belfast office of an Alliance MP in an attack by around 15 masked people. Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers will make an urgent statement to the Commons this afternoon.