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Belfast protests: Three arrests

A man and two teenagers have been arrested in Belfast during protests over the Union flag controversy.

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Robin Newton: 'It was purely a political decision'

Robin Newton, the Democratic Unionist councillor for East Belfast has accused Jim McVeigh and Sinn Fein, of pushing the flag vote through the council.

It was purely a political decision, a pure political decision.

He called on loyalists involved in the protests to seek a political route to voice their opinions.

All sections of the unionist community should involve themselves in politics in Northern Ireland.

– Robin Newton, Democratic Unionist councillor for east Belfast

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