Eight people have been arrested for public order offences in north and west Belfast overnight. Trouble flared during the Eleventh Night, an annual marching season celebration involving the lighting of bonfires.
Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) assistant chief constable Will Kerr said:
I am pleased that last night was one of the most peaceful in recent years and am encouraged by the responsible behaviour of the vast majority of people involved.
I appreciate the efforts of all those involved in ensuring this was the case and I would continue to encourage everyone to work together to ensure that today passes off peacefully and that local communities are not disrupted with the violence witnessed in previous years.
More top news
Robert Moore believes Donald Trump lost his way during the first head-to-head presidential debate with Hillary Clinton.
Police excavating a site on the Greek island of Kos say they have found pieces of fabric in their search for Ben Needham.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have clashed in a fiery first presidential debate in the race for the White House.