Orangewomen walk past the Ardoyne shops in Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Concern is mounting about how the contentious Twelfth of July parades will unfold after the Parades Commission banned Orangemen from returning past(...)

The announcement, welcomed by nationalists, came just hours after Police Service of Northern Ireland chief constable Matt Baggott announced he was drafting in an additional 630 additional police officers to help police the annual Twelfth of July demonstrations. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Three senior DUP figures have called for the removal of the Parades Commission after it ruled that a contentious Orange Order parade should not pass a(...)