Jolene Bunting, an independent representative, was suspended from Belfast City Council last September after 14 complaints against her were received.

A Belfast councillor’s public alignment with anti-Islamic speeches went beyond enhanced legal protection for political expression, a High Court judge (...)

The Police Service of Northern Ireland said there was no violence or arrests. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson/The Irish Times

There was a significant police presence in Belfast city centre on Saturday as several hundred republicans took part in the End Internment parade. How(...)

Police oversee anti-fascist protest against Britain First in Newtownards, Co Down. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Controversial independent unionist councillor Jolene Bunting has been “proscribed” from the far-right Britain First group following a public row. Bri(...)

Counter-demonstrators protest against the UK Freedom Rally in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

People Before Profit MLA Gerry Carroll has said that every time the far-right tries to mobilise in Belfast they will be met with opposition from anti-(...)

The 100 or so people who took part in the “UK Freedom March” rally in Belfast were met with a counter-demonstration by anti-fascint groups. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Several hundred anti-fascist activists have gathered outside Belfast City Hall to counter-protest a “UK Freedom March” rally marking the second annive(...)

Around 50 people gathered in Belfast to hear speeches from Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

An anti-fascist protester was arrested after a soft drink can was thrown at far-right Britain First leaders gathered outside Belfast City Hall on Sund(...)