Robert Girvin

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PSNI officers standing outside the entrance to Avoniel Leisure Centre, where an 11th night bonfire has been erected. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A stand-off over a contentious loyalist bonfire in Belfast ended on Thursday after councillors backed down over plans to demolish it. Belfast City Co(...)

Supporters of the 11th Night bonfire gather at Avoniel Leisure Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Loyalist community leaders have appealed for calm after a council decision to remove a bonfire in a Belfast leisure centre car park. Avoniel closed i(...)