Friday, 10 April 2020 Highlights of this day in history: Peace talks conclude in Northern Ireland with Good Friday agreement; the Titanic sets sail; F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' published; Comedian Sam Kinison killed.
This Day in History: The Civil War Begins April 12, 1861 Union-held Fort Sumter in Charleston Bay, SC, is attacked by Confederate shore batteries under the command of General P.G.T. Beauregard. After being battered for 34 straight hours, U.S. Major Robert Anderson surrendered the fort. U.S. President...
Scenes from Twelfth of July in Northern Ireland with interviews and scenes from a memorial service to two Orangemen who were murdered 50 years ago. Grand secretary of the Grand Lodge of Ireland Rev Mervyn Gibson said it was a Twelfth like no other in recent memory.
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Bonfires have been lit in loyalist areas across Northern Ireland as the annual July tradition took place amid coronavirus restrictions.While there were fewer fires than usual, significant crowds did gather at several of the bonfires that went ahead.In north Belfast, there was a second night of sporadic disorder close to a community interface as police came under attack from petrol bombers in the nationalist New Lodge close to a bonfire in the loyalist Tiger’s Bay area.
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Cambridge Barbershop on Belfast’s Lisburn Road opened at one minute past midnight as the lockdown eased in Northern Ireland, allowing people the opportunity to have their first haircut in three months.
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