Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers
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Theresa Villiers: Belfast violence 'shames the flag'

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has made a statement to the House of Commons on recent violence in Belfast, which she said ''shamed the flag of our country''.

The statement follows a petrol bomb attack on a police car outside the offices of Naomi Long, the Alliance Party MP for East Belfast, on Monday night.

A female officer seated inside the car escaped unhurt. Police are treating the attack as attempted murder.

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