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Summary

  1. Updates for Tuesday 12 July 2016
  2. Thousands prepare to take part in 12 July parades
  3. Crews fight fire near west Belfast bonfire site
  4. Spending on independent ambulances rises sharply

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It's been a busy Twelfth

That's all from us tonight. Join us again tomorrow for more news updates throughout the day. Goodnight. 

Boy with umbrella
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Reduced protest in north Belfast

The fire is still burning

Return route

Before the parade

Eleventh night bonfires in pictures

Bonfires were lit across Northern Ireland last night as part of the Twelfth celebrations.

Skyline of Belfast on 11th July
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Return parade under way

Never give up on the 'road signs'

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PSNI Craigavon

Twelfth parade in pictures

Woodvale Road: Lower police presence than previous years

House damaged due to bonfire

Lilly Turtle's house was damaged after burning embers carried through the air before setting the roof alight. Her great-granddaughter lived in the in the house with her. 

Lilly Turtle with her great-granddaughter
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Lilly Turtle
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Police to re-examine 1977 case

Six-year-old Mary Boyle went missing on 18 March 1977 while visiting her grandparents near Ballyshannon in County Donegal.  

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Golf won't 'matter' at Olympics

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Twelfth parade in Dromore

Twelfth parade in Dromore
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Twelfth parade in Dromore
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Ballycastle security alert

11th night skyline

Barrier erected in east Belfast

Twelfth traffic disruption

Lisburn road parade

Coming up on Evening Extra

Time for a poke

East Belfast bonfire

A bonfire in Orangefield Park on Monday 11 July. 

Bonfire in Orangefield park
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Girl watching bonfire in orangefield park
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Elevenses on the twelfth?

PSNI lunch
PSNI Castlereagh

Championship League: Crusaders vs Copenhagen

Crowds gather to watch Limavady Twelfth

'Small scuffle' in Ballycastle

A dozen protesters held small demonstrations along the parade route in Ballycastle. The road was lined with Irish tricolous, éirígí flags and Palestinian flags. Police spoke to one protester following a small scuffle during the march.  

Parade in Ballycastle
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First parade complete

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Bomb found during alert in Carnlough

bomb was found at a house in the Drumalla Park/Bay Road area of Carnlough. It has been removed by Army bomb experts. 

Army bomb squad
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Safety first!

Thousands on march as Twelfth of July parades get under way

Most of the Twelfth of July demonstrations commemorating the Battle of the Boyne are now under way. 

The biggest day in the Orange Institution's calendar will see thousands of members and bands marching, with tens of thousands of people watching.

drum
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The largest of the 18 demonstrations is in County Armagh. Around 5,000 Orange men and women are taking part.

Twelfth in Limavady

The morning after...

The Eleventh night. A council worker begins the clean-up operation after the bonfire at Coronation Park, Dundonald, on the outskirts of Belfast.

Dundonald
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What do we know?

Sunshine and showers

Four NI runners head for Rio Olympics

Runners Ciara Mageean, Kerry O'Flaherty, Paul Pollock and Kevin Seaward have been named on Ireland's Olympic athletics team.

Olympics
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The 17-strong team also includes north Belfast's Leitrim native, Breege Connolly, and Donegal athletes Mark English and Brendan Boyce.

Mageean won a bronze medal at the European Championships on Sunday.

Limavady parade

Orangemen parade in Limavady
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Band parade in Limavady
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Firefighters at Cluan Place bonfire

Firefighters had to intervene at the bonfire at Cluan Place in east Belfast on Monday night.

Firefighters called to Cluan Place bonfire in east Belfast

They hosed down nearby properties to prevent them catching fire.