Northern Ireland

Republican SF president Des Dalton arrested

Des Dalton
Image caption Des Dalton was elected Republican Sinn Fein president in 2009

The president of Republican Sinn Fein Des Dalton has been arrested along with another man in Lurgan, County Armagh.

A number of Mr Dalton's supporters protested outside Lurgan police station on Wednesday evening.

They say he was stopped in his car on the way to a republican prisoners protest rally in the town.

Police confirmed two men were detained on Wednesday in relation to an illegal parade in the town on 23 January.