Northern Ireland

Belfast court: three charged over Twelfth riots

Laganside Court House
Image caption Laganside Court House in Belfast

Three people have been charged in connection with rioting in Belfast over the period of 11 - 12 July.

Two youths - aged 16 and 17 - were charged with taking part in disturbances in Ardoyne, north Belfast, on 11 July.

A 24-year-old man has been charged with riotous behaviour, having an offensive weapon and resisting arrest.

The charges relate to trouble at Broadway, west Belfast.

The 16-year-old boy is due to appear in court later on Tuesday.

The others are due to appear in court in August.