Northern Ireland

Two men arrested in west Belfast over dissident threat

Two men have been arrested in west Belfast in connection with recent dissident republican violence.

Police said a 39-year-old man and a 17-year-old man had been arrested for questioning by detectives from the serious crime branch.

It follows a series of searches in the west of the city on Monday as part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity.

A police spokesman said there were no further details.