Northern Ireland

Two charged over attack on cyclist in Belfast

Waring Street in Belfast, where the attack happened
Image caption Police cordoned off Waring Street where the man was attacked

Two men have been charged with what police described as a "vicious assault" on a cyclist in Belfast city centre.

The victim, who is in his 20s, was reported to have been kicked off his bike, and kicked and punched when he was on the ground.

The alleged attack happened at about 14:30 BST on Monday on Waring Street, near the junction with Victoria Street.

Two men, aged 22 and 28, have been charged with attempted grievous bodily harm with intent.

They are due to appear in court later on Tuesday.