Belfast

 56 Police Injured In Northern Ireland
In a night of what Belfast's assistant police chief called, "sheer thuggery," 56 police officers and two civilians were injured as fights broke out between Protestants and Catholics in the Northern Ireland city. Read more...
Loyalist protesters attacked lines of Belfast riot police into the early hours of Saturday morning as Northern Ireland's annual season of Orange Order marches reached a furious end. Read more...
A short film on the ongoing occupation of the former Bank of Ireland, Royal Avenue, Belfast. For more information visit: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/The-Peoples-Bank/169866976451145 Read more...
May 31, 1942 - Formerly Cologne.
May 31, 1942. Reports on massive and devastating raid over Cologne and new RAF bombing policy. Germans claim retaking Kharkov. Fighting in Libya continues. Rommel aiming to take Tobruk, and attempting to cut off British supply lines at Suez. German Spring offensive starts. Former U.S. Production Chief during World War 1, Bernard Baruch, assumes role again. Mexico Declaration of War against Axis now target of sabotage. Read more...
May 30, 1942 - An Ironic Memorial Day In 1942.
May 30, 1942 - Memorial Day in 1942. Desert Fighting in Libya. U.S. troops in Northern Ireland. Suspected IRA security leaks to Germany. Fighting around Port Moresby in Pacific. U.S. arms arrive in Russia. No holiday for Defense workers. Capitol Hill to consider drafting of married men. Read more...

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May 29, 1941 - The Propaganda Machine And The Invasion Of Crete.
May 29, 1941 - news of latest German bomber raids on England and Northern Ireland. RAF raids on French coast. German invasion of Crete. Berlin reaction to latest FDR Fireside chat, ratchets up Anti-U.S. propaganda. Vichy France declares a stepped up effort to equip it's air force, seen as a ploy for France to manufacture more planes for Germany. Washington reacts to German reaction. Latest fighting in Africa, centered around Tobruk. Read more...
Backstage Weekend - Eric Clapton - Live In Belfast - 2004
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend featuring Eric Clapton, live at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, recorded on April 24, 2004. Read more...
July 6, 1970 - Loudly Askew.
News of the day for July 6, 1970. Russian Militarly Advisers firing SAM-2 and SAM-3 missiles into Israel from Egypt, claim to down 6 Israeli planes. Siege of Phnom Penh continues. Fighting in Vietnam portrayed as "light and scattered". Sec. Of State Rogers in Saigon. Italy waiting for it's 32nd Government to get going. Fighting in Northern Ireland between Catholics and Protestants with British Army squarely in the middle. Nixon back from 12 days in San Clemente. The Manson Trial gets underway with Jury selection posing a problem and the Unitarian Universalist Church Convention passes a resolution to turn the Vietnam War over to a Private Army with the government in charge of handing out checks. Read more...