Northern Ireland

Apprentice Boys' Lundy parade in Londonderry

An effigy of Lt Col Robert Lundy, known as Lundy the Traitor, was burned at the event
Image caption An effigy of Lt Col Robert Lundy, known as Lundy the Traitor, was burned at the event

The Apprentice Boys' annual Lundy's Day parade has taken place in Londonderry on Saturday.

The event commemorates the 17th century siege of the city.

In keeping with tradition, an effigy of Lt Col Robert Lundy, known as Lundy the Traitor, was burned.

PSNI Ch Insp Alan Hutton said there was one arrest in relation to disorderly behaviour. He added that there had been "tremendous support and co-operation to make the day work".

Image caption The effigy of Lt Col Robert Lundy before it was burned
Image caption The event commemorates the 17th century siege of the city
Image caption DUP MP for East Londonderry Gregory Campbell at the event
Image caption Apprentice Boys' governor Jim Brownlee said he expected a peaceful day
Image caption The Star of the Roe band was in attendance
Image caption Former Speaker for the Northern Ireland Assembly William Hay was also present

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