Contentious Union Flag Flies Outside City Hall On Duchess of Cambridge's 31st Birthday

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A staute of Queen Victoria stands in front of the union flag at... News PhotoBelfast,Belfast City Hall,Birthday,British Flag,Cambridge - England,Conflict,Flag,Horizontal,Northern Ireland,Protest,Queen - Royal Person,Standing,UK,Victoria IPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA staute of Queen Victoria stands in front of the union flag at Belfast City Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland to mark the Duchess of Cambridge's 31st birthday on January 9, 2013. The British flag was hoisted over Belfast's City Hall for the first time since its removal a month ago sparked riots in Northern Ireland. On a sixth consecutive night of violence in the British province, protesters pelted police in the capital Belfast with petrol bombs, fireworks, bottles and stones. AFP PHOTO/ PETER MUHLY (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)