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The Belfast riots: Why they happened

Youth unemployment and a failure of multi-culturalism have fed into the current troubles in Northern Ireland, writes Dr Robin Wilson.

VIDEO: Mandy, Yorkshire

Watching Britain from abroad during the summer riots, Mandy was led to question what had changed in Britain and British people:  “I really couldn’t recognise my country any more…my perception of us being a law-abiding people who are reasonable with each other and have respect for each other: I questioned whether that really was us anymore.”

Watching Britain from abroad during the summer riots, Mandy was led to question what had changed in Britain and British people:  “I really couldn’t recognise my country any more…my perception of us being a law-abiding people who are reasonable with each other and have respect for each other: I questioned whether that really was us