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A bonfire is lit on Belfast’s Lower Newtownards Road (Niall Carson/PA)

A bonfire is lit on Belfast’s Lower Newtownards Road (Niall Carson/PA)

A bonfire is lit on Belfast’s Lower Newtownards Road (Niall Carson/PA)

Police have said they are investigating a complaint from a Sinn Fein MP about what he called "vile banners" on bonfires targeting veteran republican Bobby Storey, who died last month.

The news came as trouble flared for the third night in a row in north Belfast.

Sinn Fein MP Paul Maskey has complained to the police about what he called "a series of blatant and unacceptable displays of sectarian hatred on bonfires yet again".