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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#UK

# uk - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband “the Jew” Suspended

Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband “the Jew”

Gulzabeen Afsar was hoping to be elected to a council seat near Derby.

# uk - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Which UK politician would YOU like to see turned into a sex doll? Good Lord

Which UK politician would YOU like to see turned into a sex doll?

Please, please don’t let any Irish business try this before next year’s election…

# uk - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 14-year-old boy arrested over ‘credible terrorist threat’ Attack Plan

14-year-old boy arrested over ‘credible terrorist threat’

The child has been arrested in Lancashire after alleged communication between him and a man in Australia.

# uk - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police fear missing family of six have fled to Syria UK

Police fear missing family of six have fled to Syria

There are concerns that they are travelling to Syria.

# uk - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron didn’t show up for a debate – and it might cost him dearly Where's Dave?

David Cameron didn’t show up for a debate – and it might cost him dearly

With just 21 days left, did Cameron make a big mistake?

# uk - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Irish are among the most free people in the world

The Irish are among the most free people in the world

When it comes to travel visas anyway. Not all nations have it so easy though…

# uk - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This campaign video from the UK Greens is … well, bonkers Bonkers

This campaign video from the UK Greens is … well, bonkers

So ridiculous, it works.

# uk - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From Business ETC Having taken off like a train here, the Irish Hailo has its sights set on the UK Lynked In

Having taken off like a train here, the Irish Hailo has its sights set on the UK

Lynk taxis are looking to hit the British market with a €25 million expansion.

# uk - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are using a rather rude hashtag to discuss tonight’s 7-way UK election debate Fancy A 7-way

People are using a rather rude hashtag to discuss tonight’s 7-way UK election debate

It’s all in the best possible taste, etc.

# uk - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Couple win £1m on EuroMillions for the SECOND time (but still live in a caravan) Share The Wealth

Couple win £1m on EuroMillions for the SECOND time (but still live in a caravan)

The odds of it happening are of 283 BILLION to 1.

From TheJournal.ie Is David Cameron really related to Kim Kardashian? We Are Family

Is David Cameron really related to Kim Kardashian?

The Prime Minister claimed today that he is the reality star’s “thirteenth cousin”.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death’ Little Hero

‘Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death’

Ben Canty died aged just six years old. His organs were donated to five other people.

# uk - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened when David Cameron and Ed Miliband went head-to-head with Jeremy Paxman* Battle For Number 10

# uk - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This feminist conference was ridiculed for asking people not to clap Too Jazzy

This feminist conference was ridiculed for asking people not to clap

Their alternative? Jazz hands, obviously.

# uk - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 95 people with ‘On the Run’ letters are linked to 300 murders On The Run

95 people with ‘On the Run’ letters are linked to 300 murders

A report into the so-called ‘On The Runs’ letters was published today

# uk - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thieves break into flat, steal two sacks of 38 snakes Slithering

Thieves break into flat, steal two sacks of 38 snakes

Eight of the snakes are pregnant females

# uk - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A gym assumed a woman was a man because she was a doctor and it’s causing a storm Everyday Sexism

# uk - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The UK’s minimum wage has just gone up… Counting Pennies

The UK’s minimum wage has just gone up…

Only by 20p though. Is Ireland about to follow the UK’s example? And by how much if so?

From TheJournal.ie 5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today’s Budget in the UK No Gimmicks

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today’s Budget in the UK

With 49 days to go before the general election, this will be an important Budget for the coalition government.

# uk - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The first ‘poo bus’ was unveiled to the public in the UK today Bog Bus This post contains a poll

The first ‘poo bus’ was unveiled to the public in the UK today

The bus is powered on waste from more than 32,000 households.

# uk - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for cheating at poker in the Playboy Club Poker Face

Man jailed for cheating at poker in the Playboy Club

He was done for “swift and subtle” card marking.

# uk - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Max Clifford arrested by ‘Operation Yewtree’ police Sexual Offences

Max Clifford arrested by ‘Operation Yewtree’ police

Clifford is serving an eight-year sentence for indecent assault.

# uk - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You can now sue your ex-spouse DECADES after the divorce Love Hurts

You can now sue your ex-spouse DECADES after the divorce

In the UK that is. Useful if your ex becomes rich

# uk - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested in connection with assault on Irishman in Liverpool UK

Two men arrested in connection with assault on Irishman in Liverpool

It is believed the man is in a critical condition.

From Business ETC Here’s what Europe would look like if it were redrawn based on debt per person Do I Look Fat In This?

Here’s what Europe would look like if it were redrawn based on debt per person

Ireland is looking pretty ‘big-boned’…

# uk - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The world’s biggest porn site has told us what age its Irish users are XXX

The world’s biggest porn site has told us what age its Irish users are

The majority of people access the site on their mobile phone.

# uk - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You’ll see a familiar (but older) face on UK coins from now on Royally Minted

You’ll see a familiar (but older) face on UK coins from now on

A new portrait of The Queen is adorn sterling coinage.

# uk - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “He smelt of cigars and body odour”: Savile abuse in the victims’ words Sex Abuse

“He smelt of cigars and body odour”: Savile abuse in the victims’ words

The latest report investigates abuse at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

# uk - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cliff Richard police inquiry ‘significantly expanded’ UK

Cliff Richard police inquiry ‘significantly expanded’

The investigation relates to claims of sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Three-person babies could be born as early as next year Test Tube

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year

UK politicians have approved an IVF method that uses DNA from three donors.

# uk - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie That’s a scandalous amount of controversies for just one party, UKIP Mega Mega Apologies

That’s a scandalous amount of controversies for just one party, UKIP

By the second half of 2014, Nigel Farage had run out of ways to say sorry – and was saying things like “mega, mega apologies” instead.

# uk - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN Fly By

Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN

The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.

# uk - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested over popular film download website Free Movies

Three arrested over popular film download website

Internationally, the website ranked thousands of places higher than a well-known legitimate site.

# uk - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever Points Please

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

# uk - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Revenge porn is now illegal in England and Wales Prison

Revenge porn is now illegal in England and Wales

Anyone who breaks the law could face two years in jail.

# uk - Friday 6 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Experts identify ‘mysterious creature’ discovered in woman’s can of tuna Under The Sea

Experts identify ‘mysterious creature’ discovered in woman’s can of tuna

And very sadly, it’s not a tongue-eating parasite.

# uk - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Today marks a ‘new chapter’ for Irish-Scottish relations, apparently Gael Power

Today marks a ‘new chapter’ for Irish-Scottish relations, apparently

Charlie Flanagan is a man on a mission in Edinburgh.

# uk - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Would you run through fire and carry a cross? That’s what it takes to finish the world’s toughest race Tough Guy

Would you run through fire and carry a cross? That’s what it takes to finish the world’s toughest race

One-third of the starters fail to finish in a typical year.

# uk - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea Cornwall

Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea

A search is underway off the Cornish coast.

# uk - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From Business ETC These guys have made a million-euro company from your office ‘last man standing’ comps Ker-ching!

These guys have made a million-euro company from your office ‘last man standing’ comps

The Irish company which runs the competitions in offices across the nation is barely a year old

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