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#UK

# uk - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ken Livingstone was (briefly) forced to hide in a toilet after some bizarre Hitler comments Total Mayor

# uk - Saturday 23 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama was granted an exclusive audience with an 'adorable' future king Prince George This post contains videos

Barack Obama was granted an exclusive audience with an 'adorable' future king

The US President had a busy couple of days in the UK.

# uk - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and read the world's oldest message in a bottle Take A Break

Take a break and read the world's oldest message in a bottle

The bottle had been drifting in the southern North Sea for just over 108 years.

# uk - Monday 18 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New campaign urges Irish people to vote in Brexit referendum Cast Your Vote

New campaign urges Irish people to vote in Brexit referendum

The campaign comes as a new report warns of the economic damage leaving the EU could cause Britain.

# uk - Friday 15 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UK voters split down the middle as Brexit campaign officially kicks off SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO

UK voters split down the middle as Brexit campaign officially kicks off

The nation will go to the polls on 23 June to decide on whether to leave the EU.

# uk - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would a Brexit spell economic doom for Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would a Brexit spell economic doom for Ireland?

Senator Sean Barrett claims this morning that the UK leaving the European Union would spell disaster for Ireland’s economy.

# uk - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman prevented from having 'Skywalker' on passport makes official complaint United Kingdom

Woman prevented from having 'Skywalker' on passport makes official complaint

Laura Matthews originally changed her name to Skywalker for “a bit of a laugh”.

# uk - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Killer teens who took Snapchat selfies while murdering woman jailed for life Angela Wrightson This post contains videos

Killer teens who took Snapchat selfies while murdering woman jailed for life

The two girls are now aged 15 and will serve a minimum of 15 years.

# uk - Monday 4 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK' Trafficking

Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'

Children are said to be exchanging hands for as little as €6,500.

From TheJournal.ie It's taken a long time, but vets can finally call themselves 'Dr' Going Up In The World

It's taken a long time, but vets can finally call themselves 'Dr'

This brings them into line with international norms.

# uk - Friday 1 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These smart kids made a human arrow to point a police helicopter towards two burglars Crime Fighters This post contains videos

# uk - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Big win for Argentina as UN rules Falklands Islands lie in its waters Turning The Tide

Big win for Argentina as UN rules Falklands Islands lie in its waters

There was no immediate comment from Britain after a UN commission sided with Argentine claims in the decades-long territorial dispute.

# uk - Sunday 27 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident Essex

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident

The accident happened at an Easter event in Essex yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of ‘man and two women’ found at house Leeds

Bodies of ‘man and two women’ found at house

Police in Leeds are investigating the deaths of three people found at a house in the city.

# uk - Friday 25 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teachers aware of students as young as 11 sexting, new study finds UK

Teachers aware of students as young as 11 sexting, new study finds

The report in the UK found that more than half of teachers were aware of students sending sexually explicit messages.

# uk - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie George Osborne refuses to apologise as he is forced to reverse disability welfare cuts Row Back

George Osborne refuses to apologise as he is forced to reverse disability welfare cuts

The embattled chancellor of the exchequer was on the defensive yesterday.

# uk - Monday 21 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man with bionic penis loses virginity Scotland

Man with bionic penis loses virginity

Mohammed Abad lost his penis in an accident when he was a child.

# uk - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks Fighting Obesity This post contains a poll

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

# uk - Saturday 12 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Abortion on demand’ phrase pushes idea women will get abortions as easy as choosing a Netflix movie Opinion

‘Abortion on demand’ phrase pushes idea women will get abortions as easy as choosing a Netflix movie

The term is left hanging in the background of debate, casting a vague and supposedly scary shadow over the future, writes Dr Robert Grant.

# uk - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax Legalisation This post contains a poll

Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax

The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.

# uk - Friday 4 March, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland could lose millions in tax as Facebook shifts UK profits back to UK Settling Up

Ireland could lose millions in tax as Facebook shifts UK profits back to UK

The tech giant paid just €5,000 in corporate tax in the UK in 2014, by routing its profits through Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after daylight stab attack West Midlands

Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after daylight stab attack

A man has been arrested after the attack.

# uk - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Toddler spends three days with the body of his dead mother Plymouth

Toddler spends three days with the body of his dead mother

It is understood this happened over last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after bodies of two women found in house Shirebrook

Man arrested after bodies of two women found in house

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the discovery.

From TheJournal.ie British tourists killed in Vietnam were ‘sucked down by waterfall’ Tragedy

British tourists killed in Vietnam were ‘sucked down by waterfall’

Aid workers recovered the bodies of the three tourists yesterday.

# uk - Friday 26 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Five members of gang who groomed and abused girls jailed for over 100 years Rotherham

Five members of gang who groomed and abused girls jailed for over 100 years

At least 1,400 children were abused between 1997 and 2013.

# uk - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me Opinion

Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me

I made a decision to abort at seven weeks for many reasons, writes an anonymous contributor.

From TheJournal.ie RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers ‘heading for UK airspace’ Typhoons

RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers ‘heading for UK airspace’

The Ministry of Defence confirmed the news.

# uk - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Suspect in murder of Eastenders actor and her two sons to be extradited to UK Sian Blake

Suspect in murder of Eastenders actor and her two sons to be extradited to UK

The bodies of Sian Blake and her sons were discovered in the garden of their home in London last month.

# uk - Saturday 6 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The UK’s annual test of all its coins is like something out of Harry Potter Trial Of The Pyx

Pictures: The UK’s annual test of all its coins is like something out of Harry Potter

The Trial of the Pyx is a bizarre ceremony, where the Royal Mint is put through its paces, that dates from the 13th Century.

# uk - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man shot dead by masked raiders during attempted warehouse raid Birmingham

Man shot dead by masked raiders during attempted warehouse raid

Detectives believe two men were involved in the targeted robbery.

# uk - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Has David Cameron’s ‘Great Delusion’ just condemned the UK to going it alone? The Great British Break Up This post contains videos

Has David Cameron’s ‘Great Delusion’ just condemned the UK to going it alone?

A deal for increased powers for Britain hasn’t received much backing.

# uk - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police in the UK spark fury after tweeting photos from inside unlocked homes Gotcha

Police in the UK spark fury after tweeting photos from inside unlocked homes

The campaign hasn’t gone down too well.

# uk - Monday 25 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Company which made asylum-seekers wear wristbands compared to Nazis Labelling

Company which made asylum-seekers wear wristbands compared to Nazis

“It harks back to the Nazi regime with people being forced to wear a Star of David.”

# uk - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Google is to pay its UK taxes in Britain from now on, rather than in Ireland… Taxing Times

Google is to pay its UK taxes in Britain from now on, rather than in Ireland…

The online giant is to pay €172 million in back taxes in the UK following a six-year probe by UK revenue and customs.

From TheJournal.ie Woman claims that she put €43 million lotto ticket in the wash Money Laundering

Woman claims that she put €43 million lotto ticket in the wash

She says it was in her jeans.

# uk - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron warns Muslim women to learn English Not Going Down Well

David Cameron warns Muslim women to learn English

The British prime minister has been accused of stigmatising Muslim women after suggesting they could be deported if they fail to learn English.

# uk - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Suspect in murder of Eastenders actress set to face extradition after being found hiding in Ghana Sian Blake

Suspect in murder of Eastenders actress set to face extradition after being found hiding in Ghana

Sian Blake and her two children were found dead in her home last week.

# uk - Sunday 10 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course Parenting For Dummies This post contains a poll

Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course

David Cameron is to unveil the plans tomorrow.

# uk - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of bright pink bottles of Vanish have been washing up on an English beach Bleach Buoys

Hundreds of bright pink bottles of Vanish have been washing up on an English beach

It’s thought they’ve come from a container that went overboard.

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