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Dublin: 12 °C Friday 29 July, 2016

#UK

# uk - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies after 'side effects from contraceptive pill were not treated' Wales

Woman dies after 'side effects from contraceptive pill were not treated'

The woman was instead treated for lower back pain.

# uk - Monday 25 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman arrested over child water park death released on bail Tragedy

Man and woman arrested over child water park death released on bail

UK media are reporting that they were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

From TheJournal.ie 'Date rape' serial killer facing 17 more charges of poisoning, rape and sexual assault Stephen Port

'Date rape' serial killer facing 17 more charges of poisoning, rape and sexual assault

Stephen Port, from Barking in east London, allegedly met the four murder victims on gay dating websites.

# uk - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested following death of five-year-old boy at water park Leicester

Two arrested following death of five-year-old boy at water park

The incident happened just before 4pm yesterday at Bosworth Water Park near Leicester.

# uk - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Investigation opened after UK nuclear submarine hits merchant vessel Gibraltar

Investigation opened after UK nuclear submarine hits merchant vessel

There was no damage to the nuclear plant, said the defence ministry.

# uk - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Government 'concerned' about jump in number of visa applications from the UK Brexit Fallout

Government 'concerned' about jump in number of visa applications from the UK

Last year, 10,000 visa applications were made, in comparison to just 1,800 in 2014.

# uk - Sunday 17 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Five people injured in UK helicopter crash Yorkshire

Five people injured in UK helicopter crash

The crash happened this afternoon at Breighton Aerodrome in Yorkshire.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit minister: Some EU citizens may be forced to leave the UK Migration

Brexit minister: Some EU citizens may be forced to leave the UK

David Davis says there may be a cut off date for migrants who’ve settled in the UK.

# uk - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Theresa Villiers resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary Shufflin'

Theresa Villiers resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

Earlier, Michael Gove was dropped from Theresa May’s Cabinet.

# uk - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "That word 'unionist' is very important to me": Prime Minister May sets out her priorities The New Boss

"That word 'unionist' is very important to me": Prime Minister May sets out her priorities

Theresa May, the former UK home secretary, has taken over from David Cameron as Prime Minister.

# uk - Monday 11 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UK latest: Leadsom apologises for 'motherhood' remarks, says she's "been under enormous pressure" Sorry About That

UK latest: Leadsom apologises for 'motherhood' remarks, says she's "been under enormous pressure"

Meanwhile, Labour’s Angela Eagle is expected to launch a leadership challenge to Jeremy Corbyn today.

# uk - Friday 8 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console Charity

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console

Yesterday it emerged that the charity’s Irish operation would be wound down and its services transferred.

# uk - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan Chilcot Report

UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan

The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.

# uk - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Why are so many British politicians resigning? Opinion

Why are so many British politicians resigning?

Julien Mercille looks at the decisions of Nigel Farage, David Cameron and Boris Johnson to move out of the spotlight.

From TheJournal.ie Voting to pick a new Prime Minister of the UK starts today Starter For Number 10

Voting to pick a new Prime Minister of the UK starts today

Home Secretary Theresa May remains a front-runner, despite backing the Remain side in the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Argentina: Brexit or no Brexit, our claim to the Falkland Islands remains Power Struggle

Argentina: Brexit or no Brexit, our claim to the Falkland Islands remains

The South American nation refers to the islands as the Malvinas.

# uk - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The coup against Jeremy Corbyn is a case of elites trying to squash popular aspirations Opinion

The coup against Jeremy Corbyn is a case of elites trying to squash popular aspirations

Julian Mercille writes that the coming weeks could have fateful consequences for the Labour Party.

# uk - Friday 1 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote Hate Crime

There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote

New figures show that there were five times as many racist attacks as normal since last Thursday.

# uk - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Britons have pledged to combat racism by wearing a safety pin Safety Pin

Thousands of Britons have pledged to combat racism by wearing a safety pin

A social media campaign asking people to wear safety pins as a badge has gone viral.

From TheJournal.ie Nicola Sturgeon on way to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon on way to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU

David Cameron will not attend a meeting of EU leaders as they discuss the Brexit fallout.

# uk - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested in Manchester following "disgusting" racist abuse on early morning tram commute UK

Three arrested in Manchester following "disgusting" racist abuse on early morning tram commute

It comes amidst a reported increase in racist incidents in the UK since the Brexit result.

# uk - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary UK

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary

“He took advantage of this friendship and put his victims through an awful ordeal.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see a second referendum on Brexit in the UK? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see a second referendum on Brexit in the UK?

More than 3.5 million people have signed a petition to have a rerun of the vote.

# uk - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Is it now time for Ireland to consider rejoining the Commonwealth? Opinion

Is it now time for Ireland to consider rejoining the Commonwealth?

Senator Frank Feighan says rejoining the Commonwealth will promote Ireland’s values to a global audience.

# uk - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Death to traitors', UK MP murder suspect tells court Jo Cox

'Death to traitors', UK MP murder suspect tells court

Thomas Mair has appeared before a court in London this morning.

# uk - Friday 17 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cameron calls for 'end to hatred in politics' as Britain mourns murdered MP Jo Cox

Cameron calls for 'end to hatred in politics' as Britain mourns murdered MP

A vigil will be held in Dublin tonight in memory of the slain mother-of-two.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect in British MP killing 'quiet loner with ties to extremists' Jo Cox

Suspect in British MP killing 'quiet loner with ties to extremists'

Thomas Mair allegedly had ties to white supremacists and battled mental illness.

# uk - Monday 13 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man in Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murdering two women Liverpool

Man in Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murdering two women

The pair are believed to be mother and daughter.

# uk - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police officer facing disciplinary action for allegedly wearing 'I love weed' hat while on duty Public Hearing

Police officer facing disciplinary action for allegedly wearing 'I love weed' hat while on duty

The officer is now facing a new style hearing which is open to the public.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girls admit to kidnapping two-year-old girl from Primark in Newcastle Child Snatching

Teenage girls admit to kidnapping two-year-old girl from Primark in Newcastle

A more serious charge of intent to commit a sexual offence was dropped.

# uk - Friday 3 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man in UK described as 'dangerous, evil and manipulative' jailed for first date murder Hertfordshire

Man in UK described as 'dangerous, evil and manipulative' jailed for first date murder

Carl Langdell had sex with Katie Locke’s body after strangling her to death.

From TheJournal.ie Student who called out David Cameron for 'waffling': 'I don't care if I was rude.' Straight Talking This post contains videos

Student who called out David Cameron for 'waffling': 'I don't care if I was rude.'

Last night’s Sky News Brexit debate got heated.

# uk - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is planning a visit to his Scottish golf course Across The Water

Donald Trump is planning a visit to his Scottish golf course

But there’s no word on a trip to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard 42 Years On

The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard

An inquest into the atrocity is to be reopened.

# uk - Monday 16 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie He once called the EU an 'evil empire' but Michael O'Leary thinks Brexit would be 'absolutely crazy' Missed Connection

He once called the EU an 'evil empire' but Michael O'Leary thinks Brexit would be 'absolutely crazy'

The Ryanair boss also took a pop at Boris Johnson.

# uk - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain MI5

UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain

MI5 has raised the threat level from Northern Ireland-related attacks to “substantial”, for the first time in five years.

# uk - Friday 6 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie London elects its first Muslim mayor UK Elections

London elects its first Muslim mayor

Vote-counting was taking place across Britain and Northern Ireland today.

# uk - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie After a dirty, personal race London elects a new mayor today In Foggy London Town

After a dirty, personal race London elects a new mayor today

The race for the mayoralty has been marked by negative campaigning between two very different candidates.

# 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

Ken Livingstone was (briefly) forced to hide in a toilet after some bizarre Hitler comments

He was also suspended from the Labour Party today.

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