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#United Kingdom

# united-kingdom - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork Clonakilty

British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork

The man had been living in Clonakilty for a number of years and working in retail.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Channel Tunnel chaos as protesters burn tyres on train tracks Sailors

Channel Tunnel chaos as protesters burn tyres on train tracks

Eurotunnel has closed the crossing for the evening.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer Dennis Nilsen This post contains a poll

It’s not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer

It’s very spacious, at least.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Simple questionnaire can predict a person’s risk of dying in next five years Mortality

Simple questionnaire can predict a person’s risk of dying in next five years

Factors like a person’s usual walking speed are used to calculate their score.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A mankini ban has been great for one small seaside town England

A mankini ban has been great for one small seaside town

“You couldn’t walk the streets on a Saturday without seeing someone wearing a mankini or what have you.”

From TheJournal.ie What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common? The Constitution

What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common?

A clause should be inserted into the Constitution to ensure pension protection, according to the Professional Insurance Brokers Association.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police Moooving

Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police

Bessie posed ‘a significant risk’ to the public after escaping from a farm.

From TheJournal.ie Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians Historic

Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians

Police said there has been a surge in complaints against prominent public figures since the Jimmy Savile scandal.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton thinks Irish politicians need to be like the Girl Guides GE16

# united-kingdom - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is this your ear? Lost And Found

Is this your ear?

It was found on a street in the United Kingdom yesterday.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland isn’t as welcoming as it used to be Fáilte

Ireland isn’t as welcoming as it used to be

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie They can DNA test dog poo now, but you don’t have to worry just yet… Barking Mad

They can DNA test dog poo now, but you don’t have to worry just yet…

The UK Council of Barking and Dagenham has become the first local authority in the UK to introduce the system.

# united-kingdom - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Screaming, selfie-crazed hen party mobs Ed Miliband Run Away

Watch: Screaming, selfie-crazed hen party mobs Ed Miliband

“SELFIE! SELFIE! SELFIE!”

# united-kingdom - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Newborn baby girl found in amusement arcade Merseyside

Newborn baby girl found in amusement arcade

Police in the Merseyside believe she needs medical treatment.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday LOOKING DOWN

# united-kingdom - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ashya King ‘free of cancer’ after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK Brain Tumour

Ashya King ‘free of cancer’ after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK

His parents were previously arrested for taking him out of the country.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating ‘six key IRA suspects’ who received on-the-run letters Comfort Letter

Police investigating ‘six key IRA suspects’ who received on-the-run letters

As many as 200 republicans received these letters.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people United Kingdom

David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people

Doctors have said the plan may actually cost money, not save it.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’ Turkey

British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’

The three have been detained by Turkish authorities.

# united-kingdom - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cut the music: Police bust illegal karaoke website The Fun Police

Cut the music: Police bust illegal karaoke website

They were hosting a large number of copyrighted files.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From Business ETC Watch: Ad for ‘the world’s slimmest phone’ banned for objectifying women Kazam

Watch: Ad for ‘the world’s slimmest phone’ banned for objectifying women

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

# united-kingdom - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men’s legal team Torture

Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men’s legal team

The men are taking a case against the United Kingdom.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From Business ETC Would you eat a wonky carrot? Misshapen Identity

Would you eat a wonky carrot?

British-supermarket chain Asda is encouraging their customers to get beyond the appearance of fruit and veg.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A lorry fire in the Channel Tunnel has caused travel chaos Eurostar

A lorry fire in the Channel Tunnel has caused travel chaos

It has almost been brought under control.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish hospitals aren’t the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis Waiting Times

Irish hospitals aren’t the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

It’s a very similar story in England.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New centenarians: 407 Irish people celebrated their 100th birthday in 2014 Aged 100

# united-kingdom - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested after woman’s body found at UK primary school Shrewsbury

Three arrested after woman’s body found at UK primary school

The discovery was made shortly before midnight by a police officer.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No evidence ‘deadly fake vodka’ has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy Danger Danger

No evidence ‘deadly fake vodka’ has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy

Vodka with dangerous chemicals has been found in the UK and an Irish watchdog has said people in this party season should be vigilant about where they get their alcohol.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin Belinda Pereira

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin

Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan really doesn’t want the United Kingdom to leave the EU With Or Without Eu

Charlie Flanagan really doesn’t want the United Kingdom to leave the EU

“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”

# united-kingdom - Friday 26 December, 2014

From Business ETC UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution Put On The Red Light

UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution

And China will become the world’s biggest economic powerhouse within a decade, according to the CEBR.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people Diseases

New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people

This would allow mothers to prevent passing on genetic diseases.

From Business ETC Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports Cargo Handlers

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports

Unite members are going on strike on December 23.

# united-kingdom - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse John Allen

UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse

John Allen convicted last week of sexual offences against 18 boys and one girl over more than two decades

# united-kingdom - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland’s internet cables GCHQ

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland’s internet cables

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier Fusilier

Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier

After the solider’s death, an online discussion about killing a solider between one of the men and someone overseas was uncovered.

# united-kingdom - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign Tweet Gaffe

How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign

Emily Thornberry stepped down as a member of the Labour shadow cabinet last night. Here’s what happened…

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo Whipsnade

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These twins didn’t know they were identical until one needed a new liver Surprise

These twins didn’t know they were identical until one needed a new liver

They are the first identical twins to undergo a live liver transplant in the UK.

# united-kingdom - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe Bills Bills Bills

After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe

And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.

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