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#UK

# uk - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson accused of spreading 'fake news' after using fish as prop to rail against EU regulations Finding Tory

Boris Johnson accused of spreading 'fake news' after using fish as prop to rail against EU regulations

Johnson held the fish aloft at a Conservative Party rally on Wednesday.

# uk - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Reality of backstop not changing or going anywhere will confront new British prime minister, says Donohoe Backstop

Reality of backstop not changing or going anywhere will confront new British prime minister, says Donohoe

Jeremy Hunt proclaimed during a television debate with Boris Johnson that the backstop is “dead”.

# uk - Sunday 14 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to presenter and YouTuber Emily Hartridge who died in an accident UK

Tributes paid to presenter and YouTuber Emily Hartridge who died in an accident

“She has touched so many lives it’s hard to imagine things without her. She was a very special person.”

From TheJournal.ie What is Gatt 24, the 'loophole' cited by Boris Johnson against no-deal Brexit tariffs? Explainer

What is Gatt 24, the 'loophole' cited by Boris Johnson against no-deal Brexit tariffs?

Things have become a little clearer on what would happen if there’s a no-deal Brexit, after the director of the WTO weighed into the debate.

# uk - Thursday 11 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says Tensions

Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied the allegations.

# uk - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Former British PM John Major threatens legal action if new UK leader suspends parliament over Brexit Prorogued

Former British PM John Major threatens legal action if new UK leader suspends parliament over Brexit

The idea has been suggested during the Tory leadership campaign.

# uk - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn now backs 'remain' - but only if the other options are a Tory Brexit or no deal Out Of The Woodwork

Jeremy Corbyn now backs 'remain' - but only if the other options are a Tory Brexit or no deal

Yesterday, Labour’s five trade unions agreed to back Remain in what marked a significant shift for the party.

# uk - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iran threatens British ships as Gibraltar tanker dispute deepens The Med

Iran threatens British ships as Gibraltar tanker dispute deepens

Iran has said it may detain a British ship if the Grace 1 super-tanker is not released.

# uk - Sunday 30 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’ Tory Leadership

Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’

Hunt also said that he would reduce the UK’s corporation tax in the event of the “economic bumpiness” of a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after pregnant woman dies in London stabbing; baby in critical condition Croydon

Man arrested after pregnant woman dies in London stabbing; baby in critical condition

The 26-year-old woman was eight months pregnant.

# uk - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Police chief in command during Hillsborough stadium disaster to face retrial David Duckenfield

Police chief in command during Hillsborough stadium disaster to face retrial

96 people were killed during a crush at an FA Cup match at the stadium in 1989.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?

Boris Johnson says he doesn’t believe there will be, but is prepared for it nonetheless.

# uk - Friday 21 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court Jihadi Jack

Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court

In September 2015, they sent the funds via an intermediary in Lebanon who was nominated by their son, nicknamed Jihadi Jack.

# uk - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie UK's porn blocking laws to be delayed again Age Verification

UK's porn blocking laws to be delayed again

The laws were to be introduced on 15 July, but are to be delayed because of bureaucratic, legal issues.

# uk - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister Tory Leadership

Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister

The Tory leadership candidate said that “this is what they did in Ireland on abortion, and actually really worked”.

# uk - Friday 14 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race Race For Number 10

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

# uk - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid Bojo

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid

Boris Johnson spoke about a no-deal Brexit, delaying Brexit – and avoided a question on whether he’d taken cocaine in his youth.

# uk - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated Mental Health

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago Tory Leadership

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago

Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.

# uk - Friday 7 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie What's next for Theresa May? Top-dollar speeches or a Brexit book (most likely) May D Day

What's next for Theresa May? Top-dollar speeches or a Brexit book (most likely)

It’s Theresa May’s last day at the helm of the Conservative Party.

# uk - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over half of Change UK's 11 MPs have resigned, weeks after the party formed on an anti-Brexit platform Chop And Change

Over half of Change UK's 11 MPs have resigned, weeks after the party formed on an anti-Brexit platform

The party was created by disillusioned MPs from the Conservative and Labour parties.

# uk - Sunday 2 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations State Visit

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations

Trump also said the UK should send in Nigel Farage to negotiate.

# uk - Friday 31 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour Pro-remain

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

# uk - Monday 27 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result Tory Leadership

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result

Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.

From TheJournal.ie Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water Explainer This post contains videos

Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water

Farage’s Brexit Party won the most seats but things are more complicated than that.

# uk - Sunday 26 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader Race To The Top

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

# uk - Friday 24 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'She's banjaxed': The slow-motion fall of Theresa May Teflon Theresa

'She's banjaxed': The slow-motion fall of Theresa May

May officially resigned today.

# uk - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A Eurovision scoring screw up means rock bottom UK actually did worse than initially announced A New Low

A Eurovision scoring screw up means rock bottom UK actually did worse than initially announced

In related news, it means Ireland are no longer bottom of the Eurovision table.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister?

The Times newspaper in the UK has put Tory MP Boris Johnson as the front-runner.

# uk - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum Groundhog Day

New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum

“The biggest problem with Britain today is its politics,” May said today.

# uk - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie UK police ask McDonald's restaurant to suspend milkshake sales ahead of Nigel Farage rally Spilled Milk

UK police ask McDonald's restaurant to suspend milkshake sales ahead of Nigel Farage rally

A number of public figures in the UK have had milkshakes thrown at them in public recently.

# uk - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls Out And Out Lead

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls

The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.

# uk - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie How is the Tories' crushing local election result impacting on Brexit? Theresa May

How is the Tories' crushing local election result impacting on Brexit?

What happens next massively depends on how much longer can Theresa May last in 10 Downing Street.

# uk - Friday 3 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections Going To The Polls

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

# uk - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It will be a question of life and death': Julian Assange to face hearing on US extradition in London Wikileaks

'It will be a question of life and death': Julian Assange to face hearing on US extradition in London

The Wikileaks founder was jailed for 50 weeks yesterday.

# uk - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London Wanted

Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London

The incidents happened in north London on Thursday 25 April.

# uk - Monday 29 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation Digital Privacy

UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation

Concerns have been raised by victims groups about new consent forms.

# uk - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16 RIP

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16

The CBBC star died suddenly on Sunday 7 April.

# uk - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July New Laws

UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July

The new laws will come into effect from 15 July.

From TheJournal.ie 'Despotic' Assange insulted staff and smeared faeces on embassy walls, Ecuadorian president claims Dirty Protest

'Despotic' Assange insulted staff and smeared faeces on embassy walls, Ecuadorian president claims

The 47-year-old Wikileaks founder was arrested in London last week.

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