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# uk - Monday 31 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The ridiculous things UK politicians have said about Ireland and Brexit Keep Your Mp Shut

The ridiculous things UK politicians have said about Ireland and Brexit

“The Irish living in the UK have a great civic duty to educate the English.”

From TheJournal.ie The post-Brexit Irish passport boom in Britain is not slowing down EU Passports

The post-Brexit Irish passport boom in Britain is not slowing down

Applications for Irish passports in Britain and Northern Ireland made up 22% of all Irish passport applications in 2018.

# uk - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit Sort It Out

Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit

The European Commission President thinks most MPs “deeply distrust” both the EU and Theresa May.

# uk - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Complete madness': UK spends £100 million on no-deal Brexit ferry plans Splash The Cash

'Complete madness': UK spends £100 million on no-deal Brexit ferry plans

Chartering ferries have been hired to mitigate the risk of “severe congestion” at the port of Dover in case there is no deal.

# uk - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested on suspicion of murder in Kent after death of two children Margate

Woman arrested on suspicion of murder in Kent after death of two children

Police in the UK county of Kent were called to a house in the early hours of this morning.

# uk - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A Brexit bind: Here are the reasons why we haven't had a deal yet Stalemate

A Brexit bind: Here are the reasons why we haven't had a deal yet

There’s a Brexit deal on the table, but it looks increasingly unlikely that it will get through the House of Commons.

# uk - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie British businesses 'watching in horror' as risk of no-deal Brexit ramps up Plan For The Worst

British businesses 'watching in horror' as risk of no-deal Brexit ramps up

It is now 100 days until the UK is due to leave the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights? Identity

Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is being considered by the government.

# uk - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A glimpse at UK's no-deal Brexit plan: 3,500 troops and fridges for medicines House Of Commons

A glimpse at UK's no-deal Brexit plan: 3,500 troops and fridges for medicines

“I’ve become the largest buyer of fridges in the world,” the British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care said.

# uk - Monday 17 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Bollocks to Brexit bus drove through Dublin today Brexit

The Bollocks to Brexit bus drove through Dublin today

The bus was spotted driving through the city centre and stopped off at the Guinness brewery on its way up north to Belfast.

# uk - Friday 14 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May to hold more talks with EU leaders as prime minister looks to save Brexit deal Brexit

Theresa May to hold more talks with EU leaders as prime minister looks to save Brexit deal

May was in Brussels hoped to get some reassurances

# uk - Thursday 13 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Time to call it a May': How British media reacted to Theresa May's survival In The Papers

'Time to call it a May': How British media reacted to Theresa May's survival

The Prime Minister was backed by 200 MPs in last night’s House of Commons vote.

# uk - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Win or lose: Here's what could happen after Theresa May's vote of confidence COME WHAT MAY

Win or lose: Here's what could happen after Theresa May's vote of confidence

If May wins the vote, she could still be pushed to resign if a large enough number of MPs vote against her.

# uk - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Convicted paedophile sentenced to life in prison for double murder of 9 year-old girls in 1986 Russell Bishop

Convicted paedophile sentenced to life in prison for double murder of 9 year-old girls in 1986

Karen Hadaway and Nicola Fellows went missing after going out to play on the evening of 9 October 1986.

From TheJournal.ie We're in Brexit limbo - so what could possibly happen next? Come What Theresa May

We're in Brexit limbo - so what could possibly happen next?

Theresa May has turned to European leaders today to try to find something that will make the Brexit deal more palatable.

From TheJournal.ie 'When the border was finally ripped down - hope rose and healing began. We must not go back' Opinion

'When the border was finally ripped down - hope rose and healing began. We must not go back'

‘Growing up on the Irish border during the 1970s & 1980s was akin to some Bermuda Triangle existence, where people mysteriously disappeared and to this day, were never seen again,’ writes Grace Vaughan from Monaghan.

# uk - Monday 10 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie EU's top court rules that UK could reverse Brexit process Brexit

EU's top court rules that UK could reverse Brexit process

Theresa May insists she has no plans to reverse Brexit.

# uk - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday What To Expect

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday

The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.

# uk - Friday 7 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tory MP suggests using possible 'no-deal' food shortages to force Ireland to drop the backstop No Deal Brexit

Tory MP suggests using possible 'no-deal' food shortages to force Ireland to drop the backstop

Ireland would be hit hard in the event of a no-deal Brexit; a Brexiteer has argued this should be used as leverage to get a better deal.

# uk - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie UK Brexit Department: EU citizens 'welcome to stay' in UK if there is no deal DexEu

UK Brexit Department: EU citizens 'welcome to stay' in UK if there is no deal

“We have been clear: EU citizens are our friends, our neighbours, our colleagues, and we want them to stay.”

# uk - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit?

A top EU legal mind has said that the UK has the power to reverse Brexit before the Withdrawal Agreement is finalised.

# uk - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Further headache for Theresa May as another minister resigns over 'naive' Brexit plan Strong And Stable

Further headache for Theresa May as another minister resigns over 'naive' Brexit plan

Sam Gyimah is the seventh member of May’s government to quit since the Withdrawal Agreement was announced.

# uk - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Teen charged with assault after video of attack on 15-year old Syrian refugee at UK school goes viral Syrian Refugee

Teen charged with assault after video of attack on 15-year old Syrian refugee at UK school goes viral

The incident took place in the town of Almondbury near Huddersfield.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rebel' RAF veteran and Twitter phenomenon Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95 Harry's Last Stand

'Rebel' RAF veteran and Twitter phenomenon Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95

The veteran’s illness was documented by his son after Smith gathered a huge following on Twitter.

# uk - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The great big Brexit debate: May wants to take on Corbyn over EU deal Brexit Battle

The great big Brexit debate: May wants to take on Corbyn over EU deal

The debate is set to be held ahead of 11 December vote on Brexit.

# uk - Monday 26 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Prospect of second Brexit referendum is something UK will have to decide for themselves, says Taoiseach Deal Or No Deal

Prospect of second Brexit referendum is something UK will have to decide for themselves, says Taoiseach

Following yesterday’s summit, the focus now shifts to the UK Prime Minister who is beginning an intensive campaign to sell the Brexit deal to her parliament.

# uk - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland Private Members' Bill

'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland

Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan have signed the letter ahead of the reading of a bill that would decriminalise abortion across the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims Fraud

Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims

Sharife Elouahabi claimed a total of £103,475.60 in accommodation and financial benefits.

# uk - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal? Brexit Tensions

Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, located near the southernmost tip of Spain.

# uk - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May wins over her Cabinet on Brexit deal that Barnier says avoids hard border Soft Brexit

Theresa May wins over her Cabinet on Brexit deal that Barnier says avoids hard border

The UK premier announced a speech after briefing her Cabinet on the latest Brexit deal draft.

# uk - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Leading Brexiteers hit out at 'utterly unacceptable' proposals to avoid hard border on island of Ireland Soft Border

Leading Brexiteers hit out at 'utterly unacceptable' proposals to avoid hard border on island of Ireland

Reports this evening suggested that Britain has finally agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union.

# uk - Monday 12 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney praises EU 'solidarity' as Theresa May faces more Tory revolt: how Brexit unfolded today Brexit

Simon Coveney praises EU 'solidarity' as Theresa May faces more Tory revolt: how Brexit unfolded today

The British prime minister faced further revolt from inside her party amid claims that a deal was imminent.

# uk - Saturday 10 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here are the problems the 'all-island' drinks industry could face because of Brexit Guinness

Here are the problems the 'all-island' drinks industry could face because of Brexit

Guinness is made by the Liffey, packaged in Belfast, and shipped from Dublin port – WTO tariffs could complicate that process.

# uk - Thursday 8 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie £10k reward offered as 98-year-old 'left for dead' in his own home WwII Veteran

£10k reward offered as 98-year-old 'left for dead' in his own home

Detectives said the level of violence the pensioner suffered was “completely excessive”.

# uk - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar accused of 'losing his nerve' as Taoiseach says he's open to 'explore' backstop review mechanism Brexit Crunch Time

Varadkar accused of 'losing his nerve' as Taoiseach says he's open to 'explore' backstop review mechanism

Leo Varadkar says he has not agreed to anything but is open to ‘creative language’ to get a deal done.

# uk - Monday 5 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Johnson and Farage would've been worse in Brexit talks than May - UK survey Channel 4 Survey

Johnson and Farage would've been worse in Brexit talks than May - UK survey

In the largest UK-wide survey since the referendum vote, 20,000 people were asked for their thoughts on Brexit.

# uk - Sunday 4 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Report of deal to keep UK in customs union post-Brexit is 'speculation', Flanagan says Britain

Report of deal to keep UK in customs union post-Brexit is 'speculation', Flanagan says

Sources told the Sunday Times that Theresa May has secured concessions from Brussels.

# uk - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Brexit is 'fraying the relationship' between Ireland and Britain Tense Relations

Varadkar says Brexit is 'fraying the relationship' between Ireland and Britain

Varadkar was speaking to RTÉ Radio One’s Marian Finucan Show this morning.

# uk - Friday 2 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Brexit negotiators are 'very close' to resolving differences over Ireland’s border Down To The Wire

Brexit negotiators are 'very close' to resolving differences over Ireland’s border

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has some movement is still needed from the UK side in order for a deal this month.

# uk - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie High-profile UK food magazine editor steps down over "killing vegans" email to this journalist William Sitwell