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#UK

# uk - Thursday 19 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Wild speculation': Minister denies suspects behind attack on former spy have been identified Novichok

'Wild speculation': Minister denies suspects behind attack on former spy have been identified

The suspects are believed to be Russian.

From TheJournal.ie Emotional Ian Paisley apologises for 'total failure' to disclose family holidays Sorry

Emotional Ian Paisley apologises for 'total failure' to disclose family holidays

Paisley said the statement came with “profound personal regret and deep personal embarrassment” .

# uk - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit' Brexit

Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit'

Johnson gave his first speech to the House of Commons since resigning earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Cliff Richard wins €235,000 court case against the BBC Privacy

Cliff Richard wins €235,000 court case against the BBC

The action was taken over the BBC’s decision to broadcast a police raid on Richard’s home in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney says UK's Brexit bill amendments 'not helpful' for negotiations Simon Coveney

Simon Coveney says UK's Brexit bill amendments 'not helpful' for negotiations

He also said that Sinn Féin should explain its policy of abstentionism as it could have influenced the vote on Monday.

# uk - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vote Leave fined and referred to police for 'breaking laws over electoral spending' Brexit

Vote Leave fined and referred to police for 'breaking laws over electoral spending'

The results of a much-awaited UK Electoral Commission investigation have been released.

# uk - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie After tea with Queen Elizabeth, Trump flies to Scotland for some golf Royal Treatment This post contains videos

After tea with Queen Elizabeth, Trump flies to Scotland for some golf

Trump is staying at one of his luxury golf resorts in Turnberry.

# uk - Friday 13 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower Met Police

'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower

The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands spill onto London's streets in protest of Donald Trump visit Trafalgar Square

Tens of thousands spill onto London's streets in protest of Donald Trump visit

People held up signs referencing Trump’s views and comments on immigration, gay rights, religion and sexual harassment.

From TheJournal.ie Trump denies criticising Theresa May in interview with The Sun newspaper UK Visit

Trump denies criticising Theresa May in interview with The Sun newspaper

Trump’s comments come just hours after launching an extraordinary attack on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.

# uk - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump arrives in the UK today and will be greeted by a balloon showing him as an angry baby Special Relationship

# uk - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September Showdown

Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September

Theresa May has convened her Cabinet today in desperate bid to quell rebellion within her party.

# uk - Monday 9 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie With her Brexit secretary gone, are Theresa May's days numbered? May Day Call

With her Brexit secretary gone, are Theresa May's days numbered?

May has been Prime Minister for almost two years.

From TheJournal.ie Dominic Raab appointed as new UK Brexit secretary Brexit

Dominic Raab appointed as new UK Brexit secretary

Raab was appointed to the role after former secretary David Davis resigned suddenly late last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wouldn't have done a good job': Britain's Brexit secretary steps down in major blow to May DavExit

'I wouldn't have done a good job': Britain's Brexit secretary steps down in major blow to May

May is due to address parliament today to explain her plan for Britain.

# uk - Friday 6 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position Cheqmate

After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position

Theresa May has reportedly warned her Cabinet that they must agree to this position, or else they’ll be disciplined.

# uk - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Unknown substance' hospitalises two in Salisbury close to where Skripals were poisoned Salisbury

'Unknown substance' hospitalises two in Salisbury close to where Skripals were poisoned

The incident happened less than 10 miles from where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned.

# uk - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Judge restores Uber's London licence for 15 months after it was revoked last September Legal Battle

Judge restores Uber's London licence for 15 months after it was revoked last September

The capital’s transport authority stripped the American firm of its licence last September amid safety concerns.

# uk - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I’ve always hated the term 'the UK'. I find it an insult to me as an Irish person' Opinion

'I’ve always hated the term 'the UK'. I find it an insult to me as an Irish person'

So will you have a little think about that cute little teddy bear island that you call home and think of what those little letters really imply, writes Michael Fortune.

# uk - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote House Of Commons

Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

# uk - Monday 18 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay' The Happy Prince

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'

The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.

# uk - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved Billy Caldwell

'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved

Billy Caldwell’s mother had met with UK government officials to discuss returning his medicine earlier this week.

# uk - Friday 15 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object' House Of Commons

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

# uk - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster Corbyn We Have A Problem

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster

MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.

# uk - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May wins a key vote on Brexit bill, but it comes at a price Deal Or No Deal

Theresa May wins a key vote on Brexit bill, but it comes at a price

The legislation is to cover what will happen in a ‘no-deal’ scenario.

# uk - Monday 11 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to 16 years for luring British model to Italy and kidnapping her Chloe Ayling

Man sentenced to 16 years for luring British model to Italy and kidnapping her

Polish national Lukasz Herba claimed that the model had organised the kidnapping as a publicity stunt to boost her professional career.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny on Brexit: 'I am appalled by what is happening in politics in Britain' European Of The Year

Enda Kenny on Brexit: 'I am appalled by what is happening in politics in Britain'

The former Taoiseach received European Movement Ireland’s European of the Year Award this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie UK companies could have to reveal pay gaps between employees and their bosses Legislation

UK companies could have to reveal pay gaps between employees and their bosses

Following public outcry UK firms will have to reveal boss-staff pay gaps under draft law for 2019

# uk - Friday 8 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson on Northern Ireland: 'It’s beyond belief that we’re allowing the tail to wag the dog' Brexit

Boris Johnson on Northern Ireland: 'It’s beyond belief that we’re allowing the tail to wag the dog'

The Foreign Secretary said that so few people use the Irish border that it didn’t warrant concerns about customs arrangements.

# uk - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May's Cabinet agrees on Brexit backstop ending in 2021 Borderline

Theresa May's Cabinet agrees on Brexit backstop ending in 2021

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has voiced opposition to any time-limited backstop.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights Belfast

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# uk - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Heinz is considering renaming its Salad Cream for the first time in 104 years According To Sauces

Heinz is considering renaming its Salad Cream for the first time in 104 years

Apparently most people who buy it don’t use it for salads at all.

From TheJournal.ie 100-year-old woman who suffered a broken neck after mugging has died UK

100-year-old woman who suffered a broken neck after mugging has died

The woman suffered a broken neck and bruising to her face as a result of a robbery last week.

# uk - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery North London

Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery

A spokesperson for the comedian said he was “absolutely fine” and helping with the investigation.

# uk - Monday 4 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno Disaster Inquiry

'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno

72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and daughters guilty of plotting UK terrorist attacks Terror Plot

Mother and daughters guilty of plotting UK terrorist attacks

They will be sentenced later this year.

# uk - Monday 28 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man attempted to murder wife twice - by tampering with parachute and causing a gas leak England

Man attempted to murder wife twice - by tampering with parachute and causing a gas leak

Victoria Cilliers suffered severe injuries after surviving a 1,200m fall when her parachute failed.

# uk - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute Emile Cilliers

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson spent 18 minutes on the phone to Russian prankster posing as the Armenian prime minister Foreign Secretary

Boris Johnson spent 18 minutes on the phone to Russian prankster posing as the Armenian prime minister

Johnson discussed Russia and the poisoning of Sergei Skripal before realising the call was a fake.

From TheJournal.ie Obsession with former Boyzone member led to couple murdering nanny and attempting to burn her body London

Obsession with former Boyzone member led to couple murdering nanny and attempting to burn her body

Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni were both found guilty after a three-month trial.