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# uk - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Neale Richmond: Government can only do so much, businesses must now prepare for Brexit
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Neale Richmond: Government can only do so much, businesses must now prepare for Brexit

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 12,331 Views 10 Comments

Neale Richmond says businesses must be on guard and ready for what Brexit brings, regardless of what comes of the fractured political process.

# uk - Friday 2 October, 2020

A third of the UK will be under tighter restrictions from tomorrow as Liverpool set for new local lockdown
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A third of the UK will be under tighter restrictions from tomorrow as Liverpool set for new local lockdown

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:26 AM 13,896 Views 2 Comments

People returning to the UK from Turkey and Poland will also be asked to quarantine under new restrictions.

# uk - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Brexit: European Commission begins legal action against UK over Internal Market Bill
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Brexit: European Commission begins legal action against UK over Internal Market Bill

Oct 1st 2020, 10:06 AM 41,157 Views 67 Comments

The Bill threatens to overwrites parts of the Withdrawal Agreement, which the UK government admitted was a breach of international law.

# uk - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Boris Johnson to hold press conference as UK records biggest ever rise in new cases
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Boris Johnson to hold press conference as UK records biggest ever rise in new cases

Sep 30th 2020, 7:17 AM 35,580 Views 4 Comments

The UK Prime Minister will take part in the Downing Street press conference today.

# uk - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

UK MPs back controversial Brexit legislation despite ‘law-breaking’ concerns
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UK MPs back controversial Brexit legislation despite ‘law-breaking’ concerns

Sep 29th 2020, 9:34 PM 21,785 Views 26 Comments

The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill will undergo further scrutiny in the House of Lords after clearing the Commons.

# uk - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Opinion: Brexit may be bleak but Ireland has many allies throughout Europe and beyond
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Opinion: Brexit may be bleak but Ireland has many allies throughout Europe and beyond

Sep 24th 2020, 7:43 AM 27,401 Views 45 Comments

Noelle O Connell says it’s easy for us to keep the focus on what’s happening across the Irish Sea, but if we look beyond, there is a huge body of support for Ireland in the face of Brexit.

Children in care and modern slavery victims 'could lose right to live in UK after Brexit'
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Children in care and modern slavery victims 'could lose right to live in UK after Brexit'

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,350 Views 4 Comments

Experts from the University of Oxford have issued the warning today.

# uk - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Johnson issues plea for 'spirit of togetherness' but warns of 'difficult' winter ahead in televised address
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Johnson issues plea for 'spirit of togetherness' but warns of 'difficult' winter ahead in televised address

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:19 PM 26,796 Views 29 Comments

The British Prime Minister said tonight that “freedom loving” Britons had helped to create a new surge of Covid-19.

Simon Coveney to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels to discuss 'challenging' Brexit developments
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Simon Coveney to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels to discuss 'challenging' Brexit developments

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:24 AM 15,680 Views 16 Comments

Coveney has said the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has Ireland’s full support.

Former NI Secretary 'regrets' saying she didn't know that nationalists did not vote for unionist parties
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Former NI Secretary 'regrets' saying she didn't know that nationalists did not vote for unionist parties

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:09 AM 59,053 Views 50 Comments

Karen Bradley made the comments in September 2018.

Boris Johnson to address Commons as UK braces for 'tough six months'
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Boris Johnson to address Commons as UK braces for 'tough six months'

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 18,003 Views 9 Comments

Johnson will set out steps to tackle a second wave of coronavirus when he appears before MPs today.

# uk - Monday 21 September, 2020

UK at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ with risk of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October
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UK at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ with risk of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 7:30 PM 53,275 Views 58 Comments

Boris Johnson is expected to announce new measures to curb the spread of the virus tomorrow.

# uk - Saturday 19 September, 2020

UK protection officer travelling with Dominic Raab suspended after leaving gun on plane
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UK protection officer travelling with Dominic Raab suspended after leaving gun on plane

Sep 19th 2020, 6:53 PM 39,988 Views 41 Comments

The officer had been travelling with Dominic Raab on a visit to the US.

Neale Richmond: Brexit was no one hit wonder - the Tory party fostered this toxic sentiment over many years
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Neale Richmond: Brexit was no one hit wonder - the Tory party fostered this toxic sentiment over many years

Sep 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,332 Views 32 Comments

Neale Richmond says the UK has become a slave to insular thinking and it has led them to Brexit and the current mess it has caused.

# uk - Thursday 17 September, 2020

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RAF fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft near UK airspace

Sep 17th 2020, 10:44 PM 44,248 Views 37 Comments

It marks the third time in six days the Typhoons have been scrambled in response to Russian planes.

# uk - Monday 14 September, 2020

Boris Johnson's controversial Internal Markets Bill clears first hurdle in House of Commons
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Boris Johnson's controversial Internal Markets Bill clears first hurdle in House of Commons

Updated Sep 14th 2020, 10:49 PM 54,387 Views 65 Comments

Former British prime ministers have all warned against the Internal Markets Bill proposed by Johnson.

# uk - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Simon Coveney says UK suggestion that EU would 'blockade' food to Northern Ireland is 'spin and not true'
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Simon Coveney says UK suggestion that EU would 'blockade' food to Northern Ireland is 'spin and not true'

Sep 13th 2020, 10:05 AM 52,769 Views 91 Comments

“Britain is behaving in an extraordinary way and the British people need to know that,” Coveney said on the BBC.

# uk - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Five arrests and 21 kilos of cocaine seized by UK police investigating 'NI crime group'
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Five arrests and 21 kilos of cocaine seized by UK police investigating 'NI crime group'

Sep 12th 2020, 2:04 PM 18,361 Views 0 Comments

Four men based in Northern Ireland are suspected of being involved in the importation of drugs from the continent.

EU is threatening 'blockade' on British food to Northern Ireland and to 'carve up' the UK, Boris Johnson says
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EU is threatening 'blockade' on British food to Northern Ireland and to 'carve up' the UK, Boris Johnson says

Sep 12th 2020, 7:33 AM 60,648 Views 113 Comments

Writing in the Telegraph, Johnson has argued in favour of the Bill as rebel Tories mount a plan to amend the legislation.

Opinion: Is Britain on the path to becoming a rogue state?
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Opinion: Is Britain on the path to becoming a rogue state?

Sep 12th 2020, 7:30 AM 30,700 Views 36 Comments

The UK government this week told the Commons that it would be breaking international law in relation to Brexit in ‘a limited and specific way’. Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza says she’s seen this before.

# uk - Friday 11 September, 2020

Teenager charged with vandalism of Winston Churchill statue in the UK
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Teenager charged with vandalism of Winston Churchill statue in the UK

Sep 11th 2020, 10:26 PM 17,480 Views 0 Comments

He was one of at least 680 people arrested in connection with 10 days of Extinction Rebellion protests.

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan
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The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan

Sep 11th 2020, 11:18 AM 35,128 Views 91 Comments

The news comes as the EU is threatening legal action over the UK reneging on its commitments made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

'Terrible mess': UK and EU at odds as trade talks hang in the balance
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'Terrible mess': UK and EU at odds as trade talks hang in the balance

Sep 11th 2020, 7:41 AM 26,038 Views 28 Comments

The UK has said that it won’t drop measures that would undermine the Withdrawal Agreement.

# uk - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance
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Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance

Sep 10th 2020, 9:58 AM 24,589 Views 61 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster welcomed the admission, which she said caused “deep hurt and anger”.

Poll: Do you think there will be a Brexit trade deal?
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Poll: Do you think there will be a Brexit trade deal?

Sep 10th 2020, 8:45 AM 36,297 Views 73 Comments

“Trust has been eroded”, the Taoiseach says, – but is this all just a British negotiation tactic?

Emergency Brexit talks due in London today after UK reveals bill to override Withdrawal Agreement
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Emergency Brexit talks due in London today after UK reveals bill to override Withdrawal Agreement

Sep 10th 2020, 7:14 AM 24,706 Views 22 Comments

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove will meet senior EU official Maroš Šefčovič to discuss the situation.

# uk - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'Alarm bells': Tánaiste expresses concern ahead of publication of law-breaking Brexit bill
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'Alarm bells': Tánaiste expresses concern ahead of publication of law-breaking Brexit bill

Updated Sep 9th 2020, 8:55 AM 30,888 Views 32 Comments

The government says the bill is intended to ensure Northern Ireland can trade freely with Britain.

# uk - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

UK government’s legal head resigns ‘over plans to override Brexit withdrawal deal’
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UK government’s legal head resigns ‘over plans to override Brexit withdrawal deal’

Updated Sep 8th 2020, 1:48 PM 36,497 Views 37 Comments

The Financial Times claims Sir Jonathan has resigned due to a dispute with Downing Street.

Brexit: The adults are no longer in charge in Downing Street
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Brexit: The adults are no longer in charge in Downing Street

Sep 8th 2020, 7:44 AM 41,400 Views 24 Comments

Former ambassador Bobby McDonagh says the Cummings-driven cabal of ‘weirdos and misfits’ are now steering the UK onto a dangerous path in the Brexit negotiations.

Suspected Covid-19 cases three times higher than official statistics, says new UK study
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Suspected Covid-19 cases three times higher than official statistics, says new UK study

Sep 8th 2020, 7:02 AM 22,265 Views 10 Comments

Unlike other studies, this research found women were most at risk than men from developing the disease.

UK calls for ‘more realism’ from Brussels ahead of crunch round of negotiations
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UK calls for ‘more realism’ from Brussels ahead of crunch round of negotiations

Sep 8th 2020, 7:02 AM 12,524 Views 12 Comments

Trade talks will resume in London today.

Coveney bringing 'significant' Brexit memo to Cabinet on trade preparations
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Coveney bringing 'significant' Brexit memo to Cabinet on trade preparations

Sep 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,361 Views 11 Comments

Today’s Cabinet meeting is set to be dominated about Brexit.

# uk - Monday 7 September, 2020

NI protocol must be honoured, pro-Remain parties say amid reports UK 'plans to rip up Brexit Agreement'
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NI protocol must be honoured, pro-Remain parties say amid reports UK 'plans to rip up Brexit Agreement'

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 10:30 PM 95,068 Views 122 Comments

Political leaders have described the reported plans as a “treacherous betrayal” by “charlatans”.

Boy (15) in critical condition after being shot on way to school in England
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Boy (15) in critical condition after being shot on way to school in England

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 9:00 PM 66,989 Views 10 Comments

The suspect, also a 15-year-old boy, is being questioned in police custody.

Boris Johnson: Trade talks shouldn't go on after 15 October if there's still no EU-UK agreement
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Boris Johnson: Trade talks shouldn't go on after 15 October if there's still no EU-UK agreement

Sep 7th 2020, 1:24 PM 10,136 Views 16 Comments

The UK is reportedly planning legislation to overwrite key elements of the Withdrawal Agreement.

# uk - Sunday 6 September, 2020

One man dead and seven people injured following stabbings in Birmingham
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One man dead and seven people injured following stabbings in Birmingham

Updated Sep 6th 2020, 11:20 AM 78,977 Views 30 Comments

Police in the city have launched a murder investigation.

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate
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'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Sep 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,711 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

# uk - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Michel Barnier says he will miss Phil Hogan, who he met with weekly as Trade Commissioner
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Michel Barnier says he will miss Phil Hogan, who he met with weekly as Trade Commissioner

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:25 PM 23,459 Views 57 Comments

The EU’s Chief negotiator said that the UK side “continues to disappoint” on three main issues in Brexit trade talks.

'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics
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'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:08 PM 31,314 Views 54 Comments

The song features the lyrics: “Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.”

# uk - Monday 31 August, 2020

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month
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Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month

Aug 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 50,696 Views 44 Comments

CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.