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#UK

# uk - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Recovery from poisoning is 'slow and painful' - Yulia Skripal speaks Poisoning

Recovery from poisoning is 'slow and painful' - Yulia Skripal speaks

Yulia was discharged from a local hospital last month.

# uk - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar warns Theresa May that border solution will be needed soon to avoid hard Brexit Brexit

Varadkar warns Theresa May that border solution will be needed soon to avoid hard Brexit

Varadkar said he had yet to see a proposal from London that “remotely approaches” a solution to the border issue with Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Grenfell fire report: 'Ignorance and indifference' led to lax safety practices Race To The Bottom

Grenfell fire report: 'Ignorance and indifference' led to lax safety practices

The report stopped short of recommending that flammable building materials be banned.

From TheJournal.ie Mothercare says no Irish stores affected after 50 UK stores to close British Retailer

Mothercare says no Irish stores affected after 50 UK stores to close

Mothercare has announced drastic restructuring plans in an attempt to overcome financial challenges.

# uk - Monday 14 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother' Louth

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

# uk - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cranberry juice 'doesn't help clear urinary tract infections' Antibiotics

# uk - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy' Customs Union

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'

Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.

# uk - Monday 7 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Police in Oxford open fire on gunman after person shot on street Negotiating

Police in Oxford open fire on gunman after person shot on street

The situation is not being treated as a terrorist incident.

From TheJournal.ie Britain appeals to the US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal Not Perfect

Britain appeals to the US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges Gun Crime

Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges

Both suffered head injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions 8th Amendment This post contains videos

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# uk - Monday 30 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says the Irish government is not interested in a 'land grab' in Northern Ireland No Agenda

Varadkar says the Irish government is not interested in a 'land grab' in Northern Ireland

The Taoiseach said the Irish government has no hidden agenda.

# uk - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome Legal Challenge

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome

Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.

# uk - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans UK

Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans

The 23-month-old child has been in a coma for over a year and needs a ventilator to keep him breathing.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter Jailed

Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter

It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.

# uk - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here? Whipsmart

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

# uk - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Horse dies at Cheltenham as UK temperatures soar to record levels Cheltenham

Horse dies at Cheltenham as UK temperatures soar to record levels

Dame Rose collapsed and died after finishing fourth in the mares’ novices hurdle.

# uk - Monday 16 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash London

'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash

The presenter has been banned from driving for 20 months and received a fine of €99,500.

From TheJournal.ie Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment Liverpool

Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment

Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” as the result of a degenerative neurological condition.

# uk - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Putin says further Syria strikes from Western powers would spark 'chaos' Damascus

Putin says further Syria strikes from Western powers would spark 'chaos'

Meanwhile, a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the US, British, and French missile strikes on Syria has failed at the UN Security Council.

# uk - Friday 13 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack Russia

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.

From TheJournal.ie Trump speaks with Theresa May over the phone but holds off on a final decision on strikes against Syria Syrian Civil War

Trump speaks with Theresa May over the phone but holds off on a final decision on strikes against Syria

The Syrian regime is accused of using chemical weapons in an attack on Saturday.

# uk - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision Keeping It Unreal

UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision

Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.

# uk - Friday 6 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The pets of Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury are dead - UK government Skripals

The pets of Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury are dead - UK government

Russia had raised questions about the condition of the Skripals’ pet cat and two guinea pigs.

From TheJournal.ie Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry' Diplomatic Tensions

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'

Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

# uk - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Russia compares Salisbury poisoning allegations to Nazi propaganda Playing With Fire

Russia compares Salisbury poisoning allegations to Nazi propaganda

A war of words has erupted between Russia, the UK and the US.

From TheJournal.ie Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year Deaths

Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year

London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s.

From TheJournal.ie Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap UK

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap

A total of 78% showed a pay gap in favor of men, while 14% favored women and 8% had no gap.

# uk - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Perverse', 'grotesque', 'idiocy' - Britain and Russia face off in tense meeting Face Off

'Perverse', 'grotesque', 'idiocy' - Britain and Russia face off in tense meeting

The crisis has sent the long-difficult relations between Russia and the West plummeting to new lows.

# uk - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 17-year-old girl killed in London shooting named locally as Tanesha Melbourne UK

17-year-old girl killed in London shooting named locally as Tanesha Melbourne

Separately, a 16-year-old boy was also found suffering from gunshot injuries in the London area last night.

From TheJournal.ie UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event Labour

UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event

Allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour party have grown since Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.

# uk - Saturday 31 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations Delays

Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations

A shuttle bus was engulfed in flames outside the terminal building yesterday.

# uk - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal

“We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can’t we don’t deserve it,” the Facebook CEO said.

From TheJournal.ie Car 'deliberately' driven into group of teenagers in Glasgow - police Attempted Murder

Car 'deliberately' driven into group of teenagers in Glasgow - police

Scottish police are treating the incident as attempted murder.

From TheJournal.ie David Davis: Irish border can be solved by 'a whole load of new technology' Brexit Negotiator

David Davis: Irish border can be solved by 'a whole load of new technology'

“You can’t just say we haven’t done it anywhere else: we haven’t attempted to do it anywhere else,” the Brexit negotiator said.

# uk - Friday 23 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie EU leaders agree Russia 'highly likely' to blame for nerve agent attack Sergei Skripal

EU leaders agree Russia 'highly likely' to blame for nerve agent attack

Some states are also now considering following Britain’s lead in expelling Russian diplomats.

# uk - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Policeman injured in UK nerve agent attack leaves hospital Salisbury

Policeman injured in UK nerve agent attack leaves hospital

A judge today ruled that blood samples from former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who have been left in a coma following the attack, can be released for testing.

# uk - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is the best city to live in across Ireland and UK Life Quality Survey

Dublin is the best city to live in across Ireland and UK

Dublin ranked higher than London, Belfast, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

# uk - Monday 19 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving London

Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving

The presenter will return to rehab where he had previously spent a stint last year in an attempt to conquer an addiction to painkillers.

From TheJournal.ie Man (21) charged with attempted murder after car rams into Kent nightclub Gravesend

Man (21) charged with attempted murder after car rams into Kent nightclub

The car hit at least 13 people who were on the dancefloor, police said.