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# britain - Friday 16 September, 2022

Waiting time in queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state reaches 24 hours
# London
# London

Waiting time in queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state reaches 24 hours

Updated Sep 16th 2022, 8:01 PM 46,851 Views 61 Comments

Earlier, people were urged not to join the line until at least 4pm today due to overwhelming demand.

# britain - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Crowds gather in London as queen's coffin to go on display
# UK
# UK

Crowds gather in London as queen's coffin to go on display

Updated Sep 14th 2022, 9:01 PM 34,504 Views 28 Comments

Members of the public have been paying their respects to the late monarch since 5pm this evening.

# britain - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Charles formally declared British King as Elizabeth's funeral details released
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Charles formally declared British King as Elizabeth's funeral details released

Updated Sep 10th 2022, 5:25 PM 85,652 Views 28 Comments

“I am deeply aware of this great inheritance and of the duties and heavy responsibilities of Sovereignty which have now passed to me.”

# britain - Friday 9 September, 2022

'A watershed moment': British newspapers react to the death of Queen Elizabeth II
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'A watershed moment': British newspapers react to the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Sep 9th 2022, 6:56 AM 34,743 Views 23 Comments

Numerous papers carry an image of the queen at her coronation on 2 June 1953.

# britain - Monday 1 August, 2022

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right
# British Politics
# British Politics

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right

Aug 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 25,417 Views 20 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the new leader of Britain will be decided by a small number of people and the choice isn’t great.

# britain - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Sunak allies insist ‘all to play for’ in UK Tory leadership bid even as Truss pulls ahead
# The Race Is On
# The Race Is On

Sunak allies insist ‘all to play for’ in UK Tory leadership bid even as Truss pulls ahead

Jul 31st 2022, 2:44 PM 17,284 Views 16 Comments

Supporters of the former UK chancellor seized on a poll of Tory councillors showing him as neck-and-neck with Truss.

# britain - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote
# Yes Minister
# Yes Minister

UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 4:15 PM 44,360 Views 36 Comments
  • Penny Mordaunt was eliminated in the final round of MP voting this evening.
  • The results of the runoff between Sunak and Truss will be announced on 5 September.
  • It is expected that the winner will replace Boris Johnson on 6 September.

# britain - Monday 18 July, 2022

Unprecedented peak demand for water in the UK
# Weather Emergency
# Weather Emergency

Unprecedented peak demand for water in the UK

Updated Jul 18th 2022, 4:06 PM 29,586 Views 12 Comments

The UK’s The Met Office has forecast that London could see highs of 38C when the heatwave sweeps across England.

# britain - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Britain facing record temperatures as public warned of widespread disruption
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Britain facing record temperatures as public warned of widespread disruption

Jul 13th 2022, 7:24 AM 27,329 Views 10 Comments

Temperatures could break a record of 38.7C as the heatwave continues.

# britain - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Opinion: As Boris departs, the British public should ask the Conservatives 'what took you so long?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: As Boris departs, the British public should ask the Conservatives 'what took you so long?'

Jul 12th 2022, 7:00 AM 14,092 Views 7 Comments

Cabinet members and Conservative backbenchers stuck with Johnson while the public cried for him to leave, former UK/EU negotiatior Sydney Nash writes.

# britain - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Nick Kyrgios admits spitting in direction of fan at Wimbledon
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Nick Kyrgios admits spitting in direction of fan at Wimbledon

Jun 28th 2022, 6:44 PM 8,518 Views 2 Comments

British number eight Paul Jubb just fell short of a big first-round shock.

# britain - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

80% of Britain’s train services expected to be cancelled by biggest rail strike in a generation
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

80% of Britain’s train services expected to be cancelled by biggest rail strike in a generation

Jun 21st 2022, 7:43 AM 13,213 Views 14 Comments

Passengers will face commuter chaos from today due to the biggest strike by rail workers in 30 years.

# britain - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk
# Russia
# Russia

Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk

Jun 9th 2022, 4:26 PM 32,848 Views 50 Comments

The men were accused of being “mercenaries” after fighting with Ukrainian troops.

# britain - Friday 3 June, 2022

Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market
# Tobias Ellwood
# Tobias Ellwood

Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market

Jun 3rd 2022, 8:05 AM 32,111 Views 37 Comments

Tobias Ellwood claims there is an ‘appetite’ in Britain to make ‘course corrections’ to the current Brexit model.

# britain - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Thousands gather at Buckingham Palace for day one of jubilee celebrations
# UK
# UK

Thousands gather at Buckingham Palace for day one of jubilee celebrations

Jun 2nd 2022, 9:00 PM 35,738 Views 54 Comments

Thousands gathered at Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour ceremony, as royal family greeted them from the palace balcony.

# britain - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

British MP Neil Parish formally resigns after admitting watching pornography in parliament
# Britain
# Britain

British MP Neil Parish formally resigns after admitting watching pornography in parliament

May 4th 2022, 4:28 PM 11,316 Views 0 Comments

The Treasury said it had accepted the Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton’s resignation.

# britain - Friday 22 April, 2022

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,692 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

# britain - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

EU adopts laws to ensure continued supply of medicines from Britain to Northern Ireland
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

EU adopts laws to ensure continued supply of medicines from Britain to Northern Ireland

Apr 12th 2022, 2:47 PM 5,565 Views 2 Comments

The issue stems from the outworkings of the NI Protocol, which means NI remains covered by the EU’s pharmaceutical regulations.

# britain - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

British Tory MPs divided over Channel 4 privatisation as plans could face revolt
# Britain
# Britain

British Tory MPs divided over Channel 4 privatisation as plans could face revolt

Apr 6th 2022, 4:17 PM 6,886 Views 4 Comments

Father of the House Peter Bottomley told the PA news agency the House of Lords will take out any clause that privatises the network.

# britain - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Corrupt port and airport workers 'central' to operations of organised crime gangs in Ireland
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Corrupt port and airport workers 'central' to operations of organised crime gangs in Ireland

Mar 31st 2022, 12:05 AM 39,623 Views 0 Comments
  • Ports and airports have been infiltrated by gangs to facilitate the smuggling of drugs and other illegal commodities, Niall O'Connor writes.
  • A new report warns that the Common Travel Area is being exploited by crime groups.
  • It also recommends greater sharing and monitoring of information about criminal activity between Irish and UK police forces.

# britain - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street
# Partygate
# Partygate

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street

Mar 29th 2022, 9:54 AM 12,377 Views 8 Comments

The Metropolitan Police said investigators will refer the 20 fixed penalty notices to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.

# britain - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Boris Becker ‘offered up wedding ring to pay off debts’, court told
# Court
# Court

Boris Becker ‘offered up wedding ring to pay off debts’, court told

Mar 23rd 2022, 5:34 PM 38,821 Views 0 Comments

The tennis star is accused of hiding or failing to hand over assets at Southwark Crown Court.

# britain - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Boris Becker ‘deliberately keeping trophies that made him a star’, court is told
# Britain
# Britain

Boris Becker ‘deliberately keeping trophies that made him a star’, court is told

Mar 22nd 2022, 4:57 PM 42,729 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is accused of failing to hand over nine awards, including two of his three Wimbledon men’s singles titles.

# britain - Sunday 6 February, 2022

UK Queen celebrates 70 years on throne and backs Queen Camilla
# Platinum Jubilee
# Platinum Jubilee

UK Queen celebrates 70 years on throne and backs Queen Camilla

Feb 6th 2022, 11:54 AM 36,826 Views 34 Comments

The monarch has become the first British sovereign to reach a platinum jubilee.

# britain - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?
# The British Question
From The42
# The British Question

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?

Jan 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,726 Views 9 Comments

We take a big-picture look at what is happening with the men’s national team, the men’s national league and youth development at a time of great change for Irish football.

# britain - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’
# Kabul
# Kabul

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’

Jan 27th 2022, 1:47 PM 20,537 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of lying after leaked emails contradicted his stance of denying his involvement.

# britain - Friday 7 January, 2022

UK to deploy troops to London hospitals impacted by Covid-related staff shortages
# UK
# UK

UK to deploy troops to London hospitals impacted by Covid-related staff shortages

Jan 7th 2022, 9:39 AM 11,341 Views 17 Comments

The deployment will include 40 military medics and 160 general duty personnel.

# britain - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown
# England
# England

Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown

Jan 4th 2022, 10:50 PM 27,400 Views 72 Comments

Mr Johnson said now is the time for the ‘utmost caution’ but argued the booster rollout has given substantial protection to the nation.

# britain - Thursday 30 December, 2021

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU
# France
# France

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU

Dec 30th 2021, 4:43 PM 31,629 Views 26 Comments

Under stricter Covid-19 travel rules being applied since December 28, only Britons whose official primary residence is in France were to be allowed in.

# britain - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Arrest of armed man who tried to breach security at British Queen's residence
# Britain
# Britain

Arrest of armed man who tried to breach security at British Queen's residence

Dec 25th 2021, 4:13 PM 38,093 Views 0 Comments

The British Queen is spending Christmas at the castle located in the English area of Berkshire.

# britain - Saturday 18 December, 2021

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit
# Polling
# Polling

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit

Dec 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 29,254 Views 73 Comments
  • 63% of people say their view of Britain has changed since it left the EU, new polling has found.
  • Of those, 95% say it has changed for the worse, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Green Party and Social Democrat voters are especially likely to say their views on Britain have changed since Brexit.

# britain - Friday 17 December, 2021

UK Prime Minister denies claims of split with experts in face of ‘considerable’ Omicron wave
# Covid Britain
# Covid Britain

UK Prime Minister denies claims of split with experts in face of ‘considerable’ Omicron wave

Dec 17th 2021, 3:56 PM 12,490 Views 4 Comments

Boris Johnson deflected questions over his premiership, insisting people want him to focus on the pandemic.

# britain - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Patrick Kielty: The past left trauma on all sides, but the future of this whole island looks bright
# A Shared Island
# A Shared Island

Patrick Kielty: The past left trauma on all sides, but the future of this whole island looks bright

Updated Dec 15th 2021, 9:10 AM 28,742 Views 39 Comments

The comedian and broadcaster shares the text of his stirring speech made at the Shared Island Forum earlier this week.

# britain - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Guests return home after three nights trapped at snowed-in Yorkshire pub
# Time Please Folks
# Time Please Folks

Guests return home after three nights trapped at snowed-in Yorkshire pub

Nov 30th 2021, 8:54 AM 48,045 Views 35 Comments

The pub’s manager described being stranded as ‘like a party with a big group of friends’.

# britain - Monday 29 November, 2021

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’

Nov 29th 2021, 9:30 PM 13,188 Views 21 Comments

Interior minister Gerald Darmanin said negotiations can resume ‘very quickly’ if the UK ends the ‘double speak’.

# britain - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel
# English Channel
# English Channel

Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 10:40 PM 49,663 Views 53 Comments

Seven women, 17 men, and three minors died when the inflatable boat lost air and took on water off the northern port of Calais.

# britain - Monday 18 October, 2021

Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today
# Air Crash
# Air Crash

Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today

Oct 18th 2021, 6:58 AM 29,693 Views 0 Comments

David Henderson, 66, arranged the flight in January 2019 which crashed killing footballer Sala and the pilot, Dave Ibbotson.

# britain - Friday 8 October, 2021

The Explainer: How is post-Brexit Britain handling migration?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How is post-Brexit Britain handling migration?

Oct 8th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,691 Views 3 Comments

We look at migration, visas for EU workers and potential impacts on supply chains.

# britain - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Police officer killed Sarah Everard after making ‘false arrest’, court told
# London
# London

Police officer killed Sarah Everard after making ‘false arrest’, court told

Updated Sep 29th 2021, 12:22 PM 38,932 Views 0 Comments

Wayne Couzens was a serving Pc with the Metropolitan Police when he murdered Sarah Everard.

# britain - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
# England
# England

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

Sep 22nd 2021, 10:03 AM 21,777 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

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