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# britain - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson
# Good To Know
# Good To Know

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson

Sep 8th 2017, 8:12 PM 16,033 Views 52 Comments

The UK Foreign Secretary was speaking during a visit to UK troops in Estonia.

# britain - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group
# National Action
# National Action

British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group

Sep 5th 2017, 6:06 PM 11,389 Views 59 Comments

The men were arrested “on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism”.

# britain - Friday 25 August, 2017

WATCH: Restored footage of Charles and Diana's wedding released
# Tying The Knot
# Tying The Knot

WATCH: Restored footage of Charles and Diana's wedding released

Aug 25th 2017, 2:14 PM 21,853 Views 37 Comments

Footage from the 29 July 1981 wedding has been released in 4K resolution on YouTube.

# britain - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit
# European Court Of Justice
# European Court Of Justice

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

Aug 23rd 2017, 9:38 AM 13,559 Views 98 Comments

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

# britain - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

Aug 22nd 2017, 7:43 AM 36,478 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.

# britain - Monday 21 August, 2017

'Upsetting and shocking': Teen girl sexually assaulted twice on a train by two different men
# England
# England

'Upsetting and shocking': Teen girl sexually assaulted twice on a train by two different men

Aug 21st 2017, 10:45 PM 57,272 Views 27 Comments

The girl had been travelling on a train back from the Boardmasters festival in Cornwall on 12 August.

# britain - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'
# No Hard Borders
# No Hard Borders

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

Aug 16th 2017, 2:40 PM 31,885 Views 167 Comments

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

# britain - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'
# Constructive Ambiguity
# Constructive Ambiguity

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'

Aug 15th 2017, 2:40 PM 34,413 Views 137 Comments

Britain wants “a highly streamlined customs arrangement” with the EU.

# britain - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away
# Holidays
# Holidays

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Aug 9th 2017, 12:11 PM 17,227 Views 39 Comments

Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.

# britain - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

London police release footage of jogger pushing woman into path of bus
# Putney
# Putney

London police release footage of jogger pushing woman into path of bus

Aug 8th 2017, 7:26 AM 89,569 Views 91 Comments

The bus swerved to avoid the victim, who sustained minor injuries.

# britain - Monday 31 July, 2017

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

Jul 31st 2017, 11:56 AM 8,044 Views 37 Comments

A former Iraqi general has been trying for some time to bring a private prosecution against Blair for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

# britain - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North
# Looming Deadline
# Looming Deadline

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

Jul 2nd 2017, 2:01 PM 16,709 Views 99 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

# britain - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Frenchwoman on trial for helping migrant lover smuggle into Britain
# Calais
# Calais

Frenchwoman on trial for helping migrant lover smuggle into Britain

Jun 27th 2017, 9:33 AM 11,000 Views 0 Comments

She bought a small boat for €1,000 and towed it to a beach from which he and two friends took off across the Channel.

'Handshake of shame' - British papers react to £1 billion DUP-Tory deal
# Paper Talk
# Paper Talk

'Handshake of shame' - British papers react to £1 billion DUP-Tory deal

Jun 27th 2017, 7:33 AM 39,883 Views 67 Comments

Talks on reforming a Northern Executive continue today.

# britain - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Prince Harry says he 'wanted out' of the royal family
# The Monarchy
# The Monarchy

Prince Harry says he 'wanted out' of the royal family

Jun 25th 2017, 3:16 PM 44,795 Views 53 Comments

In an interview with the Mail on Sunday he said being in the army was the best escape he’s ever had.

# britain - Friday 23 June, 2017

What's a 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit, and which one are we likely to get?
# Fifty Shades Of Brexit
# Fifty Shades Of Brexit

What's a 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit, and which one are we likely to get?

Jun 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 17,238 Views 25 Comments

It’s been a year since the UK voted ‘Leave’ – so do we know yet what that means exactly?

# britain - Thursday 22 June, 2017

May says EU citizens living in the UK can stay - but without Brussels' oversight
# Citizen Brexit
# Citizen Brexit

May says EU citizens living in the UK can stay - but without Brussels' oversight

Jun 22nd 2017, 9:44 PM 17,686 Views 23 Comments

The British Prime Minister called it a “fair and serious” offer.

Game of Thrones helped Ireland reach over one million US visitors last year
# Tourists Are Coming
# Tourists Are Coming

Game of Thrones helped Ireland reach over one million US visitors last year

Jun 22nd 2017, 8:23 AM 13,896 Views 11 Comments

The vast majority of our tourists still come from Britain.

# britain - Monday 19 June, 2017

Leo travels to London to discuss Brexit and Northern Ireland
# When Leo Met Theresa
# When Leo Met Theresa

Leo travels to London to discuss Brexit and Northern Ireland

Jun 19th 2017, 11:00 AM 12,922 Views 64 Comments

The new Taoiseach will meet Theresa May at Downing Street today.

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off

Jun 19th 2017, 7:46 AM 17,095 Views 69 Comments

It’s been almost a year since the shock referendum result.

# britain - Friday 9 June, 2017

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election
# Hung Parliament
# Hung Parliament

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election

Jun 9th 2017, 7:26 AM 33,530 Views 26 Comments

The British pound saw its biggest daily fall since January.

# britain - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Spanish man who used skateboard to try to defend woman from London attacker confirmed dead
# London
# London

Spanish man who used skateboard to try to defend woman from London attacker confirmed dead

Jun 7th 2017, 10:56 PM 67,643 Views 104 Comments

The Spanish national was one of eight people killed in the incident.

# britain - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?

Jun 3rd 2017, 9:23 AM 24,832 Views 95 Comments

The Labour party is catching up with the Conservatives in the polls.

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'
# Brexit
# Brexit

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:23 AM 10,663 Views 29 Comments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, was criticised over his “letter to Santa Claus” – also known as his party’s spending manifesto.

# britain - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party

May 27th 2017, 6:00 PM 58,772 Views 33 Comments

Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.

# britain - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Player ratings: how the Irish footballers in Britain fared this season
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Player ratings: how the Irish footballers in Britain fared this season

May 21st 2017, 7:30 AM 11,368 Views 14 Comments

A review of how the Boys in Green have got on domestically since the start of the campaign.

# britain - Saturday 13 May, 2017

New poll reveals Britain wants to leave the Eurovision Song Contest
# Brits Out
# Brits Out

New poll reveals Britain wants to leave the Eurovision Song Contest

May 13th 2017, 3:30 PM 22,802 Views 60 Comments

We’ll never get 12 points again…

# britain - Monday 1 May, 2017

Theresa May dismisses rumours Brexit meeting with EU chief went badly as "Brussels gossip"
# Be Grand
# Be Grand

Theresa May dismisses rumours Brexit meeting with EU chief went badly as "Brussels gossip"

May 1st 2017, 7:09 PM 11,277 Views 53 Comments

Rumours abound that Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker is deeply pessimistic regarding May’s alleged hardline attitude towards Brexit talks.

# britain - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Here are the things that must happen before and after a united Ireland becomes a reality
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Here are the things that must happen before and after a united Ireland becomes a reality

Apr 30th 2017, 9:45 PM 60,025 Views 177 Comments

The first report in the history of State to outline a road map for reunification throws up a number of ideas.

# britain - Saturday 29 April, 2017

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity

Apr 29th 2017, 2:55 PM 33,156 Views 198 Comments

The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.

# britain - Friday 28 April, 2017

Woman in serious condition after being shot by British anti-terror police
# Willesden
# Willesden

Woman in serious condition after being shot by British anti-terror police

Apr 28th 2017, 8:56 AM 18,661 Views 39 Comments

Six people have been arrested.

# britain - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper
# The Irish Post
# The Irish Post

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper

Apr 27th 2017, 1:20 PM 10,745 Views 12 Comments

The exact amount of the sale isn’t known.

# britain - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK

Apr 23rd 2017, 11:56 AM 15,944 Views 43 Comments

The Labour leader has an uphill battle to beat Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in June’s snap election.

# britain - Thursday 20 April, 2017

A gift shop in the UK is selling 'British' Aran jumpers
# British Aran Wool
From The Daily Edge
# British Aran Wool

A gift shop in the UK is selling 'British' Aran jumpers

Apr 20th 2017, 1:30 PM 8,904 Views 11 Comments

This is the future that Brexit wants.

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:07 AM 16,026 Views 82 Comments

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

# britain - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Apr 18th 2017, 11:06 AM 123,703 Views 180 Comments

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

# britain - Friday 14 April, 2017

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings
# Belfast
# Belfast

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

Apr 14th 2017, 2:37 PM 13,981 Views 192 Comments

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

# britain - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Welsh MP who left the Tories for UKIP leaves UKIP for the Tories
# Reckless Abandon
# Reckless Abandon

Welsh MP who left the Tories for UKIP leaves UKIP for the Tories

Apr 6th 2017, 2:55 PM 7,461 Views 12 Comments

Mark Reckless said he was leaving as it was “job done” for the party.

# britain - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

Apr 1st 2017, 9:33 AM 24,531 Views 132 Comments

Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday.

Explainer: Britain has triggered Article 50 - but is it reversible?
# Return To Sender
# Return To Sender

Explainer: Britain has triggered Article 50 - but is it reversible?

Apr 1st 2017, 7:30 AM 12,813 Views 31 Comments

It depends who you ask – but here’s what the experts think…