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# britain - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:10 AM 9,629 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# britain - Monday 28 November, 2016

Sinn Féin says it won't cost as much as people think to bring about a united Ireland
# Irish Unity
# Irish Unity

Sinn Féin says it won't cost as much as people think to bring about a united Ireland

Nov 28th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,569 Views 176 Comments

A discussion document launched by the party today said the issue of of affordability has been subject to “wild speculation”.

# britain - Monday 21 November, 2016

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country
# FDI
# FDI

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country

Nov 21st 2016, 3:14 PM 19,749 Views 98 Comments

Significant cuts to UK and US corpoate taxes are seen as direct threats to Ireland’s industrial strategy.

# britain - Friday 18 November, 2016

# britain - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

British Royal Family asks media to leave Prince Harry's girlfriend alone
# Meghan Markle
# Meghan Markle

British Royal Family asks media to leave Prince Harry's girlfriend alone

Nov 8th 2016, 10:37 AM 57,020 Views 92 Comments

“This is not a game – it is her life and his.”

# britain - Thursday 3 November, 2016

High Court says UK parliament must have vote on starting Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

High Court says UK parliament must have vote on starting Brexit

Nov 3rd 2016, 9:56 AM 20,333 Views 160 Comments

The landmark constitutional decision could delay Britain’s exit from the EU.

# britain - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"

Oct 27th 2016, 2:59 PM 11,396 Views 39 Comments

1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.

# britain - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Martin says pro-Brexit ministers in UK are 'making it up as they go along'
# Britain
# Britain

Martin says pro-Brexit ministers in UK are 'making it up as they go along'

Oct 23rd 2016, 1:43 PM 15,805 Views 134 Comments

In a damning speech today, he said the anti-EU campaign “deployed lies and anti-foreigner rhetoric” to secure the result.

# britain - Saturday 22 October, 2016

"It was a shock to the system": Cycling the Iron Curtain on a shopping bicycle
# Came In From The Cold
# Came In From The Cold

"It was a shock to the system": Cycling the Iron Curtain on a shopping bicycle

Oct 22nd 2016, 9:00 PM 14,705 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Tim Moore about his journey.

# britain - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Britain is to pardon thousands of people convicted of homosexuality
# We Take It All Back
# We Take It All Back

Britain is to pardon thousands of people convicted of homosexuality

Oct 20th 2016, 5:52 PM 12,678 Views 36 Comments

Anyone alive who was convicted of same-sex acts before the law was abolished will now receive an automatic pardon.

# britain - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth

Oct 19th 2016, 11:26 AM 15,045 Views 71 Comments

The British Dental Association said Davies’ demands were “inappropriate and unethical”.

# britain - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Moscow calls Boris Johnson's Syria comments 'Russophobic'
# Unquestionable War Crimes
# Unquestionable War Crimes

Moscow calls Boris Johnson's Syria comments 'Russophobic'

Oct 12th 2016, 2:45 PM 8,333 Views 43 Comments

Relations between countries on both sides of the Syrian war are becoming more and more strained.

# britain - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Nurse who survived Ebola cleared of lying to doctors
# Pauline Cafferkey
# Pauline Cafferkey

Nurse who survived Ebola cleared of lying to doctors

Sep 14th 2016, 3:53 PM 16,549 Views 12 Comments

Pauline Cafferkey became infected with the deadly virus while working in Sierra Leone in December 2014, but returned home unaware of her illness.

# britain - Thursday 1 September, 2016

What Does Your Favourite Destination Say About You?
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

What Does Your Favourite Destination Say About You?

Sep 1st 2016, 11:24 AM 19,872 Views 17 Comments

We can tell you.

# britain - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

"Brexit means Brexit": UK wants immigration control at the centre of 'unique' EU deal
# Out Means Out
# Out Means Out

"Brexit means Brexit": UK wants immigration control at the centre of 'unique' EU deal

Aug 31st 2016, 9:15 PM 26,475 Views 70 Comments

Finance minister Philip Hammond reportedly wants Britain to negotiate a deal that would allow Britain to stay in the EU single market.

# britain - Monday 22 August, 2016

European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain
# We're Grand
# We're Grand

European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain

Aug 22nd 2016, 8:43 PM 17,637 Views 114 Comments

Angela Merkel and co are looking to strengthen the bloc.

# britain - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Travel woes for holidaymakers as workers on Eurostar rail service to strike
# Channel Tunnel
# Channel Tunnel

Travel woes for holidaymakers as workers on Eurostar rail service to strike

Aug 10th 2016, 8:16 AM 6,019 Views 6 Comments

The high-speed rail service travels from London to France daily.

# britain - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015
# Brexit
# Brexit

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

Aug 6th 2016, 1:18 PM 12,037 Views 49 Comments

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

London's Olympic district has been left with more money - but fewer homes
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

London's Olympic district has been left with more money - but fewer homes

Aug 6th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,568 Views 4 Comments

One expert said that homelessness had increased in Stratford.

# britain - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Additional armed police deployed in London after recent terrorist attacks
# Operation Hercules
# Operation Hercules

Additional armed police deployed in London after recent terrorist attacks

Aug 3rd 2016, 3:05 PM 14,437 Views 103 Comments

The security level for the city remains the same, but the threat in London is ‘severe’.

# britain - Monday 1 August, 2016

Viola Beach debut album headed for Number 1 after band's tragic death
# Viola Beach
# Viola Beach

Viola Beach debut album headed for Number 1 after band's tragic death

Aug 1st 2016, 8:28 PM 20,025 Views 12 Comments

The British band were killed in a road accident while on tour in Sweden.

# britain - Monday 25 July, 2016

Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction
# Bring It Down
# Bring It Down

Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction

Jul 25th 2016, 8:28 AM 12,439 Views 35 Comments

The lobby group called on the government to make every possible effort in October’s Budget to compensate for the negative effect of Brexit.

# britain - Sunday 17 July, 2016

'If even one percent of London’s economic activities migrated here, we would be absolutely crippled'
# Brexodus
# Brexodus

'If even one percent of London’s economic activities migrated here, we would be absolutely crippled'

Jul 17th 2016, 7:15 AM 44,128 Views 92 Comments

Dublin is going on a charm offensive to woo London financial firms – despite fears the city is ill-equipped to support them.

# britain - Monday 11 July, 2016

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is
# Exports
# Exports

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is

Jul 11th 2016, 6:15 AM 45,047 Views 28 Comments

Exports to Britain in 2015 accounted for €13.7 billion but the Belgian market was worth €14.5 billion.

# britain - Friday 8 July, 2016

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

Jul 8th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,276 Views 85 Comments

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

# britain - Thursday 7 July, 2016

The next Prime Minister of Britain will be a woman
# May Vs Leadsom
# May Vs Leadsom

The next Prime Minister of Britain will be a woman

Jul 7th 2016, 10:58 PM 18,798 Views 84 Comments

Michael Gove’s elimination leaves Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom in the running.

# britain - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way
# Chilcot
# Chilcot

The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way

Jul 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,202 Views 45 Comments

Former PM Tony Blair is in for a hard day, but a trial is some way off.

# britain - Monday 4 July, 2016

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Jul 4th 2016, 8:01 AM 10,668 Views 65 Comments

Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU.

# britain - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Theresa May vows to push for EU trade deal that limits immigration
# Brexit
# Brexit

Theresa May vows to push for EU trade deal that limits immigration

Jul 3rd 2016, 7:24 PM 19,155 Views 74 Comments

She said that the Brexit vote “gave us a very clear message that we couldn’t allow free movement of people to continue as it had”.

# britain - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London
# Baguettes Not Regrets
# Baguettes Not Regrets

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London

Jul 2nd 2016, 5:14 PM 25,968 Views 175 Comments

The march went past Downing Street — where demonstrators shouted ‘Shame on you’ aimed at outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron.

# britain - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Poll: Should the UK call a snap general election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the UK call a snap general election?

Jun 29th 2016, 8:28 AM 20,194 Views 70 Comments

There could be new leaders of both major parties. Is it time for an election?

Nicola Sturgeon on way to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon on way to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU

Jun 29th 2016, 8:05 AM 12,525 Views 73 Comments

David Cameron will not attend a meeting of EU leaders as they discuss the Brexit fallout.

# britain - Monday 27 June, 2016

"Britain is open for business": Chancellor George Osborne speaks for the first time since Brexit result
# Brexit
# Brexit

"Britain is open for business": Chancellor George Osborne speaks for the first time since Brexit result

Jun 27th 2016, 7:29 AM 11,295 Views 73 Comments

Osborne said he would be remaining in his role.

# britain - Saturday 25 June, 2016

'Devastation' and worry, as Poles wonder what Brexit will mean for them
# Uncertain Future
# Uncertain Future

'Devastation' and worry, as Poles wonder what Brexit will mean for them

Jun 25th 2016, 7:30 PM 47,754 Views 124 Comments

“I wasn’t really expecting the result, and I wasn’t happy… It’s not great – especially not for us.”

'Take a bow, Britain': European leaders hold crisis talks after Brexit shock
# Brits Out
# Brits Out

'Take a bow, Britain': European leaders hold crisis talks after Brexit shock

Jun 25th 2016, 7:10 AM 17,107 Views 69 Comments

Member state leaders have urged Britain to leave as soon as possible.

# britain - Friday 24 June, 2016

Brexit: Why Britain voted to leave the EU
# Brexit Explained
# Brexit Explained

Brexit: Why Britain voted to leave the EU

Jun 24th 2016, 3:22 PM 45,258 Views 148 Comments

If you’re struggling to understand how Brexit happened, here’s what the Leave side promised voters.

Brexit fallout - now Spain says it's close to taking back Gibraltar
# While The Iron's Hot
# While The Iron's Hot

Brexit fallout - now Spain says it's close to taking back Gibraltar

Jun 24th 2016, 2:21 PM 40,092 Views 50 Comments

The tiny outcrop at the southern tip of Spain has been disputed by the two countries for the past 300 years.

Brexit: What happens now?
# Article 50
# Article 50

Brexit: What happens now?

Jun 24th 2016, 7:41 AM 27,864 Views 43 Comments

The Leave vote, a surprise to many, will trigger a series of events in the EU.

# britain - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Heavy rain in London causes rail chaos - and could stop some people from voting
# Brexit
# Brexit

Heavy rain in London causes rail chaos - and could stop some people from voting

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:22 PM 13,729 Views 17 Comments

Some commuters said they had been stuck at Waterloo station for hours.

Brexit: From polls opening to final results here's a timeline of when it's all going to go down
# In And Out
# In And Out

Brexit: From polls opening to final results here's a timeline of when it's all going to go down

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:30 AM 22,399 Views 55 Comments

When do polls open? When are the first results in? When will we know the final result?