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Over 30 years on from the Falklands War, Britain has allowed Argentina to exhume its dead
The 1982 war killed a total of 649 Argentine soldiers, 255 British soldiers and three islanders.
We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said
Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.
The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year
The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.
MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote
A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May said there is no evidence of this.
'It's about time they got their fingers out' - England's former industrial towns anxious to leave EU
Former industrial towns in the north of England voted overwhelmingly for Brexit.
British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court
He’s trying to raise €83,000 online to do it.
Boris Johnson shuts down interview when asked name of South Korea's president
Instead of answering the Sky News presenter’s questions, he invited him to go to the pub.
Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.
Sinn Féin says it won't cost as much as people think to bring about a united Ireland
A discussion document launched by the party today said the issue of of affordability has been subject to “wild speculation”.
The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country
Significant cuts to UK and US corpoate taxes are seen as direct threats to Ireland’s industrial strategy.
British Royal Family asks media to leave Prince Harry's girlfriend alone
“This is not a game – it is her life and his.”
High Court says UK parliament must have vote on starting Brexit
The landmark constitutional decision could delay Britain’s exit from the EU.
"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"
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.
Martin says pro-Brexit ministers in UK are 'making it up as they go along'
In a damning speech today, he said the anti-EU campaign “deployed lies and anti-foreigner rhetoric” to secure the result.
"It was a shock to the system": Cycling the Iron Curtain on a shopping bicycle
We spoke to Tim Moore about his journey.
Britain is to pardon thousands of people convicted of homosexuality
Anyone alive who was convicted of same-sex acts before the law was abolished will now receive an automatic pardon.
British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth
The British Dental Association said Davies’ demands were “inappropriate and unethical”.
Moscow calls Boris Johnson's Syria comments 'Russophobic'
Relations between countries on both sides of the Syrian war are becoming more and more strained.
Nurse who survived Ebola cleared of lying to doctors
Pauline Cafferkey became infected with the deadly virus while working in Sierra Leone in December 2014, but returned home unaware of her illness.
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"Brexit means Brexit": UK wants immigration control at the centre of 'unique' EU deal
Finance minister Philip Hammond reportedly wants Britain to negotiate a deal that would allow Britain to stay in the EU single market.
European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain
Angela Merkel and co are looking to strengthen the bloc.
Travel woes for holidaymakers as workers on Eurostar rail service to strike
The high-speed rail service travels from London to France daily.
Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015
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
One expert said that homelessness had increased in Stratford.
Additional armed police deployed in London after recent terrorist attacks
The security level for the city remains the same, but the threat in London is ‘severe’.
Viola Beach debut album headed for Number 1 after band's tragic death
The British band were killed in a road accident while on tour in Sweden.
Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction
The lobby group called on the government to make every possible effort in October’s Budget to compensate for the negative effect of Brexit.
'If even one percent of London’s economic activities migrated here, we would be absolutely crippled'
Dublin is going on a charm offensive to woo London financial firms – despite fears the city is ill-equipped to support them.
Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is
Exports to Britain in 2015 accounted for €13.7 billion but the Belgian market was worth €14.5 billion.
Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?
The Tory leadership race is down to two women.
The next Prime Minister of Britain will be a woman
Michael Gove’s elimination leaves Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom in the running.
The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way
Former PM Tony Blair is in for a hard day, but a trial is some way off.
Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit
Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU.
Theresa May vows to push for EU trade deal that limits immigration
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”.
Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London
The march went past Downing Street — where demonstrators shouted ‘Shame on you’ aimed at outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron.
Poll: Should the UK call a snap general election?
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
David Cameron will not attend a meeting of EU leaders as they discuss the Brexit fallout.
"Britain is open for business": Chancellor George Osborne speaks for the first time since Brexit result
Osborne said he would be remaining in his role.