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# british-politics - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

British government's approach to Northern Ireland protocol condemned by MPs
# Brexit
# Brexit

British government's approach to Northern Ireland protocol condemned by MPs

Jul 14th 2020, 8:37 AM 15,442 Views 12 Comments

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee said businesses had been left in the dark.

# british-politics - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner
# Flooding
# Flooding

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner

Mar 8th 2020, 5:07 PM 19,101 Views 7 Comments

The British Prime Minister has been criticised over his failure to visit areas when waters were at their peak.

# british-politics - Friday 14 February, 2020

Johnson's new Cabinet agrees to bring in points-based immigration system
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Johnson's new Cabinet agrees to bring in points-based immigration system

Feb 14th 2020, 5:27 PM 33,807 Views 42 Comments

The system is designed to reduce the number of low-skilled migrants entering Britain from next year.

# british-politics - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Boris Johnson says killed Iranian general was 'a threat to all our interests'
# Qassem Soleimani
# Qassem Soleimani

Boris Johnson says killed Iranian general was 'a threat to all our interests'

Jan 5th 2020, 7:30 PM 30,139 Views 48 Comments

This was Johnson’s first statement since the US’s fatal drone strike last Friday.

# british-politics - Friday 27 December, 2019

Opinion: There will be no Singapore-upon-Thames. The UK cannot strike the same trade deal with the EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

Opinion: There will be no Singapore-upon-Thames. The UK cannot strike the same trade deal with the EU

Dec 27th 2019, 8:00 PM 25,998 Views 40 Comments

A scenario of a highly deregulated UK has been dubbed as a Singapore-upon-Thames.

# british-politics - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Building NI-Scotland bridge is a 'very interesting idea', says Johnson
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Building NI-Scotland bridge is a 'very interesting idea', says Johnson

Dec 19th 2019, 5:33 PM 24,698 Views 49 Comments

The prime minister spoke to MPs in the House of Commons earlier today.

# british-politics - Friday 13 December, 2019

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon
# Scottish National Party
# Scottish National Party

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 8:02 PM 35,628 Views 70 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.

# british-politics - Monday 4 November, 2019

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons

Nov 4th 2019, 8:36 PM 25,518 Views 21 Comments

Bercow announced his resignation from the role in September.

# british-politics - Monday 21 January, 2019

Theresa May rules out second Brexit referendum in Plan B speech
# Last Ditch Effort
# Last Ditch Effort

Theresa May rules out second Brexit referendum in Plan B speech

Jan 21st 2019, 3:58 PM 38,475 Views 47 Comments

May said she will hold further talks on the backstop.

# british-politics - Monday 10 December, 2018

Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit

Dec 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 27,486 Views 54 Comments

Irish negotiators had to agree that Ireland would remain within the British empire while May’s deal could keep the UK trapped in the EU indefinitely, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# british-politics - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'Blamed, victimised for the urges of men': Son of former model Christine Keeler on her life of scandal
# Christine Keeler
# Christine Keeler

'Blamed, victimised for the urges of men': Son of former model Christine Keeler on her life of scandal

Dec 7th 2017, 2:13 PM 28,478 Views 10 Comments

Former model Christine Keeler passed away aged 75 on Tuesday.

# british-politics - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Profumo affair's Christine Keeler has passed away aged 75
# British Politics
# British Politics

Profumo affair's Christine Keeler has passed away aged 75

Dec 5th 2017, 7:46 PM 26,693 Views 18 Comments

Keeler was the model at the heart of one of the UK’s biggest political scandals.

# british-politics - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Poll: Which British PM would be better for Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which British PM would be better for Ireland?

Apr 19th 2017, 9:10 AM 25,117 Views 98 Comments

May or Corbyn? Corbyn or May?

# british-politics - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

13 of the quickest Irish responses to Theresa May's big election announcement
# At It Again
From The Daily Edge
# At It Again

13 of the quickest Irish responses to Theresa May's big election announcement

Apr 18th 2017, 2:33 PM 15,548 Views 1 Comment

She’s wrecking the gaff.

# british-politics - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre
# Don't Have A Bercow
# Don't Have A Bercow

Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre

Jul 25th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,374 Views 30 Comments

John Bercow says he is “always mindful” of the cost of travel.

# british-politics - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Sex scandal MP to stand down from British Parliament
# Pants Down
# Pants Down

Sex scandal MP to stand down from British Parliament

Oct 12th 2014, 8:06 AM 10,249 Views 23 Comments

Brooks Newmark sent an explicit photo of himself online to a male freelance reporter posing as a young female party activist.

# british-politics - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye
# Cheerio
# Cheerio

Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye

Jul 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 6,430 Views 57 Comments

The Tory Prime Minister is trying to solve his “women problem.”

# british-politics - Thursday 22 July, 2010

Griffin denied entry to Buckingham Palace garden party
# British Politics
# British Politics

Griffin denied entry to Buckingham Palace garden party

Jul 22nd 2010, 3:44 PM 168 Views 0 Comments

The BNP leader was turned away after officials said he was using his invitation for party ‘political means’.