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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# David Cameron

All time
# fly by
Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN
The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.
# let's blog
Comedian Rob Delaney just excellently trolled David Cameron on Twitter
It’s happening again!
# Brexit
'How bad would it be to be a European country not in the EU? Not that bad'
What are the implications for Ireland if the UK leaves the union?
# nine eights
David Cameron is scared to answer basic maths questions
The answer was 72, David.
# drunk dialling
Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'
The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.
# sexual partners
The Guardian website had an amazing picture fail this morning
*puts head in hands*
# Terror Threat
Is this letter to Muslim leaders Islamophobic or 'reasonable, sensible and moderate'?
Eric Pickles MP’s urged Muslim leaders to show that being a proud Muslim means being a proud Briton.
# Questions for Enda
Most Fine Gael TDs want to loosen the whip, but one junior minister isn't so sure
A survey of the party’s TDs has turned up some interesting results.
# with or without eu
Charlie Flanagan really doesn't want the United Kingdom to leave the EU
“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”
# The North
No deal: Enda and Cameron leave talks after 'amateurish ham-fisted episode'
No deal and no immediate prospect of a deal in the North on flags, parades and the past.
# kicking back
Ireland is getting 'kicked around' by big European countries on tax: Hayes
The luxleaks scandal has given Germany and France “cover” to push their agendas, the MEP says.
# Closing In
British IS executioner 'Jihadi John' reportedly injured in air strike
The British man is believed to have been responsible for the murders of US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and British aid workers David Haines and Allan Henning.
# I'll take that
Britain to seize passports from British jihadists to stop them returning home
Australia is facing a similar scenario to Britain with at least 73 of its nationals having their passports cancelled to prevent them travelling to Iraq and Syria.
# Bills Bills Bills
After saying 'no way, we won't pay', UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe
And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.
# Elle
David Cameron under fire for refusing to wear 'feminist' t-shirt
Elle magazine asked him five times.
# UK
Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today
The British prime minister was unharmed in the incident.
# Bills Bills Bills
Cameron: 'No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn'
“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”
# legacy issues
Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland
The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.
# freudian slip
A UK minister said it's 'not worth' paying disabled people the minimum wage
Lord David Freud, great grandson of Sigmund Freud, is now facing calls to resign.
# Talking tax
Enda Kenny: The 'Double Irish' tax loophole isn't our fault and we don't promote it
The Taoiseach has been responding to criticism of Ireland’s tax regime by British Prime Minister David Cameron this week.
Channel 4 News accidentally called David Cameron 'evil' in a tweet
Well that went well.
# Brooks Newmark
Bad day for Cameron: Minister quits over 'explicit photos' and MP defects to UKIP
Mark Reckless is the second MP to defect to UKIP in the space of two months.
# Terrorism
British and Belgian politicians vote to join air strikes on Islamic State
Speaking today, David Cameron told MPs “there is no more serious issue than asking our armed forces to put themselves in harm’s way to protect our country”.
# Going to War?
David Cameron asks British parliament to back "years" of Iraq action
Cameron told the House of Commons that British Army is “prepared for that commitment”.
# Recall
Will Britain join the US-led airstrikes on ISIS?.. MPs vote today
David Cameron has urged Britain not to be “frozen with fear” about re-entering conflict in Iraq.
# islamic state
Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq
Speaking after talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi, Cameron said he was “confident” that members of the House of Commons would authorise the move.
# news wrap
Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
# one is not amused
WATCH: David Cameron lets slip that the Queen "purred" after Scottish referendum defeat
Alex Salmond thinks he should “hang his head in shame” for disrespecting her.
# ah now lads
More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run
The re-run is being suggested after allegations of vote rigging in the referendum.
# house of cards
'Better the devil you know': Winners, losers - and one for you to decide - from the political week
Scotland said No, Gordon Brown re-emerged, as did Alan Shatter, and Micheál Martin tied himself in knots.
# please don't go
READ: UK party leaders pledge more powers if Scotland votes No
David Cameron and Co promised “faster, safer and better change.”
# indyref
The best quotes from Scotland's independence referendum campaign
Should they stay or should they go? Here’s what people have been saying.
# Scotland Decides
Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?
Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?
# panic on the streets
UK leaders take "unprecedented" step to boost Scottish campaign
All three party leaders have pulled out of Prime Minister’s Questions to head north.
# her majesty's displeasure
Scottish referendum: The 'Yes' side have pulled ahead for the first time, and the Queen is not amused
Today’s findings dramatically raise the stakes ahead of the vote — now just 11 days away.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s been talking about the fatal stab attack at a hospital in Waterford, the Charleville tragedy, James Reilly, and a 25ft granny.
# house of cards
'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week
You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.
# british army
Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on
The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.
# Children
More training needed for teachers on female genital mutilation to identify children at risk
In Ireland it is estimated that 3,780 women have undergone female genital mutilation.