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Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election
# Changed Utterly
# Changed Utterly

Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election

Dec 14th 2019, 12:06 PM 39,656 Views 52 Comments

Northern Ireland has elected a group of MPs more moderate and more diverse than the parliament they are entering, writes Katy Hayward.

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January
# Getting It Done
# Getting It Done

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:13 PM 27,327 Views 59 Comments

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

Dec 13th 2019, 7:31 PM 36,970 Views 53 Comments

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

Dec 13th 2019, 9:03 AM 12,619 Views 16 Comments

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 59,031 Views 74 Comments

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months
# Knesset
# Knesset

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Dec 12th 2019, 7:21 AM 4,466 Views 14 Comments

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
# Milking It
# Milking It

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 31,660 Views 38 Comments

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

Dec 6th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,853 Views 20 Comments

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests
# Uk Election
# Uk Election

Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests

Nov 27th 2019, 10:26 PM 22,672 Views 71 Comments

This polling model accurately predicted back in 2017 that Theresa May would lose her majority.

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin

Nov 16th 2019, 6:12 PM 20,898 Views 26 Comments

More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown
# By-election
# By-election

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

Nov 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 29,989 Views 42 Comments

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains
# SPanish Election
# SPanish Election

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains

Nov 11th 2019, 6:48 AM 10,548 Views 18 Comments

Right-wing populist and anti-migrant leaders across Europe celebrated Vox’s strong showing.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 7th 2019, 10:50 PM 12,977 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

Nov 5th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,978 Views 4 Comments

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election
# Election
# Election

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election

Nov 3rd 2019, 9:56 AM 31,461 Views 68 Comments

Farage is heading up his new Brexit Party into its first general election.

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage
# General Election
# General Election

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage

Nov 1st 2019, 7:07 PM 14,178 Views 17 Comments

The British prime minister also said “it’s a matter of deep regret” the 31 October Brexit deadline was missed.

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election

Oct 30th 2019, 6:57 AM 32,624 Views 27 Comments

The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election

Oct 29th 2019, 7:15 AM 8,197 Views 18 Comments

Johnson failed in his bid last night to get enough MPs to trigger a poll in December.

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
# Afd
# Afd

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Oct 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,440 Views 29 Comments

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length
# Not Over Yet
# Not Over Yet

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length

Oct 28th 2019, 7:44 AM 12,748 Views 12 Comments

Boris Johnson previously said he would prefer to be “dead in a ditch” than miss the 31 October deadline.

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline
# Brexit
# Brexit

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

Oct 26th 2019, 1:16 PM 25,536 Views 23 Comments

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension

Oct 24th 2019, 5:19 PM 33,600 Views 61 Comments

This comes as the EU is expected to formally announce its decision on an extension tomorrow.

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move
# Election Ahead
# Election Ahead

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move

Oct 17th 2019, 7:34 AM 21,048 Views 39 Comments

Obama tweeted yesterday that he was proud to work with Trudeau.

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll
# Poll
# Poll

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Sep 14th 2019, 6:30 PM 14,875 Views 78 Comments

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020

Sep 12th 2019, 1:33 PM 61,409 Views 113 Comments

At the party’s annual away day, Varadkar said he has always believed that the next election should take place in the summer of 2020.

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October
# Liberal Party
# Liberal Party

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October

Sep 11th 2019, 4:07 PM 13,231 Views 22 Comments

Parliament was dissolved today.

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin
Live Sep 9th 2019, 6:00 PM

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first
# Brexit
# Brexit

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first

Sep 9th 2019, 1:37 PM 12,950 Views 91 Comments

Martin said the country will most likely go to the polls in early spring next year.

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October
# Brexit
# Brexit

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Updated Sep 4th 2019, 10:17 PM 92,196 Views 78 Comments

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair
# Ah Here Here
# Ah Here Here

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

Sep 4th 2019, 3:19 PM 36,538 Views 24 Comments

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

Italy forms new government as Five Star leader signs up for coalition deal with Democratic Party
# Historic Enemies
# Historic Enemies

Italy forms new government as Five Star leader signs up for coalition deal with Democratic Party

Aug 28th 2019, 7:14 PM 8,946 Views 9 Comments

Italy’s left-leaning Five Star Movement has confirmed plans for a coalition with the Democratic Party.

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
# Presidential Campaign
# Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

Jun 17th 2019, 8:19 AM 28,382 Views 65 Comments

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

May 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 23,745 Views 36 Comments

The Fine Gael candidate was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party
# Divorce Referendum
# Divorce Referendum

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

May 24th 2019, 10:08 PM 117,649 Views 225 Comments

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

Poll: Will you be voting today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be voting today?

May 24th 2019, 8:56 AM 27,833 Views 94 Comments

Polls close at 10pm.

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin

May 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,652 Views 81 Comments

Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.

Micheál Martin says some people on the doorsteps are calling on him to pull the plug on this government
# Go For It
# Go For It

Micheál Martin says some people on the doorsteps are calling on him to pull the plug on this government

May 9th 2019, 6:30 PM 26,742 Views 88 Comments

‘People do say to me in some areas – go for it,’ said Martin.

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air
# European Election
# European Election

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air

May 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,585 Views 15 Comments

How does RTÉ achieve balance with its election coverage? The ‘stopwatch’ approach and listing all its candidates.

Spanish election: PM's party stays in power as far-right wins seats for first time since Franco's death
# Vox Pops
# Vox Pops

Spanish election: PM's party stays in power as far-right wins seats for first time since Franco's death

Apr 29th 2019, 7:17 AM 12,094 Views 24 Comments

The Socialist Party fell short of an absolute majority, but increased its share of seats since the last election in 2016.