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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Home Office

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# Kent
Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site'
Charities said the findings were “extremely disturbing” and show the “brutal reality of how refugee children are treated in Priti Patel’s Britain”.
# Home Office
UK government spent over £55,000 on legal fees against Emma DeSouza
“You have to be at the very bottom or you have to be rich to use the legal system,” DeSouza said.
# Shamima Begum
Woman who went to Syria to join IS should be allowed return to UK to fight citizenship case, court rules
Former home secretary Sajid Javid had revoked her British citizenship on national security grounds.
# Coronavirus
UK records over 100 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours as police in England given new powers
Those who ignore tougher restrictions on movement could also be fined.
# Emma deSouza
UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British
The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.
# citizenship
Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson
The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.
# Emma deSouza
Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish
Emma DeSouza has won three court cases against the UK’s Home Office, which has argued that she is a British citizen.
# Home Office
'Misleading' Home Office ad on how EU citizens apply to stay in the UK banned
The advert claimed all that was needed to apply was a passport or ID card, which was found to be “misleading”.
# finger clickin backlash
UK's Home Office branded 'racist or unfathomably stupid' for anti-knife crime ads on chicken boxes
A UK minister said the messages will “bring home” the consequences of knife crime to young people.
# isis
Shamima Begum calls for 'mercy' from British authorities after having citizenship revoked
Begum was 15 when she ran away to join the jihadists in 2015.
# nine to five
Naptime deadlines and ignoring the dishes: 9 realistic tips for working from home with kids
I’ve learnt to put my blinkers up and ignore the crumb-encrusted floor, writes Sheena McGinley.
# Billy Caldwell
'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved
Billy Caldwell’s mother had met with UK government officials to discuss returning his medicine earlier this week.
# whoops
'I couldn't believe my eyes': EU citizens in UK given deportation letters by mistake
The Home Office said letters had been mistakenly sent out to around 100 people.
# Missing
There will be just 4 police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann
That number has been cut from 29.
# Barred
Pick-up artist Julien Blanc could be also barred from Ireland after UK visa ban
The Department of Justice declined to comment on Blanc’s case, but confirmed that the Minister would have the right to deny him entry.
# Westminster
British Government expected to launch child sex abuse investigation
The Home Office has admitted that 114 official files relating to claims of child abuse have been lost or destroyed.
# Home Office
Should you answer work emails from home? Most employers think so
A new survey has shown that 60 per cent of employers expect workers to check emails outside office hours.
# Home Office
16 things only people who work from home will understand
Freelancer? Jobseeker? Stay-at-home parent? We’re talking to you.
Voices
Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides
Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.
# top tips
10 tips for working effectively at home
Clear the clutter, stay in touch – and take off those pyjamas.
# Surveillance
Plans for UK web monitoring could affect Irish users
It’s reported that the UK government is seeking the power to monitor calls, texts, emails and web visits under new legislation.
# Not a Spy
Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain
The British government had claimed that Ekaterina Zatuliveter had used her job at MP Mike Hancock’s office to pass intelligence information back to Russia.
# Britain
UK Home Secretary announces new control order measures
After a review of counter-terrorist measures, Theresa May has announced her recommendations for restoring “British freedoms” – but civil rights group is not convinced.
# Northern Ireland
UK raises threat level of Irish republican terrorism
The UK’s Home Office says there is a “strong possibility” that Britain could be attacked by republican paramilitaries.