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BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,809 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

Dec 6th 2019, 1:22 PM 10,002 Views 21 Comments

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results
# Lessons Learned
# Lessons Learned

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results

Dec 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 30,757 Views 78 Comments

The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.

Jeremy Corbyn reveals unredacted documents which he says shows NHS is 'up for sale'
# On The Table
# On The Table

Jeremy Corbyn reveals unredacted documents which he says shows NHS is 'up for sale'

Nov 27th 2019, 12:17 PM 20,322 Views 73 Comments

Corbyn says the documents show the trade talks were at a “very advanced stage”.

Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?
# On The Trail
# On The Trail

Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?

Nov 24th 2019, 10:01 PM 14,421 Views 47 Comments

The Labour leader is probably facing a make-or-break election.

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

Nov 24th 2019, 7:50 AM 16,852 Views 110 Comments

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

Nov 21st 2019, 9:53 PM 14,184 Views 8 Comments

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push
# UK VOTE 19
# UK VOTE 19

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push

Nov 21st 2019, 1:14 PM 10,535 Views 21 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn described the plans as ‘radical and ambitious’.

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

Nov 17th 2019, 8:10 AM 19,168 Views 53 Comments

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'
# DDoS
# DDoS

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'

Nov 12th 2019, 11:38 AM 12,164 Views 23 Comments

The party said that no data breach occurred.

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections
# Vote 2019
# Vote 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Nov 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,061 Views 8 Comments

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

Nov 6th 2019, 9:18 PM 15,727 Views 12 Comments

“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
# Crucial Vote
# Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,783 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate
# Brexit
# Brexit

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

Oct 19th 2019, 1:17 PM 35,309 Views 15 Comments

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up
# White Paper
# White Paper

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up

Oct 5th 2019, 12:26 PM 20,317 Views 45 Comments

Donohoe has rowed back on his commitment to top up the fund this year.

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:23 PM 18,137 Views 80 Comments

Opposition parties were out outlining their Budget 2020 proposals today.

Labour's priority is to prevent no-deal Brexit before seeking general election, Corbyn says
# Opposition
# Opposition

Labour's priority is to prevent no-deal Brexit before seeking general election, Corbyn says

Sep 28th 2019, 3:33 PM 8,535 Views 30 Comments

Corbyn told reporters today he stood ready to lead an interim government if Johnson was forced from No 10.

Amid farcical scenes, Labour will campaign for another Brexit referendum but won't pick a side
# Brighton Shock
# Brighton Shock

Amid farcical scenes, Labour will campaign for another Brexit referendum but won't pick a side

Sep 23rd 2019, 8:49 PM 23,552 Views 36 Comments

The party chose not to push for Remain as their general election position.

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections
# November Gain
# November Gain

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 19,635 Views 29 Comments

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow
# General Election
# General Election

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow

Sep 19th 2019, 6:04 PM 21,260 Views 41 Comments

The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'
# Yellowhammer
# Yellowhammer

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Sep 12th 2019, 7:33 AM 25,622 Views 22 Comments

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

Government cuts during Labour's time in power were 'awful', says party leader
# Red Lines
# Red Lines

Government cuts during Labour's time in power were 'awful', says party leader

Sep 9th 2019, 11:20 AM 13,767 Views 62 Comments

The Labour Party’s terms for entering government in the future will be discussed at today’s think-in.

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster
# All Kicking Off
# All Kicking Off

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 55,339 Views 41 Comments

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?
# Now What
# Now What

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?

Aug 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,758 Views 8 Comments

Will he? Won’t he?

'Nothing can actually prepare you': 8 mums share how they dealt with their fears about giving birth
# What To Expect
# What To Expect

'Nothing can actually prepare you': 8 mums share how they dealt with their fears about giving birth

Aug 6th 2019, 4:05 PM 9,345 Views 6 Comments

From pre-natal yoga to positive thinking, there are lots of different approaches. Here, some veterans share what worked for them.

Interview: Brendan Howlin on green housing, the SocDems and Labour's 'rough time' in government
# Rebuilding
# Rebuilding

Interview: Brendan Howlin on green housing, the SocDems and Labour's 'rough time' in government

Aug 4th 2019, 11:00 AM 17,788 Views 66 Comments

Howlin gave a lukewarm verdict on the recent local elections, so what next?

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'
# Interview
# Interview

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'

Jul 20th 2019, 9:00 AM 18,698 Views 15 Comments

“The great strength of Ireland is that the UK has not been negotiating with Ireland, but with the EU,” Adonis told TheJournal.ie

Andrew Adonis: 'Don't panic - Boris Johnson is the last throw of the Brexit dice'
# Last Gamble
# Last Gamble

Andrew Adonis: 'Don't panic - Boris Johnson is the last throw of the Brexit dice'

Jul 19th 2019, 1:30 PM 38,158 Views 42 Comments

The former adviser to Tony Blair is speaking about Brexit at the IIEA in Dublin today.

Jeremy Corbyn now backs 'remain' - but only if the other options are a Tory Brexit or no deal
# Out Of The Woodwork
# Out Of The Woodwork

Jeremy Corbyn now backs 'remain' - but only if the other options are a Tory Brexit or no deal

Jul 9th 2019, 3:42 PM 11,709 Views 26 Comments

Yesterday, Labour’s five trade unions agreed to back Remain in what marked a significant shift for the party.

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers

Jun 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,313 Views 10 Comments

The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
# Pro-remain
# Pro-remain

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

May 31st 2019, 7:38 AM 24,751 Views 47 Comments

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens
# Le2019
# Le2019

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens

May 26th 2019, 7:13 PM 9,148 Views 35 Comments

The Labour leader said he is ‘not at all disappointed’ with his party’s result.

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls
# Out And Out Lead
# Out And Out Lead

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls

May 12th 2019, 2:01 PM 71,656 Views 144 Comments

The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections
# Going To The Polls
# Going To The Polls

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

May 3rd 2019, 4:30 PM 25,258 Views 77 Comments

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

Ireland set to make revenge porn and 'upskirting' illegal under new legislation
# Outlawed
# Outlawed

Ireland set to make revenge porn and 'upskirting' illegal under new legislation

May 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 32,284 Views 22 Comments

It will also be an offence to send obscene messages using any form of online communications.

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?
# Ode To Joy
# Ode To Joy

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?

Apr 24th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,716 Views 15 Comments

There’s a small chance they won’t actually take part, but this is getting more and more unlikely.

Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers
# Juliet O'Connell
# Juliet O'Connell

Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers

Apr 12th 2019, 12:49 PM 20,529 Views 29 Comments

O’Connell issued two styles of fliers in her constituency featuring an edited version of the paper’s front page and unauthorised use of the publication’s masthead.

Theresa May says she had to reach out to Labour or risk letting Brexit 'slip through our fingers'
# My Fellow Britons
# My Fellow Britons

Theresa May says she had to reach out to Labour or risk letting Brexit 'slip through our fingers'

Apr 7th 2019, 5:08 PM 16,766 Views 18 Comments

In a video posted on Twitter, a smiling Prime Minister said she had to look for compromise from the opposition to get Brexit through.

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:15 AM 24,018 Views 46 Comments

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs
# Inciting Hatred
# Inciting Hatred

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs

Mar 21st 2019, 1:52 PM 29,123 Views 30 Comments

Some MPs have issued grave warnings after May went on the offensive last night.