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# special-relationship - This year 2022

Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?
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# Over To You

Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?

Jun 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 22,509 Views 69 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU and we want to hear from you.

Ireland + the EU: 50 years after Ireland voted to join, how is the relationship between the two?
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Ireland + the EU: 50 years after Ireland voted to join, how is the relationship between the two?

Jun 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 19,207 Views 42 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU.

# special-relationship - Last year 2021

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU
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# France

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU

Dec 30th 2021, 4:43 PM 31,631 Views 26 Comments

Under stricter Covid-19 travel rules being applied since December 28, only Britons whose official primary residence is in France were to be allowed in.

Joe Biden's defiance over Afghanistan tests global alliances
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Joe Biden's defiance over Afghanistan tests global alliances

Aug 17th 2021, 1:43 PM 23,185 Views 16 Comments

The downbeat mood in parts of the the West was contrasted by a more pragmatic approach from some other powers.

Paul Pogba criticises former manager Jose Mourinho in candid interview
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From The42
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Paul Pogba criticises former manager Jose Mourinho in candid interview

Apr 16th 2021, 9:41 AM 8,223 Views 13 Comments

The France midfielder was signed as the world’s most expensive player by Mourinho in 2016, but their relationship eventually soured.

# special-relationship - All time

Dominic Raab insists UK-US relationship will remain strong whoever is in White House
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# Special Relationship

Dominic Raab insists UK-US relationship will remain strong whoever is in White House

Nov 4th 2020, 10:45 AM 7,977 Views 5 Comments

The UK Foreign Secretary said he would not ‘sucked in’ to a debate over postal votes after Donald Trump branded the election ‘a fraud’.

Brexit: Senior US politicians write to Boris Johnson over his efforts to 'flout the Northern Ireland protocol'
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# Weighing In

Brexit: Senior US politicians write to Boris Johnson over his efforts to 'flout the Northern Ireland protocol'

Sep 16th 2020, 7:01 AM 43,752 Views 42 Comments

The UK Internal Market Bill cleared its first Commons hurdle on Monday despite deep misgivings among Johnson’s party.

Trump 'apoplectic' with Johnson in phone call over UK's decision on Huawei and 5G
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Trump 'apoplectic' with Johnson in phone call over UK's decision on Huawei and 5G

Feb 7th 2020, 7:16 AM 46,240 Views 59 Comments

Huawei is only one of a series of issues where the two nations are at odds

'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC
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'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC

Oct 13th 2019, 2:34 PM 81,166 Views 79 Comments

The US-born writer said the reaction to her comments

Donald Trump 'won't deal' with British ambassador, and criticises Theresa May on Brexit
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# Allies

Donald Trump 'won't deal' with British ambassador, and criticises Theresa May on Brexit

Jul 8th 2019, 7:59 PM 34,476 Views 94 Comments

Trump said that “we will no longer deal with” the British ambassador to the US Kim Darroch.

Donald Trump to get Buckingham Palace banquet as UK state visit is confirmed
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Donald Trump to get Buckingham Palace banquet as UK state visit is confirmed

Apr 23rd 2019, 12:53 PM 17,692 Views 74 Comments

The state visit is to take place in June.

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care?
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# Special Relationship

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care?

Feb 5th 2019, 4:14 PM 13,053 Views 19 Comments

Politicians have only recently started talking about it and Trump hasn’t addressed it much.

Trump arrives in the UK today and will be greeted by a balloon showing him as an angry baby
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# Special Relationship

Trump arrives in the UK today and will be greeted by a balloon showing him as an angry baby

Jul 12th 2018, 7:21 AM 21,724 Views 39 Comments

He will enjoy tea with the Queen.

Nigel Farage 'squeezed in at last second' to dine with Donald Trump
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# Dinner With The Donald

Nigel Farage 'squeezed in at last second' to dine with Donald Trump

Feb 27th 2017, 8:35 AM 29,301 Views 41 Comments

Farage tweeted a picture of himself smiling broadly while sitting down with the US President.

The Donald Trump and Theresa May Holding Hands Pic of the Day
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The Donald Trump and Theresa May Holding Hands Pic of the Day

Jan 27th 2017, 8:25 PM 38,841 Views 61 Comments

‘I like long walks in the park and free trade deals.’

Andy Murray wants to learn from new bestie Jose Mourinho
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From The42
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Andy Murray wants to learn from new bestie Jose Mourinho

Jun 21st 2015, 12:05 AM 2,787 Views 1 Comment

The tennis star battled to a three-set victory over Gilles Muller in Friday’s quarter-finals of the Wimbledon warm-up event.

US investigation into al-Megrahi release postponed
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# Lockerbie

US investigation into al-Megrahi release postponed

Jul 28th 2010, 6:29 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

Delay due to lack of crucial witnesses.

Cameron meets senators over Lockerbie suspicions
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# Special Relationship

Cameron meets senators over Lockerbie suspicions

Jul 21st 2010, 11:12 AM 203 Views 0 Comments

US senators suspect BP and Libya conducted an oil deal in return for the release of the Lockerbie bomber.

Cameron says Lockerbie release was down to Scotland
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# Special Relationship

Cameron says Lockerbie release was down to Scotland

Jul 21st 2010, 8:40 AM 258 Views 0 Comments

PM shifts blame to Scottish authorities while on Washington visit.