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# uk - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Experts give contrasting views on Sheeran’s Shape Of You at copyright trial
# London
# London

Experts give contrasting views on Sheeran’s Shape Of You at copyright trial

Mar 16th 2022, 8:30 PM 30,283 Views 13 Comments

Ed Sheeran denies that Shape Of You rips off a 2015 song by Sami Chokri.

# uk - Monday 14 March, 2022

Julian Assange denied permission to appeal against US extradition decision
# Julian Assange
# Julian Assange

Julian Assange denied permission to appeal against US extradition decision

Mar 14th 2022, 9:15 PM 12,508 Views 27 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to disclose national defence information.

# uk - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees
# France
# France

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees

Mar 12th 2022, 9:58 AM 25,836 Views 22 Comments

The French president criticised Boris Johnson’s Government over a policy which requires visa applications to be made in person in Brussels or Paris.

# uk - Friday 11 March, 2022

Sarah Everard vigil organisers win High Court challenge against UK Police
# London
# London

Sarah Everard vigil organisers win High Court challenge against UK Police

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 10:59 AM 21,435 Views 3 Comments

Reclaim These Streets argued police decisions in the run up to their planned event, which they withdrew from, breached their rights.

# uk - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Priti Patel urged to do more to help Ukrainians go to the UK
# Visa Requirements
# Visa Requirements

Priti Patel urged to do more to help Ukrainians go to the UK

Mar 10th 2022, 11:12 PM 20,771 Views 54 Comments

The UK announced a limited series of changes to the visa regime for Ukrainian refugees today.

Tory MP accused of ‘immoral and offensive bile’ over Ukrainian refugees
# Daniel Kawczynski
# Daniel Kawczynski

Tory MP accused of ‘immoral and offensive bile’ over Ukrainian refugees

Mar 10th 2022, 7:30 AM 33,049 Views 12 Comments

Daniel Kawczynski was severely criticised by a senior Conservative colleague.

# uk - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Ed Sheeran tells court he is trying to 'clear my name' in copyright case
# London
# London

Ed Sheeran tells court he is trying to 'clear my name' in copyright case

Mar 8th 2022, 7:55 PM 30,909 Views 17 Comments

The singer insisted he is “a songwriter, I write songs, that’s it,” as he faced questions over the creation of hit 2017 hit Shape Of You.

Over 2,000 people fleeing Ukraine have arrived in Ireland with 640 staying in hotels
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Over 2,000 people fleeing Ukraine have arrived in Ireland with 640 staying in hotels

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 6:55 PM 83,369 Views 101 Comments
  • Future accomodation options including modular homes and even Defence Forces facilities are being discussed.
  • The Telegraph has reported that UK ministers voiced concerns about Ireland's 'open door' policy.
  • The government has said that "crisis measures" may be enacted to deal with the situation.
US bans Russian oil imports and UK to phase them out over invasion of Ukraine
# Russian Oil
# Russian Oil

US bans Russian oil imports and UK to phase them out over invasion of Ukraine

Mar 8th 2022, 4:39 PM 36,082 Views 54 Comments

Joe Biden said the ban on Russian oil was decided ‘in close consultation’ with US allies.

'Serial liar': John Bercow banned from having Parliamentary pass after bullying claims upheld
# UK
# UK

'Serial liar': John Bercow banned from having Parliamentary pass after bullying claims upheld

Mar 8th 2022, 1:36 PM 28,036 Views 18 Comments

Bercow called the investigation a “travesty of justice”.

# uk - Monday 7 March, 2022

Fire breaks out on 17th floor of east London high-rise block
# London
# London

Fire breaks out on 17th floor of east London high-rise block

Mar 7th 2022, 5:57 PM 27,729 Views 5 Comments

Twenty fire engines and 125 firefighters are at the scene, and a 64m ladder is being used.

# uk - Friday 4 March, 2022

Chicken Kiev renamed Kyiv by Sainsbury’s after Russia’s attack on Ukraine
# UK
# UK

Chicken Kiev renamed Kyiv by Sainsbury’s after Russia’s attack on Ukraine

Mar 4th 2022, 1:48 PM 17,136 Views 23 Comments

The UK supermarket said it would stop selling Russian products while JD Sports is pulling out of the country.

# uk - Friday 25 February, 2022

Novichok poisoning public inquiry delayed amid heightened Russian tensions
# Dawn Sturgess
# Dawn Sturgess

Novichok poisoning public inquiry delayed amid heightened Russian tensions

Feb 25th 2022, 1:14 PM 9,243 Views 0 Comments

Dawn Sturgess died in 2018 after being inadvertently exposed to the nerve agent on a discarded perfume bottle.

# uk - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Prince Andrew keeps dukedom and naval rank after sex assault lawsuit settlement
# Prince Andrew
# Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew keeps dukedom and naval rank after sex assault lawsuit settlement

Feb 16th 2022, 8:10 PM 35,986 Views 0 Comments

It was announced yesterday that Andrew had agreed to an out-of-court settlement with Virginia Giuffre.

# uk - Monday 14 February, 2022

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur
# Controversy
# Controversy

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur

Feb 14th 2022, 11:14 AM 14,564 Views 10 Comments

The Labour leader says the UK Prime Minister’s controversial comments ‘fed into’ a ‘right-wing conspiracy theory’, and this caused ‘difficulty’.

# uk - Sunday 13 February, 2022

NI Secretary says Johnson ‘focused on the job’ despite police quiz over partygate
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

NI Secretary says Johnson ‘focused on the job’ despite police quiz over partygate

Feb 13th 2022, 11:39 AM 8,619 Views 12 Comments

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis said the Prime Minister will ‘fight’ and win the next general election.

# uk - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Prince Charles tests positive for Covid-19 for a second time
# Bad Luck
# Bad Luck

Prince Charles tests positive for Covid-19 for a second time

Feb 10th 2022, 1:28 PM 27,808 Views 15 Comments

He was in close contact with UK politicians Rishi Sunak and Priti Patel at an event yesterday.

# uk - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Sister of murdered Jo Cox MP says Johnson 'saving his own skin' over Jimmy Savile slur on Starmer
# Pressure Mounts
# Pressure Mounts

Sister of murdered Jo Cox MP says Johnson 'saving his own skin' over Jimmy Savile slur on Starmer

Updated Feb 8th 2022, 12:47 PM 34,387 Views 19 Comments

The UK Labour party leader had to be rescued from a mob yelling baseless allegations at him near Parliament.

# uk - Monday 7 February, 2022

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes

Feb 7th 2022, 7:45 AM 7,989 Views 10 Comments

More announcements are expected on No 10 staffing in coming days following a swathe of resignations.

# uk - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Not a ‘chance in hell’ Boris Johnson will step aside voluntarily, Tory peer says
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Not a ‘chance in hell’ Boris Johnson will step aside voluntarily, Tory peer says

Feb 6th 2022, 12:26 PM 21,668 Views 21 Comments

Gavin Barwell, who served as chief of staff to Theresa May and now sits in the House of Lords, said there was a “strong case for change”.

UK Queen celebrates 70 years on throne and backs Queen Camilla
# Platinum Jubilee
# Platinum Jubilee

UK Queen celebrates 70 years on throne and backs Queen Camilla

Feb 6th 2022, 11:54 AM 36,774 Views 34 Comments

The monarch has become the first British sovereign to reach a platinum jubilee.

# uk - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Decapitated skeletons among more than 400 bodies exhumed from Roman cemetery
# UK
# UK

Decapitated skeletons among more than 400 bodies exhumed from Roman cemetery

Feb 5th 2022, 8:07 AM 30,207 Views 10 Comments

Approximately 10% of the bodies were decapitated, with several instances of the head being placed between the legs or next to the feet.

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign

Feb 5th 2022, 7:39 AM 18,621 Views 16 Comments

It comes amid reports that police have been handed a photo of Johnson holding a beer at an alleged gathering.

# uk - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile
# Westminster
# Westminster

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile

Feb 2nd 2022, 1:29 PM 22,389 Views 13 Comments

Keir Starmer said the UK Prime Minister is “parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists to try to score cheap political points”.

Study claims reluctance to get Covid-19 vaccine may be linked to childhood trauma
# UK
# UK

Study claims reluctance to get Covid-19 vaccine may be linked to childhood trauma

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:36 AM 18,606 Views 31 Comments

The UK study found people who suffer in childhood are also least likely to trust NHS information.

# uk - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 7:40 PM 22,243 Views 16 Comments

The British Prime Minister has promised a fuller publication of Gray’s investigation once the Met Police probe has concluded.

# uk - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Russia says it wants 'respectful' ties with US
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says it wants 'respectful' ties with US

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 4:11 PM 29,869 Views 35 Comments

The move is part of efforts to deter Moscow from invading Ukraine.

# uk - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor

Jan 29th 2022, 7:43 AM 29,454 Views 15 Comments

Reports are circulating of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.

# uk - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues

Updated Jan 26th 2022, 8:12 PM 37,909 Views 22 Comments

The report was expected to be handed to No 10 today but had not been delivered by the time the Commons adjourned.

# uk - Monday 24 January, 2022

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown

Jan 24th 2022, 7:27 PM 25,749 Views 16 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fresh allegations of breaking coronavirus rules.

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US
# London
# London

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US

Updated Jan 24th 2022, 3:00 PM 23,831 Views 11 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to disclose national defence information.

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking

Jan 24th 2022, 8:38 AM 8,711 Views 3 Comments

Downing Street confirmed the Cabinet Office has been asked to “establish the facts”.

# uk - Sunday 23 January, 2022

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns
# Moscow
# Moscow

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 2:01 PM 25,519 Views 48 Comments

Liz Truss has accused Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow leader as head of the government in Russia’s neighbouring country.

# uk - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine

Updated Jan 22nd 2022, 3:30 PM 13,125 Views 30 Comments

There are fears that Russia will invade Ukraine after Moscow massed tens of thousands of troops at the border.

# uk - Friday 21 January, 2022

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson

Updated Jan 21st 2022, 2:17 PM 42,070 Views 33 Comments

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’

Jan 21st 2022, 2:00 PM 20,419 Views 29 Comments

US secretary of state Antony Blinken and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva.

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland
# UK
# UK

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland

Jan 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 22,395 Views 15 Comments
  • Students who are studying medicine in Northern Ireland or Great Britain cannot apply for internships with the HSE this year due to Brexit.
  • The Department of Health said it is working on changes to the Medical Practitioners Act, and hope it will come into effect later this year.

# uk - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’

Jan 20th 2022, 7:10 AM 11,252 Views 9 Comments

David Davis warned Tories the party faces “dying a death of 1,000 cuts” if MPs do not swiftly oust the prime minister.

# uk - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted as British monarchy distances itself from him
# Duke Of York
# Duke Of York

Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted as British monarchy distances itself from him

Jan 19th 2022, 3:55 PM 51,364 Views 0 Comments

It comes as a woman claiming she saw him with his accuser in a London nightclub said she is willing to give evidence against him.

# uk - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim

Jan 18th 2022, 2:20 PM 35,674 Views 29 Comments

It comes after Dominic Raab said this morning that Johnson would “normally” be expected to resign if he lied to parliament.