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# united-kingdom - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Crowds gather in London as queen's coffin to go on display
# UK
# UK

Crowds gather in London as queen's coffin to go on display

Updated Sep 14th 2022, 9:01 PM 34,509 Views 28 Comments

Members of the public have been paying their respects to the late monarch since 5pm this evening.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Man targeted by gunman who killed nine-year-old girl in Liverpool arrested
# Olivia Pratt-korbel
# Olivia Pratt-korbel

Man targeted by gunman who killed nine-year-old girl in Liverpool arrested

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 11:11 AM 55,981 Views 6 Comments

Olivia Pratt-Korbel died in Kingsheath Avenue in the Dovecot area of Liverpool on Monday night.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’
# Not So United
# Not So United

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’

Jun 23rd 2022, 7:26 PM 24,042 Views 30 Comments

The debate comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon began laying out the case for a second Scottish independence referendum.

# united-kingdom - Friday 29 April, 2022

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim

Apr 29th 2022, 5:07 PM 25,549 Views 0 Comments

Senior Conservative colleagues had decried reports of the incident as “shameful”.

# united-kingdom - 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 21,690 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”.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

New moves to cancel UK Christmas celebrations unlikely despite Omicron surge
# Omicron
# Omicron

New moves to cancel UK Christmas celebrations unlikely despite Omicron surge

Dec 21st 2021, 7:37 AM 18,242 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson did not impose new restrictions yesterday, but he said the government will “reserve the possibility” of taking further action.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Singer Rihanna made national hero as Barbados becomes a republic
# Republic
# Republic

Singer Rihanna made national hero as Barbados becomes a republic

Nov 30th 2021, 7:20 AM 45,955 Views 27 Comments

Barbados won independence from Britain in 1966.

# united-kingdom - Friday 5 November, 2021

EU warns of 'serious consequences' if UK decides to trigger Article 16
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU warns of 'serious consequences' if UK decides to trigger Article 16

Nov 5th 2021, 4:08 PM 21,199 Views 17 Comments

London has said it could move to suspend the NI protocol.

# united-kingdom - Friday 15 October, 2021

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess
# David Amess
# David Amess

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess

Updated Oct 15th 2021, 6:57 PM 134,993 Views 59 Comments
  • David Amess died after he was stabbed several times during a constituency clinic.
  • A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Micheál Martin are among those who have shared sympathies.

# united-kingdom - Monday 11 October, 2021

Boris Johnson’s holiday ‘important for whole country’, minister suggests
# Bojo's Big Break
# Bojo's Big Break

Boris Johnson’s holiday ‘important for whole country’, minister suggests

Oct 11th 2021, 10:08 AM 45,778 Views 31 Comments

Home Office minister Damian Hinds defended the Prime Minister’s decision to go on holiday to Spain.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Priti Patel backs emergency phone service to protect women as they walk home
# Sarah Everard
# Sarah Everard

Priti Patel backs emergency phone service to protect women as they walk home

Oct 9th 2021, 11:20 AM 23,251 Views 51 Comments

The Mail reported the new “walk me home” service could be in operation by Christmas.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Bullish Boris Johnson does not mention Northern Ireland Protocol during 45 minute Tory speech
# Conference Time
# Conference Time

Bullish Boris Johnson does not mention Northern Ireland Protocol during 45 minute Tory speech

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 4:48 PM 45,721 Views 65 Comments

Johnson shrugged off petrol queues and said that British businesses will have to invest in their workers and technology.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 2 October, 2021

UK military drivers mobilised to deliver fuel to petrol stations
# Labour Shortage
# Labour Shortage

UK military drivers mobilised to deliver fuel to petrol stations

Oct 2nd 2021, 10:06 AM 18,128 Views 30 Comments

It came as opposition parties raised the prospect of a parliamentary recall to address the wider situation of labour shortages.

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:34 AM 34,728 Views 28 Comments

Boris Johnson did not rule out triggering Article 16.

# united-kingdom - Friday 30 July, 2021

Ireland has overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid
# Rollout
# Rollout

Ireland has overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid

Updated Jul 30th 2021, 7:00 PM 90,881 Views 96 Comments

Ireland has now fully vaccinated 72.5% of its adult population compared to the UK’s 71.8%.

# united-kingdom - Monday 5 July, 2021

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19

Jul 5th 2021, 7:19 AM 33,506 Views 89 Comments

Boris Johnson will lead a Downing Street press conference updating his plans for ‘freedom day’ on 19 July.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 13 June, 2021

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK
# Sausages From Toulouse
# Sausages From Toulouse

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK

Jun 13th 2021, 1:53 PM 58,078 Views 90 Comments

Emmanuel Macron reportedly implied that Northern Ireland was a separate country.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe

Apr 29th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,351 Views 10 Comments

The Electoral Commission will investigate Johnson’s flat renovations.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown

Apr 28th 2021, 12:42 PM 18,633 Views 23 Comments

The claim was first reported in the Times, but Downing Street dismissed it as a “gross distortion” of Johnson’s position at the time.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Prince Philip funeral procession ends with Duke's coffin taken from chapel to royal vault
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Prince Philip funeral procession ends with Duke's coffin taken from chapel to royal vault

Updated Apr 17th 2021, 4:22 PM 116,389 Views 112 Comments

Prince Philip will be laid to rest at the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel following the funeral mass.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 42,551 Views 69 Comments

Northern Ireland’s place in the Union could be decided for it, if Scotland decides its future is better in the EU, rather than the UK.

# united-kingdom - Monday 29 March, 2021

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says
# Allegations
# Allegations

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says

Mar 29th 2021, 9:55 PM 27,691 Views 32 Comments

Arcuri has made fresh allegations that she and Johnson had a four-year romantic relationship when he was mayor.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it
# Jabs
# Jabs

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 62,877 Views 118 Comments

The United Kingdom reportedly plans to supply Ireland with 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?

Mar 28th 2021, 11:08 AM 81,488 Views 128 Comments

Or should we stick to what we are already due to receive?

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Prince Philip admitted to hospital after feeling unwell
# Buckingham Palace
# Buckingham Palace

Prince Philip admitted to hospital after feeling unwell

Feb 17th 2021, 2:24 PM 60,208 Views 47 Comments

He was taken to hospital on the advice of his doctor and a palace statement said it was a “precautionary measure”.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

UK ‘past the peak’ of coronavirus cases, hospital admissions and deaths
# Covid19
# Covid19

UK ‘past the peak’ of coronavirus cases, hospital admissions and deaths

Feb 3rd 2021, 10:47 PM 22,906 Views 14 Comments

But Boris Johnson warned that the level of infection is still ‘forbiddingly high’.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 24 January, 2021

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland
# Brexit
# Brexit

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland

Jan 24th 2021, 10:48 AM 49,955 Views 154 Comments

Half of people in Scotland also want an independence referendum, according to a new opinion poll.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

‘Huge disappointment’ as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange refused bail
# Extradition
# Extradition

‘Huge disappointment’ as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange refused bail

Jan 6th 2021, 12:58 PM 10,412 Views 0 Comments

Assange’s partner Stella Moris said she had hoped to be reunited with him after it was ruled he should not be extradited.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

All travellers into Ireland will need negative PCR test from previous 72 hours
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

All travellers into Ireland will need negative PCR test from previous 72 hours

Updated Jan 5th 2021, 9:01 PM 96,860 Views 86 Comments

The travel ban from Britain is set to be lifted at midnight on Friday.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in UK
# Second Vaccine
# Second Vaccine

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in UK

Dec 30th 2020, 7:09 AM 14,024 Views 26 Comments

The vaccine has been shown to prevent severe disease and stop people contracting Covid-19.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

'Extreme concern': UK reports another record number of new Covid infections
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Extreme concern': UK reports another record number of new Covid infections

Dec 29th 2020, 6:00 PM 52,380 Views 29 Comments

It’s up more than 10,000 on the record set yesterday.

# united-kingdom - Monday 21 December, 2020

Covid-19 in the UK - What do the stats tell us about the current situation?
# Britain
# Britain

Covid-19 in the UK - What do the stats tell us about the current situation?

Dec 21st 2020, 3:15 PM 26,635 Views 15 Comments

The country has seen a new variant of coronavirus spread through parts of London, the south-east and Wales.

New coronavirus strain reported in three European countries, ECDC says

New coronavirus strain reported in three European countries, ECDC says

Dec 21st 2020, 2:51 PM 62,808 Views 42 Comments

A few cases with the new variant have been reported already by Iceland, Denmark and the Netherlands.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Brexit trade talks deadline arrives as key issues still remain
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit trade talks deadline arrives as key issues still remain

Dec 13th 2020, 8:35 AM 10,634 Views 44 Comments

Boris Johnson is due to speak with European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen later today.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 10 December, 2020

UK and Singapore sign free trade deal
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

UK and Singapore sign free trade deal

Dec 10th 2020, 6:59 AM 17,392 Views 20 Comments

It comes amid tense negotiations in Brussels to salvage the chances of a post-Brexit trade deal.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

UK breaching Northern Ireland Protocol would be a 'really big mistake', Coveney says
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK breaching Northern Ireland Protocol would be a 'really big mistake', Coveney says

Dec 2nd 2020, 10:00 PM 17,855 Views 35 Comments

The British government is poised to reintroduce elements of its controversial Internal Market Bill next week,

# united-kingdom - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Tough Covid-19 restrictions for 99% of people in England as Johnson says ‘hard winter’ ahead
# Tier System
# Tier System

Tough Covid-19 restrictions for 99% of people in England as Johnson says ‘hard winter’ ahead

Nov 26th 2020, 7:31 PM 19,652 Views 6 Comments

The new restrictions will take effect after 2 December.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 21 November, 2020

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal

Nov 21st 2020, 4:08 PM 33,194 Views 28 Comments

Business groups welcomed the announcement but warned that firms face a ‘cliff edge’ without deals with the EU and other nations.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Car crashing into London police station 'not terror-related', authorities say
# London Crash
# London Crash

Car crashing into London police station 'not terror-related', authorities say

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 7:04 AM 38,630 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of arson.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 4th 2020, 10:45 AM 7,976 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’.

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