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#United Kingdom

# united-kingdom - Friday 2 August, 2019

FactCheck: Did Dominic Raab frequently raise the risk of a no-deal Brexit during the referendum campaign?

The UK foreign secretary made the statement on BBC Radio 4 on Monday.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 9 June, 2019

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock

Sajid Javid said Britain has a moral duty to pay for a new border arrangement.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 8 June, 2019

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago

Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations

Trump also said the UK should send in Nigel Farage to negotiate.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Theresa May says she's going to make a 'bold offer' to MPs to get them to support her Brexit deal

MPs have rejected the deal May agreed with Brussels three times already.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 12 May, 2019

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

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

# united-kingdom - Friday 3 May, 2019

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

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

# united-kingdom - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

From July pornography sites will be required to have robust age-verification systems in place for UK users.

The Explainer: How will the UK’s new porn blocking law work?

Age verification will be required to access online pornography in the United Kingdom from July.

# united-kingdom - Friday 12 April, 2019

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

# united-kingdom - Monday 1 April, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg defends sharing video of German far-right leader's speech

The Tory MP said it was not an endorsement, he was simply “pointing out something interesting which is worth watching”.

Poll: Should the UK call a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK call a general election?

It’s been suggested that a general election is needed to break the Brexit impasse.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime

There has been speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification Ireland.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory

The car giant announced in 2016 that it planned to build the model at its plant in Sunderland.

# united-kingdom - Monday 28 January, 2019

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan

Jobs will be cut amid plans to shut fish, meat and cheese counters at some stores.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Irish government publishes no-deal Brexit plans for transport, healthcare and consumer protection

The laws apply to a wide number of areas of Irish society.

# united-kingdom - Friday 11 January, 2019

'This political chaos cannot go on': Corbyn calls for general election to break Brexit deadlock

May faces a crucial vote next week on her proposed Brexit deal.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'It's time to take stock': Former Brexit secretary urges Theresa May to delay Brexit vote again

David Davis said that it was time for the UK “to take stock” ahead of the planned crucial vote.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

The great big Brexit debate: May wants to take on Corbyn over EU deal

The debate is set to be held ahead of 11 December vote on Brexit.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now

There have been five resignations so far today – including two members of her Cabinet.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 30 September, 2018

TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border

We spoke to people from all walks of life to see how Brexit could affect Northern Ireland.

# united-kingdom - Friday 31 August, 2018

'We were given the baton': How Ireland's Defence Forces helped with significant cocaine seizure in UK

Five men were arrested in this operation for drug trafficking offences.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

NHS suspends vaginal mesh operations in England over risk of 'life-changing injuries'

The chair of an independent review said she had not seen evidence that the benefits of mesh outweigh the “severity of human suffering” caused by complications.

# united-kingdom - Monday 9 July, 2018

Dominic Raab appointed as new UK Brexit secretary

Raab was appointed to the role after former secretary David Davis resigned suddenly late last night.

'I wouldn't have done a good job': Britain's Brexit secretary steps down in major blow to May

May is due to address parliament today to explain her plan for Britain.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

# united-kingdom - Friday 15 June, 2018

Gardaí hail success of international policing operations after man found guilty in Hutch murder in Spain

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said today there will soon be ‘significant additional success’.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Major Leave campaign donor 'met with Russian officials' before Brexit vote

Senior cabinet minister David Lidington told the BBC today that the allegations were “serious”.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Theresa May's Cabinet agrees on Brexit backstop ending in 2021

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has voiced opposition to any time-limited backstop.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Boris Johnson spent 18 minutes on the phone to Russian prankster posing as the Armenian prime minister

Johnson discussed Russia and the poisoning of Sergei Skripal before realising the call was a fake.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome

Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Meet the former drug dealer on the frontline of the battle against London knife crime

Abdi has been stabbed twice recently.

# united-kingdom - Friday 6 April, 2018

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'

Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap UK

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap

A total of 78% showed a pay gap in favor of men, while 14% favored women and 8% had no gap.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Solicitor says child sexual exploitation allegations in UK town 'tip of the iceberg'

Nazir Afzal – who has overseen similar high profile cases in the UK – said he knew “more would come out”.

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

A British newspaper has apologised for a front page published 21 years ago

The Bristol Post says a 1996 headline caused lasting damage to how people view the paper.

# united-kingdom - Monday 12 February, 2018

All flights in and out of London City Airport cancelled after discovery of World War II bomb nearby

The ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, close to the runway of London’s most central airport.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'If you have to use a shock collar, you don't know how to train a dog - end of story'

There are calls for the Ireland to follow Scotland in banning the use of the canine training devices.

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