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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# westminster

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# brexit shambles
Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'
The Sinn Féin leader said a “crash” no-deal Brexit moves the timeline for a border poll on a united Ireland forward.
# House Of Commons
Taser used and man wrestled to the ground at Westminster gates
The man was detained and arrested by police on suspicion of trespassing.
# feeding frenzy
'Mayday Mayday': How the British media reacted to the cancelled Brexit vote
The prime minister deferred the House of Commons’ crucial vote on the Brexit deal.
# Crunch time
Majority of people think Sinn Féin should take its Westminster seats for crucial Brexit vote
The crucial Brexit vote is on Tuesday.
# what to expect
Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday
The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.
# westminster
Terror suspect in court over UK parliament 'attack'
Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater is accused of driving into a group of cyclists.
# Terrorism
Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster
The case is being treated as terrorism.
# westminster
London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes
Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.
# London
Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster
A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.
# London
Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences
The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.
# Scandal
British minister resigns over lewd messages to women
Andrew Griffiths said he was “deeply ashamed” and would seek professional help.
# House Of Commons
Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'
Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.
# corbyn we have a problem
Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster
MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.
# Eighth Ref
'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws
An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.
# Marriage equality
Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords
Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.