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# britain - Friday 8 December, 2017

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue

A deal to avoid a hard border has been reached between the UK and EU.

# britain - Thursday 7 December, 2017

David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

Davis was called before the House of Commons Brexit committee after MPs expressed dissatisfaction in him.

# britain - Friday 1 December, 2017

European Commission chief Donald Tusk to meet Varadkar in Brexit crunch talks today

The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage but the EU isn’t satisfied.

# britain - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Britain 'very close' to sealing a Brexit deal, says Phil Hogan

The Guardian is reporting tonight that a solution to the Irish border is close, though the final wording has yet to be thrashed out.

# britain - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Britain will pay at least €45 billion to leave the EU - reports

The Telegraph and the Financial Times have reported that UK and EU negotiating teams have agreed on a figure.

# britain - Monday 20 November, 2017

British father who killed his children jailed for at least 33 years

He was also found guilty of the attempted murder of his wife – the children’s mother.

# britain - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Britain's government has survived the first parliamentary challenges to its Brexit bill

An amendment giving devolved legislatures – like Northern Ireland – a veto over the Brexit agreement was defeated.

# britain - Monday 13 November, 2017

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran Health Problems This post contains videos

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has undergone tests for breast cancer as her emotional state worsens, her husband has said.

# britain - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Explainer: How a UK minister may lose her job over 'secret' meetings in Israel

Another diplomatic incident has cropped up for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s scandal-prone government.

# britain - Thursday 21 September, 2017

EU negotiator hits out at Boris Johnson for saying some young Britons have 'split allegiances'

Guy Verhofstadt told the Dáil that the EU will not allow Ireland to suffer because of Brexit.

# britain - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Boris Johnson denies he's planning to quit over Brexit row

Johnson has played down rumours of infighting in the Tory party, after a colleague accused him of “backseat driving”.

# britain - Monday 18 September, 2017

Britain downgrades terror threat from 'imminent' to 'highly likely'

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Friday’s explosion.

# britain - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Theresa May says Trump visit still on despite his terror tweets

May had publicly rebuked Trump for his comments.

# britain - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson

The UK Foreign Secretary was speaking during a visit to UK troops in Estonia.

# britain - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group

The men were arrested “on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism”.

# britain - Friday 25 August, 2017

WATCH: Restored footage of Charles and Diana's wedding released Tying The Knot This post contains videos

WATCH: Restored footage of Charles and Diana's wedding released

Footage from the 29 July 1981 wedding has been released in 4K resolution on YouTube.

# britain - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

# britain - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans Brexit This post contains videos

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.

# britain - Monday 21 August, 2017

'Upsetting and shocking': Teen girl sexually assaulted twice on a train by two different men

The girl had been travelling on a train back from the Boardmasters festival in Cornwall on 12 August.

# britain - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

# britain - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'

Britain wants “a highly streamlined customs arrangement” with the EU.

# britain - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.

# britain - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

London police release footage of jogger pushing woman into path of bus

The bus swerved to avoid the victim, who sustained minor injuries.

# britain - Monday 31 July, 2017

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

A former Iraqi general has been trying for some time to bring a private prosecution against Blair for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

# britain - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

# britain - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Frenchwoman on trial for helping migrant lover smuggle into Britain

She bought a small boat for €1,000 and towed it to a beach from which he and two friends took off across the Channel.

'Handshake of shame' - British papers react to £1 billion DUP-Tory deal

Talks on reforming a Northern Executive continue today.

# britain - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Prince Harry says he 'wanted out' of the royal family

In an interview with the Mail on Sunday he said being in the army was the best escape he’s ever had.

# britain - Friday 23 June, 2017

What's a 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit, and which one are we likely to get?

It’s been a year since the UK voted ‘Leave’ – so do we know yet what that means exactly?

# britain - Thursday 22 June, 2017

May says EU citizens living in the UK can stay - but without Brussels' oversight

The British Prime Minister called it a “fair and serious” offer.

Game of Thrones helped Ireland reach over one million US visitors last year

The vast majority of our tourists still come from Britain.

# britain - Monday 19 June, 2017

Leo travels to London to discuss Brexit and Northern Ireland

The new Taoiseach will meet Theresa May at Downing Street today.

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off

It’s been almost a year since the shock referendum result.

# britain - Friday 9 June, 2017

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election

The British pound saw its biggest daily fall since January.

# britain - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Spanish man who used skateboard to try to defend woman from London attacker confirmed dead

The Spanish national was one of eight people killed in the incident.

# britain - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?

The Labour party is catching up with the Conservatives in the polls.

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, was criticised over his “letter to Santa Claus” – also known as his party’s spending manifesto.

# britain - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party

Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.

# britain - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From The42 Player ratings: how the Irish footballers in Britain fared this season Opinion

Player ratings: how the Irish footballers in Britain fared this season

A review of how the Boys in Green have got on domestically since the start of the campaign.

# britain - Saturday 13 May, 2017

New poll reveals Britain wants to leave the Eurovision Song Contest

We’ll never get 12 points again…

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