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#UK

# uk - Today’s News

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home RIP

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home

Michael Payne has struggled with alcoholism since his daughter’s death.

# uk - Yesterday’s News

Criminal investigation launched into Tesco’s €333m blunder

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has stepped in.

# uk - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Bodies of couple and teen daughters found in UK house Clayton This post contains images

Bodies of couple and teen daughters found in UK house

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident.

# uk - Monday 27 October, 2014

Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today UK This post contains videos

Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today

The British prime minister was unharmed in the incident.

# uk - Friday 24 October, 2014

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’ Bills Bills Bills This post contains videos

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’

“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”

# uk - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

# uk - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year Like

With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year

It made an estimated £371 million in revenue in the region in 2013.

# uk - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

# uk - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Daily Mail Free Zone’ stickers are appearing on trains around the UK Paper Trail

‘Daily Mail Free Zone’ stickers are appearing on trains around the UK

The signs are urging people to be considerate.

# uk - Friday 17 October, 2014

London men charged with plotting terrorism and taking oath of Islamic State group

Four men face terrorist charges and a fifth faces firearms charges.

# uk - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

UK terror trial suspect had Tony Blair’s address on a scrap of paper

Erol Incedal is accused of “intending to commit or preparing acts of terrorism” and possessing a document about bomb-making.

Three more men arrested in UK terror investigation

This brings to eight the amount of people arrested in recent days.

# uk - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The UK is set to make “revenge porn” a criminal offence

The practice involves sharing explicit pictures of exes online.

# uk - Thursday 9 October, 2014

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Downing Street confirmed the move today in a bid to help stop the deadly virus from spreading,

# uk - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# uk - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Drug dealer jailed after getting his friend to photograph him, um, preparing drugs

“The case against Shaw was helped by his own ego which saw a mate photographing him committing the crime.”

# uk - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Local council red-faced after removing ‘racist’ Banksy graffiti Whoops This post contains a poll

Local council red-faced after removing ‘racist’ Banksy graffiti

Banksy’s mural was making commentary on anti-immigration sentiment.

# uk - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Irish donations to charity are up, but we’re less generous than the UK

Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.

# uk - Monday 29 September, 2014

Man jailed over Twitter threats to rape British MP

Peter Nunn threatened Stella Creasy over her support for a campaign to put author Jane Austen on the £10 note.

Tory MP claims entrapment over Sunday Mirror sexting sting

Mark Pritchard claims he was contacted by the paper for the story which took down a UK Minister.

# uk - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hozier was on Jools Holland last night and the UK fell in love with him Take Me To Church

Hozier was on Jools Holland last night and the UK fell in love with him

Oh, and his album has gone platinum in Ireland in a week.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

# uk - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Column: It was the largest coordinated demonstration in human history – and they ignored it

Director Amir Amirani writes about his stunning documentary, We Are Many, which explores the 2003 Stop the War global protests and their legacy.

# uk - Sunday 21 September, 2014

More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run

The re-run is being suggested after allegations of vote rigging in the referendum.

# uk - Saturday 20 September, 2014

If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would’ve been a landslide Yes vote

Nearly three-quarters of tweeters on the day were nationalists.

# uk - Friday 19 September, 2014

Scotland’s older people saved the Union

Young people really wanted independence.

Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point

Adams said Ireland should never lose sight that we are a “divided people”.

The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision

In celebration or defeat, Scottish emotion was on display across the country.

# uk - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king

Three of his injuries had the potential to cause death quickly – two to the skull and one to the pelvis.

# uk - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash

There has been surprisingly little coverage or comment on Scottish independence in Ireland, but a Yes vote would affect us on many fronts.

# uk - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge British woman finds eggs of the world’s most poisonous spider in her shopping Noooooo

British woman finds eggs of the world’s most poisonous spider in her shopping

It’s on me. It really, really feels like it’s on me.

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?

Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?

# uk - Sunday 7 September, 2014

British govt to Scotland: We’ll give you more powers… if you vote no to independence

This came after a poll out the pro-independence camp ahead for the first time.

Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?

Whoever wins, we might see Ireland brought back into the picture as part of a broader ‘post-sovereign’ political framework.

# uk - Friday 5 September, 2014

From Business ETC Flying high: August was Knock Airport’s busiest month in history Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport’s busiest month in history

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

# uk - Monday 1 September, 2014

Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say ‘It’s a complete hoax’

The fake alert comes after the UK’s terror threat level was raised to “severe”

# uk - Friday 29 August, 2014

UK increases terror threat level from “substantial” to “severe”

There is no evidence however to suggest that an attack is imminent.

This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 – and saved a youth club

The Broad Plain Boys’ Club in Bristol has been saved – after they took a crowbar to the Banksy work.

# uk - Thursday 28 August, 2014

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament UK

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

# uk - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: It’s crunch time… Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland’s future

With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.

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