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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 27 November, 2015


# uk - Today’s News


# uk - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Alton Towers says horror crash was caused by ‘human error’

Two people had leg amputations following the crash over the summer.

# uk - Sunday 22 November, 2015

This is the most expensive country home in the UK – and the Beckhams might want it Not Too Shabby This post contains images

‘Our Father’ ad banned – because it might offend non-Christians and atheists

The Church of England had booked the ad to play before Star Wars.

# uk - Friday 20 November, 2015

London police apologise to women deceived into sexual relationships with undercover officers

The relationships have been described as “abusive, deceitful, manipulative and wrong”.

# uk - Thursday 19 November, 2015

‘Run and hide. Don’t play dead’ – UK security experts’ advice after Paris attacks

Victims of gun attacks have been encouraged to escape and find cover rather than play dead.

# uk - Monday 16 November, 2015

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?

# uk - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Frenchman charged with having a knife and air rifle at Gatwick Airport

The charge comes as Britain increases its security.

# uk - Friday 13 November, 2015

British government considers blacklisting homeopathy treatments

A minister confirmed the government is looking at removing these products from the NHS prescription list.

# uk - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Over 400 strangers turn out for funeral of war hero after appeals for people to show up

It was feared only four people would be there.

# uk - Friday 6 November, 2015

Cliff Richard voluntarily met with police for more questioning

He met voluntarily with police this week.

# uk - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Far-right group Britain First won’t stop using the image of murdered soldier Lee Rigby

His family have asked before that his image be used to promote peace.

From Business ETC Britain leaving the EU could cost Ireland €3 billion a year Stay Another Day

Britain leaving the EU could cost Ireland €3 billion a year

Without the interconnection between Ireland and Britain, our energy costs are also likely to soar.

# uk - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

New UK passport design (featuring just two women) sparks sexism row Uproar This post contains images

New UK passport design (featuring just two women) sparks sexism row

The British Passport Office is facing accusations of “institutional sexism”.

UK police staff member leaves force after Twitter ‘rape joke’ about football match

Both tweets prompted a flood of complaints that the police force would treat sexual assault with such flippancy.

# uk - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

British women lose bid to have tampons taxed at the same rate they are in Ireland

The vote was an attempt to compel the UK government to bring the issue to Europe.

Two policemen, one of whom described a woman as a “f****** slag”, are to keep their jobs

Officers Christopher Guest and Cavan O’Connell left an abusive voicemail on Alex Faragher’s phone after a suspected incident of domestic violence.

# uk - Friday 9 October, 2015

A UK nurse given the all-clear from Ebola last year is now in a ‘serious condition’

Pauline Cafferkey was airlifted from Glasgow to London after a “complication” from the virus.

# uk - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Police trying to identify man ‘with an Irish accent’ who was found dead in his kayak

A weeks-long investigation has not turned up any clues.

# uk - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

‘I’m learning from the master here’ – Eamonn Holmes and David Cameron’s TV ‘love in’ All Smiles This post contains videos

‘I’m learning from the master here’ – Eamonn Holmes and David Cameron’s TV ‘love in’

The interview went a little differently to one last week with Jeremy Corbyn.

# uk - Monday 5 October, 2015

UK in ‘chaos’ over plastic bag levy. What’s all the fuss about? We did that 13 years ago…

The year of Saipan and Nadine Coyle forgetting her age we began paying for our plastic bags.

Child-killer and suspect in disappearance of teenage girl in Donegal dies in custody

Robert Howard died in hospital while imprisoned for the rape and murder of another teenager.

# uk - Friday 2 October, 2015

Britain’s youngest terrorist: 15-year-old boy sentenced over plans to ‘run a cop over’

The boy (then 14) suggested the man should “break into someone’s house and get your first taste of beheading”.

# uk - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Teenager killed after lump of concrete is thrown at car

“I am numb with pain,” Nassem’s father said.

# uk - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

A woman dumped her husband in the most spectacular way this morning

But is all as it seems…?

Cocaine cut with cattle de-wormer made this woman’s skin rot

Levamisole is regularly used as an adulterant in cocaine.

# uk - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

‘Ginger extremist’ fantasised about killing Prince Charles so red-haired Harry could become king

Mark Colborne, 37, said he wanted to “put a bullet in Charles’ head”.

# uk - Monday 21 September, 2015

Appeal to identify man ‘with Irish accent’ found dead in kayak

Police said the man was aged between his mid-20s and mid-30s.

A new book says David Cameron put “a private part” in a dead pig’s mouth

He also smoked marijuana, according to the book.

# uk - Sunday 20 September, 2015

British army general ‘threatens mutiny’ if Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM

Meanwhile, the Labour leader has announced that he would press ahead with plans to renationalise the British railways if his party got into power.

# uk - Friday 18 September, 2015

Britain’s new Shadow Chancellor has apologised for saying IRA members should be “honoured”

John McDonnell has been appointed to his position in recent days by new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

# uk - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Varoufakis gets rock star reception in London as he gives Corbyn advice

“I have news for you – austerity sucks.”

# uk - Monday 14 September, 2015

Poll: Would you vote for Jeremy Corbyn? Jez We Can This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Jeremy Corbyn?

Purely hypothetical of course.

# uk - Friday 11 September, 2015

‘Evil beyond understanding’ – British men jailed for live-streaming rape of young children

“Their callousness beggars belief,” said one investigator.

# uk - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Hipster thief steals six-string guitar from music store

T(he)y must be stopped.

# uk - Monday 7 September, 2015

Stonehenge researchers discover ‘one of the largest stone monuments in Europe’

The stones are thought to have been erected about 4,000 years ago.

# uk - Monday 31 August, 2015

International concert pianist killed at her UK home

A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Body found in search for man who went missing during triathlon swim

Paul Gallihawk was competing in his first triathlon.

# uk - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Man who dodged UK court over ‘indecent images’ downloads may be in Dublin

53-year-old David Swift is believed to have connections to the Swords area of north Dublin.

# uk - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 ‘I can count on one hand the number of agents I’d trust’ Column

‘I can count on one hand the number of agents I’d trust’

John O’Sullivan on why football at the top level is a cutthroat business.

# uk - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Not all women are impressed by the idea of women-only train carriages

Jeremy Corbyn, a radical left-winger who has defied expectations to lead the leadership race, believes it could help reduce harassment.

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