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# uk - Yesterday’s News

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper

The exact amount of the sale isn’t known.

# uk - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Those who earn more will pay higher speeding fines under proposed safety law changes

The Road Safety Authority said it will be watching the UK’s road laws with interest.

# uk - Friday 21 April, 2017

Most Irish people are definitely NOT in favour of a snap election here

59% of voters think it would be better if the current government remain in power.

# uk - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

# uk - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June

Theresa May stunned the country yesterday when she announced her plan for an early vote.

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Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin

Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.

'Crush the saboteurs': Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election

Three polls released over the weekend show May’s Conservatives around 20 points ahead.

# uk - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 13 of the quickest Irish responses to Theresa May's big election announcement At It Again
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Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

# uk - Monday 17 April, 2017

British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship

The British-born woman married Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2000.

# uk - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

UK judge sacked for 'abusive' comments on news articles about his cases

Under a pseudonym, the judge called commenters “donkeys” and “trolls”.

# uk - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Soft drinks are reducing in sugar to avoid the upcoming sugar tax

Minister Noonan said that while the tax yield will be lower as a result, the overall impact is still positive.

# uk - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Christy Kinahan Snr tracked to Switzerland as gardaí, CAB and Interpol work to tackle drug cartel Exclusive

A number of investigations has the head of the crime syndicate scrambling to hide his assets.

# uk - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Four-year-old police dog wins top UK award for finding missing woman in below freezing conditions

This is the first time that a PSNI handler and his police dog have won the UK award.

# uk - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU

“I do understand national sensitivities. I’ll change it to gangsters,” Farage continued to say.

Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why are tempers flaring about it?

There had been suggestions made that the UK would be “prepared to go to war” over Gibraltar.

# uk - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

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Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments

Ken Livingstone had been suspended from the party last April for “bringing the party into disrepute.”

# uk - Saturday 1 April, 2017

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Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday.

# uk - Friday 31 March, 2017

Man who killed sister by dousing her in petrol and setting her alight gets life sentence

The Manchester man showed “no remorse” as he was sentenced to serve a minimum 27 years.

# uk - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Father who maintained his innocence found guilty of murdering three-month-old son

The Crown Prosecution Service said the evidence proved that the injuries could not have been caused by any accident, medical condition or illness.

May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs

“The 1950s called and asked for the headline back,” said former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

# uk - Monday 27 March, 2017

Mother of London terror attacker says she has shed 'many tears' for victims

Janet Ajao said she didn’t condone her son’s behaviour.

# uk - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Police investigating death of teenage boxer after amateur bout

The young man received medical treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

# uk - Friday 24 March, 2017

Juncker calls Brexit 'a tragedy' as he says UK's final bill will be around €58 billion

The EU Commission President said that Article 50 negotiations with the UK will be “frank and fair”.

# uk - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Westminster attacker was 52-year-old Khalid Masood

Earlier the so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.

British parliament attack: The victims

The three victims are unarmed police officer Keith Palmer, mother-of-two Aysha Frade, and American tourist Kurt Cochran.

# uk - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers

Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.

# uk - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

# uk - Monday 20 March, 2017

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday

Britain will formally announce its intention to leave the EU on 29 March.

# uk - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Ex-Premier League footballer Adam Johnson loses bid to appeal underage sex conviction

The footballer was handed a six-year prison sentence last March.

Queen Elizabeth has given the go-ahead on Brexit with royal stamp of approval

Theresa May’s planned timeline to trigger Article 50 by the end of the month looks on course.

# uk - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Freeze! Mannequin challenge could help crack two UK robberies

A number of phone robberies happened before and after the mannequin challenge was filmed in Salford.

# uk - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Tomorrow's UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party

New polls show that Scots aren’t yet sold on independence.

'A full gestation and still no delivery': When will Article 50 be triggered?

Article 50 was expected to be triggered today, but Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement yesterday has muddied the waters.

# uk - Monday 13 March, 2017

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process

The UK Prime Minister has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of March.

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Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?

Has Brexit changed the game that much?

Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum

The last referendum on Scottish independence saw voters choose to remain as part of the UK by a small margin.

# uk - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'The Taoiseach is too slow and too mesmerised': Gerry Adams calls for Brexit clarity

Gerry Adams also accused the British government of threatening Sinn Féin with the prospect of another election.

# uk - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

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