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# uk - Today’s News

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught

The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London

Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen

Those on lower incomes are selling life insurance policies and taking out considerable loans to cover costs.

# uk - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

‘Was your wife taking someone else’s job?’: It got a bit awkward for UKIP’s Nigel Farage today

The BBC’s Nick Robinson subjected the controversial MEP to a grilling at an event today.

# uk - Friday 18 April, 2014

Column: Will our new cordial partnership with Britain trickle down to NI’s day-to-day politics?

The flags and parades-related violence undermine the relatively widespread perception that Northern Ireland’s peace process is a ‘completed’ one.

# uk - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Are ‘buy one get one free’ offers just filling up your bins?

A House of Lords Committee in the UK has blamed supermarkets for adding to high levels of food waste with these offers but experts in Ireland said everyone has their part to play in reducing this.

# uk - Saturday 12 April, 2014

One of three sisters attacked with a hammer in a top London hotel has lost an eye

32-year-old Philip Spence has been charged with three counts of attempted murder.

“It’s about putting Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hand.” – Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is using his party’s conference to court Labour voters.

Crufts winner ‘Xena’ among five chihuahuas nabbed by dog snatchers

Police in Yorkshire say that the owners of the dogs are “desperate to find them”.

Poll: Have Anglo-Irish relations been strengthened by the President’s UK State visit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have Anglo-Irish relations been strengthened by the President’s UK State visit?

The visit has drawn to a close, so we want to know if you think it made a difference.

# uk - Friday 11 April, 2014

“Both sides emphasised a very honest version of the past.” President Higgins returns home after UK visit

The President’ plane touched down in Baldonnel shortly after 6pm this evening.

# uk - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor

It’s the second time they’ve shaken hands — and therefore implicitly less historic this time around. Still though…

It’s day four of President Higgins’ trip to the UK and today he’s heading to a farm

From State banquet to country living. The President of Ireland has had a busy few days.

# uk - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From Business ETC Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron State Visit

Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron

Enda Kenny told business leaders in London that he discussed the possibility of a joint trade mission with David Cameron at last night’s State banquet.

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

Irish emigrants sent €5.7 billion back from the UK over 30 years

CSO data shows massive transfers from 1940-1970.

# uk - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Someone in England has been flushing piranhas down the toilet

Local residents had reported that something smelt fishy. No really, they did.

As President Higgins visits the UK, how much has the Government supported emigrants there?

To the tune of about €86 million over the last decade according to Eamon Gilmore.

# uk - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This vox pop interviewee REALLY has it in for graffiti artists Bloody Hell Babs

# uk - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s a quick video tour of the UK and Ireland – in accents Speak Up

Here’s a quick video tour of the UK and Ireland – in accents

From Yorkshire, to Glasgow, to our very own Dublin.

From The Daily Edge Girl gets stuck in up to her waist in drain while trying to save iPhone So Drained

Girl gets stuck in up to her waist in drain while trying to save iPhone

Passers-by laughed and took pictures. What would YOU do?

# uk - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Hauliers fear new roads levy will lead to job losses

The UK introduced a new travel tax today, but hauliers in Ireland want to be exempted from the charge.

# uk - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Channel 4 documentary on missing Esra Uyrun airs tonight

The mother of one left her home at Collinstown Grove in Clondalkin at around 7.15am on 23 February 2011. Her car was found in Bray.

# uk - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM…and get away with it

Police outside Manchester say the thieves were “possibly covered in soil”.

# uk - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

London police say Irishman dead in attack ‘was not the victim of a stranger’

Michael Hunt was found beaten on Saturday morning before dying a number of hours later.

# uk - Friday 14 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s what the UK thought of new Irish sitcom The Walshes UK OR NAY

Here’s what the UK thought of new Irish sitcom The Walshes

The three-part comedy aired on BBC Four last night.

UK politician Tony Benn has died aged 88 RIP

UK politician Tony Benn has died aged 88

The left-wing activist was an MP for almost 50 years.

# uk - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Time magazine thinks Ireland is in the UK and famous for biscuits That's Rich Tea

# uk - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Artist plans to turn UK street into massive water slide for a day Park And Slide

# uk - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

UK union leader Bob Crow dies aged 52 RIP

UK union leader Bob Crow dies aged 52

Crow was widely known for representing rail workers and being the face of various tube strike in London.

# uk - Monday 10 March, 2014

Domestic violence register ‘would help protect victims’ in Ireland

The call comes after a scheme known as Clare’s Law was introduced in the UK at the weekend.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to meet Prime Minister David Cameron in the UK

While in the UK, Kenny will also attend the Champ St Patrick’s Day Reception in Westminster.

# uk - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The person who wrote this parish newsletter headline is our hero Annette Curtain

# uk - Thursday 6 March, 2014

This video of a fictional civil war in the West is the daily reality for children in Syria

The striking clip brings home the effect the conflict is having on children.

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

# uk - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This tiny dog survived a 12 mile drive inside a car engine Puppy Power Engine

This tiny dog survived a 12 mile drive inside a car engine

The three-month-old pup had quite the ride.

# uk - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Senior aide to David Cameron resigns after being arrested for child porn

Patrick Rock, 62, was arrested a few hours after Downing Street reported the alleged offence.

# uk - Sunday 2 March, 2014

# uk - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

British Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the decision stating that it is potentially grave threat to the sovereignty.

# uk - Friday 28 February, 2014

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don’t make me laugh.

Quotas will never resolve the battle of the sexes. They’re regressive, counter-productive and a very short-sighted solution to gender representation, writes Lorraine Courtney.

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