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#UK

# uk - Yesterday’s News

Full death toll from Grenfell Tower 'could take until end of the year'

Police previously said at least 79 people died in the blaze.

# uk - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Boy (11) dies after sustaining 'serious electrical burns' at rail depot in England

“Our thoughts are with the family of this young boy during what must be an incredibly difficult time,” British Transport Police said.

Warnings over highly potent 'Pink Champagne’ MDMA after Manchester death

Experts say MDMA pills in Ireland have become increasingly potent in recent years.

# uk - Monday 26 June, 2017

Brexit: EU citizens in UK will have to join special register, but rules won't apply to Irish

The UK prime minister announced a set of proposals for EU citizens following Brexit.

# uk - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack

The House of Commons confirmed that a number of “unauthorised attempts” to access MPs emails were made.

# uk - Friday 23 June, 2017

The charity single for Grenfell Tower survivors has topped UK charts

The cover track by 50 artists including Stormzy, Emeli Sande and Robbie Williams has sold over 170,000 copies.

For the first time, Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than Theresa May - poll

Just about more people think the Labour leader would make a better leader than the Prime Minister.

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?

# uk - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Concern in Passport Office as 66,000 applications outstanding (and the number's growing)

The number of applications outstanding has been consistently on the rise in recent times in the wake of the Brexit vote.

# uk - Monday 19 June, 2017

'It has taken more time today than anything else': Ireland the hot topic on day 1 of Brexit talks

Today was the first day of Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU.

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.

# uk - Thursday 15 June, 2017

First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues

Mohammed Alhajali has been named as the Grenfell Tower fire’s first victim.

# uk - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrats leader, says he is 'torn' over Christian faith

Farron announced his resignation from the post today.

Northern Irish women not entitled to free abortions in England, court rules

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that women from Northern Ireland are not entitled to free access to abortions.

# uk - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Peace process 'under stress' by a Tory-DUP government - but May isn't worried

Prime Minister Theresa May’s response: her government still supports the peace process.

European rights court urges UK to keep treating baby with rare condition

More than £1.3 million has been raised online for the treatment, through more than 83,000 donations.

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK

More than 3,200 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for terminations last year.

# uk - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Theresa May's longtime rival Michael Gove given cabinet position

Aside from Gove’s appointment, there have been few surprises in the embattled May’s reshuffle.

# uk - Saturday 10 June, 2017

May to hold cabinet meeting as she tries to overcome election backfire

May was initially forecast to be on course for a landslide.

'I was clearly wrong': How Jeremy Corbyn confounded expectations in the UK's election

He received massive praise yesterday from some of his harshest critics.

# uk - Friday 9 June, 2017

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall resigns

He said that the party was a victim of its own success, despite the fact it failed to retain its one seat in the UK general election.

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election

The British pound saw its biggest daily fall since January.

# uk - Thursday 8 June, 2017

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting

The polls close at 10pm.

# uk - 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.

Even moderate drinking can damage your brain, new research says

The study monitored more than 500 people over 30 years.

# uk - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Tiger that killed a zookeeper in the UK won't be put down

Rosa King died last Monday after she entered a tiger enclosure.

# uk - Monday 5 June, 2017

Theresa May: 'The attackers' identities are known and will be released'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister because of cuts in police numbers.

# uk - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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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.

# uk - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

# uk - Friday 26 May, 2017

'We won't let hate win' - Ariana Grande's powerful statement in response to terror attack

The American singer’s concert in Manchester was attacked by a suicide bomber.

# uk - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin

The UK Labour leader has been accused of failing to condemn the IRA’s bombing campaigns.

Most Irish people want to stay in the EU even if Brexit deal is bad for us

An RTÉ opinion poll has found that voters want to see a closer-knit Europe after Britain leaves the EU.

# uk - Sunday 21 May, 2017

The Tories' lead over Labour has been slashed in half in a week

The Conservatives still hold a comfortable lead ahead of the 8 June election.

# uk - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'If May wins a landslide it'll be a disaster for Ireland' - Tim Farron on Brexit, Ireland, and Labour's self-destruction

The Liberal Democrats leader is looking to turn his party’s fortunes around in next month’s UK general election.

# uk - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Rolf Harris to be released from prison tomorrow

Harris denies four counts of indecent assault against three teenage girls between 1971 and 1983.

# uk - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Radical' or 'nonsensical'? Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto takes aim at high-earners

A rise in UK corporation tax and no hard border with the North: Labour’s manifesto is good news for Ireland.

# uk - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Tory councillor suspended following racist anti-Irish tweet during Eurovision

‘Thanks Ireland. You can keep your f’king gypsies! Hard border coming folks!’

# uk - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy

The Derry businessman had been an important link between IRA forces and the British government for over 20 years.

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