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#UK

# uk - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Woman dies after 'side effects from contraceptive pill were not treated'

The woman was instead treated for lower back pain.

# uk - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man and woman arrested over child water park death released on bail

UK media are reporting that they were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

'Date rape' serial killer facing 17 more charges of poisoning, rape and sexual assault

Stephen Port, from Barking in east London, allegedly met the four murder victims on gay dating websites.

# uk - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Two arrested following death of five-year-old boy at water park

The incident happened just before 4pm yesterday at Bosworth Water Park near Leicester.

# uk - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Investigation opened after UK nuclear submarine hits merchant vessel

There was no damage to the nuclear plant, said the defence ministry.

# uk - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Government 'concerned' about jump in number of visa applications from the UK

Last year, 10,000 visa applications were made, in comparison to just 1,800 in 2014.

# uk - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Five people injured in UK helicopter crash

The crash happened this afternoon at Breighton Aerodrome in Yorkshire.

Brexit minister: Some EU citizens may be forced to leave the UK

David Davis says there may be a cut off date for migrants who’ve settled in the UK.

# uk - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Theresa Villiers resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

Earlier, Michael Gove was dropped from Theresa May’s Cabinet.

# uk - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

"That word 'unionist' is very important to me": Prime Minister May sets out her priorities

Theresa May, the former UK home secretary, has taken over from David Cameron as Prime Minister.

# uk - Monday 11 July, 2016

UK latest: Leadsom apologises for 'motherhood' remarks, says she's "been under enormous pressure"

Meanwhile, Labour’s Angela Eagle is expected to launch a leadership challenge to Jeremy Corbyn today.

# uk - Friday 8 July, 2016

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console

Yesterday it emerged that the charity’s Irish operation would be wound down and its services transferred.

# uk - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan

The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.

# uk - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Why are so many British politicians resigning?

Julien Mercille looks at the decisions of Nigel Farage, David Cameron and Boris Johnson to move out of the spotlight.

Voting to pick a new Prime Minister of the UK starts today

Home Secretary Theresa May remains a front-runner, despite backing the Remain side in the referendum.

Argentina: Brexit or no Brexit, our claim to the Falkland Islands remains

The South American nation refers to the islands as the Malvinas.

# uk - Saturday 2 July, 2016

The coup against Jeremy Corbyn is a case of elites trying to squash popular aspirations

Julian Mercille writes that the coming weeks could have fateful consequences for the Labour Party.

# uk - Friday 1 July, 2016

There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote

New figures show that there were five times as many racist attacks as normal since last Thursday.

# uk - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Thousands of Britons have pledged to combat racism by wearing a safety pin

A social media campaign asking people to wear safety pins as a badge has gone viral.

Nicola Sturgeon on way to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU

David Cameron will not attend a meeting of EU leaders as they discuss the Brexit fallout.

# uk - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Three arrested in Manchester following "disgusting" racist abuse on early morning tram commute UK

Three arrested in Manchester following "disgusting" racist abuse on early morning tram commute

It comes amidst a reported increase in racist incidents in the UK since the Brexit result.

# uk - Monday 27 June, 2016

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary UK

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary

“He took advantage of this friendship and put his victims through an awful ordeal.”

Poll: Would you like to see a second referendum on Brexit in the UK? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see a second referendum on Brexit in the UK?

More than 3.5 million people have signed a petition to have a rerun of the vote.

# uk - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Is it now time for Ireland to consider rejoining the Commonwealth?

Senator Frank Feighan says rejoining the Commonwealth will promote Ireland’s values to a global audience.

# uk - Saturday 18 June, 2016

'Death to traitors', UK MP murder suspect tells court

Thomas Mair has appeared before a court in London this morning.

# uk - Friday 17 June, 2016

Cameron calls for 'end to hatred in politics' as Britain mourns murdered MP

A vigil will be held in Dublin tonight in memory of the slain mother-of-two.

Suspect in British MP killing 'quiet loner with ties to extremists'

Thomas Mair allegedly had ties to white supremacists and battled mental illness.

# uk - Monday 13 June, 2016

Man in Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murdering two women

The pair are believed to be mother and daughter.

# uk - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Police officer facing disciplinary action for allegedly wearing 'I love weed' hat while on duty

The officer is now facing a new style hearing which is open to the public.

Teenage girls admit to kidnapping two-year-old girl from Primark in Newcastle

A more serious charge of intent to commit a sexual offence was dropped.

# uk - Friday 3 June, 2016

Man in UK described as 'dangerous, evil and manipulative' jailed for first date murder

Carl Langdell had sex with Katie Locke’s body after strangling her to death.

Student who called out David Cameron for 'waffling': 'I don't care if I was rude.' Straight Talking This post contains videos

Student who called out David Cameron for 'waffling': 'I don't care if I was rude.'

Last night’s Sky News Brexit debate got heated.

# uk - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Donald Trump is planning a visit to his Scottish golf course

But there’s no word on a trip to Ireland.

The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard

An inquest into the atrocity is to be reopened.

# uk - Monday 16 May, 2016

He once called the EU an 'evil empire' but Michael O'Leary thinks Brexit would be 'absolutely crazy'

The Ryanair boss also took a pop at Boris Johnson.

# uk - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain MI5

UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain

MI5 has raised the threat level from Northern Ireland-related attacks to “substantial”, for the first time in five years.

# uk - Friday 6 May, 2016

London elects its first Muslim mayor

Vote-counting was taking place across Britain and Northern Ireland today.

# uk - Thursday 5 May, 2016

After a dirty, personal race London elects a new mayor today

The race for the mayoralty has been marked by negative campaigning between two very different candidates.

# uk - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Ken Livingstone was (briefly) forced to hide in a toilet after some bizarre Hitler comments

He was also suspended from the Labour Party today.

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