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#UK

# uk - Today’s News

Need to get up-to-speed on the Labour leadership battle? This hilarious Twitter account is your way in…

“Why does Karl Marx hate Earl Grey?” “Because the hereditary elite is anathema to a fair society.”

Man tried to buy a deadly toxin on the dark web after watching Breaking Bad

Liverpool man Mohammed Ali tried to buy ricin – and now faces jail.

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# uk - Yesterday’s News

# uk - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre

John Bercow says he is “always mindful” of the cost of travel.

# uk - Friday 24 July, 2015

Six convicted after teenage girls raped and forced into child sex ring

One of the girls was forced to have sex with more than 60 men.

# uk - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The HSE is trying to entice Irish nurses back home with promises of money and contracts

It is seeking to attract up to 500 people and it is hoped it will encourage Irish nurses working abroad to come home.

# uk - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

One of the oldest Koran manuscripts in the world has been discovered

It’s been dated to the seventh century.

# uk - Saturday 18 July, 2015

The UK wants to take on ‘aggressive’ seagulls Angry Birds This post contains a poll

The UK wants to take on ‘aggressive’ seagulls

Prime Minister David Cameron says there needs to be a ‘big conversation’ about what to do about their behaviour.

Buckingham Palace slams images of queen’s ‘Nazi salute’ as child

Today’s front page of The Sun in the UK shows the queen, then aged around six, raising her right hand in the air as her mother, the late Queen Mother, does the same.

# uk - Friday 17 July, 2015

Here’s what Dublin’s newest Wetherspoons looks like

The Old Borough in Swords will open its doors next week.

# uk - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Teenager charged in relation to Facebook ‘forced apology’ video

The film shows a teenager hitting the girls and forcing them to get on their knees and grovel.

Penneys robustly denies claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother

The company says it has reviewed CCTV footage from the store and spoken to the guard who denies the allegations.

# uk - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

A mother who starved and murdered her four-year-old son has died in prison

Magdalena Luczak was serving a life sentence in prison in Derby.

Penneys ‘urgently investigating’ claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother

The security guard, according to the woman, forcibly removed the baby from her breast.

Police investigate attack on teenage girls that was filmed and shared on Facebook

The film shows a teenager hitting the girls and forcing them to get on their knees and grovel.

# uk - Friday 10 July, 2015

This man is still testing An Post and they’re coming up trumps

An Post managed to deliver knitted post. Knitted post?

# uk - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Police search after 15-year-old mother and her 3-month-old daughter go missing

Katie Kelly and her daughter were last seen yesterday.

# uk - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

The UK Budget, Nama’s NI portfolio and Brian Cowen before the banking inquiry had people talking today.

Britain is limiting child tax credits to just two children per family

The country is aiming to save £37 billion in the next five years.

# uk - Monday 22 June, 2015

UK flat fire kills two teenagers and a six-month-old baby girl

The three died in the fire in Langley Mill in Derbyshire.

# uk - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Quiz: How much do you know about the UK?

Quiz: How much do you know about the UK?

They’re right next door. Should be easy.

# uk - Monday 15 June, 2015

Gang of thieves board up train station in an attempt to rob the ATM

Rush hour passengers were greeted with a boarded up door when they arrived to get their train this morning.

Court denies mother’s attempt to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs IVF

Court denies mother’s attempt to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs

The daughter died in 2011 at age 28 and had signed a consent form agreeing that her eggs could be stored after her death.

Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl

Michael Smith went on to commit further offences in England.

# uk - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

UK police search for mum ‘on the run’ with three-year-old son

The pair disappeared around the time the boy’s father was given custody of him.

# uk - Saturday 6 June, 2015

UK doctor and two nurses charged after woman travelling from Ireland died following abortion

The 32-year-old woman died in 2012 after an abortion

# uk - Friday 5 June, 2015

Alton Towers apologises for ‘devastating’ crash that left four people with ‘significant’ injuries Alton Towers This post contains videos

Alton Towers apologises for ‘devastating’ crash that left four people with ‘significant’ injuries

A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

# uk - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Body discovered by police investigating disappearance of 13-year-old Amber Peat

She was last seen at her home in Nottinghamshire on Saturday.

Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has died aged 55 RIP

Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has died aged 55

The UK politician was opposed to the Iraq War during his time as leader.

# uk - Monday 1 June, 2015

“Overexcited” man told to “put his jeans on” and leave World Naked Bike Ride

The man was told to “calm down” by police officers.

# uk - Saturday 23 May, 2015

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

# uk - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.

# uk - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

# uk - Sunday 17 May, 2015

This man changed careers for a business that gives 100% of its profits to charity

Tom O’Toole is bringing the One Difference brand to Ireland.

# uk - Thursday 14 May, 2015

700 British people have travelled to Syria, most of them wanted to join ISIS

Police released new statistics today.

# uk - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Will the UK leave the EU …and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

The prospect of the UK leaving the EU presents a massive challenge to the future of the European Union; its entire viability is at stake.

From Business ETC Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now Only Way Is Up

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now

Or for its economy at any rate. The union has outstripped growth in both the US and the UK for the start of 2015

# uk - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Red-haired ‘fanatic’ plotted to murder Prince Charles to make Prince Harry king

Mark Colborne is on trial for a number of terrorism offences.

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