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# uk - Today’s News


# uk - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Pictures: The UK’s annual test of all its coins is like something out of Harry Potter

The Trial of the Pyx is a bizarre ceremony, where the Royal Mint is put through its paces, that dates from the 13th Century.

# uk - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Man shot dead by masked raiders during attempted warehouse raid

Detectives believe two men were involved in the targeted robbery.

# uk - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Has David Cameron’s ‘Great Delusion’ just condemned the UK to going it alone? The Great British Break Up This post contains videos

Has David Cameron’s ‘Great Delusion’ just condemned the UK to going it alone?

A deal for increased powers for Britain hasn’t received much backing.

# uk - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Police in the UK spark fury after tweeting photos from inside unlocked homes

The campaign hasn’t gone down too well.

# uk - Monday 25 January, 2016

Company which made asylum-seekers wear wristbands compared to Nazis

“It harks back to the Nazi regime with people being forced to wear a Star of David.”

# uk - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Google is to pay its UK taxes in Britain from now on, rather than in Ireland…

The online giant is to pay €172 million in back taxes in the UK following a six-year probe by UK revenue and customs.

Woman claims that she put €43 million lotto ticket in the wash

She says it was in her jeans.

# uk - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

David Cameron warns Muslim women to learn English

The British prime minister has been accused of stigmatising Muslim women after suggesting they could be deported if they fail to learn English.

# uk - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Suspect in murder of Eastenders actress set to face extradition after being found hiding in Ghana

Sian Blake and her two children were found dead in her home last week.

# uk - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course Parenting For Dummies This post contains a poll

Would you attend parenting classes? All British parents will be offered a course

David Cameron is to unveil the plans tomorrow.

# uk - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Hundreds of bright pink bottles of Vanish have been washing up on an English beach

It’s thought they’ve come from a container that went overboard.

‘I prefer young women’: Why this MP’s colourful personal life is making headlines

Labour’s Simon Danczuk has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent weeks.

# uk - Monday 4 January, 2016

Child in Islamic State execution video is my grandson, says London man

“They are just using a small boy,” Sunday Dare said. “They are just using him as a shield.”

Islamic State’s alleged latest video features an English-speaking boy threatening to kill ‘non-believers’ in the UK

The video purports to show the execution of five men who confess to charges of “espionage”.

# uk - Saturday 2 January, 2016

British troops could face charges over Iraq War abuses

An inquiry has heard evidence of at least 1,514 possible victims, 280 of whom are alleged to have been unlawfully killed.

# uk - Friday 1 January, 2016

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men

“Is Germany going to treat Ireland differently from Poland?”

# uk - Thursday 31 December, 2015

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

# uk - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way

Storm Frank has also been battering parts of the UK overnight.

# uk - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

A father in the UK has been jailed for murdering his six-month old son

Piotr Sobczyk will serve a minimum of 16 and a half years.

# uk - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Transgender woman ‘tried to remove scrotum’ after being refused treatment UK

Transgender woman ‘tried to remove scrotum’ after being refused treatment

A female prisoner in an all-male prison has attempted self-harm and suicide on several occasions, according to a British MP.

# uk - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Appeal for information over alleged ‘serial killer’ gay dating website murders

Police are looking for information on Stephen Port (40) who is accused of killing four young men.

# uk - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can’t we?

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

# uk - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Could the British do business with a Sinn Féin government? Moving Forward This post contains videos

Could the British do business with a Sinn Féin government?

Relations between the two governments in London and Dublin have never been better, the British ambassador told us this week.

# uk - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Irish women who travelled abroad are sharing their faces to ‘de-stigmatise abortion’

The 11 women have done so in an effort to highlight the constitutional ban on abortion here.

# uk - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

UK Parliament could be set to consider a debate on banning Donald Trump

A petition needs to reach 100,000 signatures for the action to take place.

# uk - Monday 7 December, 2015

Why this man is not apocalyptic even if ‘Brexit’ is a reality by next Christmas Brexit This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Why this man is not apocalyptic even if ‘Brexit’ is a reality by next Christmas

The British ambassador to Ireland visited today to talk about the UK’s In/Out referendum.

# uk - Friday 4 December, 2015

Germany has approved plans to ‘destroy Islamic State’s safe havens’

MPs have backed a vote to join the anti-IS coalition.

# uk - Thursday 3 December, 2015

The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night’s vote War

The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night’s vote

Six targets were the focus of RAF Tornado jets.

# uk - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Assad says there’s one quick way to achieve peace in Syria

It’s not happy with other countries getting invovled.

# uk - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns

Other household items that were flagged as slowing down wifi were microwave ovens, baby monitors and lamps.

# uk - Friday 27 November, 2015

Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK

The elaborate 14-month scheme involved bogus “patients” and fake paramedic costumes.

# uk - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Alton Towers says horror crash was caused by ‘human error’

Two people had leg amputations following the crash over the summer.

# uk - Sunday 22 November, 2015

This is the most expensive country home in the UK – and the Beckhams might want it Not Too Shabby This post contains images

‘Our Father’ ad banned – because it might offend non-Christians and atheists

The Church of England had booked the ad to play before Star Wars.

# uk - Friday 20 November, 2015

London police apologise to women deceived into sexual relationships with undercover officers

The relationships have been described as “abusive, deceitful, manipulative and wrong”.

# uk - Thursday 19 November, 2015

‘Run and hide. Don’t play dead’ – UK security experts’ advice after Paris attacks

Victims of gun attacks have been encouraged to escape and find cover rather than play dead.

# uk - Monday 16 November, 2015

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?

# uk - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Frenchman charged with having a knife and air rifle at Gatwick Airport

The charge comes as Britain increases its security.

# uk - Friday 13 November, 2015

British government considers blacklisting homeopathy treatments

A minister confirmed the government is looking at removing these products from the NHS prescription list.

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