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# uk - Yesterday’s News


# uk - Friday 21 October, 2016

Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel

Britain has deployed the Royal Navy to monitor the aircraft carrier group, which is reportedly en route to Syria.

# uk - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Teenager jailed for two years after stealing a car with two children inside

One of the children threw herself out of the moving car and her 11-month-old brother was later found on a stranger’s doorstep.

Eurostar trains cancelled after power failure in the Channel Tunnel

Passengers are facing hours-long delays.

# uk - Monday 17 October, 2016

Pro-EU activists should be convicted of 'treason', says Tory politician

Christian Holliday wants it to be a crime to campaign for EU membership.

# uk - Friday 14 October, 2016

Hard Brexit or no Brexit: EU chief gives Britain a choice

“I think it is useless to speculate about ‘soft Brexit’,” Donald Tusk said.

# uk - Friday 7 October, 2016

Non-British academics have been banned from giving the UK government Brexit advice

The news comes not long after the UK government revealed it plans to make a list of non-UK workers plying their trade in Britain.

# uk - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Chef appears in England court accused of drugging and murdering four young men

Stephen Port (41) had met the men through gay networking sites such as Grindr.

May directs Tories to the centre as she hits out at "nasty" Labour Party

Accusing Labour of abandoning the centre, May sounded less Margaret Thatcher and more Tony Blair.

Graham Norton, Niall Horan, Arsene Wenger: UK's naughty list of foreign workers would contain familiar names

The plan, under consideration by the Home Office, is designed to ensure British workers get preference for any new jobs.

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Poll: Would 'foreign workers list' make you less likely to work in UK?

The Conservative Party has proposed new rules for companies.

# uk - Friday 30 September, 2016

Czech premier tells Britain to stop 'hateful attacks' on its citizens

“The Czech government finds it unacceptable to see Czechs attacked because of their origin and being treated as second-class citizens.”

# uk - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about

He’s also a big fan of his Turkish washing machine.

# uk - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Police investigating alleged hack of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account

In a statement from her lawyers, Middleton confirmed her account had been accessed.

# uk - Friday 23 September, 2016

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

The Russian bombers flew close to the Shetland Islands yesterday.

# uk - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Eggheads star arrested over allegation of a murder UK

Eggheads star arrested over allegation of a murder

He was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant.

# uk - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award

“He always reflected all that is good about Ireland and the Irish community in Britain.”

# uk - Friday 16 September, 2016

UK says sorry for drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal by British soldiers

The soldiers were acquitted of manslaughter in a British court.

# uk - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Experts warn of bumper year for daddy-long-legs

“This happens in nature from time to time when the conditions right – you get an explosion of one species.”

# uk - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London

In-flight mag Wings of China has apologised for the article.

# uk - Friday 2 September, 2016

TV licence required to watch BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player

Minister Denis Naughten is bringing forward plans to crackdown on TV licence fee evasion this autumn.

# uk - Saturday 27 August, 2016

The future of Irish TV? Home-grown versions of British reality shows

The future of Irish TV? Home-grown versions of British reality shows

Marketing expert Dave Winterlich looks at why some reality shows succeed and others flop.

# uk - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

He said he expected all members of government, including those in the Independent Alliance, to back the Citizen’s Assembly process.

# uk - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Irishman charged over €92m cocaine seizure in the UK

The Irish captain, Michael McDermott and his crew appeared in court yesterday.

# uk - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Two Irish women live-tweet UK abortion journey to Enda Kenny

#twowomentravel is trending in Ireland and the UK this morning.

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears UK

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears

Women booked in for terminations at Marie Stopes will be transferred to other providers.

# uk - Monday 15 August, 2016

Tom Clonan: Why it's time to have an open and honest debate about our neutrality

Security expert Tom Clonan says any decisions about our status must be taken by the Irish people in a transparent and ethical manner.

# uk - Friday 12 August, 2016

Sunny weekend ahead with highs of 25 degrees early next week

The UK is set for a mini heatwave with temperatures reaching the low 30s.

# uk - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join IS has reportedly died in an airstrike UK

Schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join IS has reportedly died in an airstrike

Kadiza Sultana travelled to Syria in February of last year.

"He gave somebody else a chance of life and somebody else has come along and taken his"

John Martin was a kidney donor a year before he was stabbed to death in London.

# uk - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'One of the most horrible experiences of my life': An Irish woman on travelling for an abortion

One reader tells us her story about having to travel to the UK for an abortion after her baby was diagnosed with a debilitating illness.

# uk - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?

Last week, the UK government stalled on signing off on a new nuclear power plant – just the latest setback in a decade long saga.

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

# uk - Friday 5 August, 2016

People are risking their lives making super-strength cannabis in the UK

Butane hash oil is made using large amounts of flammable gas which can explode.

# uk - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK

None of the children’s injuries have been described as serious.

# 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.

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