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# uk - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

UKIP wants the Irish government to help pay for a motorway in Wales with EU funds

Assemblyman David Rowlands told “I’m glad they all realise the irony” in a Ukip member seeking EU funds to upgrade the motorway.

# uk - Monday 28 November, 2016

A fresh inquest into the 1974 Birmingham bombings will kick off today

A preliminary hearing will be held amid a dispute between relatives and the Government over legal fees.

# uk - Monday 21 November, 2016

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country FDI

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country

Significant cuts to UK and US corpoate taxes are seen as direct threats to Ireland’s industrial strategy.

# uk - Friday 18 November, 2016

What are the implications of freezing your body after you die?

A landmark case in the UK – thought to be the first of its kind – has thrown up a lot of questions.

Girl who died of cancer won the right to have her body frozen

“I am only 14-years-old and I don’t want to die but I know I am going to die,” she had written to the judge.

# uk - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Boris Johnson's 'Prosecco' warning hasn't gone down too well in Europe

Italy responded by saying Britain risks losing out on fish and chips exports to 27 countries.

# uk - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

UK Government "doesn't recognise" leaked memo about lack of Brexit plan

The memo suggested that the British Government had “no plan” for Brexit

# uk - Monday 14 November, 2016

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

The invasive Harlequin ladybird was first reported in the south of Ireland in 2010.

# uk - Thursday 10 November, 2016

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality

They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.

# uk - Monday 7 November, 2016

Two prisoners escape from London prison

It’s understood that the two men left mannequins in their beds.

A hard Brexit could cost 40,000 Irish jobs - report

The paper says that there is “almost a complete consensus in the international literature that Brexit will have a negative effect on the UK economy”.

# uk - Sunday 6 November, 2016

PICTURES: Thousands take to the streets of London for Million Mask March

There were restrictions on the demonstrations over fears of violence.

# uk - Friday 4 November, 2016

Eight men jailed for combined 96 years for child sexual exploitation of three girls

The four-week trial recalled years of sexual abuse against the young girls in Rotherham.

# uk - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Will Brexit happen? Here's what we know after today's High Court ruling

Today, the High Court said Britain can’t leave the EU until parliament votes for it to be so.

# uk - Friday 28 October, 2016

Northern Ireland High Court rejects challenge to Brexit

The challenge claimed Northern Ireland should have a veto on leaving the European Union.

# uk - Thursday 27 October, 2016

MEP calls for number of Irish public holidays to be increased

At present only three countries across Europe have fewer national holidays than the Republic.

# uk - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Ireland named the second most generous country in Europe

Myanmar was named the most generous country on Earth for the third year running.

# 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.

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