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# uk - Yesterday’s News

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament UK

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

# uk - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: It’s crunch time… Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland’s future

With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.

# uk - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions

Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital said there is no cap on the number of Irish women they will treat.

# uk - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Two Derry lorry drivers remanded in custody in connection with container death at Essex dock

An Afghan migrant, Meet Singh Kapoor, was found dead inside the container.

# uk - Friday 22 August, 2014

Teen jailed for stabbing friend to death over £30 breakfast loan

Yusef Al-Jaaf was sentenced to life at London’s Old Bailey.

# uk - Monday 18 August, 2014

Deaths from ‘legal highs’ in UK could surpass those from heroin by 2016

A new report also proposes a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol.

# uk - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks UK

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks

Basildon Hospital states that it is dealing with a ‘major incident’.

# uk - Monday 11 August, 2014

Man charged after claiming to be a Premier League footballer in a Manchester nightclub

He is alleged to have run up a tab worth thousands using dodgy credit cards.

# uk - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Fianna Fáil attacks “gold-plated bonus culture” at Irish Water as costs are revealed

The Sunday Business Post reports that costs at the utility are twice that of companies in the UK.

# uk - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

A woman who used chat rooms to try and have her colleague raped has been jailed

Joanne Berry pretended to be the woman and said she wanted men to act out a rape fantasy.

# uk - Friday 8 August, 2014

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

# uk - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

# uk - Friday 1 August, 2014

Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal convictions

A judge will now decide whether Harris can make a full challenge against his convictions.

UK introduces ‘sobriety tag’ for offenders

The tags are being trialled in four London boroughs.

# uk - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Driverless cars on UK roads next January, but no plans yet for trials in Ireland No Hands

Driverless cars on UK roads next January, but no plans yet for trials in Ireland

The RSA says Ireland is keeping an eye on international progress.

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years…

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

# uk - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Do I want my mum to see this?’: New app aims to stop teens sexting Parental Control

‘Do I want my mum to see this?’: New app aims to stop teens sexting

The app works by sending a copy of any images taken on the child’s phone to their parents.

“Ich bin ein Palestinian” – UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets

David Ward is facing disciplinary action from his Liberal Democrat party.

# uk - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Forget the package holiday. A spaceport for commercial flights is being built in the UK

Eight locations have been selected that would be suitable for the new spaceport.

# uk - Friday 11 July, 2014

Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules

Equality advocates and same-sex dancers called the move discriminatory.

From The Daily Edge Meet the little baby who got stuck in a mop bucket Baby In A Bucket

Meet the little baby who got stuck in a mop bucket

And is now destined to win every Bonny Baby competition in the UK.

# uk - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Opinion: A simple ‘how to’ guide for the new Minister for Foreign Affairs

Gilmore’s light touch approach to Northern Ireland was one of his biggest misjudgements as a minister. Here are the three things his successor should consider…

# uk - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Crime series examines if serial killers have committed other unsolved murders

Killers Behind Bars will air on TV3 at 9pm tonight.

# uk - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mass panic as UK branch of Nando’s runs out of chicken Chickening Out

Mass panic as UK branch of Nando’s runs out of chicken

Stop the world and let us off.

# uk - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From Business ETC Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook’s controversial mood experiment Questions

Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook’s controversial mood experiment

It will be working with Britain’s independent data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, as it investigates Facebook’s decision to alter 700,000 users’ News Feed as part of an experiment

# uk - Sunday 29 June, 2014

President Higgins: ‘There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland’

He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.

# uk - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

A combined 132 years in jail for the men who killed the Taufiq family in arson attack

The victims were the wife and children of Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar, a Dublin-based neurosurgeon.

# uk - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s the large mashed potato spill that caused traffic chaos on a UK road Smash

# uk - Friday 20 June, 2014

Peaches Geldof’s last interview: ‘Heroin is such a bleak drug.’

In the interview published by The Spectator, Geldof spoke about people’s preconceived ideas of her.

# uk - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

What NOT to do if you have a cannabis farm in your house: Accidentally call 999

One guy in the UK did, he was promptly arrested.

# uk - Monday 16 June, 2014

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA’s 1996 Manchester bomb Bombing Campaign This post contains videos This post contains images

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA’s 1996 Manchester bomb

The bomb was the second largest to ever have exploded in Britain.

# uk - Thursday 12 June, 2014

This UK terror trial could have been held entirely in secret

The two men are accused of terrorism charges – and their names have finally be released. The verdicts will now be held in open court.

More than 3,500 women from Ireland travelled to the UK for abortions last year

Since 1980, at least 158,252 women have travelled to the UK to access abortion services.

The UK has more child and youth deaths than similar countries

There are, however, no easy answers as to why.

# uk - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This selfie is worth €37 million*

*Okay, we’re sick of selfies too, but this one is worth serious cash.

# uk - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 5 reasons why Geordie Shore should be your guilty pleasure Why Aye Man

5 reasons why Geordie Shore should be your guilty pleasure

This article contains strong language and sexual references from the outset and throughout.

From The Daily Edge Artist sets up fake “tattoo parlour for children”, gets genuine requests from parents My First Tattoo

Artist sets up fake “tattoo parlour for children”, gets genuine requests from parents

One request was from a father who wanted his six-year-old daughter tattooed.

An English family missing since last week have been found in Ireland

Rosemarie Senior and her two children had been last seen on Fiday but were yesterday located safe and well in Ireland.

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