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# uk - Yesterday’s News

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight

The couple want a civil partnership and not a marriage.

# uk - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Topshop removes display barriers from Irish stores after boy (10) dies from head injuries in UK

The youngster died in an incident involving the units.

Theresa May didn't look too impressed with a student's Lego robot

The students were explaining the robots are used to prevent “turtles getting run over and falling down drains”.

# uk - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

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Boris Johnson is only delighted the Gambia wants back into the British Commonwealth

The UK foreign secretary refused to answer questions on his views of colonialism.

# uk - Monday 6 February, 2017

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Watch: Donald Trump will NOT be allowed address the British Parliament, speaker says

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said his resolve had hardened since the introduction of Trump’s infamous travel ban.

# uk - Friday 3 February, 2017

Burglar caught and jailed after he gets stuck in bathroom window

Sean Crawshaw was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

# uk - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

UK MPs vote to back government Brexit bill

MPs backed legislation that would give Theresa May the power to trigger Article 50 and begin negotiations around Brexit.

# uk - Monday 30 January, 2017

Enda Kenny says he will tell Trump in person that he disagrees with his travel ban

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May is in Dublin today to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Confusion and outrage over Trump migrant ban as UK secures exemption

The new American president has ruffled feathers globally with his ban on refugees from Muslim-dominated countries entering the US.

# uk - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

# uk - Friday 27 January, 2017

Trump to Theresa: 'A free and independent Britain is a blessing to the world'

Trump had accepted an invitation to make a state visit to Britain later this year.

# uk - Thursday 26 January, 2017

May determined to stick to her Brexit timetable as she publishes Article 50 bill

MPs will get their first chance to debate the Article 50 bill next Wednesday.

# uk - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Bodies of child and two adults found inside burnt-out house in south England

The property was severely damaged when police arrived at the scene.

# uk - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Did the UK cover up a nuclear test that went wrong? Theresa May avoids the question

Last July UK politicians voted to keep the nuclear testing system Trident – but weren’t told about the failed testing from weeks before.

# uk - Friday 20 January, 2017

Discovery of suspected World War II bomb in London leads to closure of two bridges

The bomb has since been disposed of and the bridges reopened.

# uk - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

British triple killer and rapist jailed for whole-life term loses appeal against 'inhuman' sentence

Arthur Hutchinson killed three people and repeatedly raped a woman.

'Brexit means Brexit': We've now got an idea of what that actually means

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to make a major speech today about Britain’s future.

# uk - Sunday 15 January, 2017

After months of non-answers, it's looking like we really are heading for a 'hard' Brexit

A number of UK newspapers this morning report that Theresa May will be calling for a hard Brexit in a landmark speech this Tuesday.

# uk - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Weather warnings in place as people urged to check status of flights

Passengers have been advised to contact their airlines.

# uk - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Israel apologises over threats to 'take down' UK minister

Ambassador Mark Regev apologised to the British government following the release of footage captured by Al Jazeera.

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# uk - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

British ambassador to EU criticises 'muddled thinking' in Brexit negotiations following resignation

Sir Ivan Rogers unexpectedly announced his resignation yesterday.

# uk - Monday 2 January, 2017

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK Cbd

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK

Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

# uk - Friday 30 December, 2016

Irish politicians really wanted Bob Geldof to win the Nobel Peace Prize

It didn’t happen for Bob though.

17 people hospitalised after coach overturned in heavy fog in the UK

A woman died and several other people were injured in crashes on the A40 in Oxfordshire on Wednesday.

# uk - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Father charged with murdering six-month-old daughter on Christmas Day

The baby girl, Aya Parker, died at Britton Gardens in Kingswood.

# uk - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Woman killed and several injured in 20 car pile-up in the UK

Around 10-15 people were treated at the scene.

# uk - Monday 26 December, 2016

A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House

It was painted in 1914 when the Home Rule Act became law.

# uk - Sunday 25 December, 2016

A massive Christmas morning brawl between 100 people had to be broken up by helicopter

So far, four people have been arrested.

# uk - Thursday 22 December, 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 - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Theresa May is coming to Ireland next month

Enda Kenny is expected to hold a meeting about Brexit with the UK Prime Minister in Dublin.

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training

Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.

# uk - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike

Other strikes at British Airways are still scheduled for Christmas Day – but the airline has promised a full flying schedule.

# uk - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Meet the Syrian refugee who travelled for 55 days to get from Aleppo to a new life in the UK

Ahmad Al-Rashid crossed through Syria, Turkey, Greece, France, and Germany before finally reaching his goal.

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# uk - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

University ranking tables are flawed and should not be taken so seriously - report

A new report states that education of students should be focused on in the rankings.

# uk - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May said there is no evidence of this.

# uk - Monday 12 December, 2016

Warnings that any Brexit carnage on UK economy could be 'magnified' in Ireland

The UK’s House of Lords wants to protect the “unique nature” of the relationship between the two nations.

# uk - Sunday 11 December, 2016

'It's about time they got their fingers out' - England's former industrial towns anxious to leave EU

Former industrial towns in the north of England voted overwhelmingly for Brexit.

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