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#UK

# uk - Yesterday’s News

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'

The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.

# uk - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'Billy's case pulled on their heartstrings': Cannabis oil treatment for Tyrone boy approved

Billy Caldwell’s mother had met with UK government officials to discuss returning his medicine earlier this week.

# uk - Friday 15 June, 2018

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

# uk - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster

MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.

# uk - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Theresa May wins a key vote on Brexit bill, but it comes at a price

The legislation is to cover what will happen in a ‘no-deal’ scenario.

# uk - Monday 11 June, 2018

Man sentenced to 16 years for luring British model to Italy and kidnapping her

Polish national Lukasz Herba claimed that the model had organised the kidnapping as a publicity stunt to boost her professional career.

Enda Kenny on Brexit: 'I am appalled by what is happening in politics in Britain'

The former Taoiseach received European Movement Ireland’s European of the Year Award this afternoon.

UK companies could have to reveal pay gaps between employees and their bosses

Following public outcry UK firms will have to reveal boss-staff pay gaps under draft law for 2019

# uk - Friday 8 June, 2018

Boris Johnson on Northern Ireland: 'It’s beyond belief that we’re allowing the tail to wag the dog'

The Foreign Secretary said that so few people use the Irish border that it didn’t warrant concerns about customs arrangements.

# uk - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Theresa May's Cabinet agrees on Brexit backstop ending in 2021

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has voiced opposition to any time-limited backstop.

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# uk - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Heinz is considering renaming its Salad Cream for the first time in 104 years

Apparently most people who buy it don’t use it for salads at all.

100-year-old woman who suffered a broken neck after mugging has died UK

100-year-old woman who suffered a broken neck after mugging has died

The woman suffered a broken neck and bruising to her face as a result of a robbery last week.

# uk - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery

A spokesperson for the comedian said he was “absolutely fine” and helping with the investigation.

# uk - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno

72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.

Mother and daughters guilty of plotting UK terrorist attacks

They will be sentenced later this year.

# uk - Monday 28 May, 2018

Man attempted to murder wife twice - by tampering with parachute and causing a gas leak

Victoria Cilliers suffered severe injuries after surviving a 1,200m fall when her parachute failed.

# uk - Thursday 24 May, 2018

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

Boris Johnson spent 18 minutes on the phone to Russian prankster posing as the Armenian prime minister

Johnson discussed Russia and the poisoning of Sergei Skripal before realising the call was a fake.

Obsession with former Boyzone member led to couple murdering nanny and attempting to burn her body

Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni were both found guilty after a three-month trial.

# uk - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Recovery from poisoning is 'slow and painful' - Yulia Skripal speaks

Yulia was discharged from a local hospital last month.

# uk - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Varadkar warns Theresa May that border solution will be needed soon to avoid hard Brexit

Varadkar said he had yet to see a proposal from London that “remotely approaches” a solution to the border issue with Northern Ireland.

Grenfell fire report: 'Ignorance and indifference' led to lax safety practices

The report stopped short of recommending that flammable building materials be banned.

Mothercare says no Irish stores affected after 50 UK stores to close

Mothercare has announced drastic restructuring plans in an attempt to overcome financial challenges.

# uk - Monday 14 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

# uk - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

# uk - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'

Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.

# uk - Monday 7 May, 2018

Police in Oxford open fire on gunman after person shot on street

The situation is not being treated as a terrorist incident.

Britain appeals to the US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement.

Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges

Both suffered head injuries.

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions 8th Amendment This post contains videos

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# uk - Monday 30 April, 2018

Varadkar says the Irish government is not interested in a 'land grab' in Northern Ireland

The Taoiseach said the Irish government has no hidden agenda.

# uk - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome

Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.

# uk - Monday 23 April, 2018

Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans UK

Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans

The 23-month-old child has been in a coma for over a year and needs a ventilator to keep him breathing.

Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter

It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.

# uk - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

# uk - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Horse dies at Cheltenham as UK temperatures soar to record levels

Dame Rose collapsed and died after finishing fourth in the mares’ novices hurdle.

# uk - Monday 16 April, 2018

'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash

The presenter has been banned from driving for 20 months and received a fine of €99,500.

Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment

Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” as the result of a degenerative neurological condition.

# uk - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Putin says further Syria strikes from Western powers would spark 'chaos'

Meanwhile, a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the US, British, and French missile strikes on Syria has failed at the UN Security Council.

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