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#UK

# uk - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash

There has been surprisingly little coverage or comment on Scottish independence in Ireland, but a Yes vote would affect us on many fronts.

# uk - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge British woman finds eggs of the world’s most poisonous spider in her shopping Noooooo

British woman finds eggs of the world’s most poisonous spider in her shopping

It’s on me. It really, really feels like it’s on me.

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?

Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?

# uk - Sunday 7 September, 2014

British govt to Scotland: We’ll give you more powers… if you vote no to independence

This came after a poll out the pro-independence camp ahead for the first time.

Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?

Whoever wins, we might see Ireland brought back into the picture as part of a broader ‘post-sovereign’ political framework.

# uk - Friday 5 September, 2014

From Business ETC Flying high: August was Knock Airport’s busiest month in history Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport’s busiest month in history

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

# uk - Monday 1 September, 2014

Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say ‘It’s a complete hoax’

The fake alert comes after the UK’s terror threat level was raised to “severe”

# uk - Friday 29 August, 2014

UK increases terror threat level from “substantial” to “severe”

There is no evidence however to suggest that an attack is imminent.

This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 – and saved a youth club

The Broad Plain Boys’ Club in Bristol has been saved – after they took a crowbar to the Banksy work.

# uk - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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.

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