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# uk - Yesterday’s News

Westminster attacker was 52-year-old Khalid Masood

Earlier the so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.

British parliament attack: The victims

The three victims are unarmed police officer Keith Palmer, mother-of-two Aysha Frade, and American tourist Kurt Cochran.

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# uk - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers

Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.

# uk - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

# uk - Monday 20 March, 2017

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday

Britain will formally announce its intention to leave the EU on 29 March.

# uk - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Ex-Premier League footballer Adam Johnson loses bid to appeal underage sex conviction

The footballer was handed a six-year prison sentence last March.

Queen Elizabeth has given the go-ahead on Brexit with royal stamp of approval

Theresa May’s planned timeline to trigger Article 50 by the end of the month looks on course.

# uk - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Freeze! Mannequin challenge could help crack two UK robberies

A number of phone robberies happened before and after the mannequin challenge was filmed in Salford.

# uk - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Tomorrow's UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party

New polls show that Scots aren’t yet sold on independence.

'A full gestation and still no delivery': When will Article 50 be triggered?

Article 50 was expected to be triggered today, but Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement yesterday has muddied the waters.

# uk - Monday 13 March, 2017

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process

The UK Prime Minister has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of March.

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Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?

Has Brexit changed the game that much?

Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum

The last referendum on Scottish independence saw voters choose to remain as part of the UK by a small margin.

# uk - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'The Taoiseach is too slow and too mesmerised': Gerry Adams calls for Brexit clarity

Gerry Adams also accused the British government of threatening Sinn Féin with the prospect of another election.

# uk - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

Eye-track tech allows victim give evidence to put away sexual abuser

Tracking his blinking was used to record the testimony of the victim, who suffered from Motor Neurone Disease.

# uk - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Britain owes the EU nearly €2 billion after ignoring a Chinese scam

The scheme also cost other EU countries — such as France, Germany, Spain and Italy — €3.2 billion.

# uk - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

A writer for the London Times has questioned Ireland's 'tenuous claim to nationhood'

The column also said that republicanism was “rooted in romanticism and myth and hatred”.

# uk - Monday 6 March, 2017

'Outdated and sexist': MPs tell employers to stop making women wear high-heels

An online petition to prevent employers forcing female employees to wear high-heels got 150,000 signatures.

Ever lied on your CV? This NHS executive on £100k a year said he had two PhDs (he hadn't)

Jon Andrewes was sentenced to two years in jail at Exeter Crown Court today.

# uk - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Calls for UK zoo to close after almost 500 animal deaths in four years

“The conditions that these animals are being held in is quite frankly appalling,” a report said.

# uk - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest

Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.

# uk - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

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.

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