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#UK

# uk - Thursday 18 December, 2014

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an “abuse party”

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.

New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people

This would allow mothers to prevent passing on genetic diseases.

# uk - Friday 12 December, 2014

British porn enthusiasts stage face-sitting protest against new law

Some campaigners say the new law violates sexual freedom and is misogynistic.

# uk - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU

What is the likelihood of the UK leaving the European Union… and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

# uk - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

UK care home with ‘overpowering smell’ of urine shut down after inspection

Elderly residents were removed from the care home last night due to the immediate closure.

# uk - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

New evidence proves the UK tortured interned men during The Troubles, says Ireland

The State wants a European Court of Human Rights decision overturned.

# uk - Monday 1 December, 2014

UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse

John Allen convicted last week of sexual offences against 18 boys and one girl over more than two decades

# uk - Friday 28 November, 2014

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it’s all grand

They’re just on exercises according to the Russian military.

# uk - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Seven people under investigation for conspiracy to commit sexual acts with a child

The action has been taken in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, and relates to an incident involving two girls and a boy.

# uk - Saturday 22 November, 2014

“Life, a long long time ago” – Documentary follows Guildford Four’s Paddy Armstrong to London

An RTÉ documentary followed Armstrong on and told his story.

# uk - Friday 21 November, 2014

How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign

Emily Thornberry stepped down as a member of the Labour shadow cabinet last night. Here’s what happened…

# uk - Thursday 20 November, 2014

UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat

The polls close at 10pm tonight.

# uk - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Pick-up artist Julien Blanc could be also barred from Ireland after UK visa ban Barred

Pick-up artist Julien Blanc could be also barred from Ireland after UK visa ban

The Department of Justice declined to comment on Blanc’s case, but confirmed that the Minister would have the right to deny him entry.

From The Daily Edge Personalised Nutella jars are causing a freakout because people can’t get them Nutella

Personalised Nutella jars are causing a freakout because people can’t get them

Do you know anyone travelling to London? CAN YOU HELP?

# uk - Friday 14 November, 2014

First person jailed for WhatsApp ‘revenge porn’ in the UK

The man changed his Whatsapp profile image with an explicit photo of his ex.

# uk - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From Business ETC BBC won’t unmask The Sun’s ‘Fake Sheikh’ just yet, but they promise they will Entrapment

BBC won’t unmask The Sun’s ‘Fake Sheikh’ just yet, but they promise they will

Controversial journalist Mazher Mahmood uses a sheikh costume to lure celebrities.

# uk - Friday 7 November, 2014

Cannibalism linked to murder of young woman at homeless hotel

Suspect Matthew Williams then dies after being Tasered by police.

# uk - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From Business ETC A tiny number of ‘super’ small businesses in the UK had a massive effect on their economy HGSBs

A tiny number of ‘super’ small businesses in the UK had a massive effect on their economy

Just 1% of businesses contributed to 36% of economic growth, and two-thirds of job creation.

# uk - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Man (26) arrested on suspicion of ‘preparing for act of terrorism’

The arrest was in relation to conflicts overseas.

# uk - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Life of murdered teen Alice Gross marked at moving memorial

Alice (14) was a talented singer and musician.

# uk - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Twomey family tragedy used for garda training

Elber Twomey will also appear on the Saturday Night show tonight.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

# uk - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Here’s what happened today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home RIP

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home

Michael Payne has struggled with alcoholism since his daughter’s death.

# uk - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Criminal investigation launched into Tesco’s €333m blunder

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has stepped in.

# uk - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Bodies of couple and teen daughters found in UK house Clayton This post contains images

Bodies of couple and teen daughters found in UK house

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident.

# uk - Monday 27 October, 2014

Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today UK This post contains videos

Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today

The British prime minister was unharmed in the incident.

# uk - Friday 24 October, 2014

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’ Bills Bills Bills This post contains videos

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’

“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”

# uk - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

# uk - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year Like

With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year

It made an estimated £371 million in revenue in the region in 2013.

# uk - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

# uk - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Daily Mail Free Zone’ stickers are appearing on trains around the UK Paper Trail

‘Daily Mail Free Zone’ stickers are appearing on trains around the UK

The signs are urging people to be considerate.

# uk - Friday 17 October, 2014

London men charged with plotting terrorism and taking oath of Islamic State group

Four men face terrorist charges and a fifth faces firearms charges.

# uk - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

UK terror trial suspect had Tony Blair’s address on a scrap of paper

Erol Incedal is accused of “intending to commit or preparing acts of terrorism” and possessing a document about bomb-making.

Three more men arrested in UK terror investigation

This brings to eight the amount of people arrested in recent days.

# uk - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The UK is set to make “revenge porn” a criminal offence

The practice involves sharing explicit pictures of exes online.

# uk - Thursday 9 October, 2014

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Downing Street confirmed the move today in a bid to help stop the deadly virus from spreading,

# uk - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# uk - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Drug dealer jailed after getting his friend to photograph him, um, preparing drugs

“The case against Shaw was helped by his own ego which saw a mate photographing him committing the crime.”

# uk - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Local council red-faced after removing ‘racist’ Banksy graffiti Whoops This post contains a poll

Local council red-faced after removing ‘racist’ Banksy graffiti

Banksy’s mural was making commentary on anti-immigration sentiment.

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