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#United Kingdom

# united-kingdom - Friday 27 January, 2017

English football fan jailed for 10 years for pushing man onto electrified tube tracks Caught On Video This post contains videos

English football fan jailed for 10 years for pushing man onto electrified tube tracks

The incident happened at Bond Street station in London.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that Scotland is now in “uncharted waters”.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The British and German media reacted very differently to May's speech

From ‘The Iron Lady’ to ‘Little Britain’ – vested interests mean the assessment of her speech has been varied to say the least.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum

Sturgeon said a second referendum could be on the cards if Scotland is “driven off a hard Brexit cliff”.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover

The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered during the search for a missing man, also found dead.

# united-kingdom - 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.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Investigation opened after UK nuclear submarine hits merchant vessel

There was no damage to the nuclear plant, said the defence ministry.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party

His own MPs voted by a margin of 40 to 172 against him.

# united-kingdom - Friday 24 June, 2016

# united-kingdom - Thursday 23 June, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: The United Kingdom votes on whether or not to leave the EU Brexit This post contains a poll

AS IT HAPPENED: The United Kingdom votes on whether or not to leave the EU

Will they stay or will they go?

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

# united-kingdom - Friday 6 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Police in UK arrest suspect over murder of schoolboy 22 years ago

This follows an appeal on BBC’s Crimewatch programme late last year.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Woman prevented from having 'Skywalker' on passport makes official complaint

Laura Matthews originally changed her name to Skywalker for “a bit of a laugh”.

Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls

The 10 men were convicted of child abuse offences in February.

# united-kingdom - Friday 25 March, 2016

Teachers aware of students as young as 11 sexting, new study finds UK

Teachers aware of students as young as 11 sexting, new study finds

The report in the UK found that more than half of teachers were aware of students sending sexually explicit messages.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Remains found in forest confirmed to be those of Britain’s oldest DJ

DJ Derek has been missing since last July.

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks Fighting Obesity This post contains a poll

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Police officer sentenced for voyeurism

Police Constable Irshad Kamal remains under suspension.

# united-kingdom - Monday 18 January, 2016

Trump branded ‘an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock’ by British MPs

The Westminster debate was triggered by a public petition which has attracted more than 575,000 signatures from people who want the Republican presidential hopeful kept out.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Boy (16) in critical condition after being stabbed by assailants on mopeds

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

On patrol with the bikers scaring off looters after UK floods

“We’re big chaps, a lot of us. If people see us they’re liable to go away.”

# united-kingdom - Monday 28 December, 2015

Murder investigation launched after woman shot at nursing home

The incident took place at a care home in the United Kingdom.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 19 December, 2015

CCTV video shows pensioner’s bank card stolen while distracted at ATM

Thousands was taken from his account within hours.

# united-kingdom - Monday 7 December, 2015

Company fined £50,000 over death of girl trapped in electronic gates

“I pray that no other family will ever have to experience the same pain.”

# united-kingdom - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Police looking into threatening tweets sent to MPs over Syria air strikes

Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to party members warning against abuse and intimidation.

# united-kingdom - Monday 16 November, 2015

Woman arrested after saying Muslims were not welcome in her beauty salon

The woman said that she was ‘putting her country first’.

# united-kingdom - Friday 13 November, 2015

British government considers blacklisting homeopathy treatments

A minister confirmed the government is looking at removing these products from the NHS prescription list.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Rapist of two victims, one who was underage, jailed for 27 years

An additional eight years were added to Scott Beddall’s sentence as a ‘dangerousness tariff’.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From Business ETC Britain leaving the EU could cost Ireland €3 billion a year Stay Another Day

Britain leaving the EU could cost Ireland €3 billion a year

Without the interconnection between Ireland and Britain, our energy costs are also likely to soar.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From Business ETC Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?

UK authorities could be getting powers like this next year.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From Business ETC So-called ‘If and When’ contracts mean a lot of us don’t know when we’re working If And When

So-called ‘If and When’ contracts mean a lot of us don’t know when we’re working

A major new report has found that Irish employees are still not being guaranteed their hours.

# united-kingdom - Monday 26 October, 2015

# united-kingdom - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Two dead after aircraft bursts into flames and crashes

The incident happened earlier this morning.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man wanted over UK sex attack arrested in Donegal

David Thomas Gaynor has been remanded in custody by the High Court.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Woman sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing convicted paedophile

Michael Pleasted, the woman’s neighbour, had served as long as six years in prison.

Ireland’s largest shopping centre has just been sold as part of biggest Nama deal ever

Project Jewel will see a substantial property portfolio going to real estate companies Hammerson and Allianz.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Counter-terrorism student who read book on terrorism accused of being terrorist

Mohammed Umar Farooq has spoken out about the experience.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

‘We’re sleepwalking into a nightmare’: People are loving this man’s anti-emigration rant

“You can’t walk down a street in Jamaica or Hong Kong or India without hearing someone speaking English”.

# united-kingdom - Monday 24 August, 2015

This magazine questioned whether two female politicians were good looking enough to be leaders

The piece also said one of the reasons for Margaret Thatcher’s victory in 1975 was that lots of Tory backbenchers fancied her…

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