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# united-kingdom - Yesterday’s News

Nigel Farage claims he is 'skint' and says there is no money in politics

In an interview with the UK Daily Mail, Farage talked about his personal life, relationships and how he can’t walk around outside on his own without fear of being attacked.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Surgeon pleads guilty to assault after burning his initials into the livers of two patients undergoing transplants

The surgeon used a medical instrument called an argon beam coagulator to burn his initials into their livers.

# united-kingdom - Monday 4 December, 2017

Brexit breakthrough announcement expected as UK 'concedes' on border issues

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to make a statement at Government Buildings.

# united-kingdom - Monday 27 November, 2017

Pro-Brexit politician says Ireland should be more positive and 'will have to pay' for any hard border

Kate Hoey said that Ireland needed to be more positive about Brexit.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 18 November, 2017

The UK Sun lashes out at Leo Varadkar, says he should 'shut his gob on Brexit and grow up'

The Sun’s editorial comment came following strong words from Varadkar at a European Union summit in Sweden yesterday.

# united-kingdom - Friday 10 November, 2017

Northern Ireland 'must stay' in customs union post-Brexit to prevent hard border, says EU

An internal EU paper has said there must be no divergence of rules on either side of the border.

# united-kingdom - Monday 30 October, 2017

House of Commons speaker condemns 'disturbing' allegations of culture of sexual harassment at Westminster

Theresa May has ordered an investigation into the behaviour of one minister.

# united-kingdom - Monday 23 October, 2017

Woman charged with murder of 18-month-old who fell from sixth-floor flat window in Bradford

Police were called to the Newcastle House block of flats at 5.10pm on Saturday evening.

'There was a guy walking towards us with a sawn-off shotgun': Witnesses to bowling alley hostage situation UK

'There was a guy walking towards us with a sawn-off shotgun': Witnesses to bowling alley hostage situation

The arrest came after police evacuated the area on being alerted to the gunman.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 12 October, 2017

EU chief negotiator: Brexit talks at 'disturbing' deadlock

After a fifth round of talks Barnier said he “cannot recommend” to move on from divorce issues.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'There is so much anger and so much deep upset': Public inquiry opens into Grenfell Tower blaze

80 people died after the causes and spread of the fire which ripped through the west London tower block in June.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Britain warned off using Ireland as 'test case' for how Brexit will work with the EU

The Irish government says it “welcomes and supports” the EU’s position.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Explosion' at busy London train station turns out to be an e-cigarette

British Transport Police said in a statement that officers responded to Euston station in north London after receiving reports of an explosion there.

# united-kingdom - Monday 21 August, 2017

Big Ben goes silent today for four years, and UK politicians aren't happy

The famous clock’s bells are set to stop ringing at midday over safety concerns.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Labour shadow minister resigns over British Pakistani rape article

The article was written following the conviction of 17 men in Newcastle who forced young girls to have sex.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Warning that no deal on Brexit would have “widespread, damaging and pervasive” effect

A new report warned against the dangers of a “chaotic Brexit”.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Prince Harry says he 'wanted out' of the royal family

In an interview with the Mail on Sunday he said being in the army was the best escape he’s ever had.

Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack

Yesterday the House of Commons said it had discovered unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user email accounts.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Theresa May's longtime rival Michael Gove given cabinet position

Aside from Gove’s appointment, there have been few surprises in the embattled May’s reshuffle.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced they were stepping down this afternoon.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Tiger that killed a zookeeper in the UK won't be put down

Rosa King died last Monday after she entered a tiger enclosure.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy

The Derry businessman had been an important link between IRA forces and the British government for over 20 years.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments UK

Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments

Ken Livingstone had been suspended from the party last April for “bringing the party into disrepute.”

# united-kingdom - 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.

# united-kingdom - Monday 6 March, 2017

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.

# 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

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.

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