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# britain - Friday 31 March, 2017

Here's what the European Union will ask for during Brexit talks

We have a good idea of what Britain wants – so what will the EU be asking for?

# britain - Monday 27 March, 2017

Mother of London terror attacker says she has shed 'many tears' for victims

Janet Ajao said she didn’t condone her son’s behaviour.

# britain - Friday 24 March, 2017

Juncker calls Brexit 'a tragedy' as he says UK's final bill will be around €58 billion

The EU Commission President said that Article 50 negotiations with the UK will be “frank and fair”.

# britain - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack

Britain will not raise its terror threat level after the attack.

# britain - Thursday 16 March, 2017

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.

# britain - 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.

# britain - 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”.

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'Outdated and sexist': MPs tell employers to stop making women wear high-heels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

# britain - 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.

# britain - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Fed-up Asian companies are eyeing Irish relocation because of Brexit

Fed-up Asian companies are eyeing Irish relocation because of Brexit

The latest Morgan McKinley employment monitor also suggests the city brain drain is coming to a halt.

# britain - Monday 13 February, 2017

British businesses struggling to fill jobs as EU migrants stay away

Job vacancies in the UK economy remain well above historical average levels.

# britain - Monday 6 February, 2017

Watch: Donald Trump will NOT be allowed address the British Parliament, speaker says Trump Dumped This post contains videos

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.

# britain - 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.

# britain - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

UK Supreme Court rules Brexit must be approved by Parliament

The UK Supreme Court had been expected to back up the High Court’s previous decision that Parliament must vote on whether or not to invoke Article 50.

# britain - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From The42 British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating Nutrition This post contains videos

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating

The 22-year-old diver told us about his new book ‘Tom’s Daily Plan’.

# britain - 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.

# britain - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

HSBC chairman says jobs will move to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit

The bank is worried about the loss of passporting rights.

# britain - Monday 9 January, 2017

Phil Hogan says Brexit means it's time to 'cut our ties' with Britain

Hogan says that while the UK has always been a “sympathetic ally” at EU level, it is time for Ireland to stand alone and make its own relationships.

# britain - Friday 6 January, 2017

'Bloody hell Your Majesty, I nearly shot you' - Britain's queen was almost killed by her guardsman

“Next time I’ll ring through beforehand so you don’t have to shoot me,” Elizabeth II is reported to have told the guardsman.

# britain - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'Play your war games somewhere else': Anger as submarines caused havoc for Irish fishing industry in 1986

A number of incidents involving Irish trawlers and foreign submarines were reported in 1986.

# britain - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 4 Irish-based players who made the move to Britain in 2016 and others who could follow in 2017 Transition

4 Irish-based players who made the move to Britain in 2016 and others who could follow in 2017

Daryl Horgan and other footballers who made the switch across the water this year.

Father charged with murdering six-month-old daughter on Christmas Day

The baby girl, Aya Parker, died at Britton Gardens in Kingswood.

# britain - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Theresa May is coming to Ireland next month

Enda Kenny is expected to hold a meeting about Brexit with the UK Prime Minister in Dublin.

Over 30 years on from the Falklands War, Britain has allowed Argentina to exhume its dead

The 1982 war killed a total of 649 Argentine soldiers, 255 British soldiers and three islanders.

# britain - Saturday 17 December, 2016

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# britain - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

# britain - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May said there is no evidence of this.

# britain - 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.

# britain - Friday 9 December, 2016

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court

He’s trying to raise €83,000 online to do it.

# britain - Monday 5 December, 2016

Boris Johnson shuts down interview when asked name of South Korea's president

Instead of answering the Sky News presenter’s questions, he invited him to go to the pub.

# britain - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# britain - Monday 28 November, 2016

Sinn Féin says it won't cost as much as people think to bring about a united Ireland

A discussion document launched by the party today said the issue of of affordability has been subject to “wild speculation”.

# britain - Monday 21 November, 2016

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country FDI

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country

Significant cuts to UK and US corpoate taxes are seen as direct threats to Ireland’s industrial strategy.

# britain - Friday 18 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# britain - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

British Royal Family asks media to leave Prince Harry's girlfriend alone

“This is not a game – it is her life and his.”

# britain - Thursday 3 November, 2016

High Court says UK parliament must have vote on starting Brexit

The landmark constitutional decision could delay Britain’s exit from the EU.

# britain - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"

1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.

# britain - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Martin says pro-Brexit ministers in UK are 'making it up as they go along'

In a damning speech today, he said the anti-EU campaign “deployed lies and anti-foreigner rhetoric” to secure the result.

# britain - Saturday 22 October, 2016

"It was a shock to the system": Cycling the Iron Curtain on a shopping bicycle

We spoke to Tim Moore about his journey.