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#British Government

# british-government - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Thousands take part in Belfast march in support of Irish Language Act
# Irish Language Act
# Irish Language Act

Thousands take part in Belfast march in support of Irish Language Act

May 21st 2022, 4:33 PM 32,156 Views 17 Comments

Speakers urged those with “power and influence to end their decades-long obstruction of Irish language rights”.

# british-government - Monday 31 January, 2022

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill

Jan 31st 2022, 7:32 AM 24,600 Views 18 Comments

Announcements will be seen as an attempt by Boris Johnson to steer the narrative away from allegations of rule-breaking gatherings.

# british-government - Friday 28 January, 2022

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol

Jan 28th 2022, 7:00 PM 23,460 Views 28 Comments

Senator Erin McGreehan said that the video was adding tension amid “heightened” emotions before Stormont elections in May.

# british-government - Sunday 7 November, 2021

EU could set aside Brexit trade deal if UK suspends NI Protocol, Coveney warns
# Article 16
# Article 16

EU could set aside Brexit trade deal if UK suspends NI Protocol, Coveney warns

Nov 7th 2021, 7:34 PM 30,941 Views 25 Comments

Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister criticised the UK Government’s approach to negotiations on the Irish Sea trade arrangements.

# british-government - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body

Sep 16th 2021, 9:40 AM 8,356 Views 5 Comments

The concerns of bereaved relatives will be raised at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

# british-government - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government
# Tensions
# Tensions

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government

Apr 21st 2021, 10:10 PM 24,168 Views 12 Comments

The former British Army officer has stood down as veterans minister.

# british-government - Friday 5 March, 2021

British government unilaterally relaxes more trade rules between Britain and NI amid EU fury
# Did It Again
# Did It Again

British government unilaterally relaxes more trade rules between Britain and NI amid EU fury

Mar 5th 2021, 3:16 PM 40,573 Views 33 Comments

The European Commission is taking legal action against the UK government for its latest moves regarding the Northern Ireland protocol.

# british-government - Sunday 27 December, 2020

IRA did not want Sinn Fein to get involved with backchannel peace talks with the British
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

IRA did not want Sinn Fein to get involved with backchannel peace talks with the British

Dec 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 25,746 Views 60 Comments

State papers reveal that IRA chiefs did not like the socialism of Sinn Fein’s “urban-based leadership”.

# british-government - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Boris Johnson says restrictions will ease across the UK for Christmas despite concerns
# Christmas Bubble
# Christmas Bubble

Boris Johnson says restrictions will ease across the UK for Christmas despite concerns

Dec 16th 2020, 12:35 PM 12,269 Views 16 Comments

Between 23 and 27 December, up to three households will be allowed to mix under the festive bubble rules.

# british-government - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

UK medical journals tell British government relaxing restrictions for Christmas could 'cost many lives'
# The Tiers
# The Tiers

UK medical journals tell British government relaxing restrictions for Christmas could 'cost many lives'

Dec 15th 2020, 12:56 PM 44,648 Views 8 Comments

London mayor Sadiq Khan has also expressed concerns over the five-day “Christmas window”.

# british-government - Monday 23 November, 2020

Johnson outlines new tougher tiers of restrictions for England and warns of risk of 'New Year surge'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson outlines new tougher tiers of restrictions for England and warns of risk of 'New Year surge'

Nov 23rd 2020, 4:22 PM 22,138 Views 6 Comments

The British Prime Minister said today that the previous regime of restrictions did not do enough to tackle the virus.

# british-government - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Johnson issues plea for 'spirit of togetherness' but warns of 'difficult' winter ahead in televised address
# New Restrictions
# New Restrictions

Johnson issues plea for 'spirit of togetherness' but warns of 'difficult' winter ahead in televised address

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:19 PM 26,804 Views 29 Comments

The British Prime Minister said tonight that “freedom loving” Britons had helped to create a new surge of Covid-19.

# british-government - Saturday 12 September, 2020

UK ‘on the edge of losing control’ of Covid-19, scientist warns
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

UK ‘on the edge of losing control’ of Covid-19, scientist warns

Sep 12th 2020, 12:11 PM 39,315 Views 15 Comments

Police in Manchester said they broke up a house party of 30 people in the early hours of today.

# british-government - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

New official data says death toll from Covid-19 in England is 15% higher than NHS figures
# Up To 3 April
# Up To 3 April

New official data says death toll from Covid-19 in England is 15% higher than NHS figures

Apr 14th 2020, 11:14 AM 26,789 Views 27 Comments

The Office for National Statistics figures are based on all mentions of Covid-19 on a death certificate, unlike those compiled by the NHS.

# british-government - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'He stayed at work for you. Now pray at home for him': UK papers support Johnson after second night in ICU
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

'He stayed at work for you. Now pray at home for him': UK papers support Johnson after second night in ICU

Apr 8th 2020, 8:14 AM 45,167 Views 90 Comments

Johnson was said to be in good spirits as he remained in intensive care with coronavirus.

# british-government - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons
# Uk Cabinet
# Uk Cabinet

Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons

Jul 25th 2019, 11:09 AM 67,765 Views 53 Comments

Rees-Mogg has just given his first statement in the House of Commons as a member of the British government.

# british-government - Thursday 8 November, 2018

NUJ calls on Simon Coveney to raise journalists’ arrests with British government
# Loughinisland Documentary
# Loughinisland Documentary

NUJ calls on Simon Coveney to raise journalists’ arrests with British government

Nov 8th 2018, 6:31 PM 13,588 Views 28 Comments

The journalists were arrested over the suspected theft of documents used in a documentary re-examining the 1994 murders.

# british-government - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'Is this the best use of £150m?': Ex-NI Secretaries of State say Troubles investigations should stop
# Historical Investigations
# Historical Investigations

'Is this the best use of £150m?': Ex-NI Secretaries of State say Troubles investigations should stop

Oct 10th 2018, 8:02 AM 11,051 Views 18 Comments

The group says there needs to be a more ‘even-handed’ approach to investigations.

# british-government - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit'

Jul 18th 2018, 3:49 PM 20,154 Views 59 Comments

Johnson gave his first speech to the House of Commons since resigning earlier this month.

# british-government - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'If the British government refuses to do the right thing by Ireland decisions should be taken out of its hands'
# Brexit
# Brexit

'If the British government refuses to do the right thing by Ireland decisions should be taken out of its hands'

Jul 5th 2018, 9:30 PM 28,079 Views 65 Comments

In the event of a Brexit crash, a disorderly Brexit or a hard Brexit, to which the Tories seem wedded, the British must not imagine that the Irish people will simply resign themselves to their fate, writes David Cullinane.

# british-government - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'

Apr 3rd 2018, 1:25 PM 29,282 Views 126 Comments

Yury Filatov said he is still optimistic about Ireland’s future relationship with Russia.

# british-government - Friday 17 April, 2015

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine 'dragging' fishing trawler
# The Deep
# The Deep

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine 'dragging' fishing trawler

Apr 17th 2015, 9:41 AM 18,231 Views 65 Comments

The boat was badly damaged in the collision.

# british-government - Monday 29 December, 2014

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?
# State Papers
# State Papers

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?

Dec 29th 2014, 11:00 AM 18,446 Views 44 Comments

That was a big question back in the early 1980s.

# british-government - Friday 11 July, 2014

"This house is unanimous in its message to the British Government" - Parties unite on bombing files
# Victims
# Victims

"This house is unanimous in its message to the British Government" - Parties unite on bombing files

Jul 11th 2014, 8:59 AM 6,414 Views 32 Comments

Families of the Dublin-Monaghan bombing victims are currently suing for the release of files.

# british-government - Friday 23 May, 2014

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
# Troubles
# Troubles

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

May 23rd 2014, 8:23 AM 4,976 Views 25 Comments

The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.

# british-government - Saturday 17 May, 2014

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy

May 17th 2014, 7:45 PM 10,110 Views 19 Comments

Paddy Askin remembers going down to town in search of his father.

# british-government - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Families to sue British Government over Dublin-Monaghan bombings
# Collusion
# Collusion

Families to sue British Government over Dublin-Monaghan bombings

May 14th 2014, 2:34 PM 8,279 Views 136 Comments

The Justice for the Forgotten group are going to court to secure the release of documents.

# british-government - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Peter Robinson threatens to leave Government over Hyde Park case
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Peter Robinson threatens to leave Government over Hyde Park case

Feb 26th 2014, 3:48 PM 8,600 Views 133 Comments

The Northern Ireland First Minister has said that there are “people going around with letters stuffed in their pockets” which mean they can’t be arrested.

# british-government - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Guardian editor: The British government forced us to destroy hard drives
# NSA Leaks
# NSA Leaks

Guardian editor: The British government forced us to destroy hard drives

Aug 20th 2013, 11:27 AM 8,247 Views 51 Comments

The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has said that senior government officials pressured his paper to destroy files related to its recent stories about the National Security Agency in the US.

# british-government - Monday 19 August, 2013

Vodafone paid British Government over €1 billion Irish subsidiary
# Tax Compliance
# Tax Compliance

Vodafone paid British Government over €1 billion Irish subsidiary

Aug 19th 2013, 1:55 PM 9,136 Views 9 Comments

A Leopardstown-registered subsidiary of the British telecoms giant had a turnover of €380 million a year, but did not employ a single person between 2002 and 2007.

# british-government - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

British military plane takes €1 million to Cyprus
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

British military plane takes €1 million to Cyprus

Mar 19th 2013, 5:21 PM 16,991 Views 37 Comments

The defence ministry said the cash cargo flight is a “contingency” plan in case banks in the country stop giving out money.

# british-government - Monday 28 January, 2013

Martin Mansergh challenges Adams on Government of Ireland Act claims
# Partition
# Partition

Martin Mansergh challenges Adams on Government of Ireland Act claims

Jan 28th 2013, 9:07 AM 6,491 Views 39 Comments

Adam said yesterday that Sinn Féin negotiated an end to the act in the Good Friday Agreement negotiations.

# british-government - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

British government to legalise same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

British government to legalise same-sex marriage

Dec 12th 2012, 8:31 AM 5,498 Views 180 Comments

But the legislation would make it unlawful for the Church of England and the Anglican Church in Wales to conduct gay weddings.

# british-government - Saturday 26 November, 2011

British government warns embassies to be prepared for euro collapse - report
# Be Prepared
# Be Prepared

British government warns embassies to be prepared for euro collapse - report

Nov 26th 2011, 1:36 PM 6,138 Views 41 Comments

Diplomats in eurozone countries are being told to be prepared to help expats if the single currency collapses.

# british-government - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
# Riots
# Riots

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots

Aug 25th 2011, 4:56 PM 227 Views 7 Comments

A spokeswoman for the Home Office said there was “no suggestion” that the sites would be closed down.