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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# British

All time
Patrick Kielty: The past left trauma on all sides, but the future of this whole island looks bright
The comedian and broadcaster shares the text of his stirring speech made at the Shared Island Forum earlier this week.
# Hanging up the racket
British former Wimbledon semi-finalist and world number four retires aged 30
‘I got to live my dreams,’ says Sydney-born Johanna Konta.
# Kabul
Final dedicated evacuation flight to UK departs Kabul as troops set to leave
Any further flights from Kabul would be a mix of both evacuees and UK troops and diplomatic staff.
# Reaction
Djokovic reveals Wimbledon rival's father wanted him to be British
Roger Draper, the father of the 19-year-old wildcard, was once the chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association.
# expert view
Johnny Ward: British jumps racing is in a sorry state as Irish rule the day at Cheltenham
After two days’ racing, half-time, Henry de Bromhead had won three of the Grade 1s. Of 14 races, Great Britain has won three.
# Done Deals
44 Irish players that moved during the British summer transfer window
A number of internationals, including Callum Robinson, switched clubs.
# Consumer rights
House of Fraser won't be honouring or reissuing Irish gift cards (but it is reissuing British ones)
This is despite House of Fraser saying in August that gift cards could be replaced with the full value being honoured.
# Birmingham
Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group
The pair were members of the banned group National Action.
# DexEu
UK Brexit Department: EU citizens 'welcome to stay' in UK if there is no deal
“We have been clear: EU citizens are our friends, our neighbours, our colleagues, and we want them to stay.”
# soft brexit
Theresa May wins over her Cabinet on Brexit deal that Barnier says avoids hard border
The UK premier announced a speech after briefing her Cabinet on the latest Brexit deal draft.
# House Of Commons
Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote
MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.
# legal challenge
Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome
Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.
# change over
British transport company Go-Ahead signs contract to run 24 Dublin Bus routes
Go-Ahead Dublin is expected to begin operating some of these routes by the middle of October 2018.
# Tourism
Tourism Ireland says 'the craic' alone isn't enough to win back British tourists
Niall Gibbons said there needs to be more of a focus on outdoor activities for visitors.
# Australia
Prominent British CEO and family killed in Australian seaplane crash
One pilot and five passengers died following the crash yesterday.
# Minority
Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit
House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.
# Courts
UK Lotto millionaire accused of defilement and rape of an underage Irish girl served with book of evidence
The British man was arrested in Dublin in July after he travelled to Ireland to speak to the teen’s mother about his relationship with her daughter.
# kerfuffle
Sky News anchor to Coveney: 'Do you think that this week's kerfuffle has been necessary? Do you feel guilty?'
Coveney was speaking to Adam Boulton after this morning’s Brexit deal.
# Close Call
British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'
25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.
# United Kingdom
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.
# track record
What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes
Yesterday was a day of highs and lows for the UK company – it won the Dublin bus contract but lost another for train services in the British West Midlands.
# Rio de Janeiro
British tourist shot after her family accidentally drove into Brazilian favela
She was hospitalised due to her injuries
# Buckingham Palace
Royal family set for bumper year of income as €419 million renovation on Buckingham Palace starts
The refurbishment is set to replace electrical wiring, water pipes and boilers in the biggest overhaul since the 1950s.
# Ah stop
Sky Sports presenter asks if Katie Taylor will 'add her name to Britain's list of world champions'
Jim White made the blunder on air this afternoon.
# Willesden
Woman in serious condition after being shot by British anti-terror police
Six people have been arrested.
# Get Out
Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors
He has criticised the system that allows black actors from overseas take prominent roles in American films.
# The Troubles
British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles
The former colonel, who is now a Conservative MP, completed seven tours of the North.
# Neighbours
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.
Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96
The novel was made into an animated film in 1978.
# Art
This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize
The prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition, and has become synonymous with controversy in its 32-year history.
# Irish Unity
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”.
# Investigation
British teacher found dead in Myanmar with wounds to head and chest
A colleague to the teacher is now being sought by police.
# nazanin ratcliffe
British woman jailed for five years in Iran "on secret charges"
Her husband said that she is being treated as a political football.
# basic geography
10 commandments for everyone who thinks Irish people are British
# Aleppo
British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria
The exclusive BBC images appear to show troops securing the perimeter of a rebel base.
# Brexit
Theresa May: “Nobody wants to return to the borders of the past.”
May is due to visit Northern Ireland today for the first time since becoming prime minister.
# Easter Rising
'Not appropriate': Sinn Féin rejects invitation to commemorate British 1916 deaths
The party says it wouldn’t be appropriate to commemorate “British soldiers who shot and killed Republicans in 1916″.
# calais
Water cannon used as Jungle camp gets bulldozed
Makeshift shacks were destroyed during the bulldozing.
# Don't fetch
Owners warned not to throw sticks for dogs to chase
The warning comes after reports of a dog puncturing its tongue and damaging its larynx.
# here we go
5 times Irish celebrities shot down people claiming they were British
It’s not that hard.