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# uk-general-election - Friday 13 December, 2019

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time
# Ge 2020
# Ge 2020

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time

Dec 13th 2019, 3:19 PM 7,432 Views 28 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the election should be May 2020, Micheál Martin wants it in Easter. Who will win out?

Jeremy Corbyn indicates early 2020 for departure date despite party pressure to quit immediately
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

Jeremy Corbyn indicates early 2020 for departure date despite party pressure to quit immediately

Dec 13th 2019, 1:54 PM 14,998 Views 57 Comments

Corbyn won’t be leading the party into the next general election but has refused to be drawn on a date for his departure.

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles
Live Dec 13th 2019, 6:22 AM

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles

# uk-general-election - Monday 9 December, 2019

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,109 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time

Dec 9th 2019, 6:40 AM 12,075 Views 7 Comments

A December election does not come around often, writes Cormac Moore.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page
# FactcheckUK
# FactcheckUK

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

Nov 19th 2019, 9:45 PM 10,069 Views 8 Comments

The fake account ‘proved’ and ‘debunked’ several claims during the debate.

# uk-general-election - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Sinn Féin MP says unionist farmers will help her keep her seat in general election
# Brexit
# Brexit

Sinn Féin MP says unionist farmers will help her keep her seat in general election

Nov 17th 2019, 3:33 PM 24,372 Views 49 Comments

Michelle Gildernew will be trying to keep her seat against the UUP’s Tom Elliot in the famously closely fought constituency.

# uk-general-election - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Poll: Who do you think will be the British Prime Minister after the general election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will be the British Prime Minister after the general election?

Nov 16th 2019, 10:03 AM 26,941 Views 71 Comments

Johnson’s Conservatives lead the polls so far.

# uk-general-election - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife

Nov 14th 2019, 7:23 AM 28,004 Views 19 Comments

Andrew Griffiths said he would support the new candidate. His wife Kate said she wouldn’t be taking up his offer.

# uk-general-election - Thursday 7 November, 2019

The North's only independent MP is standing down - get set for a potentially nasty battle for her seat
# Sylvia Hermon
# Sylvia Hermon

The North's only independent MP is standing down - get set for a potentially nasty battle for her seat

Nov 7th 2019, 9:12 AM 19,034 Views 21 Comments

Independent unionist Lady Sylvia Hermon is standing down as an MP.

# uk-general-election - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Sky News' Kay Burley goes viral after 'empty chairing' Tory MP who denies he agreed to go on
# Day One
# Day One

Sky News' Kay Burley goes viral after 'empty chairing' Tory MP who denies he agreed to go on

Nov 6th 2019, 5:54 PM 55,981 Views 32 Comments

James Cleverly claims that he was not booked to appear on the show.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10
# Jo Swinson
# Jo Swinson

Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10

Nov 5th 2019, 11:25 AM 13,956 Views 51 Comments

The Lib Dems have 20 MPs and are polling at 16%.

# uk-general-election - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?
# And They're Off
# And They're Off

Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:01 PM 22,700 Views 15 Comments

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?

# uk-general-election - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 19,091 Views 23 Comments

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# uk-general-election - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

Oct 30th 2019, 7:15 AM 19,866 Views 47 Comments

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# uk-general-election - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrats leader, says he is 'torn' over Christian faith
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrats leader, says he is 'torn' over Christian faith

Jun 14th 2017, 6:38 PM 18,661 Views 40 Comments

Farron announced his resignation from the post today.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit
# Brexit Wounds
# Brexit Wounds

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

Jun 13th 2017, 7:08 AM 11,600 Views 20 Comments

Theresa May is facing pressure on all sides as she looks to form a government to lead the Brexit negotiations.

# uk-general-election - Saturday 10 June, 2017

DUP agrees principles of 'outline agreement' to support Conservatives in government
# Confidence And Supply
# Confidence And Supply

DUP agrees principles of 'outline agreement' to support Conservatives in government

Jun 10th 2017, 8:00 PM 17,516 Views 77 Comments

The DUP will be supporting the Conservatives on a on a confidence and supply basis.

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

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

Jun 10th 2017, 1:42 PM 19,770 Views 26 Comments

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

# uk-general-election - Friday 9 June, 2017

The best memes from when Theresa May admitted the naughtiest thing that she has ever done
# Theresa May
From The Daily Edge
# Theresa May

The best memes from when Theresa May admitted the naughtiest thing that she has ever done

Jun 9th 2017, 9:00 PM 24,186 Views 2 Comments

June is the end of May.

Theresa May says she'll form minority government with 'friends and allies' in the DUP
# Down But Not Out
# Down But Not Out

Theresa May says she'll form minority government with 'friends and allies' in the DUP

Jun 9th 2017, 2:50 PM 71,034 Views 156 Comments

May has acted swiftly to agree a deal that will see her return as Prime Minister.

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall resigns
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall resigns

Jun 9th 2017, 10:50 AM 15,155 Views 27 Comments

He said that the party was a victim of its own success, despite the fact it failed to retain its one seat in the UK general election.

The winners and losers in the UK general election
# Politics Eh?
# Politics Eh?

The winners and losers in the UK general election

Jun 9th 2017, 9:31 AM 22,759 Views 31 Comments

A good day for Corbyn and Goldsmith but a bad one for May, Clegg and Salmond.

# uk-general-election - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Poll: Have you ever used a fortune teller?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever used a fortune teller?

Jun 8th 2017, 12:31 PM 24,777 Views 69 Comments

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

It's almost neck and neck between May and Corbyn ahead of Thursday's election
# Down To The Wire
# Down To The Wire

It's almost neck and neck between May and Corbyn ahead of Thursday's election

Jun 6th 2017, 7:23 AM 19,945 Views 44 Comments

The Conservatives enjoy just a one point lead in the latest poll by Survation for ITV.

# uk-general-election - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'Anything to keep the Tories out': How the Irish living in Britain are voting in the general election
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

'Anything to keep the Tories out': How the Irish living in Britain are voting in the general election

May 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 17,313 Views 56 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to Irish citizens living in Britain to get their views ahead of next month’s election.

# uk-general-election - Friday 26 May, 2017

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 7:58 AM 12,322 Views 34 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to say that the war on terror has failed in a speech later day.

# uk-general-election - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'It's never mattered more': Brits living in Ireland have until tomorrow to have a say in general election
# Get Up Stand Up
# Get Up Stand Up

'It's never mattered more': Brits living in Ireland have until tomorrow to have a say in general election

May 21st 2017, 8:30 PM 20,677 Views 36 Comments

UK citizens living in Ireland who registered to vote up to 15 years ago can vote in the upcoming general election.

# uk-general-election - Sunday 8 March, 2015

The countdown is on for the UK general election – and Fine Gael and Labour should pay attention
# Opinion
# Opinion

The countdown is on for the UK general election – and Fine Gael and Labour should pay attention

Mar 8th 2015, 8:45 AM 41 Views 43 Comments

This election will prove a relevant comparison to next year’s general election in Ireland.