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# uk - Today’s News

'When the border was finally ripped down - hope rose and healing began. We must not go back'

‘Growing up on the Irish border during the 1970s & 1980s was akin to some Bermuda Triangle existence, where people mysteriously disappeared and to this day, were never seen again,’ writes Grace Vaughan from Monaghan.

# uk - Yesterday’s News

EU's top court rules that UK could reverse Brexit process

Theresa May insists she has no plans to reverse Brexit.

# uk - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday

The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.

# uk - Friday 7 December, 2018

Tory MP suggests using possible 'no-deal' food shortages to force Ireland to drop the backstop

Ireland would be hit hard in the event of a no-deal Brexit; a Brexiteer has argued this should be used as leverage to get a better deal.

# uk - Thursday 6 December, 2018

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.”

# uk - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit?

A top EU legal mind has said that the UK has the power to reverse Brexit before the Withdrawal Agreement is finalised.

# uk - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Further headache for Theresa May as another minister resigns over 'naive' Brexit plan

Sam Gyimah is the seventh member of May’s government to quit since the Withdrawal Agreement was announced.

# uk - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Teen charged with assault after video of attack on 15-year old Syrian refugee at UK school goes viral

The incident took place in the town of Almondbury near Huddersfield.

'Rebel' RAF veteran and Twitter phenomenon Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95

The veteran’s illness was documented by his son after Smith gathered a huge following on Twitter.

# uk - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

The great big Brexit debate: May wants to take on Corbyn over EU deal

The debate is set to be held ahead of 11 December vote on Brexit.

# uk - Monday 26 November, 2018

Prospect of second Brexit referendum is something UK will have to decide for themselves, says Taoiseach

Following yesterday’s summit, the focus now shifts to the UK Prime Minister who is beginning an intensive campaign to sell the Brexit deal to her parliament.

# uk - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland

Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan have signed the letter ahead of the reading of a bill that would decriminalise abortion across the UK.

Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims

Sharife Elouahabi claimed a total of £103,475.60 in accommodation and financial benefits.

# uk - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, located near the southernmost tip of Spain.

# uk - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

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.

# uk - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Leading Brexiteers hit out at 'utterly unacceptable' proposals to avoid hard border on island of Ireland

Reports this evening suggested that Britain has finally agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union.

# uk - Monday 12 November, 2018

Simon Coveney praises EU 'solidarity' as Theresa May faces more Tory revolt: how Brexit unfolded today

The British prime minister faced further revolt from inside her party amid claims that a deal was imminent.

# uk - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Making and exporting Guinness could be 'seriously disrupted' because of Brexit

Guinness is made by the Liffey, packaged in Belfast, and shipped from Dublin port – Brexit is a huge threat to that process.

# uk - Thursday 8 November, 2018

£10k reward offered as 98-year-old 'left for dead' in his own home

Detectives said the level of violence the pensioner suffered was “completely excessive”.

# uk - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Varadkar accused of 'losing his nerve' as Taoiseach says he's open to 'explore' backstop review mechanism

Leo Varadkar says he has not agreed to anything but is open to ‘creative language’ to get a deal done.

# uk - Monday 5 November, 2018

Johnson and Farage would've been worse in Brexit talks than May - UK survey

In the largest UK-wide survey since the referendum vote, 20,000 people were asked for their thoughts on Brexit.

# uk - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Report of deal to keep UK in customs union post-Brexit is 'speculation', Flanagan says

Sources told the Sunday Times that Theresa May has secured concessions from Brussels.

# uk - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Varadkar says Brexit is 'fraying the relationship' between Ireland and Britain

Varadkar was speaking to RTÉ Radio One’s Marian Finucan Show this morning.

# uk - Friday 2 November, 2018

Brexit negotiators are 'very close' to resolving differences over Ireland’s border

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has some movement is still needed from the UK side in order for a deal this month.

# uk - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

# uk - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Topshop billionaire Philip Green named as businessman at centre of UK #MeToo gagging order Parliamentary Privilege This post contains videos

Topshop billionaire Philip Green named as businessman at centre of UK #MeToo gagging order

Labour peer Peter Hain named Green in the House of Lords today.

# uk - Monday 22 October, 2018

May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party.

# uk - Friday 19 October, 2018

'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal

EU leaders have warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in negotiations.

# uk - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

# uk - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Almost 90% of older adults who self harm aren't referred to mental health specialist - study

The UK research highlights that self harm is not just a problem in younger people.

# uk - Monday 15 October, 2018

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit?

A make-or-break European summit takes place on Wednesday.

# uk - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

The Irish backstop would make the UK ‘an EU colony’, says Boris Johnson

The Northern Ireland backstop is the biggest remaining stumbling block of Brexit negotiations.

# uk - Monday 8 October, 2018

DUP and UUP leaders to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels in effort to prevent Irish Sea border

Technical discussions will resume in Brussels over Brexit this week.

# uk - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn says he’s open to holding another vote; while PM Theresa May has dismissed it as “a politicians’ vote”.

# uk - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Chances of Brexit agreement have 'increased', Jean-Claude Juncker says

The change in tone comes two days after EU Council President Donald Tusk gave London a stern warning that time was running out to strike a deal.

# uk - Friday 5 October, 2018

A new study has found that adults who were breastfed as babies earn more than those who were not

The findings suggest that a higher rate of breastfeeding could lead to ‘substantial returns’ for national economies.

# uk - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Donald Tusk says UK comparing the EU to the Soviet Union was 'insulting'

“In respecting our partners we expect the same in return,” Tusk said, echoing comments made by Theresa May yesterday.

Man who acted as lookout while gang sprayed acid on shopkeeper's face in UK jailed for ten years

Peter Brown waited outside the shop as four other men carried out the attack.

UK accuses Russian spies of 'reckless' global cyber attacks

The UK Foreign Office described it as a “flagrant violation of international law”

# uk - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Government wants to avoid scenario where there would be two time zones on the island of Ireland

The changing of the clocks for winter and summer has been a ritual in Europe since 1916.

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