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#UK

# uk - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Trump starts diplomatic row with 'nasty' French president Macron

Trump is in London for a two-day meeting of alliance leaders.

# uk - Monday 2 December, 2019

'This is not some sordid sex story': Prince Andrew's accuser asks British public to support her

Virginia Giuffre claims Prince Andrew had sex with her when she was just 17 years old.

Royal expert dismisses claims the Queen has died as 'vicious rumours'

News of the British monarch’s demise circulated on social media last night.

# uk - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Italian could overtake Irish in list of most common non-British nationalities in UK

An estimated 322,000 Irish people were living in the UK in the year to June 2019, new figures suggest.

# uk - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Anand Menon: 'Ireland is the only EU country that bothered to reflect on its relationship with the UK'

Professor Anand Menon, Director of the think-tank The UK in a Changing Europe, was speaking in Dublin today.

# uk - Monday 25 November, 2019

Best-selling author Lee Child is applying for Irish passport because of Brexit

The novelist says he is “not a huge fan of Britain”.

Julian Assange could die in prison without urgent care, 60 doctors say

Medics from the UK, Australia, Europe and Sri Lanka expressed “serious concerns” about Assange’s fitness to stand trial.

# uk - Saturday 23 November, 2019

UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British

The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.

# uk - Friday 22 November, 2019

Prince Andrew resigns from business project as sponsors stop giving money

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and English National Ballet have parted company with Andrew, who had previously served as patron.

'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius

Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony Mauritius more than 50 years ago.

# uk - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

# uk - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

The people found received medical attention at the port.

# uk - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate

Johnson rotated his arguments around Brexit, while Corbyn focused on wealth inequality and the future of the NHS.

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

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

# uk - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says

Tusk, who leaves office at the end of the month, has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit.

# uk - Sunday 10 November, 2019

What are the Brexit stances of the main British parties?

What the hell does the UK’s Labour Party stand for on Brexit?

# uk - Friday 8 November, 2019

UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours

Residents in Toll Bar, near Doncaster, described yesterday’s downpour as “almost biblical”

'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory

“I speak as the Prime Minister of the UK and a passionate unionist, there will not be checks on goods going from NI to GB!”

# uk - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire

A Cork-based company confirmed their vehicle was seized in the incident.

Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century'

Caoimhín de Barra looks at nationalism and unionism, and the conflicting emotions people have around the use of the poppy.

# uk - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'I hope to be a success story for what a refugee can do. Direct Provision - you can escape it'

Suaad Alshleh, a teenage refugee from Syria, was today awarded a bursary for medicine by Minister Joe McHugh.

Ban on Extinction Rebellion protests was unlawful, UK court rules

It follows a ban on protests in Trafalgar Square during two weeks of demonstrations in October.

What will happen to prisoners held under European Arrest Warrants in a no-deal Brexit?

Instead of European Arrest Warrants, extradition orders will be issued, which are more “cumbersome”, “costly”, and more political.

# uk - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

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

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

# uk - Monday 4 November, 2019

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

# uk - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Johnson says he feels 'deep regret' over failure to deliver Brexit by 31 October

He said he sees no reason why the UK should extend the Brexit transition period beyond December 2020.

# uk - Friday 1 November, 2019

All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say

Investigators initially believed the migrants were of Chinese origin.

Northern Irish man facing multiple counts of manslaughter over Essex trailer deaths

UK authorities allege he delivered the trailer to the Belgian port town of Zeebrugge.

# uk - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

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

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# uk - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Boris Johnson blasts 'unrelenting parliamentary obstructionism' as UK moves towards December election Brexit This post contains videos

Boris Johnson blasts 'unrelenting parliamentary obstructionism' as UK moves towards December election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will support a parliamentary vote on the holding of an election.

# uk - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Investigation into crowd-funding page which sought £10,000 for hitman to kill anti-Brexit campaigner

The page did not raise any money before it was taken down.

Three people arrested in connection with deaths of 39 migrants in UK released on bail

All three were detained by British police on Friday.

UK opposition parties 'set to offer' Boris Johnson route to snap election before Christmas

Johnson will attempt to call an election for a third time tomorrow.

# uk - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Up to 20 Vietnamese people feared among 39 killed in UK container tragedy

Police are continuing to question a number of people over the migrants’ deaths.

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

# uk - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Wanted fugitive jailed after slashing neck of man (21) and then going on the run

Shane O’Brien went on the run for more than three years after slashing Josh Hanson’s neck in a west London bar.

# uk - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension

Donald Tusk said that he would recommend that the EU’s 27 leaders accept the UK request for an extension until 31 January 2020.

UK police travel to US to interview diplomat's wife at centre of Harry Dunn fatal crash row

Anne Sacoolas left the UK for the US shortly after the crash.

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