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# uk - Today's News

Siptu presents Mick Lynch with €20,000 donation in 'solidarity' with striking UK rail workers
# RMT
# RMT

Siptu presents Mick Lynch with €20,000 donation in 'solidarity' with striking UK rail workers

33 minutes ago 2,586 Views 12 Comments

SIPTU general secretary Joe Cunningham presented the cheque to Lynch at the Imperial Hotel in Cork.

Ryan Giggs’s ex ‘screamed in pain’ during sister’s 999 call, court hears
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs’s ex ‘screamed in pain’ during sister’s 999 call, court hears

4 hours ago 11,151 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United footballer is on trial accused of assaulting PR executive Kate Greville, causing her actual bodily harm.

# uk - Yesterday's News

Fourth alleged ‘Beatles’ terror cell member charged with terrorism offences
# UK
# UK

Fourth alleged ‘Beatles’ terror cell member charged with terrorism offences

Thu 7:33 AM 18,929 Views 0 Comments

Aine Davis, 38, was deported to England by Turkish authorities.

# uk - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows

Wed 10:00 PM 19,664 Views 28 Comments

The number of people saying the former British chancellor would make a good prime minister fell over the last week of July.

# uk - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster
# Hot Spell
# Hot Spell

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster

Tue 3:54 PM 87,596 Views 44 Comments

The warning is to stay in place until Sunday morning.

# uk - Monday 8 August, 2022

Witness recounts search for girl (11) who died after going missing at UK water park
# Incident
# Incident

Witness recounts search for girl (11) who died after going missing at UK water park

Mon 5:47 PM 35,416 Views 4 Comments

Customers at Liquid Leisure were told to shout the child’s name as they looked for her on Saturday.

Truss and Sunak under pressure over plans to help UK households pay soaring bills
# Tory Election
# Tory Election

Truss and Sunak under pressure over plans to help UK households pay soaring bills

Mon 8:56 AM 9,061 Views 6 Comments

The response to the cost-of-living crisis is the main battleground for the UK Conservative leadership candidates.

# uk - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death
# UK
# UK

Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death

Sun 6:12 PM 43,685 Views 28 Comments

Archie had been in a coma since he was found unconscious by his mother on 7 April.

# uk - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Number of monkeypox cases in UK beginning to plateau, figures suggest
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of monkeypox cases in UK beginning to plateau, figures suggest

Aug 6th 2022, 8:14 AM 8,815 Views 0 Comments

There have been 2,859 cases of the illness recorded in the UK so far, the UK Health Security Agency said.

# uk - Friday 5 August, 2022

Sunak and Truss tear each other apart on economy in latest leadership hustings
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Sunak and Truss tear each other apart on economy in latest leadership hustings

Aug 5th 2022, 10:46 PM 19,278 Views 7 Comments

Rishi Sunak warned that unless inflation gets under control, there is ‘no hope’ the Tories will win the next election.

Archie Battersbee’s life support to be withdrawn on Saturday morning
# UK
# UK

Archie Battersbee’s life support to be withdrawn on Saturday morning

Updated Aug 5th 2022, 10:30 PM 47,279 Views 0 Comments

The 12-year-old has been in a coma since he was found unconscious by his mother in April.

# uk - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

European Court of Human Rights refuses to postpone the withdrawal of UK boy’s life support
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

European Court of Human Rights refuses to postpone the withdrawal of UK boy’s life support

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 40,925 Views 28 Comments

Archie Battersbee has been in a coma since he was found unconscious in April.

UK parliament closes TikTok account after MPs raise China concerns
# Tiked Off
# Tiked Off

UK parliament closes TikTok account after MPs raise China concerns

Aug 3rd 2022, 2:13 PM 9,120 Views 3 Comments

A pilot scheme aimed at using the app to get young people interested in Parliament has ended early.

# uk - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Man charged under Britain's Treason Act after alleged crossbow incident at Windsor Castle
# UK
# UK

Man charged under Britain's Treason Act after alleged crossbow incident at Windsor Castle

Aug 2nd 2022, 10:27 PM 16,393 Views 1 Comment

Jaswant Singh Chail was charged with “wilfully producing a loaded crossbow with intent” to injure Queen Elizabeth.

UK court upholds decision to withdraw 12-year-old's life sustaining treatment
# Archie Battersbee
# Archie Battersbee

UK court upholds decision to withdraw 12-year-old's life sustaining treatment

Aug 2nd 2022, 5:51 PM 27,755 Views 7 Comments

Archie was found unconscious at his home by his mother on 7 April and has not regained consciousness since.

Brexit minister says he 'got it wrong' by claiming withdrawal wouldn't delay ferry crossings
# Channel
# Channel

Brexit minister says he 'got it wrong' by claiming withdrawal wouldn't delay ferry crossings

Aug 2nd 2022, 10:07 AM 47,640 Views 48 Comments

“I got it wrong but I got it wrong for the right reason.”

# uk - Monday 1 August, 2022

Love Island final airs tonight as show hits 12.1 million streams on Virgin Media Player

Love Island final airs tonight as show hits 12.1 million streams on Virgin Media Player

Aug 1st 2022, 12:16 PM 22,162 Views 20 Comments

Among the final contestants is Irishman Dami Hope who has coupled up with Indiyah Pollack.

# uk - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Sunak allies insist ‘all to play for’ in UK Tory leadership bid even as Truss pulls ahead
# The Race Is On
# The Race Is On

Sunak allies insist ‘all to play for’ in UK Tory leadership bid even as Truss pulls ahead

Jul 31st 2022, 2:44 PM 17,257 Views 15 Comments

Supporters of the former UK chancellor seized on a poll of Tory councillors showing him as neck-and-neck with Truss.

# uk - Saturday 30 July, 2022

UK train drivers’ strike ‘solidly supported’ as bitter dispute continues
# Uk Rail Strike
# Uk Rail Strike

UK train drivers’ strike ‘solidly supported’ as bitter dispute continues

Jul 30th 2022, 5:45 PM 14,693 Views 8 Comments

Thousands of drivers at seven train companies staged a 24 hour walkout.

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak target rural Tory voters in make-or-break weekend
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak target rural Tory voters in make-or-break weekend

Jul 30th 2022, 4:00 PM 9,134 Views 10 Comments

The former chancellor is seeking to revive his faltering bid for No 10 after Tom Tugendhat endorsed the Foreign Secretary.

Sacked Labour spokesman says he ‘absolutely’ believes Starmer should become UK Prime Minister
# Here For Keir
# Here For Keir

Sacked Labour spokesman says he ‘absolutely’ believes Starmer should become UK Prime Minister

Jul 30th 2022, 1:40 PM 16,342 Views 4 Comments

Sam Tarry was sacked from the front bench on Wednesday hours after joining strikers at an RMT picket line at Euston station.

# uk - Friday 29 July, 2022

Ex-police officer Wayne Couzens loses appeal to whole-life sentence for murdering Sarah Everard
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Ex-police officer Wayne Couzens loses appeal to whole-life sentence for murdering Sarah Everard

Jul 29th 2022, 11:04 AM 13,314 Views 0 Comments

Couzens was handed a whole-life term last year for the rape and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard in Kent.

# uk - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Labour leader Keir Starmer accused of 'own goal' for sacking an MP after he joined a rail picket
# Explainer
# Explainer

Labour leader Keir Starmer accused of 'own goal' for sacking an MP after he joined a rail picket

Jul 28th 2022, 3:30 PM 17,477 Views 35 Comments

The British Labour leader has been accused of turning ‘a Tory transport crisis into a Labour story’.

UK High Court judge due to rule on ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel trial
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

UK High Court judge due to rule on ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel trial

Jul 28th 2022, 10:28 AM 20,410 Views 0 Comments

The judgment in the high-profile case will be delivered at 12pm on Friday.

# uk - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Sunak and Truss trash each other's plans during hard-fought Tory leadership TV debate
# Conservative
# Conservative

Sunak and Truss trash each other's plans during hard-fought Tory leadership TV debate

Jul 26th 2022, 7:25 AM 15,745 Views 25 Comments

Former chancellor Rishi Sunak claimed there is ‘nothing Conservative’ about Liz Truss’s approach.

# uk - Monday 25 July, 2022

Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate

Jul 25th 2022, 7:32 AM 14,604 Views 18 Comments

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak will have their first TV debate on the BBC after a weekend that saw both camps trade increasingly personal attacks.

# uk - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Roads to Port of Dover ‘flowing normally’ after days of traffic chaos
# Dover Traffic
# Dover Traffic

Roads to Port of Dover ‘flowing normally’ after days of traffic chaos

Jul 24th 2022, 8:01 AM 14,773 Views 16 Comments

Extra post-Brexit border checks and French authorities’ understaffing of checkpoints in Dover have been blamed for the hold-ups.

# uk - Friday 22 July, 2022

UK's Prince Harry wins high court challenge over police security for his family
# Security
# Security

UK's Prince Harry wins high court challenge over police security for his family

Jul 22nd 2022, 12:58 PM 53,390 Views 11 Comments

The duke is bringing legal action over a decision not to allow him to pay for police protection for his family when in the UK.

# uk - Thursday 21 July, 2022

UK's actions on NI Protocol are 'not the way to behave with your neighbours' - Coveney
# Irish-UK Relations
# Irish-UK Relations

UK's actions on NI Protocol are 'not the way to behave with your neighbours' - Coveney

Jul 21st 2022, 12:12 PM 10,057 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs said he hopes the next British prime minister will not break international law.

# uk - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

London Fire Brigade faced busiest day since WW2 as fires blazed in 40-degree heat
# Fires
# Fires

London Fire Brigade faced busiest day since WW2 as fires blazed in 40-degree heat

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 10:26 AM 23,810 Views 10 Comments

A new record for the hottest day ever seen in the UK was provisionally recorded in England yesterday afternoon.

# uk - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

UK sets temperature record as heat tops 40°C for first time ever
# Sizzling
# Sizzling

UK sets temperature record as heat tops 40°C for first time ever

Updated Jul 19th 2022, 4:16 PM 49,135 Views 46 Comments

A temperature 40.2°C was provisionally recorded in London Heathrow airport.

# uk - Monday 18 July, 2022

Keir Starmer denies using Holocaust memorial for political purposes
# Keir Starmer
# Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer denies using Holocaust memorial for political purposes

Jul 18th 2022, 3:25 PM 12,375 Views 11 Comments

The British Labour leader said a visit to the Berlin memorial was part of his duty as a leader to prevent future atrocities.

Boris Johnson accused of ‘checking out’ from No 10 amid heatwave emergency
# Chequered Out
# Chequered Out

Boris Johnson accused of ‘checking out’ from No 10 amid heatwave emergency

Jul 18th 2022, 2:13 PM 23,915 Views 17 Comments

The Prime Minister took a ‘joyride’ in a Typhoon fighter jet and held a party at Chequers while colleagues held emergency meetings.

# uk - Sunday 17 July, 2022

UK military chief says speculation on Putin being overthrown is 'wishful thinking'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UK military chief says speculation on Putin being overthrown is 'wishful thinking'

Jul 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 23,295 Views 34 Comments

Admiral Tony Radakin believes that Putin’s regime was relatively stable.

# uk - Friday 15 July, 2022

Candidates clash in first UK Tory leadership TV debate
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Candidates clash in first UK Tory leadership TV debate

Updated Jul 15th 2022, 10:00 PM 28,283 Views 16 Comments

The candidates had varying answers when asked if Boris Johnson was honest.

Robber handed 30-year jail term for ‘terrifying’ raid on home of Ashley Cole
# UK
# UK

Robber handed 30-year jail term for ‘terrifying’ raid on home of Ashley Cole

Jul 15th 2022, 4:50 PM 29,015 Views 0 Comments

The footballer was tied up in the attack while holding his young daughter.

UK Met Office issues first red warning for extreme heat as odds on 40C drop
# Uk Heatwave
# Uk Heatwave

UK Met Office issues first red warning for extreme heat as odds on 40C drop

Jul 15th 2022, 12:16 PM 22,400 Views 9 Comments

There’s a 50% chance of 40C heat early next week – which the Met Office say would be proof ‘climate change is with us now’.

Truss allies deny ‘black ops’ campaign against Mordaunt as Tory leadership race heats up
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Truss allies deny ‘black ops’ campaign against Mordaunt as Tory leadership race heats up

Jul 15th 2022, 11:26 AM 15,608 Views 10 Comments

Liz Truss, the Foreign Secretary, is bidding to consolidate and increase support from the right of the Tory party, in the face of a surge by Penny Mordaunt.

# uk - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated
# Battle For No 10
# Battle For No 10

Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 4:18 PM 26,910 Views 17 Comments

Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt are the two to beat.

# uk - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

UK MPs vote against proposed amendments to Northern Ireland Protocol Bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK MPs vote against proposed amendments to Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 8:29 PM 48,536 Views 17 Comments

The Bill proposes giving UK ministers sweeping powers to change almost every aspect of the post-Brexit deal.

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