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# united-kingdom - Monday 25 May, 2020

Boris Johnson says he regrets 'confusion and anger' caused by Dominic Cummings controversy

Johnson also announced that all shops in England will be able to reopen next month if they meet guidelines.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Boris Johnson should have disclosed ‘close association’ with Jennifer Arcuri, but faces no police probe

The IOPC said it ‘would have been wise’ for Johnson to declare this link as a conflict of interest.

# united-kingdom - Monday 30 March, 2020

Boris Johnson's chief advisor Dominic Cummings self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms

He will be staying in contact with the rest of the Downing Street team during his quarantine period.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

UK's Covid-19 support package includes three-month mortgage freeze and cash grants for small businesses

The package comes after the public was told to avoid all non-essential contact and travel.

# united-kingdom - Monday 16 March, 2020

Boris Johnson urges British people to avoid social contact and to work from home

The British prime minister also advised people to stop all non-essential travel.

# united-kingdom - Friday 31 January, 2020

Opinion: A very Churchillian Brexit

As the UK prepares to leave the EU tonight, Noelle O Connell explores what practical changes it can expect to see.

# united-kingdom - Monday 27 January, 2020

EU will have upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks, Varadkar warns Johnson

The Taoiseach is meeting with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Dublin this morning.

# united-kingdom - Friday 3 January, 2020

UK employment tribunal rules that ethical veganism is a belief protected by law

Jordi Casamitjana said he was sacked by the League Against Cruel Sports after raising concerns that its pension fund was being invested into companies involved in animal testing.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online

It has been described as a “farcical and inexcusable mistake”.

'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy

In Northern Ireland, The Singing Priests – Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy – were honoured, as was Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Two women killed after 'stabbing' incident in English village

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'A dark day': Man who fought off London Bridge terrorist with tusk speaks of attack

“I feel we all have a duty to challenge the spread of fear, hatred or intolerance within our communities,” Darryn Frost said.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion launching legal action against police over London protest ban

Activists continued protests in the capital in defiance of the police order today.

# united-kingdom - Friday 11 October, 2019

Brexit talks resume in Brussels after 'constructive meeting' between Varadkar and Johnson

The talks will indicate whether discussions between the Taoiseach and Prime Minister Boris Johnson paved way for a potential breakthrough.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Column: Britain doesn't have a written constitution. Today isn't the first time that that's led to major problems

Another constitutional crisis took place in Britain over 100 years ago.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Irish people travelling to UK after no-deal Brexit will be able to buy duty free tobacco and alcohol

The EU abolished duty-free shopping between member nations in 1999.

# united-kingdom - Friday 6 September, 2019

Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car

Robert Keogh was stopped last month by border force officers at the Port of Dover en route from Calais.

# united-kingdom - Friday 30 August, 2019

A no-deal Brexit will plunge Northern Ireland into turmoil, Belfast court hears

A legal bid to reverse a suspension of parliament has been launched in the North.

# united-kingdom - Friday 2 August, 2019

FactCheck: Did Dominic Raab frequently raise the risk of a no-deal Brexit during the referendum campaign?

The UK foreign secretary made the statement on BBC Radio 4 on Monday.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 9 June, 2019

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock

Sajid Javid said Britain has a moral duty to pay for a new border arrangement.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 8 June, 2019

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago

Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations

Trump also said the UK should send in Nigel Farage to negotiate.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Theresa May says she's going to make a 'bold offer' to MPs to get them to support her Brexit deal

MPs have rejected the deal May agreed with Brussels three times already.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls

The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.

# united-kingdom - Friday 3 May, 2019

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

# united-kingdom - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

From July pornography sites will be required to have robust age-verification systems in place for UK users.

The Explainer: How will the UK’s new porn blocking law work?

Age verification will be required to access online pornography in the United Kingdom from July.

# united-kingdom - Friday 12 April, 2019

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

# united-kingdom - Monday 1 April, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg defends sharing video of German far-right leader's speech

The Tory MP said it was not an endorsement, he was simply “pointing out something interesting which is worth watching”.

Poll: Should the UK call a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK call a general election?

It’s been suggested that a general election is needed to break the Brexit impasse.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime

There has been speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification Ireland.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory

The car giant announced in 2016 that it planned to build the model at its plant in Sunderland.

# united-kingdom - Monday 28 January, 2019

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan

Jobs will be cut amid plans to shut fish, meat and cheese counters at some stores.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Irish government publishes no-deal Brexit plans for transport, healthcare and consumer protection

The laws apply to a wide number of areas of Irish society.

# united-kingdom - Friday 11 January, 2019

'This political chaos cannot go on': Corbyn calls for general election to break Brexit deadlock

May faces a crucial vote next week on her proposed Brexit deal.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'It's time to take stock': Former Brexit secretary urges Theresa May to delay Brexit vote again

David Davis said that it was time for the UK “to take stock” ahead of the planned crucial vote.

# united-kingdom - 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.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now

There have been five resignations so far today – including two members of her Cabinet.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 30 September, 2018

TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border

We spoke to people from all walks of life to see how Brexit could affect Northern Ireland.

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