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Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today
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Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today

1 hour ago 11,372 Views 0 Comments

David Henderson, 66, arranged the flight in January 2019 which crashed killing footballer Sala and the pilot, Dave Ibbotson.

The Explainer: How is post-Brexit Britain handling migration?
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The Explainer: How is post-Brexit Britain handling migration?

Oct 8th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,476 Views 3 Comments

We look at migration, visas for EU workers and potential impacts on supply chains.

Police officer killed Sarah Everard after making ‘false arrest’, court told
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Police officer killed Sarah Everard after making ‘false arrest’, court told

Updated Sep 29th 2021, 12:22 PM 38,845 Views 0 Comments

Wayne Couzens was a serving Pc with the Metropolitan Police when he murdered Sarah Everard.

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
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Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

Sep 22nd 2021, 10:03 AM 21,690 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain
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Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain

Sep 16th 2021, 7:46 AM 15,597 Views 36 Comments

The submarines are not intended however to carry nuclear weapons.

Seven jailed for life over murder of law student in bungled drive-by shooting
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Seven jailed for life over murder of law student in bungled drive-by shooting

Aug 5th 2021, 7:02 PM 19,315 Views 11 Comments

Aya Hachem was an innocent passer-by during the shooting in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley
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Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley

Jul 12th 2021, 7:36 PM 43,436 Views 35 Comments

Footage posted on social media showed people forcing their way through barriers and a line of security staff.

UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute
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UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute

Jun 30th 2021, 7:01 AM 10,617 Views 19 Comments

The UK and the European Union are set to announce an extension to a grace period.

EU ‘would consider bold steps’ to reduce Irish Sea border checks to minimum
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EU ‘would consider bold steps’ to reduce Irish Sea border checks to minimum

Jun 28th 2021, 3:05 PM 16,095 Views 33 Comments

Maros Sefcovic said the EU is willing to accommodate permanent flexibilities to the Northern Ireland Protocol.

'I can't unhear this': Plan to have UK schoolchildren sing on national day of patriotism branded a 'spoof'
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'I can't unhear this': Plan to have UK schoolchildren sing on national day of patriotism branded a 'spoof'

Jun 23rd 2021, 3:06 PM 23,048 Views 36 Comments

One Britain One Nation Day is due to be celebrated in schools on Friday.

Russia claims it fired warning shots at British Navy destroyer as UK rejects claims
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Russia claims it fired warning shots at British Navy destroyer as UK rejects claims

Jun 23rd 2021, 1:12 PM 18,391 Views 50 Comments

The incident took place in Cape Fiolent off the coast of Crimea.

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals
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There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 23,466 Views 20 Comments

EU citizens and their families have been asked to apply to the Home Office scheme by 30 June.

Over 10,000 daily Covid cases recorded in UK for first time in four months
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Over 10,000 daily Covid cases recorded in UK for first time in four months

Jun 17th 2021, 5:04 PM 17,514 Views 29 Comments

The death rate remains low, however, with 19 fatalities recorded today.

Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland
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Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 1:23 PM 85,051 Views 74 Comments

Simon Coveney said it could include longer quarantine periods for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

English exit from lockdown reportedly to be delayed by two weeks as Covid cases surge
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English exit from lockdown reportedly to be delayed by two weeks as Covid cases surge

Jun 5th 2021, 7:54 AM 46,784 Views 48 Comments

Social distancing and mask wearing could be set to remain in place until 5 July, according to multiple reports.

EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says
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EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says

May 30th 2021, 10:51 AM 17,062 Views 29 Comments

Maros Sefcovic said they searched for four years for the ‘best solution to the very sensitive situation in Northern Ireland’.

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government
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Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government

Apr 21st 2021, 10:10 PM 24,144 Views 12 Comments

The former British Army officer has stood down as veterans minister.

Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row
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Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row

Apr 12th 2021, 2:16 PM 13,322 Views 5 Comments

The probe will examine how government contracts were secured by Greensill Capital.

Priti Patel defends overhaul of UK asylum seeker rules amid allegations plan is 'inhumane'
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Priti Patel defends overhaul of UK asylum seeker rules amid allegations plan is 'inhumane'

Mar 24th 2021, 9:51 AM 29,039 Views 68 Comments

The British Home Secretary’s new plan for immigration will be set out later today.

UK falls silent to remember Covid-19 victims, marking one year since its first lockdown
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UK falls silent to remember Covid-19 victims, marking one year since its first lockdown

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:10 PM 7,743 Views 15 Comments

The public is also being urged to stand on their doorsteps at 8pm with a candle or light.

Coveney had 'blunt' conversation with UK government over move to extend NI Protocol grace period
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Coveney had 'blunt' conversation with UK government over move to extend NI Protocol grace period

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 12:45 PM 34,601 Views 79 Comments
  • The EU is now considering legal options.
  • Coveney says the move was "disrespectful" and has damaged UK-EU relationships.
Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s
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Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:50 AM 11,865 Views 29 Comments

The results of the study, which analysed both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, was hailed as “extremely good news” yesterday.

'The end is in sight': UK papers rejoice after Boris Johnson outlines roadmap out of lockdown
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'The end is in sight': UK papers rejoice after Boris Johnson outlines roadmap out of lockdown

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:51 AM 28,768 Views 85 Comments

While there was a general welcome, there was some criticism of how long it will take.

Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars
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Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars

Feb 10th 2021, 11:53 AM 12,613 Views 0 Comments

The suspects used a SIM-swapping scam to take control of the wealthy targets’ mobile phones and steal cash, bitcoin and personal data.

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
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People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:41 AM 60,356 Views 62 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.

Covid-19 in the UK - What do the stats tell us about the current situation?
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Covid-19 in the UK - What do the stats tell us about the current situation?

Dec 21st 2020, 3:15 PM 26,613 Views 15 Comments

The country has seen a new variant of coronavirus spread through parts of London, the south-east and Wales.

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New coronavirus strain reported in three European countries, ECDC says

Dec 21st 2020, 2:51 PM 62,737 Views 42 Comments

A few cases with the new variant have been reported already by Iceland, Denmark and the Netherlands.

Here's the advice so far for those who were due to travel from Britain to Ireland
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Here's the advice so far for those who were due to travel from Britain to Ireland

Dec 20th 2020, 6:38 PM 81,825 Views 30 Comments

New restrictions will come into effect at midnight and will remain in place for an initial period of 48 hours before being reviewed.

English schools could face legal action if they plan to shut early for Christmas
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English schools could face legal action if they plan to shut early for Christmas

Dec 12th 2020, 2:43 PM 16,780 Views 19 Comments

The idea to close schools early for Christmas was also raised in Ireland in recent weeks.

Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter
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Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter

Sep 15th 2020, 3:42 PM 38,882 Views 38 Comments

The BBC revealed its list of 10 highest earning presenters.

Boris Johnson's controversial Internal Markets Bill clears first hurdle in House of Commons
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Boris Johnson's controversial Internal Markets Bill clears first hurdle in House of Commons

Updated Sep 14th 2020, 10:49 PM 54,400 Views 65 Comments

Former British prime ministers have all warned against the Internal Markets Bill proposed by Johnson.

UK ‘on the edge of losing control’ of Covid-19, scientist warns
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UK ‘on the edge of losing control’ of Covid-19, scientist warns

Sep 12th 2020, 12:11 PM 39,307 Views 15 Comments

Police in Manchester said they broke up a house party of 30 people in the early hours of today.

Coronavirus cases rise across UK as R number creeps above 1
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Coronavirus cases rise across UK as R number creeps above 1

Sep 11th 2020, 9:50 PM 22,581 Views 18 Comments

According to government advisers, the last time R was above 1 in the UK was in early March.

'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics
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'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:08 PM 31,383 Views 54 Comments

The song features the lyrics: “Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.”

UK in worst recession on record after GDP plunges 20.4% between April and June
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UK in worst recession on record after GDP plunges 20.4% between April and June

Aug 12th 2020, 7:55 AM 20,057 Views 32 Comments

The recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic led to the biggest fall in quarterly GDP on record.

British government delay in closing borders 'accelerated' spread of Covid-19, Westminster report finds
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British government delay in closing borders 'accelerated' spread of Covid-19, Westminster report finds

Aug 5th 2020, 7:42 AM 22,558 Views 7 Comments

The Government was also criticised for treating children ‘as an afterthought’ during the pandemic.

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain
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Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain

Jul 28th 2020, 2:25 PM 16,499 Views 19 Comments

The British prime minister defended his government’s decision to impose restrictions on those returning from Spain.

US won't be on travel green list and UK 'unlikely' to make the cut, confirms Coveney
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US won't be on travel green list and UK 'unlikely' to make the cut, confirms Coveney

Jul 17th 2020, 12:32 PM 49,850 Views 79 Comments

The green list will have countries on it which pose no higher risk than travelling in Ireland represents.

Face coverings to be made compulsory in shops in England
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Face coverings to be made compulsory in shops in England

Jul 14th 2020, 7:24 AM 12,743 Views 18 Comments

The order comes into force on 24 July and people who don’t comply could face a fine of up to £100 (€110).

UK Government publishes list of 73 countries exempt from quarantine from next weekend
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UK Government publishes list of 73 countries exempt from quarantine from next weekend

Jul 3rd 2020, 4:14 PM 50,310 Views 22 Comments

Countries including Barbados, Hong Kong and Vietnam will be exempt from the quarantine regulation in the UK.

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