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Nick Kyrgios admits spitting in direction of fan at Wimbledon
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Nick Kyrgios admits spitting in direction of fan at Wimbledon

Jun 28th 2022, 6:44 PM 8,455 Views 2 Comments

British number eight Paul Jubb just fell short of a big first-round shock.

80% of Britain’s train services expected to be cancelled by biggest rail strike in a generation
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80% of Britain’s train services expected to be cancelled by biggest rail strike in a generation

Jun 21st 2022, 7:43 AM 13,185 Views 14 Comments

Passengers will face commuter chaos from today due to the biggest strike by rail workers in 30 years.

Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk
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Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk

Jun 9th 2022, 4:26 PM 32,803 Views 50 Comments

The men were accused of being “mercenaries” after fighting with Ukrainian troops.

Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market
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Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market

Jun 3rd 2022, 8:05 AM 32,074 Views 37 Comments

Tobias Ellwood claims there is an ‘appetite’ in Britain to make ‘course corrections’ to the current Brexit model.

Thousands gather at Buckingham Palace for day one of jubilee celebrations
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Thousands gather at Buckingham Palace for day one of jubilee celebrations

Jun 2nd 2022, 9:00 PM 35,694 Views 54 Comments

Thousands gathered at Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour ceremony, as royal family greeted them from the palace balcony.

British MP Neil Parish formally resigns after admitting watching pornography in parliament
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British MP Neil Parish formally resigns after admitting watching pornography in parliament

May 4th 2022, 4:28 PM 11,291 Views 0 Comments

The Treasury said it had accepted the Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton’s resignation.

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
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Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,659 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

EU adopts laws to ensure continued supply of medicines from Britain to Northern Ireland
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EU adopts laws to ensure continued supply of medicines from Britain to Northern Ireland

Apr 12th 2022, 2:47 PM 5,554 Views 2 Comments

The issue stems from the outworkings of the NI Protocol, which means NI remains covered by the EU’s pharmaceutical regulations.

British Tory MPs divided over Channel 4 privatisation as plans could face revolt
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British Tory MPs divided over Channel 4 privatisation as plans could face revolt

Apr 6th 2022, 4:17 PM 6,870 Views 4 Comments

Father of the House Peter Bottomley told the PA news agency the House of Lords will take out any clause that privatises the network.

Corrupt port and airport workers 'central' to operations of organised crime gangs in Ireland
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Corrupt port and airport workers 'central' to operations of organised crime gangs in Ireland

Mar 31st 2022, 12:05 AM 39,551 Views 0 Comments
  • Ports and airports have been infiltrated by gangs to facilitate the smuggling of drugs and other illegal commodities, Niall O'Connor writes.
  • A new report warns that the Common Travel Area is being exploited by crime groups.
  • It also recommends greater sharing and monitoring of information about criminal activity between Irish and UK police forces.
Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street
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Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street

Mar 29th 2022, 9:54 AM 12,355 Views 8 Comments

The Metropolitan Police said investigators will refer the 20 fixed penalty notices to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.

Boris Becker ‘offered up wedding ring to pay off debts’, court told
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Boris Becker ‘offered up wedding ring to pay off debts’, court told

Mar 23rd 2022, 5:34 PM 38,810 Views 0 Comments

The tennis star is accused of hiding or failing to hand over assets at Southwark Crown Court.

Boris Becker ‘deliberately keeping trophies that made him a star’, court is told
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Boris Becker ‘deliberately keeping trophies that made him a star’, court is told

Mar 22nd 2022, 4:57 PM 42,717 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is accused of failing to hand over nine awards, including two of his three Wimbledon men’s singles titles.

UK Queen celebrates 70 years on throne and backs Queen Camilla
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UK Queen celebrates 70 years on throne and backs Queen Camilla

Feb 6th 2022, 11:54 AM 36,790 Views 34 Comments

The monarch has become the first British sovereign to reach a platinum jubilee.

Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?
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Irish football has always been defined by Britain - so what has changed since Brexit?

Jan 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,564 Views 9 Comments

We take a big-picture look at what is happening with the men’s national team, the men’s national league and youth development at a time of great change for Irish football.

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’
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Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’

Jan 27th 2022, 1:47 PM 20,522 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of lying after leaked emails contradicted his stance of denying his involvement.

UK to deploy troops to London hospitals impacted by Covid-related staff shortages
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UK to deploy troops to London hospitals impacted by Covid-related staff shortages

Jan 7th 2022, 9:39 AM 11,322 Views 17 Comments

The deployment will include 40 military medics and 160 general duty personnel.

Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown
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Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown

Jan 4th 2022, 10:50 PM 27,387 Views 72 Comments

Mr Johnson said now is the time for the ‘utmost caution’ but argued the booster rollout has given substantial protection to the nation.

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU
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France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU

Dec 30th 2021, 4:43 PM 31,610 Views 26 Comments

Under stricter Covid-19 travel rules being applied since December 28, only Britons whose official primary residence is in France were to be allowed in.

Arrest of armed man who tried to breach security at British Queen's residence
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Arrest of armed man who tried to breach security at British Queen's residence

Dec 25th 2021, 4:13 PM 38,068 Views 0 Comments

The British Queen is spending Christmas at the castle located in the English area of Berkshire.

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit
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More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit

Dec 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 29,203 Views 73 Comments
  • 63% of people say their view of Britain has changed since it left the EU, new polling has found.
  • Of those, 95% say it has changed for the worse, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Green Party and Social Democrat voters are especially likely to say their views on Britain have changed since Brexit.
UK Prime Minister denies claims of split with experts in face of ‘considerable’ Omicron wave
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UK Prime Minister denies claims of split with experts in face of ‘considerable’ Omicron wave

Dec 17th 2021, 3:56 PM 12,477 Views 4 Comments

Boris Johnson deflected questions over his premiership, insisting people want him to focus on the pandemic.

Patrick Kielty: The past left trauma on all sides, but the future of this whole island looks bright
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Patrick Kielty: The past left trauma on all sides, but the future of this whole island looks bright

Updated Dec 15th 2021, 9:10 AM 28,707 Views 39 Comments

The comedian and broadcaster shares the text of his stirring speech made at the Shared Island Forum earlier this week.

Guests return home after three nights trapped at snowed-in Yorkshire pub
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Guests return home after three nights trapped at snowed-in Yorkshire pub

Nov 30th 2021, 8:54 AM 48,018 Views 35 Comments

The pub’s manager described being stranded as ‘like a party with a big group of friends’.

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’
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France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’

Nov 29th 2021, 9:30 PM 13,174 Views 21 Comments

Interior minister Gerald Darmanin said negotiations can resume ‘very quickly’ if the UK ends the ‘double speak’.

Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel
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Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 10:40 PM 49,648 Views 53 Comments

Seven women, 17 men, and three minors died when the inflatable boat lost air and took on water off the northern port of Calais.

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

Oct 18th 2021, 6:58 AM 29,681 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 9,679 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 38,913 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 21,759 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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# Security Pact

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

Sep 16th 2021, 7:46 AM 15,628 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 19,345 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 43,464 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 10,626 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 16,106 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 23,133 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 18,436 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 23,489 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 17,517 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 85,148 Views 74 Comments

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

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