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From TheJournal.ie White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay US Politics

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

From The42 'They went back to the conservative approach' - Nacewa on Schmidt's Ireland Regrets

'They went back to the conservative approach' - Nacewa on Schmidt's Ireland

The former Leinster captain feels the belief was sapped from Joe Schmidt’s squad in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast Whittled Down This post contains videos

Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast

Stewart removed his tie mid-debate but denied it was pre-planned.

From TheJournal.ie Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour Pro-remain

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm logged in as Boris': Conservative Party conference app glitch revealed MPs' personal details Tory Tech
From TheJournal.ie Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote House Of Commons

Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'Time to build real change': Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia presidency Colombia

'Time to build real change': Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia presidency

Duque has already pledged “corrections” to the 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object' House Of Commons

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

From TheJournal.ie Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies Sorry

Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies

Ben Bradley has agreed to make a substantial donation to charities of Corbyn’s choosing.

From TheJournal.ie UK deputy PM under pressure over claim that he had porn on work computer Damian Green

UK deputy PM under pressure over claim that he had porn on work computer

Damian Green has dismissed the claims, made by two former police officers, as a smear campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence' Opinion

Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence'

There is a profound, far-reaching division in Irish society, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Tory councillor resigns after video shows him asking protestor 'can I take you to bed, please?' Out Of Order

Tory councillor resigns after video shows him asking protestor 'can I take you to bed, please?'

Councillor Charles Carter was confronted during a hunt in north Yorkshire.

From TheJournal.ie Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck Too Close To Call

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

From TheJournal.ie Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died RIP

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died

Howe, former chancellor of the exchequer among other things, has died from a heart attack aged 88.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what David Cameron has to say about claims he got too close to a pig Bae Of Pigs
From TheJournal.ie BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate House Of Commons

BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate

The image was shared widely on social media.

From TheJournal.ie UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate Not British Enough

UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate

“If this lad turns up to be our prime minister I will personally put a bullet in him. That’s how strong I feel about it.”

From TheJournal.ie 5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today's Budget in the UK No Gimmicks

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today's Budget in the UK

With 49 days to go before the general election, this will be an important Budget for the coalition government.

From TheJournal.ie Lebanese-born porn star stirs debate back home Mia Khalifa

Lebanese-born porn star stirs debate back home

Mia Khalifa has garnered a mixed response in Lebanon.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a 'sexting' sting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a 'sexting' sting?

He stepped down after sending explicit photos to a journalist – but other MPs claim it was entrapment.

From TheJournal.ie A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London Intolerable

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London

Mark Simmonds said he wants to focus on his family.

From TheJournal.ie "Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute Fair And Balanced

"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute

Got a spare ten minutes to watch our nomination for least balanced ‘documentary’ of 2013?

From TheJournal.ie Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics' England

Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his eurosceptic party could no longer be dismissed as a protest movement.

From TheJournal.ie Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need' Britain

Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'

Free bus travel, free television licences, heating bill payments – one Conservative minister in Britain has suggested rich pensioners may not need them all.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars" Ouch

Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"

Former Labour minister Peter Mandelson said Thatcher gave him the advice on the day he was appointed Secretary for Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death Margaret Thatcher

Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death

In an interview with a Fermanagh newspaper, Adams also said he forgave the former British Prime Minister.

From TheJournal.ie 150k sign petition after UK Minister says he could live on €63 a week Welfare

150k sign petition after UK Minister says he could live on €63 a week

The petition was set up to challenge Iain Duncan Smith to prove that he would be able to survive on benefits.

From TheJournal.ie British politicians vote in favour of same-sex marriage Equality

British politicians vote in favour of same-sex marriage

MPs voted by 400 to 175 to approve the draft law, despite a split in David Cameron’s Conservative party over the issue.

From TheJournal.ie London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident Plebgate This post contains videos

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident

The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs War On Drugs

Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs

A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into handling of abuse complaints at Welsh care homes Wales

Investigation into handling of abuse complaints at Welsh care homes

Historic allegations of abuse at care homes in north Wales, allegedly involving a former senior Conservative politician, will be investigated, the British government has said.

From TheJournal.ie Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal Newsnight

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal

BBC’s Newsnight last night aired a report in which two men said they had been abused by a Conservative politician – but the programme did not name him.

From TheJournal.ie Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference Europe

Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference

The 33rd annual conference of European liberals will be taking place in Dublin next month.

From TheJournal.ie Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment Plebgate

Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment

Chief whip Andrew Mitchell tendered his resignation to David Cameron this evening after he was accused of calling police officers at 10 Downing Street ‘plebs’.

From TheJournal.ie Guantanamo's youngest detainee transferred to Canada Al Qaeda

Guantanamo's youngest detainee transferred to Canada

Canadian Omar Khadr, who was also the last westerner held at Guantanamo, was just 16 when he was detained in 2002.

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron hints Britain may hold a referendum on EU membership Renegade

David Cameron hints Britain may hold a referendum on EU membership

The British Prime Minister said that the last Labour government should have held a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect sought in Canadian body parts investigation Canada

Suspect sought in Canadian body parts investigation

A hand and foot were discovered in separate mail packages, while a torso was discovered yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie New measures to replace anti-social behaviour orders in England and Wales ASBOs

New measures to replace anti-social behaviour orders in England and Wales

The orders have been criticised as being used by some offending youths as a badge of honour and having little practical impact on communities affected by anti-social behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Three quarters of Catholics say Church teachings on sexuality are irrelevant Religion

Three quarters of Catholics say Church teachings on sexuality are irrelevant

The survey of Irish Catholics found 87 per cent are in favour of priests being allowed marry and 77 per cent support women becoming priests.

From TheJournal.ie Europe is threatened by 'militant secularism' - British Cabinet minister Belief

Europe is threatened by 'militant secularism' - British Cabinet minister

A Conservative minister said that some athiests have the same intolerant instincts as authoritarian regimes.

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