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#UK Politics

From TheJournal.ie Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history... Leopold Kerney

Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history...

Leopold Kerney was an Irish diplomat in the first half of the last century and we can learn much from his handling of Britain, writes historian Barry Whelan.

From TheJournal.ie Building NI-Scotland bridge is a 'very interesting idea', says Johnson Building Bridges

Building NI-Scotland bridge is a 'very interesting idea', says Johnson

The prime minister spoke to MPs in the House of Commons earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson to legislate to prevent any further Brexit delays Westminster

Boris Johnson to legislate to prevent any further Brexit delays

The re-worked Withdrawal Agreement Bill is due to come before the Commons this week.

From TheJournal.ie Creed says Brexit trade deal by end of 2020 is 'wildly beyond credibility' but Gove 'confident' it can be done Brexit

Creed says Brexit trade deal by end of 2020 is 'wildly beyond credibility' but Gove 'confident' it can be done

Michael Gove said Simon Coveney “takes a different view” to those who dismiss the possibility of getting a trade deal sorted next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I take my responsibility for it': Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's election result Uk Election 19

'I take my responsibility for it': Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's election result

Corbyn has written an open letter to Labour supporters.

From TheJournal.ie 'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win UK Politics

'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win

Johnson said he was “humbled” by the support of former Labour voters.

From TheJournal.ie Voters reportedly leaving queues, as long lines form at polling stations UK Election 2019

Voters reportedly leaving queues, as long lines form at polling stations

“It’s about 20 times busier than it was in 2017.”

From TheJournal.ie UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament? Uk Election 19

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?

The polls will stay open in the UK until 10pm tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson appears on ITV's This Morning despite ongoing row over BBC interview Not So Camera Shy This post contains videos

Boris Johnson appears on ITV's This Morning despite ongoing row over BBC interview

Johnson appeared on the daytime programme with Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson blasts 'unrelenting parliamentary obstructionism' as UK moves towards December election Brexit This post contains videos

Boris Johnson blasts 'unrelenting parliamentary obstructionism' as UK moves towards December election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will support a parliamentary vote on the holding of an election.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson stands firm and ignores appeals to apologise over Jo Cox comments Westminster

Boris Johnson stands firm and ignores appeals to apologise over Jo Cox comments

There have been calls from UK parliamentarians on all sides to tackle a “toxic” political culture.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May is expected to reveal when she will resign this morning Departure Day

Theresa May is expected to reveal when she will resign this morning

The battle to succede May will ramp up following the announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The Farage approach would strip the heart from democracy' Opinion

Opinion: 'The Farage approach would strip the heart from democracy'

The Brexit Party is leading the polls but has refused to publish a manifesto – that approach poses a threat to democracy, writes Matthew Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie 'Time to call it a May': How British media reacted to Theresa May's survival In The Papers

'Time to call it a May': How British media reacted to Theresa May's survival

The Prime Minister was backed by 200 MPs in last night’s House of Commons vote.

From TheJournal.ie Burqa row: Steve Bannon comes out to bat for Boris Johnson Friends In Right Places

Burqa row: Steve Bannon comes out to bat for Boris Johnson

Bannon has said that Johnson has “nothing to apologise for”.

From TheJournal.ie Vote Leave fined and referred to police for 'breaking laws over electoral spending' Brexit

Vote Leave fined and referred to police for 'breaking laws over electoral spending'

The results of a much-awaited UK Electoral Commission investigation have been released.

From TheJournal.ie UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal Immigration

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal

Theresa May said she accepted her resignation this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond' From Jezza With Love This post contains videos

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond'

The British Labour leader says UK ‘media barons’ are running scared.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ's Tony Connelly on Brexit leaks: 'If you suppress a paper you've been given, you're crossing a line' Brexit

RTÉ's Tony Connelly on Brexit leaks: 'If you suppress a paper you've been given, you're crossing a line'

We talked to Ireland’s Brexit expert, who recently wrote a book on the topic.

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 Theresa May seeks to root out leakers as Tony Blair says Jeremy Corbyn could be PM UK Politics This post contains videos

Theresa May seeks to root out leakers as Tony Blair says Jeremy Corbyn could be PM

May is trying to focus her party’s attention on Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you stay up to watch UK election coverage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you stay up to watch UK election coverage?

Britain goes to the polls today.

From TheJournal.ie The Tories' lead over Labour has been slashed in half in a week Squeaky Bum Time

The Tories' lead over Labour has been slashed in half in a week

The Conservatives still hold a comfortable lead ahead of the 8 June election.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May: People use food banks 'for many complex reasons' Sparking Outrage This post contains videos

Theresa May: People use food banks 'for many complex reasons'

The British Prime Minister was asked about the Conservative party’s record on poverty.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Which British PM would be better for Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which British PM would be better for Ireland?

May or Corbyn? Corbyn or May?

From TheJournal.ie A Tory finance minister has been named as the editor of one the UK's biggest newspapers Gorgeous George This post contains videos

A Tory finance minister has been named as the editor of one the UK's biggest newspapers

George Osborne is still an MP and also has a €750,000-a-year job with a wealth management company.

From TheJournal.ie Ukip turmoil as new leader quits just 18 days into the job Nope

Ukip turmoil as new leader quits just 18 days into the job

Nigel Farage has ruled out a return.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May says the UK will trigger Article 50 to start EU withdrawal before March 2017 Brexit Means Brexit

Theresa May says the UK will trigger Article 50 to start EU withdrawal before March 2017

Some Conservatives are getting impatient ahead of the party conference.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May is looking to make Brexit happen without a Commons vote Article 50

Theresa May is looking to make Brexit happen without a Commons vote

UK reports say the British PM is committed to getting the UK out of the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video Virgin On The Ridiculous This post contains videos

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video

Last week Corbyn sat on the floor of a Virgin train, but the company says there were plenty of seats.

From TheJournal.ie Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on Jewish State This post contains videos

Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on

Ken Livingstone apologised for loads of things but not for involving the Nazi leader.

From TheJournal.ie A new book says David Cameron put "a private part" in a dead pig's mouth College Ritual

A new book says David Cameron put "a private part" in a dead pig's mouth

He also smoked marijuana, according to the book.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm Irish, I live in London and I've joined Labour because of Jeremy Corbyn' Democratic Revolution

'I'm Irish, I live in London and I've joined Labour because of Jeremy Corbyn'

An apathetic and marginalised electorate have been woken up by the new Labour leader, this shouldn’t be ignored writes Ruairí O’Grady.

From TheJournal.ie This is what happens when you dare to not sing the British national anthem Happy And Glorious

This is what happens when you dare to not sing the British national anthem

You make headlines, lots of headlines

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you vote for Jeremy Corbyn? Jez We Can This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Jeremy Corbyn?

Purely hypothetical of course.

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair stuck his oar into the Labour leadership race - and some people are livid Tone Deaf

Tony Blair stuck his oar into the Labour leadership race - and some people are livid

“If Jeremy Corbyn becomes leader … It will mean rout, possibly annihilation.”

From TheJournal.ie Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has died aged 55 RIP

Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has died aged 55

The UK politician was opposed to the Iraq War during his time as leader.

From TheJournal.ie Tory election victor tears into political rivals and causes a near riot Settling Old Scores This post contains videos

Tory election victor tears into political rivals and causes a near riot

“Intellectually barren, corrupt, backward-looking losers.”

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage singled out foreign-born HIV sufferers in a TV debate and Twitter lost it He Went There

Nigel Farage singled out foreign-born HIV sufferers in a TV debate and Twitter lost it

The UKIP leader was giving out about ”heath tourism’.

From TheJournal.ie This UK party leader wants feminism to be "a badge of shame" Justice For Men And Boys

This UK party leader wants feminism to be "a badge of shame"

Mike Buchanan is the leader of Justice For Men and Boys (And For The Women Who Love Them).

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