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'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?
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'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?

Oct 16th 2021, 9:30 AM 10,768 Views 16 Comments

How far apart are the EU and the UK to reaching a deal on tweaking trade arrangements in Northern Ireland?

UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers
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UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers

Oct 14th 2021, 9:28 PM 33,421 Views 61 Comments

Th UK Government said the measures are temporary are a consequence of a ‘unique range of pressures’.

Irish passport holders in the UK can apply for Digital Covid Certs from tomorrow
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Irish passport holders in the UK can apply for Digital Covid Certs from tomorrow

Oct 14th 2021, 5:03 PM 18,201 Views 9 Comments

The service was extended two weeks ago to include Irish passport holders who were vaccinated in Northern Ireland.

Why are cases high if our vaccine rate is so good? Our proximity to the UK, says Donnelly
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Why are cases high if our vaccine rate is so good? Our proximity to the UK, says Donnelly

Oct 14th 2021, 4:09 PM 38,914 Views 56 Comments

No consideration is being given to re-introducing any restrictions, says the minister.

UK report: 'Gradual approach' to Covid-19 lockdowns at start of pandemic led to more deaths
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UK report: 'Gradual approach' to Covid-19 lockdowns at start of pandemic led to more deaths

Oct 12th 2021, 7:39 AM 10,137 Views 19 Comments

Experts and ministers sought to ‘only moderate the speed of infection’ through the population, MPs said.

Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson lead tributes after death of former NI Secretary
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Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson lead tributes after death of former NI Secretary

Updated Oct 8th 2021, 1:18 PM 75,426 Views 17 Comments

He had been suffering with lung cancer.

Priti Patel announces inquiry into ‘systematic failures’ after Sarah Everard murder
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Priti Patel announces inquiry into ‘systematic failures’ after Sarah Everard murder

Oct 5th 2021, 1:55 PM 6,545 Views 8 Comments

Priti Patel was speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

Frost tells EU ‘significant changes’ needed to Northern Ireland Brexit deal
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Frost tells EU ‘significant changes’ needed to Northern Ireland Brexit deal

Oct 4th 2021, 2:35 PM 12,038 Views 31 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost again threatened to suspend parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol unless Brussels gives ground.

What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?
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What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?

Oct 3rd 2021, 9:00 PM 33,120 Views 10 Comments

“We just don’t know at the moment,” says one expert on emigration.

Johnson warns UK that shortages on the shelves could continue to Christmas
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Johnson warns UK that shortages on the shelves could continue to Christmas

Oct 3rd 2021, 6:30 PM 28,728 Views 36 Comments

The UK leader said the economy is ‘in transition’ following Brexit.

Johnson says UK police system needs fixing over complaints by women and girls
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Johnson says UK police system needs fixing over complaints by women and girls

Oct 2nd 2021, 12:45 PM 14,969 Views 12 Comments

The UK Prime Minister says women are ‘finding their lives lost to this system’ while police do not take their complaints seriously enough.

British Christmas meats ‘under threat amid shortage of butchers’
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British Christmas meats ‘under threat amid shortage of butchers’

Oct 1st 2021, 7:46 AM 37,197 Views 72 Comments

Priti Patel, the British Home Secretary, is said to be opposed to recruiting personnel from outside the UK to fill the workers gap.

UK government says petrol crisis 'under control', but stations still facing long queues
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UK government says petrol crisis 'under control', but stations still facing long queues

Sep 30th 2021, 7:08 PM 9,341 Views 11 Comments

Some petrol stations are still running out of fuel faster than they can be resupplied.

Prince Andrew acknowledges court papers over sex assault claims
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Prince Andrew acknowledges court papers over sex assault claims

Sep 28th 2021, 9:39 PM 26,921 Views 0 Comments

He has been accused of sexually assaulting a then 17-year-old girl.

Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find
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Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find

Sep 28th 2021, 3:34 PM 19,935 Views 26 Comments

Levels of MDMA and cocaine in the water were so high it could be harming wildlife further downstream, the study found.

Calls to prioritise key workers in UK fuel crisis
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Calls to prioritise key workers in UK fuel crisis

Sep 28th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,540 Views 15 Comments

Fuel shortages at filling stations are now having a knock-on effect across several sectors.

Takeaway driver will deny murder of teacher Sabina Nessa, court told
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Takeaway driver will deny murder of teacher Sabina Nessa, court told

Sep 28th 2021, 1:35 PM 12,006 Views 0 Comments

Koci Selamaj appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court today.

UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa
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UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa

Sep 26th 2021, 11:55 AM 14,893 Views 4 Comments

The 38-year-old man was detained in the early hours of this morning.

UK police believe 28-year-old teacher was murdered as she took five-minute walk to meet friend
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UK police believe 28-year-old teacher was murdered as she took five-minute walk to meet friend

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:28 AM 37,723 Views 9 Comments

Sabina Nessa’s body was discovered in London on Saturday.

Harry Dunn's family reach deal with alleged killer as UK vows to return woman to 'face justice'
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Harry Dunn's family reach deal with alleged killer as UK vows to return woman to 'face justice'

Sep 21st 2021, 5:35 PM 22,658 Views 12 Comments

The agreement means the teenager’s family will now focus on the potential criminal case facing Anne Sacoolas.

Liz Truss becomes UK Foreign Secretary as Williamson sacked and Raab demoted
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Liz Truss becomes UK Foreign Secretary as Williamson sacked and Raab demoted

Sep 15th 2021, 9:03 PM 24,785 Views 9 Comments

Nadhim Zahawi has been promoted to Education Secretary.

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan
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Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan

Sep 13th 2021, 7:16 AM 26,869 Views 33 Comments

He is to due to set out his plan to get England through coronavirus over the autumn and winter.

UK scraps plans to introduce vaccine passports for crowded events
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UK scraps plans to introduce vaccine passports for crowded events

Sep 12th 2021, 11:50 AM 17,322 Views 30 Comments

Plans had been announced that people would have to show proof they have had two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine in order to gain entry to clubs and other large-scale events in England.

Lawyers representing Virginia Giuffre claim Prince Andrew has been served legal papers
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Lawyers representing Virginia Giuffre claim Prince Andrew has been served legal papers

Sep 11th 2021, 7:40 AM 23,633 Views 0 Comments

Documents state a civil lawsuit was handed to a Metropolitan Police officer who was on duty in Windsor.

UK University apologises for examiner’s comments about student’s ‘short skirt’
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UK University apologises for examiner’s comments about student’s ‘short skirt’

Sep 10th 2021, 5:14 PM 31,006 Views 16 Comments

The incident first emerged in June during a role play examination.

British government thought Kabul was 'unlikely' to fall to Taliban in 2021
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British government thought Kabul was 'unlikely' to fall to Taliban in 2021

Sep 1st 2021, 3:09 PM 8,440 Views 25 Comments

The UK Foreign Minister is being questioned by a House of Commons committee on the country’s handling of the crisis.

Final dedicated evacuation flight to UK departs Kabul as troops set to leave
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Final dedicated evacuation flight to UK departs Kabul as troops set to leave

Aug 28th 2021, 7:01 PM 19,049 Views 7 Comments

Any further flights from Kabul would be a mix of both evacuees and UK troops and diplomatic staff.

Watchdog slams English police for overusing Taser on black people
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Watchdog slams English police for overusing Taser on black people

Aug 25th 2021, 9:25 PM 15,486 Views 30 Comments

The report was based on 101 independent probes of incidents involving Tasers carried out between 2015 and 2020.

From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?
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From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?

Aug 25th 2021, 4:44 PM 16,821 Views 20 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the government to review the restrictions on live music events in Ireland.

UK-wide antibody testing programme to be launched for Covid positive people
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UK-wide antibody testing programme to be launched for Covid positive people

Aug 22nd 2021, 10:21 AM 16,267 Views 15 Comments

The programme will get underway in Northern Ireland on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson insists he has confidence in Dominic Raab over Afghanistan
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Boris Johnson insists he has confidence in Dominic Raab over Afghanistan

Updated Aug 20th 2021, 6:10 PM 32,833 Views 30 Comments

Raab has come under increasing pressure to resign after it was revealed he was on holiday as the Taliban took control of Afghanistan.

Inquest jury finds 2020 London knife attack could potentially have been prevented
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Inquest jury finds 2020 London knife attack could potentially have been prevented

Aug 20th 2021, 3:08 PM 8,240 Views 0 Comments

It said Sudesh Amman, who was shot dead by armed police, could have been recalled to prison prior to his attack.

Plymouth gunman shot five people after arguing with mother, inquest told
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Plymouth gunman shot five people after arguing with mother, inquest told

Aug 19th 2021, 4:23 PM 31,833 Views 0 Comments

Jake Davison, 22, turned his gun on himself after his 12-minute rampage.

Afghanistan's president vows to prevent more bloodshed as Taliban nears Kabul
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Afghanistan's president vows to prevent more bloodshed as Taliban nears Kabul

Updated Aug 14th 2021, 6:29 PM 44,408 Views 68 Comments

It comes as the Taliban close in on Kabul after seizing a series of provincial capitals in its advance across the country.

Street artist Banksy confirms he was behind new artwork in Suffolk and Norfolk
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Street artist Banksy confirms he was behind new artwork in Suffolk and Norfolk

Aug 14th 2021, 12:17 PM 39,711 Views 18 Comments

The elusive artist posted a video to his Instagram depicting him creating the works in various locations.

Plymouth gunman killed five, including three-year-old girl, before shooting himself
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Plymouth gunman killed five, including three-year-old girl, before shooting himself

Updated Aug 13th 2021, 2:58 PM 58,718 Views 27 Comments

Detectives have identified ‘no motive’ for the mass shooting by Jake Davison in Plymouth.

Appeal against decision not to extradite Julian Assange reaches UK High Court
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Appeal against decision not to extradite Julian Assange reaches UK High Court

Aug 11th 2021, 7:16 AM 12,270 Views 9 Comments

Assange has been held in Belmarsh Prison since 2019.

London's Tower Bridge reopens to traffic after being stuck due to technical fault
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London's Tower Bridge reopens to traffic after being stuck due to technical fault

Aug 10th 2021, 7:14 AM 11,501 Views 15 Comments

The bridge was stuck open, leaving pedestrians and cars unable to cross.

‘Brighton cat killer’ jailed for ‘cruel’ string of attacks on pets
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‘Brighton cat killer’ jailed for ‘cruel’ string of attacks on pets

Jul 30th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,949 Views 77 Comments

Steve Bouquet attacked 16 cats in the English city between October 2018 and June 2019.

Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel
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Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel

Jul 29th 2021, 5:45 PM 28,521 Views 33 Comments

The number of people seeking to volunteer with the charity also increased, while some people withdrew their financial support.

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