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From TheJournal.ie 25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain Migration

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

The people found received medical attention at the port.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate The Late Debate

Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate

Johnson rotated his arguments around Brexit, while Corbyn focused on wealth inequality and the future of the NHS.

From TheJournal.ie Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page FactcheckUK

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

The fake account ‘proved’ and ‘debunked’ several claims during the debate.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says Brexit

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says

Tusk, who leaves office at the end of the month, has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie What are the Brexit stances of the main British parties? UK Elects

What are the Brexit stances of the main British parties?

What the hell does the UK’s Labour Party stand for on Brexit?

From TheJournal.ie UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours Derbyshire

UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours

Residents in Toll Bar, near Doncaster, described yesterday’s downpour as “almost biblical”

From TheJournal.ie 'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory Check Yourself

'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory

“I speak as the Prime Minister of the UK and a passionate unionist, there will not be checks on goods going from NI to GB!”

From TheJournal.ie Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire Migrants

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire

A Cork-based company confirmed their vehicle was seized in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century' Opinion

Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century'

Caoimhín de Barra looks at nationalism and unionism, and the conflicting emotions people have around the use of the poppy.

From TheJournal.ie 'I hope to be a success story for what a refugee can do. Direct Provision - you can escape it' Suaad Alshleh

'I hope to be a success story for what a refugee can do. Direct Provision - you can escape it'

Suaad Alshleh, a teenage refugee from Syria, was today awarded a bursary for medicine by Minister Joe McHugh.

From TheJournal.ie Ban on Extinction Rebellion protests was unlawful, UK court rules Climate Protests

Ban on Extinction Rebellion protests was unlawful, UK court rules

It follows a ban on protests in Trafalgar Square during two weeks of demonstrations in October.

From TheJournal.ie What will happen to prisoners held under European Arrest Warrants in a no-deal Brexit? Uncertainty

What will happen to prisoners held under European Arrest Warrants in a no-deal Brexit?

Instead of European Arrest Warrants, extradition orders will be issued, which are more “cumbersome”, “costly”, and more political.

From TheJournal.ie Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10 Jo Swinson

Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10

The Lib Dems have 20 MPs and are polling at 16%.

From TheJournal.ie Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London Container Tragedy

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson says he feels 'deep regret' over failure to deliver Brexit by 31 October Missed Deadline

Johnson says he feels 'deep regret' over failure to deliver Brexit by 31 October

He said he sees no reason why the UK should extend the Brexit transition period beyond December 2020.

From TheJournal.ie All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say Essex

All 39 migrants found dead in lorry were Vietnamese, UK police say

Investigators initially believed the migrants were of Chinese origin.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish man facing multiple counts of manslaughter over Essex trailer deaths Court

Northern Irish man facing multiple counts of manslaughter over Essex trailer deaths

UK authorities allege he delivered the trailer to the Belgian port town of Zeebrugge.

From TheJournal.ie Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos' To The Polls

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

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 Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths London
From TheJournal.ie Investigation into crowd-funding page which sought £10,000 for hitman to kill anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller

Investigation into crowd-funding page which sought £10,000 for hitman to kill anti-Brexit campaigner

The page did not raise any money before it was taken down.

From TheJournal.ie Three people arrested in connection with deaths of 39 migrants in UK released on bail Essex

Three people arrested in connection with deaths of 39 migrants in UK released on bail

All three were detained by British police on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie UK opposition parties 'set to offer' Boris Johnson route to snap election before Christmas Alternative Arrangement

UK opposition parties 'set to offer' Boris Johnson route to snap election before Christmas

Johnson will attempt to call an election for a third time tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 20 Vietnamese people feared among 39 killed in UK container tragedy Essex

Up to 20 Vietnamese people feared among 39 killed in UK container tragedy

Police are continuing to question a number of people over the migrants’ deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline Brexit

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

From TheJournal.ie Wanted fugitive jailed after slashing neck of man (21) and then going on the run Shane O'Brien

Wanted fugitive jailed after slashing neck of man (21) and then going on the run

Shane O’Brien went on the run for more than three years after slashing Josh Hanson’s neck in a west London bar.

From TheJournal.ie What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now? Brexplainer

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension Brexit Crisis

Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension

Donald Tusk said that he would recommend that the EU’s 27 leaders accept the UK request for an extension until 31 January 2020.

From TheJournal.ie UK police travel to US to interview diplomat's wife at centre of Harry Dunn fatal crash row Diplomatic Immunity

UK police travel to US to interview diplomat's wife at centre of Harry Dunn fatal crash row

Anne Sacoolas left the UK for the US shortly after the crash.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can't think properly': Julian Assange appears in London court for extradition hearing Westminster

'I can't think properly': Julian Assange appears in London court for extradition hearing

Assange is accused of leaking US government secrets.

From TheJournal.ie Two 17-year-old boys fatally stabbed at house party in UK

Two 17-year-old boys fatally stabbed at house party in UK

Another 17-year-old and a 23-year-old were injured.

From TheJournal.ie There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one Brexit

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone? New Deal

Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?

After almost two years of back-and-forth, a new Brexit withdrawal deal was agreed today.

From TheJournal.ie Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train Tube Disruption This post contains videos

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train

The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.

From TheJournal.ie UK 'porn block': Government ditches plans to stop children accessing pornography online Porn Ban

UK 'porn block': Government ditches plans to stop children accessing pornography online

The new laws were due to come into effect from 15 July.

From TheJournal.ie The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen Good Friday Agreement

The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen

“A person’s nationality cannot depend in law on an undisclosed state of mind,” the Upper Tribunal argued in it’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement  Court

'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement 

DeSouza, from Co Derry, identified herself as Irish in an application for a residence card for her US-born husband.

From TheJournal.ie What can we expect from the Queen's Speech? Royals

What can we expect from the Queen's Speech?

The ceremony has existed in its current form since 1852, and kickstarts the British government’s legislative agenda.

From TheJournal.ie British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path Bristol

British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path

The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit talks resume in Brussels after 'constructive meeting' between Varadkar and Johnson Brexit

Brexit talks resume in Brussels after 'constructive meeting' between Varadkar and Johnson

The talks will indicate whether discussions between the Taoiseach and Prime Minister Boris Johnson paved way for a potential breakthrough.

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