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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.

From TheJournal.ie Toilet paper manufacturer says UK supplies 'will not withstand' a no-deal Brexit Busted Flush

Toilet paper manufacturer says UK supplies 'will not withstand' a no-deal Brexit

Essity has warned UK consumers that warned that toilet paper stocks are “not unlimited”.

From TheJournal.ie The Queen has approved another suspension of the UK's parliament Prorogued

The Queen has approved another suspension of the UK's parliament

House of Commons business will be suspended until next Monday.

From TheJournal.ie 276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London Rebellion Week

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Climate protests were held in cities around the globe today.

From TheJournal.ie US diplomat’s wife urged to return to UK by mother of teen killed in crash Harry Dunn

US diplomat’s wife urged to return to UK by mother of teen killed in crash

Charlotte Charles’s son Harry Dunn, 19, died in a collision near RAF Croughton, Northamptonshire, on August 27.

From TheJournal.ie We have some sort of UK proposals for the Irish border - so now what? Back To The Backstop

We have some sort of UK proposals for the Irish border - so now what?

In short: your guess is as good as ours.

From TheJournal.ie False teeth, sanitary pads and cooking oils found in 64m giant fatberg discovered in UK Devon

False teeth, sanitary pads and cooking oils found in 64m giant fatberg discovered in UK

The fatberg was discovered under Sidmouth in Devon just before Christmas last year.

From TheJournal.ie Author says 'Ireland owes the UK nothing' in heated Brexit debate Bonnie Greer This post contains videos

Author says 'Ireland owes the UK nothing' in heated Brexit debate

“Ireland owes this country nothing. Ireland owes this country no concessions, it owes it no quarter, it owes it nothing.”

From TheJournal.ie What are the possible sticking points in Boris Johnson's backstop alternative? The Irish Question

What are the possible sticking points in Boris Johnson's backstop alternative?

Leo Varadkar, who spoke with Boris Johnson this evening, said the plans do not fully meet “the agreed objectives of the backstop”.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson publishes his alternative to the backstop Backstop

Boris Johnson publishes his alternative to the backstop

In a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Johnson said the backstop was “a bridge to nowhere”.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson tells Tories: 'We will under no circumstances have checks at or near the Irish border' Uk Prime Minister

Boris Johnson tells Tories: 'We will under no circumstances have checks at or near the Irish border'

Johnson’s assertion to the Tory crowd that “We are European, we love Europe!” was met by silence.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Another day, another set of backstop proposals - but what do they mean? Brexit

Explainer: Another day, another set of backstop proposals - but what do they mean?

Boris Johnson said the UK’s proposals were “good and creative”, “very constructive and far-reaching”.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson says he won't resign to avoid delaying Brexit as Tory conference kicks off Brexit

Boris Johnson says he won't resign to avoid delaying Brexit as Tory conference kicks off

Speaking to the BBC, Johnson also defended his recent parliamentary language.

From TheJournal.ie The most crucial things said this week after another historic Brexit twist Supreme Court

The most crucial things said this week after another historic Brexit twist

From transforming prorogation into a black sheet of paper, to eagles picking out livers – there were some wild things said this week.

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.