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From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’ Tory Leadership

Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’

Hunt also said that he would reduce the UK’s corporation tax in the event of the “economic bumpiness” of a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after pregnant woman dies in London stabbing; baby in critical condition Croydon

Man arrested after pregnant woman dies in London stabbing; baby in critical condition

The 26-year-old woman was eight months pregnant.

From TheJournal.ie Police chief in command during Hillsborough stadium disaster to face retrial David Duckenfield

Police chief in command during Hillsborough stadium disaster to face retrial

96 people were killed during a crush at an FA Cup match at the stadium in 1989.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?

Boris Johnson says he doesn’t believe there will be, but is prepared for it nonetheless.

From TheJournal.ie Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court Jihadi Jack

Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court

In September 2015, they sent the funds via an intermediary in Lebanon who was nominated by their son, nicknamed Jihadi Jack.

From TheJournal.ie UK's porn blocking laws to be delayed again Age Verification

UK's porn blocking laws to be delayed again

The laws were to be introduced on 15 July, but are to be delayed because of bureaucratic, legal issues.

From TheJournal.ie Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister Tory Leadership

Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister

The Tory leadership candidate said that “this is what they did in Ireland on abortion, and actually really worked”.

From TheJournal.ie Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race Race For Number 10

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

From TheJournal.ie 'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid Bojo

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid

Boris Johnson spoke about a no-deal Brexit, delaying Brexit – and avoided a question on whether he’d taken cocaine in his youth.

From TheJournal.ie No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated Mental Health

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago Tory Leadership

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago

Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.

From TheJournal.ie What's next for Theresa May? Top-dollar speeches or a Brexit book (most likely) May D Day

What's next for Theresa May? Top-dollar speeches or a Brexit book (most likely)

It’s Theresa May’s last day at the helm of the Conservative Party.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of Change UK's 11 MPs have resigned, weeks after the party formed on an anti-Brexit platform Chop And Change

Over half of Change UK's 11 MPs have resigned, weeks after the party formed on an anti-Brexit platform

The party was created by disillusioned MPs from the Conservative and Labour parties.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations State Visit

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations

Trump also said the UK should send in Nigel Farage to negotiate.

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 Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result Tory Leadership

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result

Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.

From TheJournal.ie Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water Explainer This post contains videos

Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water

Farage’s Brexit Party won the most seats but things are more complicated than that.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader Race To The Top

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

From TheJournal.ie 'She's banjaxed': The slow-motion fall of Theresa May Teflon Theresa

'She's banjaxed': The slow-motion fall of Theresa May

May officially resigned today.

From TheJournal.ie A Eurovision scoring screw up means rock bottom UK actually did worse than initially announced A New Low

A Eurovision scoring screw up means rock bottom UK actually did worse than initially announced

In related news, it means Ireland are no longer bottom of the Eurovision table.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister?

The Times newspaper in the UK has put Tory MP Boris Johnson as the front-runner.

From TheJournal.ie New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum Groundhog Day

New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum

“The biggest problem with Britain today is its politics,” May said today.

From TheJournal.ie UK police ask McDonald's restaurant to suspend milkshake sales ahead of Nigel Farage rally Spilled Milk

UK police ask McDonald's restaurant to suspend milkshake sales ahead of Nigel Farage rally

A number of public figures in the UK have had milkshakes thrown at them in public recently.

From TheJournal.ie Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls Out And Out Lead

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls

The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.

From TheJournal.ie How is the Tories' crushing local election result impacting on Brexit? Theresa May

How is the Tories' crushing local election result impacting on Brexit?

What happens next massively depends on how much longer can Theresa May last in 10 Downing Street.

From TheJournal.ie 'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections Going To The Polls

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

From TheJournal.ie 'It will be a question of life and death': Julian Assange to face hearing on US extradition in London Wikileaks

'It will be a question of life and death': Julian Assange to face hearing on US extradition in London

The Wikileaks founder was jailed for 50 weeks yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London Wanted

Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London

The incidents happened in north London on Thursday 25 April.

From TheJournal.ie UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation Digital Privacy

UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation

Concerns have been raised by victims groups about new consent forms.

From TheJournal.ie Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16 RIP

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16

The CBBC star died suddenly on Sunday 7 April.

From TheJournal.ie UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July New Laws

UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July

The new laws will come into effect from 15 July.

From TheJournal.ie 'Despotic' Assange insulted staff and smeared faeces on embassy walls, Ecuadorian president claims Dirty Protest

'Despotic' Assange insulted staff and smeared faeces on embassy walls, Ecuadorian president claims

The 47-year-old Wikileaks founder was arrested in London last week.

From TheJournal.ie Daily Telegraph ordered to correct Boris Johnson claim that no-deal Brexit was public's favoured option Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph ordered to correct Boris Johnson claim that no-deal Brexit was public's favoured option

The ruling was made by the UK-based Independent Press Standards Organisation.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's UK ambassador writes to magazine editor over article telling 'Little Leo' to join Commonwealth The Spectator

Ireland's UK ambassador writes to magazine editor over article telling 'Little Leo' to join Commonwealth

Adrian O’Neill claimed the magazine had “lapsed into an anti-Irish sentiment”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU before Halloween? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU before Halloween?

The UK and the EU have agreed a flexible Brexit extension until 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the UK front pages reacted to the new Brexit Halloween deadline British Papers

Here's how the UK front pages reacted to the new Brexit Halloween deadline

Four of the tabloids didn’t choose the Brexit extension as their front page story at all.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May tells MPs: 'We could have actually been outside the EU by now' Deal Or No Deal

Theresa May tells MPs: 'We could have actually been outside the EU by now'

Theresa May has asked to extend Article 50 to 30 June, and EU leaders will decide today on whether to grant that.

From TheJournal.ie What does it mean for Ireland's European elections if the UK is compelled to hold its own? Flextension

What does it mean for Ireland's European elections if the UK is compelled to hold its own?

Ireland will be holding its European elections on 24 May.

From TheJournal.ie One week out from the latest Brexit 'cliff edge', what's going on? Brexhaustion

One week out from the latest Brexit 'cliff edge', what's going on?

Ireland has been ramping up no-deal preparations, while the UK government has gone searching for Commons support.

From TheJournal.ie In a 'moving' meeting with North community members, Merkel compared border issue to Iron Curtain The Border Question

In a 'moving' meeting with North community members, Merkel compared border issue to Iron Curtain

Ahead of the formal meeting, Merkal and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar participated in a roundtable discussion with people from Northern Ireland and the border area.