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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.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson's prorogation is 'unlawful, void and had no effect' Prorogation

UK Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson's prorogation is 'unlawful, void and had no effect'

The decision is a major defeat for Boris Johnson’s government.

From TheJournal.ie Hilary Benn on granting a Brexit extension: Will the EU push the UK over a cliff edge? Dublin Visit

Hilary Benn on granting a Brexit extension: Will the EU push the UK over a cliff edge?

Labour MP Benn is in Dublin today to meet with Simon Coveney, Drew Harris and others about Brexit progress.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament Brexit Debate

Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament

“It is certainly not a question of pretending to negotiate”, Barnier warned, as Juncker told MEPs the risk of no deal remains “very real”.

From TheJournal.ie A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician House Speaker

A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician

From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 4 possible Brexit outcomes that we could get by 31 October Speculation Nation

Here are 4 possible Brexit outcomes that we could get by 31 October

Let’s spin the wheel of Brexit speculation.

From TheJournal.ie British government warns of Channel delays and electricity price hikes in no-deal planning document Operation Yellowhammer

British government warns of Channel delays and electricity price hikes in no-deal planning document

The six-page document lays out no-deal Brexit preparations from the British government.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-English cricketer says knighthood nomination 'soured' by calls for removal over domestic abuse charge Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-English cricketer says knighthood nomination 'soured' by calls for removal over domestic abuse charge

Geoffrey Boycott was nominated for a knighthood for services to sport this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament House Of Commons

'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament

The five-week suspension of parliament began in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish Emma DeSouza

Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish

Emma DeSouza has won three court cases against the UK’s Home Office, which has argued that she is a British citizen.

From TheJournal.ie Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute Grounded

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute

The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.

From TheJournal.ie How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts) How Bojo Lost His Mojo

How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts)

From Nick Boles’ speech after the indicative votes, to Dr Phillip Lee crossing the chamber this week, power has been ebbing away from Boris Johnson and the Tory party.

From TheJournal.ie House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension Snap Election

House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension

The legislation would ensure Britain does not crash out of the European Union if an agreement cannot be reached by 19 October.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson says he would 'rather be dead in a ditch' than seek another Brexit extension Not For Turning

Johnson says he would 'rather be dead in a ditch' than seek another Brexit extension

The UK Prime Minister said a general election is the ‘only way to get things moving’ on Brexit in a speech today.

From The42 Seán Cox will make an emotional return to Anfield after moving to the UK for treatment Update

Seán Cox will make an emotional return to Anfield after moving to the UK for treatment

The 54-year-old father-of-three will attend a Liverpool game at Anfield in October.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister Jo Johnson

Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister

“In recent weeks I’ve been torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” he said.

From TheJournal.ie UK Ryanair pilots have planned to strike for a week in September Strike

UK Ryanair pilots have planned to strike for a week in September

The pilots are striking over improved work and pay conditions.

From TheJournal.ie MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October Brexit

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit Brexit Live

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit

It’s been a really odd day in Westminster – even by usual recent standards.

From TheJournal.ie British prison officer jailed for smuggling €100k of contraband into Wandsworth Patrick Dadey

British prison officer jailed for smuggling €100k of contraband into Wandsworth

A significant amount of contraband including cannabis, steroids, mobile phones, tobacco and other illicit items were found in cereal boxes in the laundry room by another prison officer in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now? Benn Bill

Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Boris Johnson’s first Commons defeat as Prime Minister raises more questions on the long and winding Brexit road.

From TheJournal.ie Call for mourners to attend Dublin funeral of elderly Irish man who died alone in UK Joseph Tuohy

Call for mourners to attend Dublin funeral of elderly Irish man who died alone in UK

Joseph Tuohy passed away this summer after spending most of his life in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today Snap Election

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today

Johnson met with ministers and ruled out another Brexit extension last night.