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From TheJournal.ie Theresa May's longtime rival Michael Gove given cabinet position United Kingdom

Theresa May's longtime rival Michael Gove given cabinet position

Aside from Gove’s appointment, there have been few surprises in the embattled May’s reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result Uk General Election

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced they were stepping down this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Tiger that killed a zookeeper in the UK won't be put down Hammerton Zoo

Tiger that killed a zookeeper in the UK won't be put down

Rosa King died last Monday after she entered a tiger enclosure.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy The Troubles

Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy

The Derry businessman had been an important link between IRA forces and the British government for over 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments UK

Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments

Ken Livingstone had been suspended from the party last April for “bringing the party into disrepute.”

From TheJournal.ie Tomorrow's UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party Indyref 2

Tomorrow's UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party

New polls show that Scots aren’t yet sold on independence.

From TheJournal.ie Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway Need For Speed

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.

From TheJournal.ie English football fan jailed for 10 years for pushing man onto electrified tube tracks Caught On Video This post contains videos

English football fan jailed for 10 years for pushing man onto electrified tube tracks

The incident happened at Bond Street station in London.

From TheJournal.ie 'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum Let's Try That Again

'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that Scotland is now in “uncharted waters”.

From TheJournal.ie The British and German media reacted very differently to May's speech The PM's Speech

The British and German media reacted very differently to May's speech

From ‘The Iron Lady’ to ‘Little Britain’ – vested interests mean the assessment of her speech has been varied to say the least.

From TheJournal.ie Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum Brexit

Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum

Sturgeon said a second referendum could be on the cards if Scotland is “driven off a hard Brexit cliff”.

From TheJournal.ie Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover Kent

Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover

The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered during the search for a missing man, also found dead.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's about time they got their fingers out' - England's former industrial towns anxious to leave EU Time To Go

'It's about time they got their fingers out' - England's former industrial towns anxious to leave EU

Former industrial towns in the north of England voted overwhelmingly for Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation opened after UK nuclear submarine hits merchant vessel Gibraltar

Investigation opened after UK nuclear submarine hits merchant vessel

There was no damage to the nuclear plant, said the defence ministry.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party Fallout

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party

His own MPs voted by a margin of 40 to 172 against him.

From TheJournal.ie 'See EU later!': The frantic changes to UK front pages after shock Brexit result Stop The Press
From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: The United Kingdom votes on whether or not to leave the EU Brexit

AS IT HAPPENED: The United Kingdom votes on whether or not to leave the EU

Will they stay or will they go?

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrible idea' or 'completely understandable'? Here's what people think of Brexit in Ireland In Or Out
From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Friday Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…

From TheJournal.ie Police in UK arrest suspect over murder of schoolboy 22 years ago Rikki Neave

Police in UK arrest suspect over murder of schoolboy 22 years ago

This follows an appeal on BBC’s Crimewatch programme late last year.

From TheJournal.ie Woman prevented from having 'Skywalker' on passport makes official complaint United Kingdom

Woman prevented from having 'Skywalker' on passport makes official complaint

Laura Matthews originally changed her name to Skywalker for “a bit of a laugh”.

From TheJournal.ie Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls Rochdale

Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls

The 10 men were convicted of child abuse offences in February.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers aware of students as young as 11 sexting, new study finds UK

Teachers aware of students as young as 11 sexting, new study finds

The report in the UK found that more than half of teachers were aware of students sending sexually explicit messages.

From TheJournal.ie Remains found in forest confirmed to be those of Britain's oldest DJ Dj Derek

Remains found in forest confirmed to be those of Britain's oldest DJ

DJ Derek has been missing since last July.

From TheJournal.ie Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks Fighting Obesity This post contains a poll

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer sentenced for voyeurism London

Police officer sentenced for voyeurism

Police Constable Irshad Kamal remains under suspension.

From TheJournal.ie Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs Ban On Entry

Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs

The Westminster debate was triggered by a public petition which has attracted more than 575,000 signatures from people who want the Republican presidential hopeful kept out.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (16) in critical condition after being stabbed by assailants on mopeds London

Boy (16) in critical condition after being stabbed by assailants on mopeds

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses.

From TheJournal.ie On patrol with the bikers scaring off looters after UK floods Protection

On patrol with the bikers scaring off looters after UK floods

“We’re big chaps, a lot of us. If people see us they’re liable to go away.”

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched after woman shot at nursing home United Kingdom

Murder investigation launched after woman shot at nursing home

The incident took place at a care home in the United Kingdom.

From TheJournal.ie CCTV video shows pensioner's bank card stolen while distracted at ATM United Kingdom

CCTV video shows pensioner's bank card stolen while distracted at ATM

Thousands was taken from his account within hours.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined £50,000 over death of girl trapped in electronic gates Semelia Campbell

Company fined £50,000 over death of girl trapped in electronic gates

“I pray that no other family will ever have to experience the same pain.”

From TheJournal.ie Police looking into threatening tweets sent to MPs over Syria air strikes Britain

Police looking into threatening tweets sent to MPs over Syria air strikes

Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to party members warning against abuse and intimidation.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested after saying Muslims were not welcome in her beauty salon Oxfordshire

Woman arrested after saying Muslims were not welcome in her beauty salon

The woman said that she was ‘putting her country first’.

From TheJournal.ie British government considers blacklisting homeopathy treatments Alternative

British government considers blacklisting homeopathy treatments

A minister confirmed the government is looking at removing these products from the NHS prescription list.

From TheJournal.ie Rapist of two victims, one who was underage, jailed for 27 years London

Rapist of two victims, one who was underage, jailed for 27 years

An additional eight years were added to Scott Beddall’s sentence as a ‘dangerousness tariff’.

From TheJournal.ie Britain leaving the EU could cost Ireland €3 billion a year Stay Another Day

Britain leaving the EU could cost Ireland €3 billion a year

Without the interconnection between Ireland and Britain, our energy costs are also likely to soar.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?

UK authorities could be getting powers like this next year.

From TheJournal.ie So-called 'If and When' contracts mean a lot of us don't know when we're working If And When

So-called 'If and When' contracts mean a lot of us don't know when we're working

A major new report has found that Irish employees are still not being guaranteed their hours.