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#United Kingdom

# united-kingdom - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is this your ear? Lost And Found

Is this your ear?

It was found on a street in the United Kingdom yesterday.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland isn’t as welcoming as it used to be Fáilte

Ireland isn’t as welcoming as it used to be

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie They can DNA test dog poo now, but you don’t have to worry just yet… Barking Mad

They can DNA test dog poo now, but you don’t have to worry just yet…

The UK Council of Barking and Dagenham has become the first local authority in the UK to introduce the system.

# united-kingdom - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Screaming, selfie-crazed hen party mobs Ed Miliband Run Away

Watch: Screaming, selfie-crazed hen party mobs Ed Miliband

“SELFIE! SELFIE! SELFIE!”

# united-kingdom - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Newborn baby girl found in amusement arcade Merseyside

Newborn baby girl found in amusement arcade

Police in the Merseyside believe she needs medical treatment.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday LOOKING DOWN

# united-kingdom - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ashya King ‘free of cancer’ after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK Brain Tumour

Ashya King ‘free of cancer’ after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK

His parents were previously arrested for taking him out of the country.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating ‘six key IRA suspects’ who received on-the-run letters Comfort Letter

Police investigating ‘six key IRA suspects’ who received on-the-run letters

As many as 200 republicans received these letters.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people United Kingdom

David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people

Doctors have said the plan may actually cost money, not save it.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’ Turkey

British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’

The three have been detained by Turkish authorities.

# united-kingdom - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cut the music: Police bust illegal karaoke website The Fun Police

Cut the music: Police bust illegal karaoke website

They were hosting a large number of copyrighted files.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Watch: Ad for ‘the world’s slimmest phone’ banned for objectifying women

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

# united-kingdom - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men’s legal team Torture

Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men’s legal team

The men are taking a case against the United Kingdom.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Would you eat a wonky carrot?

British-supermarket chain Asda is encouraging their customers to get beyond the appearance of fruit and veg.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A lorry fire in the Channel Tunnel has caused travel chaos Eurostar

A lorry fire in the Channel Tunnel has caused travel chaos

It has almost been brought under control.

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish hospitals aren’t the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis Waiting Times

Irish hospitals aren’t the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

It’s a very similar story in England.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New centenarians: 407 Irish people celebrated their 100th birthday in 2014 Aged 100

# united-kingdom - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested after woman’s body found at UK primary school Shrewsbury

Three arrested after woman’s body found at UK primary school

The discovery was made shortly before midnight by a police officer.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No evidence ‘deadly fake vodka’ has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy Danger Danger

No evidence ‘deadly fake vodka’ has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy

Vodka with dangerous chemicals has been found in the UK and an Irish watchdog has said people in this party season should be vigilant about where they get their alcohol.

# united-kingdom - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin Belinda Pereira

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin

Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan really doesn’t want the United Kingdom to leave the EU With Or Without Eu

Charlie Flanagan really doesn’t want the United Kingdom to leave the EU

“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”

# united-kingdom - Friday 26 December, 2014

UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution

And China will become the world’s biggest economic powerhouse within a decade, according to the CEBR.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people Diseases

New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people

This would allow mothers to prevent passing on genetic diseases.

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports

Unite members are going on strike on December 23.

# united-kingdom - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse John Allen

UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse

John Allen convicted last week of sexual offences against 18 boys and one girl over more than two decades

# united-kingdom - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland’s internet cables GCHQ

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland’s internet cables

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier Fusilier

Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier

After the solider’s death, an online discussion about killing a solider between one of the men and someone overseas was uncovered.

# united-kingdom - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign Tweet Gaffe

How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign

Emily Thornberry stepped down as a member of the Labour shadow cabinet last night. Here’s what happened…

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo Whipsnade

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

# united-kingdom - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These twins didn’t know they were identical until one needed a new liver Surprise

These twins didn’t know they were identical until one needed a new liver

They are the first identical twins to undergo a live liver transplant in the UK.

# united-kingdom - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe Bills Bills Bills

After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe

And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.

# united-kingdom - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Are Irish cinemas going to ban Google Glass?

Bans have already been put in place in the US and UK.

A tiny number of ‘super’ small businesses in the UK had a massive effect on their economy

Just 1% of businesses contributed to 36% of economic growth, and two-thirds of job creation.

# united-kingdom - Saturday 1 November, 2014

The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written

Lots of writers in a survey said they have used funny animal views to help them get through a creative block…

# united-kingdom - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight Halloween

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight

The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.

# united-kingdom - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today UK This post contains videos

Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today

The British prime minister was unharmed in the incident.

# united-kingdom - Friday 24 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’ Bills Bills Bills This post contains videos

Cameron: ‘No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn’

“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”

# united-kingdom - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year

It made an estimated £371 million in revenue in the region in 2013.

# united-kingdom - Monday 13 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Britain’s first Ukip MP has been sworn in – and he looks pretty happy about it Westminster

Britain’s first Ukip MP has been sworn in – and he looks pretty happy about it

Douglas Carswell defected from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and was re-elected in his old seat.

# united-kingdom - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health Outbreak

Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health

Ireland is fully prepared to deal with any possible Ebola case, the Chief Medical Officer said.

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