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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 23 September, 2014

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# uk - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Column: It was the largest coordinated demonstration in human history – and they ignored it Iraq War

Column: It was the largest coordinated demonstration in human history – and they ignored it

Director Amir Amirani writes about his stunning documentary, We Are Many, which explores the 2003 Stop the War global protests and their legacy.

# uk - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run Ah Now Lads

More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run

The re-run is being suggested after allegations of vote rigging in the election.

# uk - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would’ve been a landslide Yes vote Democracy Doesn't Work

If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would’ve been a landslide Yes vote

Nearly three-quarters of tweeters on the day were nationalists.

# uk - Friday 19 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Scotland’s older people saved the Union Generation One Nation

Scotland’s older people saved the Union

Young people really wanted independence.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point Referendum

Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point

Adams said Ireland should never lose sight that we are a “divided people”.

From TheJournal.ie The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision Aftermath

The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision

In celebration or defeat, Scottish emotion was on display across the country.

# uk - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king Csi Leicester

Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king

Three of his injuries had the potential to cause death quickly – two to the skull and one to the pelvis.

# uk - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash Independence

Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash

There has been surprisingly little coverage or comment on Scottish independence in Ireland, but a Yes vote would affect us on many fronts.

# uk - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge British woman finds eggs of the world’s most poisonous spider in her shopping Noooooo

British woman finds eggs of the world’s most poisonous spider in her shopping

It’s on me. It really, really feels like it’s on me.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland? Scotland Decides

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?

Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?

# uk - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British govt to Scotland: We’ll give you more powers… if you vote no to independence Question Time

British govt to Scotland: We’ll give you more powers… if you vote no to independence

This came after a poll out the pro-independence camp ahead for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland? Scotland

Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?

Whoever wins, we might see Ireland brought back into the picture as part of a broader ‘post-sovereign’ political framework.

# uk - Friday 5 September, 2014

From Business ETC Flying high: August was Knock Airport’s busiest month in history Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport’s busiest month in history

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

# uk - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say ‘It’s a complete hoax’ Keep Calm And Carry On

Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say ‘It’s a complete hoax’

The fake alert comes after the UK’s terror threat level was raised to “severe”

# uk - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UK increases terror threat level from “substantial” to “severe” War On Terror

UK increases terror threat level from “substantial” to “severe”

There is no evidence however to suggest that an attack is imminent.

From TheJournal.ie This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 – and saved a youth club Mobile Lovers

This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 – and saved a youth club

The Broad Plain Boys’ Club in Bristol has been saved – after they took a crowbar to the Banksy work.

# uk - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament UK

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

# uk - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It’s crunch time… Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland’s future Independence Referendum

Opinion: It’s crunch time… Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland’s future

With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.

# uk - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions Restrictions

Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions

Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital said there is no cap on the number of Irish women they will treat.

# uk - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two Derry lorry drivers remanded in custody in connection with container death at Essex dock Tilbury Docks

Two Derry lorry drivers remanded in custody in connection with container death at Essex dock

An Afghan migrant, Meet Singh Kapoor, was found dead inside the container.

# uk - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teen jailed for stabbing friend to death over £30 breakfast loan Knife Crime

Teen jailed for stabbing friend to death over £30 breakfast loan

Yusef Al-Jaaf was sentenced to life at London’s Old Bailey.

# uk - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Four brave people are cleaning Big Ben today Clean Up Time
From TheJournal.ie Deaths from ‘legal highs’ in UK could surpass those from heroin by 2016 Legal Highs

Deaths from ‘legal highs’ in UK could surpass those from heroin by 2016

A new report also proposes a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol.

# uk - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks UK

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks

Basildon Hospital states that it is dealing with a ‘major incident’.

# uk - Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man charged after claiming to be a Premier League footballer in a Manchester nightclub But It Wasn't Me

Man charged after claiming to be a Premier League footballer in a Manchester nightclub

He is alleged to have run up a tab worth thousands using dodgy credit cards.

# uk - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil attacks “gold-plated bonus culture” at Irish Water as costs are revealed Down The Drain

Fianna Fáil attacks “gold-plated bonus culture” at Irish Water as costs are revealed

The Sunday Business Post reports that costs at the utility are twice that of companies in the UK.

# uk - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI Rememberance

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

From TheJournal.ie A woman who used chat rooms to try and have her colleague raped has been jailed London

A woman who used chat rooms to try and have her colleague raped has been jailed

Joanne Berry pretended to be the woman and said she wanted men to act out a rape fantasy.

# uk - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging Fire

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

# uk - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland? Law On Paper

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

# uk - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal convictions Abuse

Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal convictions

A judge will now decide whether Harris can make a full challenge against his convictions.

From TheJournal.ie UK introduces ‘sobriety tag’ for offenders Drink Aware

UK introduces ‘sobriety tag’ for offenders

The tags are being trialled in four London boroughs.

# uk - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Driverless cars on UK roads next January, but no plans yet for trials in Ireland No Hands

Driverless cars on UK roads next January, but no plans yet for trials in Ireland

The RSA says Ireland is keeping an eye on international progress.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years… Afghanistan

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years…

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

# uk - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Do I want my mum to see this?’: New app aims to stop teens sexting Parental Control

‘Do I want my mum to see this?’: New app aims to stop teens sexting

The app works by sending a copy of any images taken on the child’s phone to their parents.

From TheJournal.ie “Ich bin ein Palestinian” – UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets The War At Home

“Ich bin ein Palestinian” – UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets

David Ward is facing disciplinary action from his Liberal Democrat party.

# uk - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Forget the package holiday. A spaceport for commercial flights is being built in the UK New Frontiers

Forget the package holiday. A spaceport for commercial flights is being built in the UK

Eight locations have been selected that would be suitable for the new spaceport.

# uk - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules It Takes Two To Tango

Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules

Equality advocates and same-sex dancers called the move discriminatory.

From The Daily Edge Meet the little baby who got stuck in a mop bucket Baby In A Bucket

Meet the little baby who got stuck in a mop bucket

And is now destined to win every Bonny Baby competition in the UK.

# uk - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A simple ‘how to’ guide for the new Minister for Foreign Affairs Northern Ieland

Opinion: A simple ‘how to’ guide for the new Minister for Foreign Affairs

Gilmore’s light touch approach to Northern Ireland was one of his biggest misjudgements as a minister. Here are the three things his successor should consider…

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