# uk - Today’s News
A report by a parliamentary commission on banking in the UK has recommended widespread reform to the sector.
# uk - Yesterday’s News
G8 leaders are likely to announce new measures that will make companies more transparent when it comes to taxation.
World leaders are attempting to hammer out a joint communique that is agreeable for Russia and the US who differ on the Syrian conflict.
# uk - Sunday 16 June, 2013
Here’s a list of all the topics that have been discussed in the last 38 summits. Has it been worth it?
# uk - Friday 14 June, 2013
Experts say smokers are at risk from the toxins and tar in cigarettes, not the nicotine that is in e-cigarettes.
# uk - Thursday 13 June, 2013
The Chief Constable labelled Cregan as the “scourge on our society”.
# uk - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Jordan’s parliament has approved an agreement with Britain on the extradition of suspects – including notorious radical cleric Abu Qatada who has been fighting extradition to Jordan to face terrorism charges, claiming he may be tortured there.
# uk - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
# uk - Saturday 8 June, 2013
Ireland already gives around €32 million a year for nutrition programmes, so this is set to increase to around €64 million.
# uk - Thursday 6 June, 2013
A compensation deal worth €23.5 million was unveiled. That’s around €4,460 per person – five times the annual salary of a Kenyan civil servant.
# uk - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
The new Personal Insolvency Act may work for some but it’s deficient for a sizeable portion of distressed borrowers, writes Ronan Coburn.
# uk - Monday 3 June, 2013
# uk - Sunday 2 June, 2013
The introduction of a bill that would ban people convicted of serious offences from being appointed as a special advisor to a minister in Northern Ireland has raised more serious questions: who are the victims of the Troubles – and have we forgotten them?
Ashraf Islam, 30, is being held in custody today after admitting threatening to kill the British royal.
The 87-year-old took the throne on 6 February 1952 upon the death of her father King George VI.
# uk - Saturday 1 June, 2013
One in three Irish people watched the Royal Wedding in 2011 and now the world is waiting with bated breath to see if the heir to the British throne will be a boy or a girl, but why do we care, asks Aoife O’Connor.
# uk - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
Post-mortem results show Lee Rigby died of “multiple incised wounds”, as Michael Adebowale is released from hospital,
# uk - Monday 27 May, 2013
Figures also show that 35 people moved to England or Wales last year solely for the purpose of seeking bankruptcy.
The women, aged 28 and 27, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.
# uk - Sunday 26 May, 2013
A 22-year-old man has been arrested by officers investigating the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby in London last week.
# uk - Saturday 25 May, 2013
The deceased, 55, is understood to have died in Ladbrokes’ Aberconway Road branch early this morning.
# uk - Friday 24 May, 2013
Transferring more weapons to Syria can only “exacerbate a hellish scenario for civilians” says Oxfam, who say extending the embargo would avoid fuelling an arms race.
# uk - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.
# uk - Tuesday 21 May, 2013
Stitch up the X Case’s dangling loopholes and then hold a referendum to legalise abortion in Ireland – because no woman wants an abortion just for the hell of it, writes Carol Redmond.
# uk - Thursday 2 May, 2013
Bill Roache, 81, says he will focus his ‘full attention’ to proving his innocence against the charges from 1967.
The virus, known as novel coronavirus, was first detected in mid-2012 and is a cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
# uk - Sunday 28 April, 2013
Free bus travel, free television licences, heating bill payments – one Conservative minister in Britain has suggested rich pensioners may not need them all.
# uk - Saturday 27 April, 2013
Following the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, more than 70 per cent of people turned out to elect the first assembly. Fast forward 15 years and the people seem disenchanted, but why, asks David McCann.
# uk - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Tests are still being carried out on the north Belfast MP Nigel Dodds.
# uk - Friday 19 April, 2013
Measles is highly contagious and can lead to deafness, brain damage and even death.
# uk - Thursday 18 April, 2013
# uk - Wednesday 17 April, 2013
Big Ben’s bell was silenced as Margaret Thatcher’s coffin was driven through the streets of London.
# uk - Sunday 14 April, 2013
The Irish Postmasters’ Union has called on the Bank of Ireland to roll out bank accounts with An Post in line with a recent UK decision.
# uk - Thursday 11 April, 2013
Iran’s atomic ambitions, instability in north and west Africa, and climate change will also be up for discussion.
# uk - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
In Ireland, we tend to think of Margaret Thatcher as either the prime minister who let the hunger strikers die or the pragmatist who signed the Anglo-Irish Agreement. David McCann wonders if this is too narrow a view.
# uk - Monday 8 April, 2013
Britain’s first female prime minister died today at the age of 87. The reaction on Twitter was somewhat mixed…
# uk - Saturday 6 April, 2013
Eddie Carter will donate his kidney to a stranger and his daughter Megan will receive another donor’s organ in return.
# uk - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Morto for Rob Wilson, UK Conservative MP.
# uk - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Mick Philpott and his wife Mairead have been found guilty
The petition was set up to challenge Iain Duncan Smith to prove that he would be able to survive on benefits.