1 hour ago
Dublin Fire Brigade: Firefighters from HQ have cleared a localised flood in Irishtown. Road drains were located and cleared and the excess water quickly drained
Downing Street says Boris Johnson and the leaders of the United States, Italy, France and Germany have agreed to present a "united front" against Russian threats towards Ukraine
13 hour ago
Biden, Johnson, Macron, Merkel, Draghi discuss Ukraine ahead of Biden/Putin talks. Downing St
2 day ago
Kuwait Airways flight KU117 Kuwait-NewYork squawking 7700 Emergency
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has issued some patrol officers with medicine that reverses certain types of drugs overdose
We #StandWithBelarus: Joint Statement by the European Union, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America on new Belarus sanctions
Revenue officers seized €160,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb during a search today with gardaí in Skerries
British Minister of Health: 22 cases of the Omicron variant were recorded, and the number could rise
6 day ago
The chief of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service, Richard Moore, warned that countries such as China and Russia were racing to master artificial intelligence in a way which could revolutionize geopolitics over the next decade
Asked if the @DefenceHQ at least knows where the £100 million F35 stealth jet is in the Mediterranean, National Security Adviser (NSA) Sir Stephen Lovegrove says: "My understanding is that the experts know where the aircraft is"
On Russian spy threat to sunken F35, NSA says: "The kind of precautions & operations we're undertaking.are designed at least in part to ensure the technology of the F35 remains as confidential as you'd like it to be though security aspects are very much at the top of our mind"
The F35 that dropped off @HMSQNLZ & into the Mediterranean 2 weeks ago has yet to be retrieved but experts know where it is, National Security Adviser tells @CommonsDefence. Stephen Lovegrove admits protecting jet from spying eyes of adversaries like Russia is "top of our mind"
UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who is at the Nato meeting in Latvia today, warns that any incursion into Ukraine by Russia would be a "strategic mistake"
Barbados has ditched Queen Elizabeth as head of state, and is now the world's newest republic
UK investigating hundreds of suspected Omicron cases, including people who tested positive before the first known cases in Africa - Guardian
1 week ago
The United Kingdom calls an urgent meeting of the G7 Health ministers due to omicron variant
The French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin speaking at an emergency meeting of European Interior Ministers in Calais says he wants to "work with Britain on migration issue" but stressed the UK must make itself "less attractive for migrants"
Switzerland adds Britain, Netherlands, three others to quarantine list
1 week ago
RAF A400M RRR4534 en route to Ukraine
Channel deaths: Kurdish woman, 21, trying to join fiance in UK is first identified victim of tragedy
Bill Browder: Russian parliament has just introduced a new law which would impose financial penalties on anyone advocating for sanctions against Russian individuals or corporations. I very much hope they call it the "Browder Act"
1 week ago
President @AndrzejDuda's call to strengthen NATO's eastern flank is a fundamental call, near the Suwałki Gap we have soldiers from the Alliance in Bemowo Piskie, but any strengthening of the presence of NATO and US troops would be most advisable - @morawiecki in London
1 week ago
We promised to work out virtually identical positions on the crisis on the PL-BY border, but also on the energy crisis, the crisis around Ukraine, related to Moldova, and the Western Balkans. I am glad that @BorisJohnson and UK are with us on the same wavelength - @MorawieckiM
1 week ago
Prime Ministers @MorawieckiM and @BorisJohnson emphasize the need to maintain allied solidarity in the face of threats such as the migration crisis @10DowningStreet
A vigil was held in France last night, for the migrants who died attempting to cross the English Channel. 27 people, including a pregnant woman and a young girl, drowned while making the journey from Calais to Dover in the latest tragedy on the sea
South Africa to be put on England's travel red list due to "serious concern" about new coronavirus variant - Guardian
The @BritishArmy will base hundreds of infantry fighting vehicles & tanks in Germany and rotate more troops on exercises through the country barely a year after withdrawing a large, Cold War-era presence
Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP announcing in Parliament what is being billed as most radical restructuring of @BritishArmy in more than 20 years. It is called "Future Soldier" (And yes it means an even smaller army but apparently it will be a lot more capable)
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reporters saw a group of over 40 migrants head off towards Britain on a dinghy from the beach near Wimereux in northern France. Before they left, a police car flashed its lights at them but then left for another part of the beach