25 January 2022
10 hour ago
ITV: Boris Johnson had a surprise birthday party during first lockdown with wife Carrie inviting up to 30 people to Cabinet Room bash - despite rules banning indoor social gatherings
Two men and a teenage girl have admitted attacking a father-of-two psychiatrist in a Cardiff city park, but deny his murder.  Dr Gary Jenkins, 54, suffered horrific injuries when he was brutally attacked in the shadow of Cardiff Castle11 hour ago
Two men and a teenage girl have admitted attacking a father-of-two psychiatrist in a Cardiff city park, but deny his murder. Dr Gary Jenkins, 54, suffered horrific injuries when he was brutally attacked in the shadow of Cardiff Castle
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg and UK Foreign Secretary @trussliz discussed Russia's military build-up in/around Ukraine & implications for European security. He thanked her for British contributions to NATO collective defence & strong support to our partner Ukraine
16 hour ago
Intelligence is "pretty gloomy" on an imminent, new Russian invasion of Ukraine but it's not inevitable, UK PM says. "I have got to tell you that I think the intelligence is pretty gloomy on this point," he says
16 hour ago
British PM says there are around 60 Russian battle groups on the borders of Ukraine. In a pool TV interview, @BorisJohnson said: "The plan for a lightning war that could take out Kyiv is one that everyone can see. We need to make it clear to Russia that that would be a disastrous step"
16 hour ago
UK Prime Minister @BorisJohnson warns a further Russian invasion of Ukraine could be "a new Chechnya". "We also need to get over the message that invading Ukraine from a Russian perspective is going to be a painful, violent and bloody business.this could be a new Chechnya"
21 hour ago
UK Foreign Office officials said the decision was not the result of specific intelligence targeting British diplomats but a response to the growing risk of a Russian incursion & the potential risk to diplomats
21 hour ago
The BBC understands the Foreign Office has started to withdraw staff from the British embassy in Kiyv, amid growing fears in the West that Russia may be preparing to invade Ukraine
The UK is keeping "under close review" the situation at its embassy in Ukraine after US announced it will reduce staff + withdraw families. @FCDOGovUK said: "The safety & security of our staff & British nationals is our top priority. We are keeping the situation under close review"
Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Secretary says "there will be severe economic consequences if Russia installs a puppet government in Ukraine" but it's "extremely unlikely" that troops will be sent to Ukraine
Remarkable detail in UK Foreign Sec Liz Truss's warning that Moscow is "looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv", possibly fmr MP Yevhen Murayev, "as it considers whether to invade and occupy Ukraine." She additionally warns of Russian intelligence contacts with: Arbuzov, Kluyev, Sivkovich, Azarov
The British government has accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine's government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate
A live fire Russian naval exercise has been scheduled inside the Irish EEZ
Paramilitary Crime Task Force officers arrest two men in their 20s and seize suspected herbal cannabis during raid in east Belfast.
Crowds continue to build at BBC, Portland Place. For NHS100k Protest against Vaccine Mandates
Russian and UK defense ministers to meet over Ukraine: UK defense source
Queue of lorries at Dover port3 day ago
Queue of lorries at Dover port
3 day ago
There are already queues of lorries outside the Port of Dover
Shoigu invited British Defense Minister Ben Wallace to Moscow to discuss security issues, - the Russian Defense Ministry said
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warn Russia will pay a "considerable and serious price" if it invades Ukraine. In a phone call Thursday, the two leaders agreed "further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine must be averted"
The German chancellor and the British prime minister discuss by phone the developments of tension between Russia and Ukraine
U.S. military's top officer spoke to his British counterpart by phone today, spokesman says. Gen. Milley's call follows reports that a small team of British commandos have deployed to Ukraine along with anti-tank weapons
A photo of the Ropucha-class Korolev landing ship followed by the Flamant (P 676) patrol boat during the transit of Russian ships across the English Channel
A group of about 30 elite UK troops has arrived in Ukraine to help train Ukrainian military on new anti-tank weapons from UK. @TheRangerRegt troops flew out on military planes that airlifted anti-tank weapons during course of the week
PSNI: A murder investigation has been launched following the death of Fionntán McGarvey (18). He died in hospital this morning following an incident outside licensed premises on Finaghy Road North, Belfast, on December 27. A man (21) has been arrested on suspicion of murder
Visiting troops in Estonia Estonia, @ArmyCGS met with the Dep Commander Estonian Defence Forces. Strengthening the ties between the two countries, they discussed improving the military education and training of both countries.
4 day ago
A man from Blackburn in northwestern England, 44-year-old Malik Faisal Akram, was shot dead during a 10-hour siege on Saturday. The four hostages including a rabbi were all freed unharmed
UK police have arrested two men over their alleged role in a hostage taking by a British man at a synagogue in Texas last weekend.  The men were arrested in Birmingham and in Manchester on Thursday morning by counter terrorism officers4 day ago
UK police have arrested two men over their alleged role in a hostage taking by a British man at a synagogue in Texas last weekend. The men were arrested in Birmingham and in Manchester on Thursday morning by counter terrorism officers
British warplanes have been bringing weapons to Ukraine for several days, - Russian Foreign Ministry
Potential position of Russian landing craft in the English channel based on French military vessel's track5 day ago
Potential position of Russian landing craft in the English channel based on French military vessel's track
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