OBR forecasts more jobs, rising real wages, falling deficit - UK finance minister Hammond

Map. History of UK conflict

26 September 2018
6 month ago
Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova: Not one person can come out in the parliament of their country and say, I give Russia 24 hours. What kind of conversation is that, anyway?
6 month ago
Interfax: Moscow calls on London not to speak in the language of ultimatums with a nuclear power.
6 month ago
Russian MFA vows to ban all the British media working in the country if Ofcom forces RT off UK airwaves
6 month ago
A Downing Street spokesperson has said President Trump has told Prime Minister Theresa May during a phone call that the U.S. was "with the UK all the way" and the Russian government must provide "unambiguous answers as to how this nerve agent came to be used"
6 month ago
Donald Trump told Theresa May the US is "with the UK all the way" over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Downing Street says
6 month ago
Nikolai Glushkov, a Russian émigré who the UK refused to extradite to Russia on fraud charges, died in his home in London, his Russian lawyer Andrei Borovkov told Echo Moscow radio. UK police calling the death "unexplained"
6 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on UK claim that Moscow could be behind russian double agent Skripal poisoning in Salisbury, London: "One should not threaten a nuclear power"
6 month ago
Russia foreign ministry spokeswoman, on London's claims that Moscow could be behind spy poisoning: one should not threaten a nuclear power
Met Police's Counter-Terror Command has launched investigation into unexplained death of a man who Sky News believes was Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov in New Malden in southwest London and says there is no evidence to suggest death is linked to spy poisoning in Salisbury
6 month ago
Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov, a close associate of the late oligarch Boris Berezovsky, has been found dead at his home in London; no word on the cause of death - The Guardian
6 month ago
Media regulator Ofcom says it will look at whether Russia Today is "fit and proper" to have a broadcasting licence if Russia is shown to be behind spy poisoning
6 month ago
UK Police are appealing for information from people who saw Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in his red BMW car between 1pm and 1.45pm in Salisbury on Sunday 4 March
6 month ago
Senior UK police officer says at this stage not declaring a person of interest or suspect in poisoning of Russian spy
6 month ago
Sergei Skripal's daughter had arrived from Russia the day before she and her father were found collapsed on a park bench in Salisbury
6 month ago
Russia's foreign ministry says it has lodged an official protest with the British ambassador over "groundless" spy poisoning allegations and any threats of sanctions against Russia will not be left without response
6 month ago
Russia's foreign ministry says it will not respond to the UK government's midnight ultimatum until it is given samples of the nerve agent allegedly used in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia
6 month ago
British accusations on spy poisoning 'attempt to discredit Russia': Moscow
6 month ago
Russia lodges diplomatic protest with UK over allegations of nerve gas attack
On the Salisbury spy poisoning, President Trump says "We will condemn Russia or whoever it may be" and will speak to Theresa May today
U.S. President Donald Trump says it sounds like British authorities believe Russia was behind the attack on former spy Sergei Skripal
"As soon as we get the facts straight" and if US agrees with UK on nerve gas attack "we will condemn Russia" or whoever is responsible says Trump
6 month ago
OBR forecasts more jobs, rising real wages, falling deficit - UK finance minister Hammond
6 month ago
UK security chiefs to evaluate Russia response on Wednesday: spokesman
6 month ago
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says the National Security Council will consider Russia's response over the nerve agent attack tomorrow and will not make a comment before then
6 month ago
US ambassador to UK says Secretary of State Tillerson has called his British counterpart to discuss the nerve gas attack they both blame on Russia
6 month ago
The UK embassy in Russia says the ambassador was not summoned over the spy poisoning but had a pre-planned meeting with Russia's first deputy foreign minister Vladimir Titov
EU voices 'unwavering' solidarity with UK over nerve agent attack
The Russian attack on Britain must be discussed by EU leaders at the summit next week. We need a common European response to this outrage says @guyverhofstadt
6 month ago
The British Government is considering "a package of measures" against Russia, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says
6 month ago
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd says police and security services will investigate allegations of Russian state involvement in a number of deaths in the UK
Spanish police have arrested 155 mostly Chinese nationals after targeting a gang that trafficked Chinese migrants into Ireland and Britain for €20,000 per person
6 month ago
Police and MI5 to check 14 deaths deemed natural for potential Russian involvement, says Rudd
@PeterWilson statement to the OPCW EC87 'I did not expect to have to brief this Council on the first offensive use of a nerve agent of any sort on European territory since World War II'
6 month ago
Police investigating suspicious package in Houses of Parliament, hours after similar incident
A woman has died after being found on fire outside a school in London
6 month ago
Moscow summons British ambassador after accusations of poisoning Russian spy
Philip Hammond is expected to announce an improvement in the country's slow economic growth outlook in the run-up to Brexit6 month ago
Philip Hammond is expected to announce an improvement in the country's slow economic growth outlook in the run-up to Brexit
UK cannot be third country and retain EU benefits: EU's Barnier
Time to turn Brexit speeches into treaties - EU's Juncker
OFCOM statement on Russia Today6 month ago
OFCOM statement on Russia Today
Russian ex-spy poisoning 'extremely worrying': Global chemical weapons watchdog
Russia is innocent, Lavrov said about Skripal case. Russia has nothing to do with the attack, British allegations are nonsense, he said6 month ago
"Russia is innocent", Lavrov said about Skripal case. Russia has nothing to do with the attack, British allegations are "nonsense", he said
6 month ago
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia is demanding access to samples of the nerve agent that poisoned an ex-spy
6 month ago
Lavrov says he expects London to reply to Moscow's request to open up an investigation on Skripal's daughter
6 month ago
Russia 'not guilty' of poisoning, ready to cooperate: Lavrov
6 month ago
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia has no connection to Skripal's poisoning
6 month ago
Russia will not respond to the British ultimatum until London provides access to the toxic agent - MFA
6 month ago
Russia demands to give it access to Skripal case docs - Lavrov
6 month ago
The Times: "The man who exposed Sergei Skripal as an MI6 double-agent has been revealed as a Spanish spy who was later jailed for 12 years for handing secrets to the Russians"
[email protected] on future UK-EU trade partnership: All trade models are still available and on the table "We are open for business, it's the UK that is closing doors"
6 month ago
Johnson held call 20 min with Tillerson at 6.50pm (US sec of state was in mid-flight). FS reinforced position Salisbury attack was a dreadful crime. Both agreed if proved this was part of pattern of behaviour from Russia. Tillerson pledged American's immediate strong for UK
6 month ago
MFA Pavlo Klimkin: Traces of poisoning in Great Britain lead to Russia. If this is proven, then Russia is in the same company with North Korea, Syria and Iraq of Saddam Hussein, who also used chemical weapons. We are in solidarity with our allies and are ready to work with them.
6 month ago
Ex-chief of FSB Kovalyov points at any country of ex-USSR, especially Ukraine
6 month ago
British Brexit negotiators "very close" to securing transition period agreement
6 month ago
Pro-EU UK MPs Anna Soubry and Chuka Umunna say a majority of Parliament would support staying in the single market and customs union in a free vote
6 month ago
Russian Federation council MP Klintsevich blames Ukraine or Georgia in supplying "Novichok" nerve agent
6 month ago
Determine the manufacturer and the substance that poisoned Skripal, in a week is impossible - Lugovoy
6 month ago
Russia claims to have completely destroyed all its reserves of Novichok.
France have backed Britain's stance over the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal
6 month ago
Russia has more intelligence agents deployed in London than at the height of the Cold War, former British intelligence officials have said
Secretary Tillerson: We have full confidence in the UK's investigation and its assessment that Russia was likely responsible for the nerve agent attack that took place in Salisbury last week.
TIMES: May gives Putin  deadline6 month ago
TIMES: May gives Putin deadline
I: PM gives Putin spy poisoning ultimatum6 month ago
I: PM gives Putin spy poisoning ultimatum
METRO: From Russia.with hate6 month ago
METRO: From Russia.with hate
6 month ago
A Downing Street spokesman has said Prime Minister Theresa May has spoken with President Emmanuel Macron of France and they both agreed "French and British governments should coordinate closely as the investigation developed"
INDEPENDENT DIGITAL: Direct attack by Russia - or has the state lost control? May demands answers6 month ago
INDEPENDENT DIGITAL: Direct attack by Russia - or has the state lost control? May demands answers
NATO tonight - 'The UK is a highly valued Ally, and this incident is of great concern to NATO. NATO is in touch with the UK authorities on this issue."
6 month ago
Navalny: What would be the most effective and publicly supported type of sanctions that the UK could impose on Russia in response to the attempted assassination of Skripal? (assuming the Russian secret serves are indeed culpable) The answer is three surnames: Abramivich, Usmanov, Shuvalov
Attack on Russian spy in Britain "an outrage," White House says
White House says monitoring spy poisoning incident in Britain closely, offers fullest condemnation, stands by 'our closest ally'
6 month ago
Situation around Skripal poisoning going under pre-designed templates, May's statement irresponsible - Lugovoi
6 month ago
Skripal incident provocation ahead of Russia's presidential election, FIFA world cup - Federation Council - IFX
6 month ago
3 dead dogs suspected to be the victims of dogfighting were found dumped by a roadside in Bedfordshire - a truly terrible incident of animal cruelty.
6 month ago
Chris Bryant wants broadcasting licence for Russia Today revoked. @theresa_may does not rule it out
6 month ago
It is "highly likely" Russia deployed a military grade nerve agent on UK soil. "If not an act of war, it was a war like act", says Tom Tugendhat, the chair of the Foreign Affairs comm.
6 month ago
Russia's foreign ministry says comments by British PM Theresa May about spy poisoning are a 'circus show'
6 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: May's statement on Skripal is an information-political campaign based on a provocation - Interfax.
6 month ago
UK PM May: There can be no question of business as usual with Russia
6 month ago
UK PM May: In relation to Russia, we have a simple approach - engage but be aware. It shows how right it is we've been cautious in our approach
6 month ago
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has told the Russian ambassador that Russia must "immediately provide full and complete disclosure" of its Novichok nerve gas programme to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and has until the end of tomorrow to respond
6 month ago
Attack "was an indiscriminate and reckless act against the UnitedKingdom" says @theresa_may "We will not tolerate such a brazen attempt to murder innocent civilians on our soil"
6 month ago
The package was received by the office of opposition Labour lawmaker Mohammad Yasin, a member of his staff said
6 month ago
Calls of "shame" from Tory benches as Corbyn sits down after the Labour Leader singled out @TomTugendhat for criticism
6 month ago
"We must stand ready to take much more extensive measures" warns Britain PM @theresa_may after saying "highly likely" Russia behind nerve gas poisoning on ex-Russian spy in UK
6 month ago
Corbyn calls for increased dialogue with Russia and says anything else could inflame tensions.
6 month ago
Corbyn calls for increased dialogue with Russia and says anything else could inflame tensions
6 month ago
"Our commitment to collective defense and security through @NATO remains as strong as ever in the face of Russian behavior" says Britain PM @theresa_may
6 month ago
Corbyn pushes for the government to implement the Magnitsky anti-corruption measures
6 month ago
Theresa May gives Russian ambassador 36 hour ultimatum to explain how state developed nerve agent used in Salisbury, or face "extensive measures".
6 month ago
"This action has happened against a backdrop of a well-established pattern Russian state aggression" says @theresa_may, citing illegal annexation of Crimea, fomenting conflict Donbassand election meddling/cyber campaign
Former Russian spy and his daughter poisoned in Salisbury by military grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia - UK PM Theresa May6 month ago
Former Russian spy and his daughter poisoned in Salisbury by "military grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia" - UK PM Theresa May
6 month ago
In Parliament @theresa_may says ex spy and daughter were poisoned with military grade nerve agent of type developed by Russia
6 month ago
Britain's May says if no response from Russia, Britain will conclude that the action amounts to a use of force on British territory
6 month ago
UK's May gives Russia end of Tuesday deadline to explain spy poisoning
6 month ago
Corbyn: "We need to see the evidence and a full account from the Russian authorities."
6 month ago
Britain has summoned the Russia ambassador, "asked him to explain which of these two possibilities it is" says PM @theresa_may
6 month ago
UK prime minister says it's 'highly likely' Russia responsible for poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal
6 month ago
"Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country or the Russian government lost control" of its nerve agent per Britain PM @theresa_may
6 month ago
[email protected]_may : Russian made Novichok nerve agent used in 'reckless and despicable' attack in Salisbury. Only 2 conclusions possible: it was Russian state action or Russia has lost control of a banned nerve agent
6 month ago
British PM @theresa_may promises "full range of appropriate responses against those who would act against our country in this way"
6 month ago
"I share the impatience of this house and the country at large to bring those responsible to justice" Britain's PM @theresa_may tells Parliament on nerve agent attack on former Russia agent who assisted Brit intel
6 month ago
Britain still confident on winning transition deal at EU summit - spokesman
6 month ago
Two taken to hospital after suspect package at British parliament
6 month ago
An ambulance has attended parliament following report of suspicious package, two people taken to hospital as a precaution - police
6 month ago
British police: ambulances went to parliament after finding a suspicious package
6 month ago
British police investigating suspicious substance at parliament
Putin: UK should 'get to bottom' of spy attack then we'll talk
At a grain centre in Krasnodar, BBC Steve Rosenberg just asked Putin if Russia is behind Skripal poisoning: "We're dealing with agriculture hereand you talk to me about some tragedies. Get to the bottom of things there, then we'll discuss this."
6 month ago
Teenager jailed for spate of acid attacks on streets of London
EU wants capital market plan in place before Brexit
USNavy Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Minnesota (MMSI:369970641) departed their home port of NSBNewLondon in Groton, CT this morning.
6 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement to update MPs on the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia at around 16.30
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