Prime minister Boris Johnson says that under no circumstances will the UK government institute checks or controls at Irish border

Map. History of UK conflict

15 November 2019
Major power cut affecting most of Gibraltar: GBC has received reports of outages in the South and North Districts, as well as town2 month ago
Major power cut affecting most of Gibraltar: GBC has received reports of outages in the South and North Districts, as well as town
British Pound jumps 1% against the dollar after comments from Germany's Angela Merkel on the Irish backstop, the main Brexit sticking point2 month ago
British Pound jumps 1% against the dollar after comments from Germany's Angela Merkel on the Irish backstop, the main Brexit sticking point
Macron rebuffs White House claim and adds dig at Trump: "Saying that Russia can return to the [G7] table without any conditions is enacting the weakness of the G7. It would be a strategic mistake and a profound injustice."
2 month ago
[email protected] and @BorisJohnson had a telephone conversation. They agreed that in the context of the Russian aggression in Ukraine, the occupation of Crimea and Russia's failure to comply with the Minsk agreements, it is impossible to talk about Russia joining the G7
Prime minister Boris Johnson says that under no circumstances will the UK government institute checks or controls at Irish border
French president Emmanuel Macron says the Irish backstop is not just a technical mechanism but vital for the protection of stability in Ireland
Prime minister Boris Johnson and French president Emmanuel Macron are meeting in Paris to discuss a solution to the problem of the Irish backstop
A man has been rushed to hospital after he was found with stab wounds on Trafalagar Square.   Met Police say they were called at 9.11pm. No arrests as yet.   The victims condition is currently unknown.  A crime scene is in place.2 month ago
A man has been rushed to hospital after he was found with stab wounds on Trafalagar Square. Met Police say they were called at 9.11pm. No arrests as yet. The victims condition is currently unknown. A crime scene is in place.
2 month ago
Thirty days to solve Brexit - Angela Merkel's challenge to Boris Johnson. No 10 say that's better than a straight 'nein'
2 month ago
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has invited the leaders of other political parties and senior backbenchers from across Parliament to meet to discuss "all tactics available to prevent No Deal"
French official: Brexit without agreement is the most likely scenario and Britain has to pay the bill
2 month ago
Lasers have been aimed at planes flying into Leeds Bradford Airport for the second night in less than a week
2 month ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel says she will discuss with Prime Minister Boris Johnson how to have a friction-free Brexit when the two of them meet in Berlin later today
The High Court in Dublin has approved an application by Ryanair to stop a proposed pilot strike in Ireland tomorrow and on Friday
2 month ago
Kent Police says a body has been found by police searching for six-year-old Lucas Dobson who fell into the River Stour at Sandwich
2 month ago
The Chinese foreign ministry says Simon Cheng Man-Kit who works at the British Consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in Shenzhen for violating the law
2 month ago
A Downing Street spokesperson says "we have been clear that we will never place infrastructure, checks or controls" at the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and that there is "no prospect of a deal" if the Irish backstop is not abolished
Boris Johnson's Brexit letter offers no alternatives to Irish backstop: EU
European Council President Donald Tusk says those against the Irish backstop are not proposing realistic alternatives to support re-establishing the border
Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization CEO: British oil tanker Stena Impero's case is being considered in Bandar Abbas court, and the fate of the ship will finally depend upon the decision that the court makes
2 month ago
Reuters: Simon Cheng, an employee at the U.K. consulate in Hong Kong, did not return to work on August 9 after visiting Shenzhen the previous day, Hong Kong news website HK01 reported, citing an interview with his girlfriend
2 month ago
UK says 'extremely concerned' by reports an employee of its consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China
2 month ago
Arrests after man assaulted and struck by car in Armoy
2 month ago
Police escape injury after bomb explodes in Co Fermanagh
2 month ago
Metropolitan Police says it has charged Dominic Hornberger with grievous bodily harm over the stabbing of a government worker outside the Home Office last week
2 month ago
Reuters: Iranian tanker data says it is heading to the Greek island of Kalamata
ADRIAN DARYA I, the Iranian VLCC supertanker fully laden with 2.1 million barrels of Iranian light crude oil and formerly known as the Panamanian-flagged GRACE 1, has  departed UK/Gibraltar waters for Spanish waters2 month ago
ADRIAN DARYA I, the Iranian VLCC supertanker fully laden with 2.1 million barrels of Iranian light crude oil and formerly known as the Panamanian-flagged GRACE 1, has departed UK/Gibraltar waters for Spanish waters
GRACE 1 has been renamed to ADRIAN DARYA 12 month ago
GRACE 1 has been renamed to ADRIAN DARYA 1
Iranian Revolutionary Guards: US and British presence in the region creates "insecurity"
2 month ago
@BorisJohnson will make his first foreign trips as Prime Minister next week. He will be visiting Angela Merkel in Germany and @EmmanuelMacron in France ahead of next weekend's G7 Summit in Biarritz
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