Asked if he'll be telling @POTUS not to escalate the trade war with China, UK Prime Minister @BorisJohnson responds, "You bet."
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Type 45 destroyer @HMSDefender will join the @RoyalNavy's efforts to support the safe passage of shipping in the Middle East.
British Prime Minister warns that his country faces the risk of sliding into an international trade war
Reuters: Simon Cheng, employee of British consulate iin HongKong detained in Shenzhen, China, has released on Saturday - police
A Downing Street spokesman says Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on the phone ahead of the G7 summit and discussed foreign policy and global trade
London Fire Brigade says 10 fire engines and around 70 firefighters have been called to reports of a fire on a balcony on the 12th floor of a building in Notting Hill in west London
British official: There is no change in London's support for the nuclear deal with Iran under the Johnson government
A minute's silence has been held by police forces to remember PC Andrew Harper who was killed on 15 August while responding to a reported crime near Sulhamstead in Berkshire
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Major power cut affecting most of Gibraltar: GBC has received reports of outages in the South and North Districts, as well as town
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British Pound jumps 1% against the dollar after comments from Germany's Angela Merkel on the Irish backstop, the main Brexit sticking point
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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."
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
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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.
Thirty days to solve Brexit - Angela Merkel's challenge to Boris Johnson. No 10 say that's better than a straight 'nein'
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
Lasers have been aimed at planes flying into Leeds Bradford Airport for the second night in less than a week
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
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
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
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
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
UK says 'extremely concerned' by reports an employee of its consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China