UK uses drones over the English channel to monitor potential refugee crossings

Map. History of UK conflict

23 February 2020
U.S. State Department calls request for extradition of wife of U.S. Diplomat involved in fatal car crash in which teenager Harry Dunn died "highly inappropriate"
1 month ago
UK uses drones over the English channel to monitor potential refugee crossings
1 month ago
An attack on a prison officer by two inmates wearing fake suicide belts at HMP Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire is being treated as a terrorist attack, the Metropolitan Police said
1 month ago
Iran's ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad has told Sky News he is confident the Iranian military was not responsible for bringing down a Ukrainian passenger plane with 176 people on board on Wednesday
1 month ago
The British and Irish governments have tabled a draft agreement to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland three years after it collapsed
1 month ago
UK Parliament finally approved the Brexit deal which allows the kingdom to leave the EU on January 31
1 month ago
Downing Street said it was looking into "very concerning" reports about the Ukrainian aircraft that crashed in Iran yesterday after Ukrainian officials said a missile strike is among their lines of inquiry
Pompeo met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab after Iranian ballistic missile attacks on Iraqi bases, which the top diplos called "dangerous and reckless." Comes after President Trump called for European allies to leave the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Weds
1 month ago
Prime Minister's spokesman says Boris Johnson spoke to Iran's president Hassan Rouhani for 20 minutes this morning and called for an end to hostilities in the country
1 month ago
British Foreign Secretary: Iran must fully comply with the nuclear agreement
1 month ago
Buckingham Palace says "discussions with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage - we understand their desire to take a different approach but these are complicated issues that will take time to work through"
White House confirms that President Trump spoke to Boris Johnson of the UK today, saying "The two leaders discussed the current situation in the Middle East and agreed to continue close coordination in support of shared national security interests."
1 month ago
UK PM Johnson's spokesman says working closely with Ukrainian and Iranian authorities after air crash
Here is full statement from UK @foreignoffice's @DominicRaab who is heading to Washington for meeting with @SecPompeo1 month ago
Here is full statement from UK @foreignoffice's @DominicRaab who is heading to Washington for meeting with @SecPompeo
1 month ago
A Downing Street spokesperson says the Prime Minister spoke to Turkey's president and the pair discussed the situation in Iraq following the death of Qassem Soleimani agreeing on the "importance of reducing tensions" and that Iran "must comply with the terms of the nuclear deal"
1 month ago
Sky News has learnt that no-deal contingency plans have been officially shelved as the UK prepares to leave the EU this month
1 month ago
NOTAM issued for RAF Fairford advising airfield open while B52s are airborne bound for Diego Garcia. U0047/20 - FAIRFORD MIL ATZ ACTIVE, AD, RWY 09/27 OPEN. 06 JAN 22:00 2020 UNTIL 09 JAN 22:00 2020. CREATED: 06 JAN 21:05 2020
Fire at the Koko music venue. Firefighters at the scene1 month ago
Fire at the Koko music venue. Firefighters at the scene
1 month ago
Britain decides to cut the number of its staff at its embassies in Iran and Iraq
1 month ago
A new leader of the Labour Party will be announced on Saturday, April 4, the party's National Executive Committee has agreed
1 month ago
Johnson stresses by phone call to Abdul Mahdi on the need to reduce the escalation after Soleimani's death
1 month ago
A Downing Street spokesperson says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken to Iraq's prime minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and both discussed the need to "de-escalate tensions" in the Middle East following the death of Iranian official major general Qassem Soleimani in a U.S. airstrike
Merkel, Macron, Johnson issue statement urging Iran to withdraw measures flouting nuclear deal
1 month ago
Britain: We will take all necessary measures to reduce risks for our soldiers and interests
1 month ago
The international law guarantees US to defend its citizens against any threats - UK Defense Minister
1 month ago
Two Royal Navy ships resume accompanying commercial ships in Strait of Hormuz - UK Defense Ministry
1 month ago
UK government is warning Britons not to travel to Iraq (with exception of Kurdistan region) and advising against all but essential travel to Iran
1 month ago
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to the Prime Minister request an urgent Privy Council briefing on the consequences for the UK following the assassination of Qassem Suleimani
1 month ago
Sky News understands the Prime Minister was not warned in advance about the U.S. airstrike in Iraq which killed the Iranian general
Pompeo maintains contacts with China and Britain and stresses Washington's commitment to reduce escalation
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