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Statement from The Queen just issued by Buckingham Palace on today's meeting Harry and Meghan
British Foreign Secretary: It is time for Iran to engage in diplomacy
5 "grieving nations" to meet in London on Jan 16 to discuss Iran aircraft incident, talks will include possible legal action against Iran and compensation - Ukraine foreign minister @VPrystaiko
Kuwait: Fire brigade being called to inspect runway. 1201z
Emergency comms with #Kuwait ATC: BAZ08 with emergency landing 'high-speed fighter' , has oil problem so cannot reduce speed.**MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY** at 1152z
Downing Street says Iran's ambassador to the UK has been summoned by the Foreign Office in response to the "unacceptable" arrest of the British ambassador in Tehran
A spokesman for the British Prime Minister: We summoned the Iranian ambassador to the Foreign Office today to express our objections to the arrest of our ambassador in Tehran.
The U.K. economy unexpectedly shrank ahead of the general election, new GDP data shows
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Iran's authorities releases an allegedly first video of UK Ambassador attending the protest rally in Tehran
The leaders of France, Britain and Germany: We call on Iran to fully comply with the nuclear agreement
A Downing Street spokesperson says the Prime Minister spoke to German chancellor Angela Merkel and the pair "condemned Iran's arrest of the UK Ambassador to Tehran as a violation of international law" as well as "shared interests in ensuring Iran never acquires a nuclear weapon"
Pro-government demonstrators burning the British flag in front of the British embassy in Tehran
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In downtown Tehran, Basijis are holding protest rally in front of UK embassy, calling for the closure of the "embassy of treason"
Iran confirms UK envoy arrest, says freed soon after being identified
The British ambassador to Iran will be summoned to the foreign ministry within the coming hours. This is linked to his presence at the protest outside Amir Kabir university yesterday. He is reported to have been arrested, and later released
The European Union foreign minister calls for a "de-escalation" over the arrest of the British Ambassador to Iran
British Ambassador in Iran: Can confirm I wasn't taking part in any demonstrations. Went to an event advertised as a vigil for victims of PS752 tragedy. Normal to want to pay respects- some of victims were British. I left after 5 mins, when some started chanting
: the arrest of the British ambassador in Iran is "violates the Vienna Convention, which the regime has a history of violating. U.S call on the regime to formally apologize to the UK for violating his rights"
UK Foreign Secretary @DominicRaab on the arrest of the UK ambassador to Iran by Iranian security forces: "The arrest of our Ambassador in Tehran without grounds or explanation is a flagrant violation of international law"
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British ambassador in Iran arrested during protesters in front of AmirKabir University tonight - Iranian @MashreghNews agency confirms
Arlene Foster appointed North Ireland First Minister
Northern Ireland assembly sits after three-year deadlock
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"
UK uses drones over the English channel to monitor potential refugee crossings
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
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
The British and Irish governments have tabled a draft agreement to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland three years after it collapsed
UK Parliament finally approved the Brexit deal which allows the kingdom to leave the EU on January 31
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