Downing Street has said England will enter a strengthened three-tiered system of local restrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2 and Boris Johnson is expected to detail his plan for winter including how families will see each other at Christmas to MPs on Monday

Map. History of UK conflict

2 December 2020
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Downing Street has said England will enter a strengthened three-tiered system of local restrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2 and Boris Johnson is expected to detail his plan for winter including how families will see each other at Christmas to MPs on Monday
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Russia is preventing 25 British officials from entering its territory in response to a similar measure from London
Government has formally asked the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to assess suitability of Pfizer & BioNTech vaccine  Health Secretary Matt Hancock says if approved it will be available  the NHS free at the point of delivery1 week ago
Government has "formally asked" the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to assess "suitability" of Pfizer & BioNTech vaccine Health Secretary Matt Hancock says if approved it will be available the NHS "free at the point of delivery"
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Britain: We hope to start distributions of the Coronavirus vaccine before Christmas
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British Foreign Office: We welcome the progress made by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum
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British Foreign Office: We encourage all parties to participate in the Cyprus peace talks
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British Foreign Office: The resumption of the Palestinian-Israeli relationship is an important step towards peace
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Brexit talks halt for 'short period' due to virus case
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PM confirms plan for HMS Queen Elizabeth, the aircraft carrier, to transit the Mediterranean, Indian Ocean and East Asia in its first carrier strike force operation next year
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Boris Johnson announces plan to restore UK to "foremost naval power in Europe" He confirms Royal Navy will acquire: - 8x Type 26 & 5x Type 31 frigates - New Type 32 frigates - Multi-role research vessels - Fleet Solid Support ships Will "spur a renaissance" in shipbuilding
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British Secretary of State for Middle East Affairs: Israeli settlement expansion violates international law
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U.K. to create new space command and artificial intelligence agency
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson to announce an extra £16.5 billion in defence spending in the biggest investment since the Cold War- Sky News
Possible shooting in Greenford. Heard five close shots by Sudbury Hill Station. Ambulances on the scene1 week ago
Possible shooting in Greenford. Heard five close shots by Sudbury Hill Station. Ambulances on the scene
The man was arrested under the Terrorism Act and a search of his home is being carried out. He will be interviewed under caution at a police station in Northern Ireland
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Official figures show the UK has recorded 20,051 new coronavirus cases and 598 further deaths in the latest 24-hour period
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The U.K. and EU could strike a deal on their future trading and security relationship early next week, people familiar with the discussions say
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Britain: We are ready to support any agreement in the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum
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Britain - London: We are ready to support the plan that the Libyans will agree upon, including preparations for the elections
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The British Prime Minister: I do not feel symptoms of the Coronavirus after coming into contact with an infected person, but I will continue to work while following the quarantine rules
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been told by NHS Test and Trace that he is required to self-isolate as a contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID19, 10 Downing Street has confirmed
The PM is self isolating after being contacted by NHS test & Trace. He met a small group of MPs on Thursday morning, one of them was Lee Anderson who subsequently tested positive for Covid-192 week ago
The PM is self isolating after being contacted by NHS test & Trace. He met a small group of MPs on Thursday morning, one of them was Lee Anderson who subsequently tested positive for Covid-19
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A further 168 people have died in the UK after testing positive for Covid-19, while almost 25,000 more have tested positive for coronavirus
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Dominic Cummings has decided to leave Number 10 today
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Greece PM's chief financial advisor @PatelisAlex says Greek gov't in advanced talks with three London banks for possible relocation to Athens post-Brexit
Greece PM's chief financial advisor @PatelisAlex says Greek gov't in advanced talks with three London banks for possible relocation to Athens post-Brexit
Alliance Party Leader @naomi_long says delay by Northern Ireland Executive to make decision about extending COVID19 restrictions "shameful & embarrassing". Justice Minister says Executive "patently failed people of Northern Ireland over last 7 days
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Conservative MP Sir Roger Gale tells Sky News it is right for Dominic Cummings to go and that he has been a "maligned influence at the centre of Downing Street for too long" For more on this and other news visit
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A UK government minister will become the 1st to travel to Russia next week since the Salisbury spy poisoning in 2018, which London blames on Moscow. But the visit by @morton_wendy isn't thought to be a sign of a thawing in relations between the 2 countries
The Northern Irish government was working to wrong end date of its four-week "circuit breaker" lockdown as restrictions do not expire until midnight on Friday
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UK government formally rules that China has breached the Sino-British Joint Declaration. Says the decision to disqualify elected Hong Kong legislators "constitutes a clear breach"
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