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Amber Rudd MP: I have resigned from Cabinet and surrendered the Conservative Whip. I cannot stand by as good, loyal moderate Conservatives are expelled. I have spoken to the PM and my Association Chairman to explain. I remain committed to the One Nation values that drew me into politics
The former Director of Public Prosecutions Lord MacDonald has told Sky News Prime Minister Boris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit
Britain: Iran's resumption of centrifuges is particular disappointing
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A 509th Bomb Wing B-2 Spirit refuels from a 351st Aerial Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during the Bomber Task Force training exercise over the United Kingdom, Aug. 29, 2019. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Castelan
Pompeo: Britain, France, Germany will take tough action to halt Iran's nuclear blackmail
UK's House of Lords approves bill to block no-deal Brexit, which will become law
Netanyahu has arrived back in Israel after his trip to London
EU27 have been told that "nothing new" came out of yesterday's telephone call between UK Brexit secretary Steve Barclay and EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier
British Defense Secretary: We do not want to anticipate the actions of Iran and we must judge its actions
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford just confirmed on @SkyNews that whatever happens, opposition alliance wants Parliament to be sitting around Oct 181920 and would allow dissolution before then. They want Commons to sit to make sure PM obeys extension law
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Hackney: A crime scene is in place after a man in his 20s was seriously injured and robbed this morning on the A10 - Kingsland Road. Met Police say they came across a man suffering from a head injury at 05.26. As yet no arrests have been made
In London, U.S. Defense Secretary Esper says appears Iran is "inching" toward a place where talks could be held. His comments come just days after President Trump left the door open to a possible meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming U.N. General Assembly
Britain's Supreme Court rejects a challenge to the prime minister's decision to suspend parliament
UK and Israeli leaders agree on need to stop Iran getting nuclear weapon
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Waltham Forest: A young man has been rushed to hospital after an attack in Chingford. The teenager, 18 years of age, has been stabbed. Met Police say they were called to Larkshall Road, E4 just after 5.00pm. No arrests at this stage. The victims condition is unknown
Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg has announced another motion relating to an early general election has been scheduled for consideration in the Commons on Monday
Boris Johnson tells Netanyahu at the top of their meeting that the UK's goal in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is still a 2 state solution
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has postponed a planned visit to Belfast on Monday saying it would be an "inappropriate" time to visit and that Westminster has reached "a moment of truth"
Kabul explosion: Blast occurred near @ResoluteSupport HQ and UK soldiers were at the scene, reports @AP, retrieving what appeared to be the remains of a @NATO vehicle.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Downing Street
Boris Johnson's own brother has decided to quit as an MP, because even he's "torn between family loyalty and the national interest".
SNP's @IanBlackfordMP says @BorisJohnson should take responsibility and negotiate a brexit extension. Doesn't sound like he will back an immediate election on the PM's timetable: 'top priority to stop no deal' and 'will work with all others' and 'not fall for stunts'
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tabled a motion for a General Election on 15 October after MPs backed a bill seeking to prevent a 'No-deal' Brexit
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Hillary Benn says the Commons "has spoken" and Boris Johnson should "uphold the law and fulfil the obligations placed upon him by this bill" and delay Brexit to avoid leaving with no-deal.
Corbyn likens Johnson to the wicked queen in Snow White - what he's offering is not the apple of an election "but the poison of a no deal"
Bill preventing No Deal on Oct 31st passes final stage in Commons: 327 - 299. Bill passes to Lords
Boris Johnson: 'There must be an election on Tuesday 15th October.'
British Prime Minister: We will withdraw from the European Union by October 31 in any case
MPs have voted for second reading of Brexit delay bill
EU sceptical new Brexit deal can be struck by Oct 31: senior EU source