7 December 2021
A bus has been hijacked and set on fire in Northern Ireland, amid discontent over the trade deal struck as part of the U.K.'s departure from the EU (via AP)
Dublin Fire Brigade: Firefighters from Tallaght and Blanchardstown fought a house fire in Lucan yesterday evening. Breathing Apparatus crews contained the fire to one room. There were no injuries. Closing a door on a fire is the most effective way to slow the spread of smoke and fire
Police said four men boarded the double decker in Church Road near Rathcoole in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, at about 7.45pm and ordered passengers off
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Clashes outside Parliament. It's anti-vaxxers vs the Polce
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Metropolitan Police Events:Part of the group have moved off from Trafalgar Square and are now in Leicester Square. Officers remain on scene
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Britain tracked Chinese submarines from its flagship aircraft carrier and was ready to intercept Chinese jets in the South China Sea if required, @RoyalNavy officers have revealed
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France's Clement Beaune says he held "useful and positive" talks today with UK's David Frost - talks again next week but insisted on "need for results [on fishing licences] in the coming days"
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Metropolitan Police Events:# At this time, officers have made 34 arrests in response to this protest. Units were immediately on scene following the initial protest. Bridge Street will be cleared shortly and officers remain on scene working to remove further obstructions
Insulate Britain reach Parliament1 month ago
Insulate Britain reach Parliament
Queen Elizabeth: World leaders must not miss Glasgow's opportunity to solve the climate crisis
1 month ago
British Prime Minister's spokesman: We are ready to respond appropriately to France's threats of a fishing crisis
US will cut greenhouse gas emissions "by well over a gigaton" by the year 2030, says @POTUS at COP26
"We know that none of us can escape the worst that's yet to come if we fail to seize this moment," adds @POTUS. "We're standing at an inflection point in world history
"Climate change is already ravaging the world," @POTUS tells COP26. "It's destroying peoples' lives and livelihoods. It's doing it every day
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British Ambassador to Yemen: The Houthis must stop targeting civilians in Marib
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British Ambassador to Yemen: We are concerned about the Houthi escalation in Marib
Israeli PM @naftalibennett asks his Australian counterpart to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization
British Transport Police investigating Salisbury train crash say train driver has "life changing" injuries
UN Secretary General, @antonioguterres: Those most affected by the climate crisis are the developing countries
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Newtownards: At approximately 6.30am, two masked and armed men boarded the bus and poured fuel over the vehicle before setting it alight. The driver managed to get off the bus unharmed but has been left badly shaken by the incident
1 month ago
A double decker bus has been set on fire in Newtownards after the driver was ordered off at gunpoint by masked men who referenced the protocol, attack occurs on November 1 the deadline previously set by the DUP for progress on the NI protocol
British Transport Police:A casualty centre has been set up at St Mark's Church, St Mark's Ave, SP1 3DL
1 month ago
Elysee: Macron and Johnson agreed to calm the fishing crisis
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Elysee: Macron asked Johnson to respect Britain's agreements with France
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Elysee: Macron and Johnson agreed to reduce escalation in the coming period
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A Downing Street Spokesperson said the Prime Minister raised his concerns about the "rhetoric" from the French Government with the EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen over the fisheries dispute with France
Another twist as tensions simmer between UK and France on fishing - letter that appears to be from the French PM, Jean Castex, to EU Commission President yesterday, says bloc must show 'total determination', and show 'there is more damage to leaving the Union than remaining'
1 month ago
The Government says "We have raised our concerns strongly with both the French and the EU Commission" and the Foreign Secretary has summoned the French Ambassador – after France detained a British scallop trawler amid an escalating row over post-Brexit fishing rights
Short update on brexit / NIP talks. "Britain continues to ask for the impossible" Message sent from Commission to all EU capitals
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Britain: France's seizure of a fishing vessel is an unexpected move by an ally and a partner
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