Map. History of UK conflict

15 September 2019
1 month ago
The Office for National Statistics says the UK economy shrank by 0.2% in the second quarter of this year
Pound drops after U.K. GDP shows economy shrunk in the second quarter1 month ago
Pound drops after U.K. GDP shows economy shrunk in the second quarter
A QRA launch from @RAFLossiemouth took place due to two Russian 'Bear' bombers, one of which was approaching UK airspace.  The aircraft were monitored until the RAF intercepted and escorted them from the UK's area of interest, ensuring  they did not enter UK airspace.1 month ago
A QRA launch from @RAFLossiemouth took place due to two Russian 'Bear' bombers, one of which was approaching UK airspace. The aircraft were monitored until the RAF intercepted and escorted them from the UK's area of interest, ensuring they did not enter UK airspace.
West Midlands Police says a murder investigation has been launched after a 20-year-old man was shot dead in the Erdington area of Birmingham this evening
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UK Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP: "Every day certain states are determined to push international norms and to test the UK's resolve. The threats to the international rules based system are on many fronts.The (@RoyalAirForce) is well equipped to stand sentry alongside our allies"
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Virgin Trains says there are severe delays, alterations and cancellations to its services in and out of London Euston station because of a fault with the signalling system
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Essex Police says a 14-year-old girl has died in hospital after getting into difficulty at sea near Clacton Pier
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National Rail says all lines are blocked at London Euston due to a fault with the signalling system at the station and this is causing major disruption and trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised
8 AUG: Baltic Air Policing Royal Air Force Typhoons EI01 and EI02 launched from Ämari, Estonia to intercept 1x Tu-142 and 2x Su-30 in international airspace over the Baltic Sea1 month ago
8 AUG: Baltic Air Policing Royal Air Force Typhoons EI01 and EI02 launched from Ämari, Estonia to intercept 1x Tu-142 and 2x Su-30 in international airspace over the Baltic Sea
Dominic Raab: Appalled by situation in Idlib and how Assad backed by Russia revoked a "conditional" ceasefire just days after announcing it - a repeated pattern of behaviour. Attacks on civilian targets are a violation of international humanitarian law – this must stop.
Upon landing, one of the Typhoon pilots provided a report:   These Russian aircraft transiting the Baltic region were not on a recognised flight plan or communicating with Air Traffic Control. The intercept was uneventful and conducted in a professional manner throughout.1 month ago
Upon landing, one of the Typhoon pilots provided a report: "These Russian aircraft transiting the Baltic region were not on a recognised flight plan or communicating with Air Traffic Control. The intercept was uneventful and conducted in a professional manner throughout."
Clashes with police in Belfast at the New Lodge republican bonfire today. One officer gets knocked out. Apparently police wanted to remove the bonfire
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Metropolitan Police says a policeman who was stabbed a number of times with a machete after stopping a van in Leyton in east London is "seriously injured but he will make a recovery"
WalthamForest  A Met Police officer is in a critical condition after he was stabbed repeatedly by a man in his 50s armed with a machete in east London.   The incident, which took place at around midnight, ensued following a routine vehicle stop in Leyton.   More below1 month ago
WalthamForest A Met Police officer is in a critical condition after he was stabbed repeatedly by a man in his 50s armed with a machete in east London. The incident, which took place at around midnight, ensued following a routine vehicle stop in Leyton. More below
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: We welcome Britain's entry into the Gulf Navigation Protection Force
HMS Forth monitoring the Russian patrol ship Vasily Bykov through the English Channel today1 month ago
HMS Forth monitoring the Russian patrol ship Vasily Bykov through the English Channel today
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Greek media reports police in Greece looking for missing 35-year-old British astrophysicist Natalie Christopher have found a body in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria
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Derbyshire Police says residents in Whaley Bridge can return to their homes
Australian Defence Minister @lindareynoldswa: "the Australian government remains very concerned about the increased tensions in Straits of Hormuz and we are considering the American request and also the request from the United Kingdom, but we have not yet made any decision"
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DPRK missile test launches "pose a grave threat to our regional partners and global security". "We encourage North Korea to engage in meaningful discussions with the United States" @foreignoffice statement
Today's @RoyalAirForce Baltic QRA intercept included Russia Navy Tu-134A-4 variant RF-12037 modified to train the crews of Tu-22M2 bombers (note radar housing)  - not quite the transport aircraft stated1 month ago
Today's @RoyalAirForce Baltic QRA intercept included Russia Navy Tu-134A-4 variant "RF-12037" modified to train the crews of Tu-22M2 bombers (note radar housing) - not quite the "transport aircraft" stated
Yesterday Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were initially launched to intercept a Russian Antonov AN-26 Curl transport aircraft1 month ago
Yesterday Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were initially launched to intercept a Russian Antonov AN-26 "Curl" transport aircraft
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets have been launched twice in the past two days to intercept Russian military aircraft flying close to Estonian airspace.  It's the 15th and 16th scramble since the RAF took over NATO Air Policing in May1 month ago
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets have been launched twice in the past two days to intercept Russian military aircraft "flying close to Estonian airspace". It's the 15th and 16th scramble since the RAF took over NATO Air Policing in May
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The Canary Wharf station was completely reopened after being closed due to a security warning
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London Canary Wharf train station closed because of security threat situation
A suspect Device has been identified in the alley way beside homes in Innisfree Gardens, Strabane. The PSNI have begun an evacuation process of some of the surrounding properties and have extended the cordon . Huge inconvenience to local residents, many disabled and elderly1 month ago
A suspect Device has been identified in the alley way beside homes in Innisfree Gardens, Strabane. The PSNI have begun an evacuation process of some of the surrounding properties and have extended the cordon . Huge inconvenience to local residents, many disabled and elderly
Further arrest made in connection to death of Sheffield man Lewis Bagshaw. An 18-year-old man was arrested last night and remains in custody -
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British Foreign Secretary: We want to form a strong coalition to protect the international order in response to the behavior of Iran and the actions of Russia
Lewisham: Two teenagers have been rushed to hospital after they were found suffering stab wounds in NewCross, south-east London.   Met police say they were called to Woodpecker Road, SE14 at 5.30pm. The conditions of the two male victims is currently unknown.1 month ago
Lewisham: Two teenagers have been rushed to hospital after they were found suffering stab wounds in NewCross, south-east London. Met police say they were called to Woodpecker Road, SE14 at 5.30pm. The conditions of the two male victims is currently unknown.
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Metropolitan Police: Detectives investigating the death of 89-year-old Dorothy Woolmer in Tottenham at the weekend have arrested a 22-year-old man
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