Map. History of UK conflict

15 October 2019
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No 10 has confirmed that Parliament will be suspended after business tonight (or very early tomorrow morning). Today is last day for MPs to make an impact on direction of Brexit until mid October
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The British Parliament suspended after the end of the session scheduled today until the 14th October
British PM @BorisJohnson insists he still wants a "deal" before taking the UK out of the EU on Oct 31. However, his Irish counterpart, Taoiseach @LeoVaradkar, notes that for his country, no backstop means no deal so the Johnson demand to drop this "insurance plan" won't fly
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UK PM @BorisJohnson says a no-deal Brexit would be a "failure" that both the British and Irish governments would be responsible for.
'No backstop is no deal for us' - Leo Varadkar
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is not expecting a "complete breakthrough" to be reached during talks with Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar today
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British Prime Minister reaffirms exit from the EU in late October
Dublin will oppose direct rule of Northern Ireland should London move to impose it on Belfast (as @BorisJohnson has suggested), says Taoiseach @LeoVaradkar
Dutch trade minister Sigrid Kaag says Brexit on Oct 31 is preferable to an extension: "At some point enough is enough." Notes the current chaos in UK
British Airways cancels almost all flights due to a strike by its pilots
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 politics1 month ago
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
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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
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Britain: Iran's resumption of centrifuges is particular disappointing
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 Castelan1 month ago
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
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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
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British Defense Secretary: We do not want to anticipate the actions of Iran and we must judge its actions
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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
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 made1 month ago
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
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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
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Britain's Supreme Court rejects a challenge to the prime minister's decision to suspend parliament
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UK and Israeli leaders agree on need to stop Iran getting nuclear weapon
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 unknown1 month ago
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
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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
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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"
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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.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Downing Street
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