The UK will send 140 military engineers to Poland to provide "specialist support" to Polish forces dealing with a migration crisis on their border with Belarus. A recce team of UK troops has also been sent to Lithuania to assess what support they can offer
The UK will send a recce team of troops to Lithuania to see what help they can offer Lithuanian forces dealing with a migrant crisis on their border with Belarus
Ukraine's foreign minister, @DmytroKuleba, has told @DermotMurnaghan @SkyNews "there would be a lot of dead Russian soldiers" if President Putin decides to invade his country"
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that if it turns out people in Downing Street did not follow rules last Christmas there will be proper sanctions
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss held talks with Ukrainian counterpart in the face of Russian aggression
A full Russian invasion of Ukraine would be on a scale "not seen in Europe since World War 2", the new head of the armed forces has warned. Admiral Sir Tony Radakin described Ukraine crisis - with a build of tens of thousands of Russian troops - as "deeply worrying"
President Zelensky: Great news from London: UK will allocate an additional £1-billion in support for Ukraine. That means new investments, trade, security. As a result of my negotiations with @BorisJohnson last year, the total volume of British support increases to £3,5-billion
Allegra Stratton resigns as adviser to the Prime Minister after a video emerged of her laughing about an alleged Downing Street Christmas party last year
An exclusive Opinium poll for Sky News has found that less than one in 10 people believe Number 10's claim that no party took place in Downing Street last December during lockdown
UK's Johnson announces 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics
Following Putin call, @POTUS spoke with leaders of France Germany Italy Britain "to consult on the way forward" per @JakeSullivan46, Other key allies, US lawmakers also getting briefed - call with Ukraine's @ZelenskyyUa scheduled for Thursday
And on Iran & North Korea, the UK's new military chief said Tehran could "soon" join Pyongyang in posing a "nuclear and ballistic missile threat" to the UK and its allies
A credible source has confirmed that an arrest has been made in connection with the leaked footage of an F-35 crashing on take off from HMS Queen Elizabeth.
This afternoon, @POTUS "will convene a call with President Macron of France, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Draghi of Italy, and Prime Minister Johnson of the United Kingdom following his call with President Putin," according to a @WhiteHouse statement
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Dublin Fire Brigade: Firefighters from HQ have cleared a localised flood in Irishtown. Road drains were located and cleared and the excess water quickly drained
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed on a residential road. The victim, 20, was found suffering knife wounds by a Texaco petrol station in Seven Sisters Road at 11pm on Monday
Downing Street says Boris Johnson and the leaders of the United States, Italy, France and Germany have agreed to present a "united front" against Russian threats towards Ukraine
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Biden, Johnson, Macron, Merkel, Draghi discuss Ukraine ahead of Biden/Putin talks. Downing St
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Kuwait Airways flight KU117 Kuwait-NewYork squawking 7700 Emergency
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has issued some patrol officers with medicine that reverses certain types of drugs overdose
We #StandWithBelarus: Joint Statement by the European Union, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America on new Belarus sanctions
Revenue officers seized €160,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb during a search today with gardaí in Skerries
British Minister of Health: 22 cases of the Omicron variant were recorded, and the number could rise
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The chief of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service, Richard Moore, warned that countries such as China and Russia were racing to master artificial intelligence in a way which could revolutionize geopolitics over the next decade
Asked if the @DefenceHQ at least knows where the £100 million F35 stealth jet is in the Mediterranean, National Security Adviser (NSA) Sir Stephen Lovegrove says: "My understanding is that the experts know where the aircraft is"
On Russian spy threat to sunken F35, NSA says: "The kind of precautions & operations we're undertaking.are designed at least in part to ensure the technology of the F35 remains as confidential as you'd like it to be though security aspects are very much at the top of our mind"
The F35 that dropped off @HMSQNLZ & into the Mediterranean 2 weeks ago has yet to be retrieved but experts know where it is, National Security Adviser tells @CommonsDefence. Stephen Lovegrove admits protecting jet from spying eyes of adversaries like Russia is "top of our mind"
UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who is at the Nato meeting in Latvia today, warns that any incursion into Ukraine by Russia would be a "strategic mistake"