British Prime Minister Theresa May calls emergency cabinet meeting for Thursday to consider military action against Syria
British Prime Minister Theresa May orders submarines to move within missile range of Syria in preparation for possible strike, sources tell the UK's Telegraph
Yulia Skripal has said in a statement her father "is still seriously ill" and she is "still suffering with the effects of the nerve agent used against us" and adds she does "not wish to avail myself" to services offered by the Russian Embassy at the moment
Theresa May ready to join military action against Assad government in Syria without first seeking parliamentary consent, sources tell the BBC
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New statement from Yulia Skripal
President Poroshenko holds a telephone conversation with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May
British Prime Minister: We are ready to agree to participate in a military operation in Syria
Alexander Perepilichnyy was in Paris with (girl)friend shortly before he dropped dead. He spent the night vomiting after a meal out. Recovered but then collapsed and died soon after flying back to London
Cambridge Analytica's acting CEO has stepped down
British parliament should be given a say on any military action PM May wants to take in response to suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, UK opposition leader Corbyn says
Alexander Tayler has stepped down as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica - company
A British warship “changed its deployment” and arrived in Japan on Wednesday to join efforts to police U.N. sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programmes
Jeremy Corbyn says Parliament should be given a say before the UK takes part in military action in Syria
UK PM Theresa May says the "continued use of chemical weapons cannot go unchallenged" and the UK will work with its "closest allies" to see how those responsible for the latest attack in Syria can be held to account
British Transport Police says a man is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after a serious assault at Stratford International Station in east London this morning
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A third @RoyalNavy ship, HMS ALBION, has been sent to the Asia Pacific region to demonstrate the UK's commitment to peace and security in the region
Briton found dead in Pangasinan, Philippines
European Commission raids British headquarters of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox; reason unknown - UK's Telegraph
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Amb. @KarenPierceUN: Russia cannot carry out an investigation on its own in Syria; it has no mandate from the Security Council. The investigation has to be independent. It is clear Moscow cares more for saving Asad, "abusing the power of veto", than about the use of WMD.
Man critical after 13 injured in a two-bus crash in Luton
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In phone call, @POTUS and @theresa_may "agreed not to allow the use of chemical weapons to continue," according to just-released @WhiteHouse readout.
Prime Minister Theresa May and other political figures including U.S. president Donald Trump and former president Barack Obama have not been invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
_may also said she would chair a meeting of Britain's National Security Council later on Tuesday
Irish PM dismisses Davis' Brexit comments as 'strange'
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Israeli Labour party formally suspends ties with Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism in Labour
Increased activity on the British military base in Cyprus.
This is a red line: a country cannot have the same rights as an EU member when it has left the EU – German CDU MEP Elmar Brok
"The agreement on the future relationship will be more than just one agreement"- @ElmarBrok_MEP
German CDU MEP Elmar Brok: Brexit has damaged all of us but the negotiations are there to limit the damage
German CDU MEP Elmar Brok: after Brexit, the standards will diverge. This is technically very difficult to deal with. So you will have border checks and all kinds of controls
German CDU MEP Elmar Brok at our Brexit perspectives event in Brussels: the deal from December is for Northern Ireland to have "full alignment" with the EU but nobody knows how to translate that in legal terms. UK disagrees with our translation but we are still waiting for theirs
Russian embassy in London says any secret resettlement of Sergei and Yulia Skirpal 'will be seen as an abduction or at least as their forced isolation'
British PM May to talk to Trump on suspected chemical attack in Syria
Reuters: British Prime Minister: Those responsible for the chemical attack in Syria should be held accountable
Washington: @statedeptspox: "Acting Secretary Sullivan spoke with @BorisJohnson to discuss the alleged chemical weapon attack in Douma, the international community's response, and potential further steps the U.S. and UK governments might take in coordination with other partners.
UK Chief of the Defence Staff held a "significant" meeting with key military officials in the MOD this morning to discuss military options for Syria
'Any kind of a border has to be avoided at all costs the people won't allow it, we're not going to have one' says Former Taoiseach of Ireland Bertie Ahern
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair says he thinks there is no doubt that Russia poisoned Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury
The Russian Embassy in London has said in a statement "we congratulate Yulia on her recovery. Yet we need urgent proof that what is being done to her is done on her own free will"
British Gas will increase energy bills for dual fuel customers on its standard variable tariff by an average 5.5% or £60 a year affecting 4.1m households
Salisbury District Hospital Medical Director says it is hoped poisoned spy Sergei Skripal "will be able to leave hospital in due course"
Sergei Skripal 'has made good progress' according to Salisbury District Hospital chief
PM Theresa May: UK's net migration target to remain post-Brexit
Salisbury District Hospital confirms Yulia Skripal has been discharged from hospital following nerve agent attack
Yulia Skripal has been discharged from hospital Salisbury District Hospital has confirmed
Tony Blair says probably not necessary for @theresa_may to seek parliamentary backing for UK airstrikes against Assad post suspected chemical weapons attack. Makes distinction between airstrikes and deploying ground troops in terms of requirement for MPs' vote
Viktoria Skripal says she is "feeling pleased" that her cousin Yulia Skripal is "well enough to be released from hospital" and says she thinks the UK will insist she claims asylum
Sky Sources say Yulia Skripal is being discharged from hospital after she had issued a statement to say her strength is "growing daily" following the nerve agent attack in Salisbury