24 September 2021
2 week ago
The Director General of MI5 tells @BBCr4today "there is no doubt" recent events in Afghanistan will have "heartened and emboldened" a number of Islamist extremists
A massive industrial fire has broken out in Kidderminster, England - police warn residents to avoid the area2 week ago
A massive industrial fire has broken out in Kidderminster, England - police warn residents to avoid the area
Day ahead UK electricity prices climb to a record  high of £277 per MWh (that's more than €300 per MWh). Again, wind is generating very, very little. Gas is super pricey. CO2 too. Coal is fired-up2 week ago
Day ahead UK electricity prices climb to a record high of £277 per MWh (that's more than €300 per MWh). Again, wind is generating very, very little. Gas is super pricey. CO2 too. Coal is fired-up
HMS Queen Elizabeth, USS America & USS Carl Vinson sailing together in the Pacific2 week ago
HMS Queen Elizabeth, USS America & USS Carl Vinson sailing together in the Pacific
A U.S. B-2 Spirit stealth bomber flies alongside @usairforce F-15s and @RoyalAirForce Eurofighter Typhoons during a training mission over the NorthSea. Missions like this help mitigate security risks within the European theater and build relationships with our @NATO Allies
2 week ago
U.K. PM Boris Johnson hikes taxes on workers, businesses and shareholders to help rescue the National Health Service from soaring backlogs and reform the "broken" social care system
And @HMS_Spey deploying from @HMNBPortsmouth today for the Indo Pacific
2 week ago
UK Foreign Office advises against all travel to Afghanistan due to 'extremely volatile' security situation
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:A number of protesters have become violent towards police. Four of our officers have been injured during clashes. This is unacceptable. We remain on scene
Tensions rise outside government building Canary Wharf3 week ago
Tensions rise outside government building Canary Wharf
Tensions rise outside government building Canary Wharf
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:We have officers attending a demonstration outside a commercial building on Cabot Square in Canary Wharf. A number of officers are on scene, guarding the entrance to the building
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:Officers also continue to attend a demonstration by separate group in Canary Wharf along Bank Street. Arrests have been made and units remain on scene
3 week ago
UK parliament's @CommonsForeign has launched an inquiry into UK policy on Afghanistan. It will examine @FCDOGovUK role in evacuation & in planning response to Taliban takeover. It will also look at broader implications for UK foreign policy, including UK-US ties
3 week ago
JCB to create 100 new jobs at its Staffordshire factories as global demand continues to soar. So far this year, the British manufacturer has recruited 1,350 new employees and handed permanent contracts to 1,000 agency workers
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:The group have left Paternoster Square and are moving off in the direction of Cheapside in the City of London. We continue to monitor the situation and remain on scene
3 week ago
Raab says he has visited the compound in Doha where Afghan refugees have told him "heart-rending stories" about their flight. Foreign Sec said it "reminded me of my father who came to the UK aged 6"
3 week ago
Dominic Raab: The intelligence assessment ruled out the fall of Kabul to the Taliban this year
3 week ago
Raab: Preparations for a military withdrawal from Afghanistan began last April
3 week ago
The drone that flew over Leeuwarden on Wednesday was piloted by a pilot from the United Kingdom and controlled by the Dutch Military Air Traffic Control Center
3 week ago
West Midlands Police:ARREST We've arrested a man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal hit-and-run in Digbeth last Sunday (29 August). Ghulam Nabi, aged 61, was walking along the pavement when he was struck by a car.
3 week ago
Downing Street says the Prime Minister's Special Representative for Afghan Transition is meeting in Doha with senior Taliban representatives to "underline the importance of safe passage out of Afghanistan for British nationals, and those Afghans who have worked with us"
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:A number of arrests were made. In the footage you can see, four officers are seen carrying a suspect to a nearby police vehicle. Activists use the "go floppy" tactic to further delay and frustrate our efforts. Using four officers is the safest and calmest way to detain someone
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:In addition to the caravan blocking Tower Bridge & the blue van blocking the approach on Mansell Street, protesters also lay down on the junction to Tower Bridge. They used devices such as this to frustrate the removal efforts. Again, we have the tools to remove these lock-ons
UN Security Council adopts British-French draft resolution on Afghanistan
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:A group of protestors have walked from Upper Thames Street to #Blackfriars Bridge where they have blocked the junction with New Bridge Street. Officers are on scene and working to clear the road as quickly and safely as possible
Metropolitan Police Events:This is the moment we disrupted an attempt by Extinction Rebellion to block a road.  We predicted where activists might strike, taking immediate action.  Throughout the past seven days, we've responded to several disruptive protests in London3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:This is the moment we disrupted an attempt by Extinction Rebellion to block a road. We predicted where activists might strike, taking immediate action. Throughout the past seven days, we've responded to several disruptive protests in London
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:We made 34 arrests while policing Extinction Rebellion demos yesterday. This includes their attempt to block a junction on Cromwell Road, Kensington where officers were immediately on scene and took action. Our police operation continues across the day
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:Officers currently have a cordon in place at Cromwell Road, there is no kettling, people are free to leave and we are encouraging them to do so
3 week ago
Metropolitan Police Events:We remain on scene at the protest in #MansionHouse where activists are locked to a complex bamboo structure. Teams will work to safely remove these protesters & dismantle the devices. Arrests have been made during the course of the operation, which will continue into the night
4 week ago
West Midlands Police:COURTS A pensioner has been convicted of manslaughter after his wife was found dead at their Stourbridge home. Initially it was believed Gian Bhandal, 82, had died of natural causes, but following a post mortem her husband was arrested. Full story
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