After hours long meeting, the British Cabinet has "agreed on the need to take further action" to deter further use of chemical weapons in Syria. The Prime Minister will "continue to work with allies in the United States and France to coordinate an international response"
3 month ago
Cabinet backs PM on Syria, agreed chemical weapons use "cannot go unchallenged" and agreed "the need to take action to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad government." No more specifics, prob guided by the fact the US is still to publicly agree its position.
EU regulators tell financial firms to prepare for Brexit
Moscow says fears UK has 'forcibly detained' former spy's daughter Yulia Skripal
Moscow says will not accept conclusions of OPCW chemical arms watchdog over former spy poisoning
The first question to Maria Zakharova (Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson) at her weekly briefing is about the British "provocation." She says it is linked to Syria, to the general anti-Russian narrative, and the internal narrative in Britain around things like Brexit.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Russia calls on Britain to provide information that Skripal's does not participate in the staged show
Russian deputy foreign minister says Russia needs to study OPCW report on Skripal case
Britain requests UN security council meet next week on chemical weapons watchdog report on Salisbury poisoning - Tweet
3 month ago
NATO considers the use of chemical weapons as a threat to international peace and security. Those responsible must be held accountable. We must protect the ban on the use of chemical weapons – @jensstoltenberg
British Prime Minister Theresa May holding "war council" meeting
A Crown Prosecution Service spokesperson says "it is likely" charges would be brought against Cyril Smith had the same evidence been presented today and the approach to cases such as this "is very different today"
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson calls on Myanmar to release jailed Reuters journalists
Chemicals of the Novichok class were available to U.S and West laboratories since 1990s - Russia
Soviet nerve agent Novichok used in spy poisoning, chemical weapons watchdog confirms
The @OPCW has confirmed Britain's findings that a nerve agent used in an attack on a former spy and his daughter in England came from Russia
Blood samples tested by OPCW "confirm the findings of the UK relating to the identity of the toxic chemical"
No doubt Russia was responsible for the Salisbury attack using a military grade nerve agent, says @BorisJohnson.
Britain's parliament could block Brexit divorce bill: Brexit minister David Davis
Catalonia Ponsati extradition process in Scotland adjourned until May
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he opposes military action in Syria and President Assad should be dealt with "by international law, by sanctions if necessary and by the United Nations"
London Metropolitan Police says a woman in her 20s has been arrested after a man in his 30s died following a stabbing in east London
Edinburgh court says the case on the extradition of Catalan politician Ponsati to Spain needs further procedural hearing
UK Chancellor warns of "catastrophe" for Ireland if UK and EU reach "no solution" in Brexit talks
Global chemical weapons watchdog the OPCW says to release statement at 1100 GMT on Skripal spy poisoning case
British PM May summons ministers to discuss possible military action in Syria
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
3 month ago
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
3 month ago
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