5 December 2021
1 year ago
UK formally in recession. It's the deepest recession in UK history. The deepest of any G7 economy. The deepest since the invention of Gross Domestic Product. GDP shrank by 20.4% in Q2, acc to @ONS. Follows a 2.2% fall in Q1
Royal Navy survey ship HMS Enterprise currently off the coast of Beirut Lebanon Enterprise is deploying to Beirut to survey the damage to the city's port
BBC: They're using a plastic container to try to bail out the boat Live on BBCBreakfast @SimonJonesNews found another migrant boat attempting to cross the Channel. The group say they're from Syria1 year ago
BBC: "They're using a plastic container to try to bail out the boat" Live on BBCBreakfast @SimonJonesNews found another migrant boat attempting to cross the Channel. The group say they're from Syria
Firefighters battle massive blaze at Sussex port
1 year ago
UK PM Johnson spoke with Lebanese president Aoun on Saturday
Irish prime minister Micheal Martin says the Irish government will introduce new restrictions on counties of Kildare, Laois and Offaly following the rise in COVID19 cases
RAF Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft completed its first operational mission this week shadowing a Russian warship in the North Sea near to UK waters1 year ago
RAF Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft completed its first operational mission this week shadowing a Russian warship in the North Sea near to UK waters
P-8 Poseidon Pride of Moray from RAF Kinloss conducted prolonged overwatch of Russian warship for first time 3/8/20  Corvette Vasily Bykov transiting the North Sea1 year ago
P-8 Poseidon "Pride of Moray" from RAF Kinloss conducted prolonged overwatch of Russian warship for first time 3/8/20 Corvette Vasily Bykov transiting the North Sea
5 people have died with COVID19. 69 new cases confirmed.
Regularly RAF Weddington based but operating out of RAF Akrotiri, modified Bombardier Global Express, @RoyalAirForce Sentinel R.Mk1 ZJ691 patrolling the Black Sea, off Crimea, providing long-range, wide-area surveillance and target tracking information1 year ago
Regularly RAF Weddington based but operating out of RAF Akrotiri, modified Bombardier Global Express, @RoyalAirForce Sentinel R.Mk1 ZJ691 patrolling the Black Sea, off Crimea, providing long-range, wide-area surveillance and target tracking information
Police have been attacked with petrol bombs in the Skeoge Road area of Derry
1 year ago
The British government announces that the Royal Navy ship Enterprise is heading to Lebanese waters to help prepare for the rebuilding of Beirut's port
Police attacked with petrol bombs during security alert:
Petrol bombs thrown at police during security alert, Derry/Londonderry
1 year ago
Britain offers $6.5 million worth of aid package to Lebanon
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Pizza Express says it could close around 67 of its UK restaurants with up to 1,100 jobs at risk as part of a major restructuring plan
1 year ago
BP loses more than 18,000 million euros and cuts dividends
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A man has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life after a house fire in Bognor Regis. Police were called to Priestley Way at midnight on Saturday and a woman was rescued. Steven Chandler, 32, of Priestley Way, Bognor Regis, will appear in court tomorrow
Russian Oscar-class cruise missile submarine lurking in the Baltic Sea spotted by British fighter jets1 year ago
Russian Oscar-class cruise missile submarine lurking in the Baltic Sea spotted by British fighter jets
1 year ago
Johnson: We previously said that we will not hesitate to postpone the reopening in advance
1 year ago
UK 'puts brakes on' reopening as virus cases rise: PM Johnson
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Johnson: Coronavirus is gaining momentum in parts of Asia and Latin America and even in Europe
UK — New lockdown measures in parts of Northern England: From midnight people from separates households will be prohibited from meeting indoors in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and part of West Yorkshire, following local coronavirus spikes
Britain supports the international efforts for a political solution in Libya
1 year ago
Chinese ambassador to UK "Since UK violated the pledge and commitment on BNO, we have to take other measures not to recognise the BNO passport as a valid travel document." Reluctant to explain implication for those seeking to leave Hong Kong, or whether they would be banned
RAF Typhoon makes emergency landing at Aberdeen Airport while on a routine training mission1 year ago
RAF Typhoon makes emergency landing at Aberdeen Airport while on a routine training mission
1 year ago
Richard Moore has been named as the new chief of the Secret Intelligence Service MI6 replacing Sir Alex Younger
Pentagon: 2,000 troops will reposition to Belgium to HQ, other wills reposition to Italy, another 4,500 troops will do rotations to Black Sea region, about 2,500 airmen in Britain to remain there, under @DeptofDefense plan
1 year ago
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab: The Riyadh Agreement is a key step towards a peaceful and appropriate solution to the crisis in Yemen
1 year ago
The Coastguard helicopter is responding to an emergency off the coast of Dymchurch in Kent. There are reports of two children having been swept out to sea and 'multiple people' in difficulty in the water
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