5 December 2021
4 month ago
Chinese state-backed groups were responsible for a "reckless" attack on Microsoft Exchange servers earlier this year, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said
Iran's largest warship, IRINS Makran and IRINS Sahand  currently in the English Channel - (likely with RN escort in attendance). Believed heading to St Petersburg4 month ago
Iran's largest warship, IRINS Makran and IRINS Sahand currently in the English Channel - (likely with RN escort in attendance). Believed heading to St Petersburg
4 month ago
Downing Street says Prime Minister and Chancellor will no longer take part in contact testing pilot scheme and will self-isolate as normal
4 month ago
Downing Street says Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been contacted by Test and Trace and will "isolate as required" and will not be taking part in the testing pilot
4 month ago
Downing Street says the Prime Minister "was at Chequers when contacted by Test and Trace and will remain there to isolate" adding "He will not be taking part in the testing pilot" and "will continue to conduct meetings with ministers remotely"
4 month ago
UK PM to self-isolate when not working, following minister's infection: Downing St
4 month ago
Downing Street says the Prime Minister and Chancellor "will be participating in the daily contact testing pilot to allow them to continue to work from Downing Street"
4 month ago
Downing Street says Prime Minister and Chancellor "have been contacted by NHS Test and Trace" adding they will "continue to work from Downing Street" and "will be conducting only essential government business during this period"
This wildfire in Howth, Dublin is still burning
House of Commons votes for a *diplomatic* boycott of @beijing2022 - motion passes unanimously4 month ago
House of Commons votes for a *diplomatic* boycott of @beijing2022 - motion passes unanimously
RAF Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 BATMAN11 heading towards the Black Sea4 month ago
RAF Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 BATMAN11 heading towards the Black Sea
.@DefenceHQ Strategic Sealift Service roro, operated by Foreland (previously AWSR) under a 22year charter, UK flag Point class Eddystone departs Black Sea after long delay due to red tape & transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean4 month ago
[email protected] Strategic Sealift Service roro, operated by Foreland (previously AWSR) under a 22year charter, UK flag Point class Eddystone departs Black Sea after long delay due to red tape & transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean
4 month ago
A @RoyalNavy spokesperson said CarrierStrikeGroup has transited through the Suez Canal "with a defensive ring of highly capable ships", adding: "HMS Diamond has experienced some technical issues and has detached from the Task Group She is expected to re-join"
Ben Wallace speaking about the approach of different countries on China: "I am not sure I have a handle on anyone's China policy"
Iran - "Finding a ways to resolve Iran's issues is unfortunately getting harder with the election of this latest president" per Britain's @BWallaceMP "We have to double our efforts." "I am more anxious about Iran than I've been in a long time.not very optimistic"
"China's scale, China's power, its speed of its military development." per Britain's @BWallaceMP "It's not good pretending we can send China backwards"
"For us in the #UnitedKingdom, Russia is the most direct, pressing challenge for us" per @BWallaceMP "It's also a worry bcs it's not well thought out" Wallace says of Putin "For all of his aggression, strategically, in the long term, he's made problems for himself"
"Russia is quite an acute issue for us" per @BWallaceMP, noting Kremlin's use of poison in Britain "That is a real hard-edge threat. What are the boundaries left"
Russia, & China, "They proliferate & use proxies" like the Wagner Group, per @BWallaceMP
"Our adversaries seemed to have worked out our risk appetite & we haven't worked out how to put them off-balance & to communicate to them what's acceptable" Britain's Secretary of State for Defence @BWallaceMP tells @AEI re: Russia
4 month ago
UK reports 36,660 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase since January, and 50 new deaths, the highest since April
4 month ago
Five arrested for domestic abuse incidents following Euro 2020 final. Wiltshire Police say: "We strongly condemn domestic violence and encourage people who believe they have been a victim to speak out"
US withdrawal from Afghanistan without a single casualty "has truly been historic" per @SecDef Lloyd Austin, hosting Britain Secretary of State for Defence @BWallaceMP at the Pentagon
Brent:  A 23-year-old man is in hospital after he was found with gunshot wounds in Stonebridge last night.   Met Police say at 11:22pm they were called to Hillside, NW10.  The victims condition has been described as non-life changing.  No arrests as yet4 month ago
Brent: A 23-year-old man is in hospital after he was found with gunshot wounds in Stonebridge last night. Met Police say at 11:22pm they were called to Hillside, NW10. The victims condition has been described as "non-life changing". No arrests as yet
Bottles thrown as Leicester Square, London, becomes unofficial 'fan zone' for thousands of England fans4 month ago
Bottles thrown as Leicester Square, London, becomes unofficial 'fan zone' for thousands of England fans
4 month ago
The European Commission has confirmed to Sky News that the UK is liable to pay the EU €47.5 billion as part of its post-Brexit financial settlement
Ireland's Micheál Martin is setting out his views on the future of the EU this evening: Ireland as a more engaged member, an expanded EU budget to do more, more EU powers on health, and respect for rule of law as a 'basic requirement'
British Ambassador to the Security Council: We call on all parties to refrain from any unilateral action on the Renaissance Dam
4 month ago
British Prime Minister: Most of our troops have already left Afghanistan
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[email protected] confirms the majority of British forces have now withdrawn from Afghanistan. But he says this does not mean the end of UK commitment to the country. "We are not about to turn away". PM says UK is under no illusion about the perils of the situation
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