A spokesman for May: Iran should immediately release the British tanker and crew
Theresa May's spokesman says the Prime Minister will make a statement on Wednesday before she leaves Downing Street to officially resign
South Yorkshire Police says a 21-year-old man has died after being stabbed in the Southey area of Sheffield
Foreign Office minister Sir Alan Duncan has resigned. A vocal critic of Boris Johnson in recent months (the two worked together at the Foreign Office)
UK to send a long-range reconnaissance task group (250 troops) to Mali for peacekeeping mission (@UN_MINUSMA) early next year.
UK's @Jeremy_Hunt spoke by phone to France's @JY_LeDrian and Germany's @HeikoMaas on tanker crisis. The ministers condemn Iran's seizure and say safe passage for ships in Strait of Hormuz is "top priority" while avoiding escalation They will "work together to achieve this"
British Prime Minister on Monday to chair a crisis meeting on the oil tanker being held by Iran
London confirms the authenticity of an audio recording showing orders from Iranian forces for the British-flagged oil tanker to divert its course as it passes through the Gulf waters
Egyptian carrier @EGYPTAIR to send larger aeroplanes to accommodate more passengers travelling from @HeathrowAirport to Cairo
Lufthansa says it has canceled flights from Frankfurt and Munich to Cairo but will resume flights on Sunday. British Airways earlier said it would suspend flights to Cairo for seven days
The Sunday Telegraph reports that Jeremy Hunt will announce targeted economic sanctions against Iran - possibly including asset freezes - in response to the IRGC's detention of the British ship in the Strait of Hormuz
: "We condemn the seizure of two commercial ships in the Strait of Hormuz. This represents a clear challenge to international freedom of navigation. We urge Iran to immediately release the ships and their crew. The UK has made clear that their priority is to address the situation through dialogue and diplomacy. NATO supports all diplomatic efforts to resolve this situation. All Allies remain concerned by Iran's destabilising activities.
Officials seize $5 million in gold bars at Heathrow Airport, reportedly from drug cartel
British Airways has suspended ALL flights to Cairo, Egypt for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment"
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Here's a copy of the letter @British_Airways is handing to passengers
UK Defence Secretary @PennyMordaunt called Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged tanker "an illegal and hostile act" that took place in Oman's waters
Iran will resolve the matter of the seized British ship through its legal channels, @JZarif tells @Jeremy_Hunt in phone call, according to Iranian media
Iranian Revolutionary Guard: British warship failed to protect tanker seized by Iran
UK foreign minister Hunt says yesterday's action in Gulf shows worrying signs Iran may be choosing dangerous path of illegal and destabilizing behavior
British Foreign Secretary: We will ensure the security of our vessels in the Gulf
Seized British tanker anchored off Iran's Bandar Abbas: port authority
British Foreign Minister: We will respond to the Iranians in a powerful way
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London's Metropolitan Police account has been hacked
British Foreign Secretary: We do not discuss military options, but through diplomacy to resolve the situation
British Foreign Secretary warns Iran of dire consequences if British tanker is not released
The crew of the Liberian-registered Mesdar tanker seized in the Persian Gulf are "safe and well" and can continue their voyage after the ship was boarded by armed guards on Friday, manager Norbulk Shipping UK said
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The status of the Mesdar oil tanker is still unclear. The ship is turning away from Iran, according to MarineTraffic.
Crew onboard two seized vessels are a mixture of Russian, Ukrainian, Indian, Latvian and Filipino
Hunt: crews of seized ships comprise a range of nationalities. No British citizens on board either ship. Ambassador in Tehran is in contact with the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Seizures are unacceptable. Essential that freedom of navigation is maintained.
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U.K. Foreign Sec. says two ships were "seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz"