16 May 2022
Training of soldiers for the use of NLAW anti-tank missile systems began today at the 184th Training Center of the National Academy of Land Forces named after Hetman Petro Sagaidachny
3 month ago
Scotland Yard is now investigating "a number of events" in Downing Street and Whitehall in relation to potential coronavirus regulation breaches, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick said
3 month ago
Met Police will now investigate a number of lockdown events at Downing Street and Whitehall. The events were referred by Sue Gray, Cressida Dick says
3 month ago
The UK is "becoming aware of a significant number of individuals that are assessed to be associated with Russian military advance-force operations and currently located in Ukraine" - update from deputy defence minister @JSHeappey
3 month ago
Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy calls for PM Boris Johnson to resign amid fresh revelations about Downing Street parties He said the rules were clear and what has emerged is clearly a breach of them
3 month ago
ITV: Boris Johnson had a surprise birthday party during first lockdown with wife Carrie inviting up to 30 people to Cabinet Room bash - despite rules banning indoor social gatherings
Two men and a teenage girl have admitted attacking a father-of-two psychiatrist in a Cardiff city park, but deny his murder.  Dr Gary Jenkins, 54, suffered horrific injuries when he was brutally attacked in the shadow of Cardiff Castle3 month ago
Two men and a teenage girl have admitted attacking a father-of-two psychiatrist in a Cardiff city park, but deny his murder. Dr Gary Jenkins, 54, suffered horrific injuries when he was brutally attacked in the shadow of Cardiff Castle
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg and UK Foreign Secretary @trussliz discussed Russia's military build-up in/around Ukraine & implications for European security. He thanked her for British contributions to NATO collective defence & strong support to our partner Ukraine
3 month ago
Intelligence is "pretty gloomy" on an imminent, new Russian invasion of Ukraine but it's not inevitable, UK PM says. "I have got to tell you that I think the intelligence is pretty gloomy on this point," he says
3 month ago
British PM says there are around 60 Russian battle groups on the borders of Ukraine. In a pool TV interview, @BorisJohnson said: "The plan for a lightning war that could take out Kyiv is one that everyone can see. We need to make it clear to Russia that that would be a disastrous step"
3 month ago
UK Prime Minister @BorisJohnson warns a further Russian invasion of Ukraine could be "a new Chechnya". "We also need to get over the message that invading Ukraine from a Russian perspective is going to be a painful, violent and bloody business.this could be a new Chechnya"
3 month ago
UK Foreign Office officials said the decision was not the result of specific intelligence targeting British diplomats but a response to the growing risk of a Russian incursion & the potential risk to diplomats
3 month ago
The BBC understands the Foreign Office has started to withdraw staff from the British embassy in Kiyv, amid growing fears in the West that Russia may be preparing to invade Ukraine
3 month ago
The UK is keeping "under close review" the situation at its embassy in Ukraine after US announced it will reduce staff + withdraw families. @FCDOGovUK said: "The safety & security of our staff & British nationals is our top priority. We are keeping the situation under close review"
3 month ago
Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Secretary says "there will be severe economic consequences if Russia installs a puppet government in Ukraine" but it's "extremely unlikely" that troops will be sent to Ukraine
Remarkable detail in UK Foreign Sec Liz Truss's warning that Moscow is looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv, possibly fmr MP Yevhen Murayev, as it considers whether to invade and occupy Ukraine.  She additionally warns of Russian intelligence contacts with: Arbuzov, Kluyev, Sivkovich, Azarov3 month ago
Remarkable detail in UK Foreign Sec Liz Truss's warning that Moscow is "looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv", possibly fmr MP Yevhen Murayev, "as it considers whether to invade and occupy Ukraine." She additionally warns of Russian intelligence contacts with: Arbuzov, Kluyev, Sivkovich, Azarov
3 month ago
The British government has accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine's government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate
A live fire Russian naval exercise has been scheduled inside the Irish EEZ3 month ago
A live fire Russian naval exercise has been scheduled inside the Irish EEZ
Paramilitary Crime Task Force officers arrest two men in their 20s and seize suspected herbal cannabis during raid in east Belfast.
Crowds continue to build at BBC, Portland Place. For NHS100k Protest against Vaccine Mandates3 month ago
Crowds continue to build at BBC, Portland Place. For NHS100k Protest against Vaccine Mandates
3 month ago
Russian and UK defense ministers to meet over Ukraine: UK defense source
Queue of lorries at Dover port3 month ago
Queue of lorries at Dover port
3 month ago
There are already queues of lorries outside the Port of Dover
3 month ago
Shoigu invited British Defense Minister Ben Wallace to Moscow to discuss security issues, - the Russian Defense Ministry said
3 month ago
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warn Russia will pay a "considerable and serious price" if it invades Ukraine. In a phone call Thursday, the two leaders agreed "further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine must be averted"
3 month ago
The German chancellor and the British prime minister discuss by phone the developments of tension between Russia and Ukraine
U.S. military's top officer spoke to his British counterpart by phone today, spokesman says. Gen. Milley's call follows reports that a small team of British commandos have deployed to Ukraine along with anti-tank weapons
A photo of the Ropucha-class Korolev landing ship followed by the Flamant (P 676) patrol boat during the transit of Russian ships across the English Channel3 month ago
A photo of the Ropucha-class Korolev landing ship followed by the Flamant (P 676) patrol boat during the transit of Russian ships across the English Channel
3 month ago
A group of about 30 elite UK troops has arrived in Ukraine to help train Ukrainian military on new anti-tank weapons from UK. @TheRangerRegt troops flew out on military planes that airlifted anti-tank weapons during course of the week
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