Firefighters are tackling a serious fire at the Claremont Hotel in Eastbourne and East Sussex fire and rescue service are asking people to avoid the seafront
Stena Line has confirmed 16 people have been discovered in a sealed trailer on a ferry sailing from Cherbourg in France to Rosslare in the Republic of Ireland
The BBC has learnt that the UK government has brought the first British citizens out of the area of NE Syria that was formerly under the control of the Islamic state group. It is understood the individuals will be returned to the U.K. in the coming days
Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond is facing 14 charges of sexual assault against 10 women and a preliminary hearing is underway at the High Court in Edinburgh - Alex Salmond denies the allegations against him
2 week ago
HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) anchored in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay outside of Annapolis, Maryland - taken as a drive-by from the Bay Bridge
2 week ago
Prince Andrew is stepping back from royal duties for "foreseeable future" following Epstein scandal
Sweden has dropped its preliminary investigation of Julian Assange on allegations of rape
British Foreign Office: 'The UK position on settlements has not changed. They are illegal under international law, present an obstacle to peace, and threaten the physical viability of a two-state solution.'
PM vows to tackle "the scourge of violent knife crime" saying "anyone caught unlawfully with a knife will be immediately arrested, charged within 24 hours and in court within a week" and says a new court order will help police target known knife carriers
British police are investigating the alleged assault on Hong Kong's Justice Minister while in London
3 week ago
Video: Hong Kong Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng – during a business trip to London to promote, "dispute resolution" – fell on the ground as she was cornered by Hong Kong protesters. She appeared shocked but unharmed.
"After its departure (from the EU), the UK will become an outsider, a second-rate player," @eucopresident says in speech at @collegeofeurope
The Labour Party says it has experienced a "sophisticated and large scale cyber attack" on its digital platforms
says causes of death of James Le Mesurier, founder of @SyriaCivilDef, "are unclear". UK will be looking "closely to see how investigation goes". She hopes Turkey "will be able to investigate thoroughly". She's sure UK will want to give any help required
Nigel Farage says The Brexit Party will not contest the 317 seats won by the Conservatives at the last general election
@Maydayrescue, organization behind @SyriaCivilDef or White Helmets, James Le Mesurier has died at his home in Istanbul last night
British Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn calls Evo resignation "coup" "To see @evoespueblo who... has brought so much social progress forced from office by the military is appalling. I condemn this coup against the Bolivian people and stand with them for democracy, social justice."
Former high sheriff of Derbyshire Annie Hall has been named as woman who died after being caught in floodwater near Darley Dale
Nicola Sturgeon, launching her party's campaign for the Dec. 12 UK election, says Scotland can avoid Brexit by holding an(other) independence referendum next year. "Vote SNP to escape Brexit," she says
A 24-year-old from Cornwall has pleaded guilty to making a string of hoax bomb threats in Britain, the US, and Canada – causing major disruption to schools, colleges, the Palace of Westminster, police stations and even the Super Bowl.
1 month ago
The River Don in Doncaster has burst its banks. The environment agency has issued 5 severe flood warnings for the area
UK lowers security level for its ships in Strait of Hormuz
1 month ago
Bank of England holds rates unchanged, says easing might be needed if Brexit, global risks worsen. Two MPC members unexpectedly vote for a cut
The Labour party has announced that Tom Watson is stepping down as an MP and Labour deputy leader
Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns has resigned
1 month ago
Prime Minister @BorisJohnson leaves for Buckingham Palace to inform the Queen of the general election.
A Downing Street spokesperson says Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to U.S. president Donald Trump this evening and the pair discussed security issues, next month's NATO leaders' meeting in London and U.S. tariffs on goods including Scotch Whisky
Sir Lindsay Hoyle has been elected the new House of Commons Speaker by MPs
1 month ago
DOOM51 600024 USAF B52H BUFF out of Fairford, operating over The Wash / Holbeach area. 1016z
Vietnam arrests two people in connection with 39 bodies found in truck in Britain