24 September 2021
4 week ago
Grim words from British Armed Forces Minister @JSHeappey who tells the BBC the terrorist threat at Kabul airport is "very serious" and "imminent"
1 month ago
B2 Stealth Bomber has just flown at around 2,000 feet in the edge of the cloud over the village towards Tetbury / one of the Gloucestershire or Oxfordshire RAF bases. Makes a change from the usual C17s & A330s
USAF B2 bombers arriving into RAF Fairford just now1 month ago
USAF B2 bombers arriving into RAF Fairford just now
UK retailers report lowest level of stock *since 1983* – today's @NewStatesman Chart of the Day on Britain's supply chain crisis1 month ago
UK retailers report lowest level of stock *since 1983* – today's @NewStatesman Chart of the Day on Britain's supply chain crisis
1 month ago
Brigadier Dan Blanchford, commander in charge of UK evacuation mission from Kabul says the operation is now airlifting around 2,000 people in 24 hours to safety, with more than 10,000 Afghans and UK nationals rescued from the country since it started
1 month ago
[email protected] reveals he's asked Russia's foreign minister for a phone call to talk about issues like Afghanistan & expulsion of a BBC journalist from Russia. But he doesn't seem to have had a reply: "I am scheduled to speak to him. or we've asked to speak to him"
1 month ago
British Ministry of Defense: We have evacuated 1,112 Afghans during the past hours, and more military flights are scheduled today
1 month ago
Metropolitan Police Events:The demonstration on Parliament Street and Whitehall is causing unreasonable disruption to the community. We are advising activists that if they do not move off the road, they risk being arrested. Parliament Square green is a two min walk away
1 month ago
Metropolitan Police Events:Protesters are blocking roads around Parliament Street and Whitehall in #Westminster. We have officers on scene. Their demonstration is causing disruption to traffic which we are working to minimise. Will share updates in due course
Downing Street says the government has not set a hard deadline for when UK evacuation procedures will end1 month ago
Downing Street says the government has not set a hard deadline for when UK evacuation procedures will end
1 month ago
British government: We will not be able to evacuate once US forces leave Afghanistan
1 month ago
UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says "hours not weeks" remain to evacuate people from Afghanistan
The US and British Defense Ministers discuss by phone cooperation in Kabul for the next stage
Overwhelmed UK and coalition soldiers at Kabul Airport.  Heavy Taliban presence1 month ago
Overwhelmed UK and coalition soldiers at Kabul Airport. Heavy Taliban presence
1 month ago
British Defense Minister: Our forces remain in Kabul to ensure the evacuation of qualified Afghans to Britain
1 month ago
UK has sanctioned seven Russian nationals employed by the FSB, under the chemical weapons regime, citing attempted assassinations of Navalny and Skripal: Alexey Alexandrov, Vladimir Bogdanov, Stanislav Makshakov, Ivan Osipov, Vladimir Panyaev, Alexei Sedov, Kirill Vasilyev
1 month ago
Met Éireann has issued a thunderstorm and rain warning for all of Leinster as well as Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. The alert is valid from midday tomorrow until 8pm with scattered heavy showers and thundery downpours leading to a risk of spot flooding
Man seriously injured following a stabbing in a McDonalds in Leeds city centre1 month ago
Man seriously injured following a stabbing in a McDonalds in Leeds city centre
Death of five-year-old Afghan refugee who fell from Sheffield hotel window an 'absolute tragedy', MPs say
A man has been charged with a number of drugs offences as part of a police investigation into the East Belfast UVF. The 33 year-old was arrested following a search of a property in the area yesterday. He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court next month
1 month ago
British Defense Minister: The Taliban are cooperating in the transit of British citizens and Afghan collaborators towards evacuation points
1 month ago
British Foreign Secretary: We will provide sanctuary for about 20,000 Afghans who are forced to leave
1 month ago
Johnson: We went to Afghanistan to counter al-Qaeda and terrorism
1 month ago
Commander of the British Armed Forces: We believe that the Taliban does not want to be an international pariah again
1 month ago
Commander of the British Armed Forces: The Taliban keep the streets of Kabul very calm and safe and help us with evacuations at the airport
1 month ago
Nando's forced to close 50 restaurants due to supply chain disruptions
1 month ago
British Prime Minister calls US President to discuss the situation in Afghanistan
1 month ago
British Ministry of Defense: British Armed Forces continue to evacuate British citizens and collaborators from Kabul
A British military plane carrying the first batch of returnees from Afghanistan arrives in London
1 month ago
DefSec @BWallaceMP says UK could put in more troops to facilitate evacuation from Kabul. Says will try to continue flights out till end of month
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