May welcomes U.S. expulsions over spy attack in call with Trump
Ecuador cutting off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's communications outside London embassy
The Irish government has announced it will hold the referendum on whether to liberalise abortion laws on Friday 25 May
Former leader of the English Defence League Tommy Robinson has been suspended from Twitter after his account was taken down for violating the platform's policies on "hateful conduct"
Prime Minister's spokesman says Theresa May has spoken to President Trump to welcome the decision of the United States to expel 60 Russian diplomats over the Salisbury nerve agent attack
FM Erjavec says Slovenia unlikely to take action against Russia as circumstances of Salisbury attack "unclear"
Suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica Alexander Nix will appear before UK parliamentary committee - likely to take place April 17
Malta withdraws ambassador from Russia for consultations
Clara Ponsati hands herself in to Scottish police and raises over £130,000 for legal fees in five hours
Montenegro to Expel Russian Diplomat Over UK Nerve Gas Attack
UK PM Theresa May announces that the MOD will get access to £600m this year for the Dreadnought nuclear sub programme
Guardian: Catalan academic will resist extradition from Scotland to Spain
Russia has said the UK most prove British intelligence services did not poison former spy Sergei Skripal
Scotland Yard has said detectives investigating the Hatton Garden safety deposit raid in April 2015 have arrested a 57-year-old man on suspicion of burglary
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UK PM Theresa May comment on appointment of General Carter as next Head of the Armed Forces
Former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsati has handed herself in to police in Edinburgh after she was made the subject of a European Arrest Warrant
Downing Street has announced General Sir Nicholas Carter has been appointed the new Chief of the Defence Staff
General Sir Nick Carter (@ArmyCGS ) has been appointed new UK Chief of the Defence Staff (Head of the UK military)
Britain will deploy all capabilities to defeat enemies - May
Australian Trade Minister calls for "a high quality and ambitious" trade deal with the UK
Boris Johnson: Expulsions of Russian diplomats are a "very good omen" for UK's post-Brexit relationships
Britain to propose new solution to avoid hard border in Ireland, The Times says
Luxembourg recalling ambassador to Moscow over UK spy poisoning: statement
Britain to introduce new counter-terrorism legislation soon, security minister says
Britain's Corbyn under fire over Russia, anti-Semitism and Brexit
Australian government says not planning to boycott World Cup
Russia’s Ambassador to Australia said on Wednesday the world will enter into a “Cold War situation” should the West continue its bias against Moscow in response to the nerve agent attack against a former Soviet spy in Britain
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NATO joins dozens of governments expelling Russian officials in reaction to the Skripal poisoning in Britain @AFP
Police helicopter out In Chatham
Chinese Foreign Minister's Russia Visit Postponed Amid Nerve Agent Accusations
British spies to launch a counter-propaganda war against Russia, use social media to "disrupt misinformation" - UK's Telegraph
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Russian MFA claims that it's seen pics, in @kommersant, of the "notorious classified files" on which the diplomatic expulsions were based.
US State Department spokeswoman says door to dialogue is open to Russia but must acknowledge responsibility for poisoning former Russian spy
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More than 25 countries have expelled "150 Russia|n intelligence officers hiding under diplomatic cover in their countries," per @PressSec "The Russian government must understand there are serious consequences for its destabilizing actions"
Ukrainian security service has banned 23 Russians, expelled from U.K, from entering Ukraine
Slovakia's president has asked the foreign ministry to explain why his country has not joined two dozen other countries in expelling Russian diplomats
Belgium to expel one Russian diplomat over UK spy poisoning, says PM
Belgian media reports Belgium is to expel one Russian diplomat from the country
UK PM Theresa May: Leaving the EU is a good chance for UK food manufacturers which can trade with new markets around the liaisoncommittee
Britain's May calls for 'long-term response' to Russia after spy poisoning
UK PM May: People want to ensure their data is being used properly, that they can have confidence in the use being made of their data Obviously I can see why the committee wants to look into this. I hope that Facebook, Cambridge Analytica etc will co-operate furhter
UK PM May: Suggestions that Russia interferes in democratic elections in any country is a matter of concern we have not to date seen evidence of successful interference in UK democratic process
Prime Minister Theresa May says the Home Office is undertaking a review of previous tier one visas issued to Russians
US @DeptofDefense Secretary Jim Mattis describes Russia's actions as "attempted murder of a man and his daughter"
UK PM May: Between 2008-15 there were some changes into the visa government but the Home Secretary is undertaking a review into these tier 1 visa... it is right to look generally to see if this being used properly
UK PM May on Russia: We have taken action in recent years to enhance our ability to tackle financing and money laundering
UK PM May: Up to 25 countries have expelled diplomats I welcome the international support. It is in the national security interests of those concerned. The sanctions regime is not a complete blanket ban on financial transaction
Russian Ambassador in Ireland says expulsion decision is unwarranted, uncalled for, senseless and regrettable
Theresa May says 25 countries have expelled Russian diplomats in the aftermath of the Sergei and Yulia Skripal nerve agent attack
Self-styled teacher Umar Haque has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 25 years for training an "army of children" for terrorist attacks in London
"Russia has the potential to be a partner with Europe," says US US Defence Secretary Mattis "Right we have to recognize that they've chosen to seek a different relationship with the @NATO nations." "It is what it is" adds Mattis
"Russia has chosen to be a strategic competitor even to the point of reckless acts, and that's the only thing it can be called, to the innocent people in Salisbury who were exposed possibly to the potential of being murdered by this stuff" says US Secretary Defence Mattis
US @DeptofDefense Secretary Jim Mattis criticizes "pretty obvious Russian use of a weapon of mass destruction, a chemical agent for the first time in Europe since World War II"
"It follows Russia's lack of constructive response to what happened in Salisbury" per @jensstoltenberg "Our actions reflect a serious security concern expressed by all allies"
"This is a broad, strong and coordinated international response" per @jensstoltenberg, announcing @NATO is reducing the size of the Russian diplomatic delegation by 10
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Today's decision doesn't change NATO's policy towards Russia: we remain committed to our dual-track approach of strong defence and dialogue - @jensstoltenberg
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This sends a clear message to Russia: there are costs and consequences for its dangerous pattern of behaviour and follows the lack of constructive response after SalisburyAttack - @jensstoltenberg
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has withdrawn accreditation of 7 staff at the Russian Mission to @NATO. Accreditation requests for 3 others will be denied. Max size of the Russian Mission has been cut by one-third, to 20 personnel
Moldova's foreign ministry says three Russian diplomats are to be expelled from the country in solidarity with the UK over the nerve agent attack
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NATO SG @jensstoltenberg announcing further measures in reaction to the use of a nerve agent in #SalisburyAttack
Catalan academic fighting extradition from Scotland stirs nationalist tension
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British parliamentary committee chair says 'absolutely astonishing' Facebook CEO Zuckerberg won't appear for questioning by lawmakers over data scandal
Russia's Ambassador to Germany, Sergei Nechaev, has responded to Berlin's decision to expel four Russian diplomats over the alleged poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergej Skripal. "We will respond because we consider this an unfriendly gesture," Nechaev said
The Russian individual will be given 9 days to leave Ireland. The Irish government has told the Russian Ambassador that the individual must be out of the country by Friday April 6th
Bulgaria recalls ambassador to Russia for consultations
21-year-old Paul Moore has been sentenced to life with a minimum of 20 years for trying to run over a Muslim woman and a 12-year-old girl as revenge for the London 7/7 bombings and the Parsons Green Tube station attack
Far-right referrals to UK's counter-terrorism scheme soar
Jacob Rees-Mogg: "It is striking that the Prime Minister's robust response to Russia has occurred as we are leaving the EU. Even the prospect of freedom has made us bolder. At the same time, our allies rally to our cause - because they respect strength"
Jacob Rees-Mogg: if Remainers succeed in preventing Brexit, it will be "a national humiliation based on lies"
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China calls for restraint after more expulsions of Russian diplomats
Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney says Ireland will expel one Russian diplomat over the Salisbury nerve agent attack
UK PM's spokesman says May told cabinet there is still more to be done on long-term response to Russia
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"Poor communication and poor procedures" to blame for the failure of fire services to respond adequately to the Manchester Arena attack
The Irish Government has said a Russian diplomat is to be expelled
NATO to announce 'measures' over UK poisoning: statement
Jacob Rees-Mogg: "I'm fully supporting Mrs May. I'm sure she won't break our red lines"
Jacob Rees-Mogg says for the third time that Brexit "will help the least well-off the most"
A report into the Manchester Arena bombing last year has criticised Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service for failing to respond to the attack in the immediate aftermath and says the fire service "played no meaningful role" in the two hours after the explosion
Jacob Rees-Mogg says that British democracy "has built-in protections against raw populism"
"There could have been a different outcome in the (Brexit) referendum had there not been in my view cheating" Christopher Wylie to UK Parliament committee
Jacob Rees-Mogg accuses the EU of having made insufficient preparations for no deal
Jacob Rees-Mogg says "the least well-off" among "our indigenous communities" have been "harmed" by EU freedom of movement
Jacob Rees-Mogg's mother is in the audience to his speech about achieving a "real" Brexit. He says that "any charm" he may possess was "inculcated" in him by her
UK MP Jacob Rees-Mogg says people who want to stop Brexit are "cave-dwellers"
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells UK lawmakers that Canadian firm Aggregate IQ worked on software that was later used to identify Republican voters in U.S. election.
British Parliamentary Committee Chair says possible for Zuckerberg to answer questions videolink
Royal Navy's largest warship and flagship, the aircraft carrier HMS Ocean awaits decommissioning ceremony attended by Queen Elizabeth II. The carrier will be sold to the Brazilian Navy after two decades of service.
British Parliamentary Committee Chair says would still like to hear from Facebook CEO Zuckerberg after he declines to answer questions about data scandal in person
'Russia is seeking to break the unity of the liberal world' says the President of Estonia @KerstiKaljulaid
Russian foreign ministry says Moscow to respond appropriately to US expulsion of Russian diplomats and consulate closure in Seattle
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Green MEP @TerryReintke stresses serious concern over NorthernIreland in Brexit-negotiations. "since my last visit in 2016, the ambiance deteriorated very much, people feel scared, left behind, perceive great insecurity about their future".
UK PM Theresa May: UK's participation in Galileo satellite programme after Brexit is in the interests of the EU
New poll: 36% believe Brexit is more important than Northern Ireland staying in the UK
New Zealand says it can't find Russian spies to expel
No data lost in cyber attack targeting UK sport's anti-doping agency over the weekend - statement
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov says Moscow will respond harshly to the US expulsion of Russian diplomats but is still open to constructive co-operation – RIA
Russia to respond harshly to U.S. expulsion of diplomats: RIA
Moscow: We call on London to study the official articles in the Scripal case and not to mislead the international community
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Australia hints at World Cup boycott over UK nerve agent attack
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"There it goes.": Big blast brings down a power station chimney in Kent, England. The landmark was twice the height of Big Ben's tower before being reduced to rubble.