5 December 2021
Second @RoyalNavy ship enters Black Sea: Batch II River class offshore patrol boat, Gibraltar based @HMSTrent transited Bosphorus en route to participate in the annual exercise @ExSeaBreeze with over 30 countries5 month ago
Second @RoyalNavy ship enters Black Sea: Batch II River class offshore patrol boat, Gibraltar based @HMSTrent transited Bosphorus en route to participate in the annual exercise @ExSeaBreeze with over 30 countries
5 month ago
The UK government said Sunday it was investigating how secret defence documents outlining the movements of a warship that led to Russia firing warning shots off the Crimean coast were found at a bus stop in Kent, southeast England
5 month ago
Financial watchdog bans crypto exchange Binance from UK
All seagoing assets of the Mediterranean detachment of the Russian Navy based in Tartus is deployed to monitor on the movements of CSG21 in the Eastern Mediterranean5 month ago
All seagoing assets of the Mediterranean detachment of the Russian Navy based in Tartus is deployed to monitor on the movements of CSG21 in the Eastern Mediterranean
5 month ago
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has resigned following footage of him breaking social distancing rules
Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyer @HMSDefender (D36) arrived in Batumi, Georgia for a port visit this morning5 month ago
Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyer @HMSDefender (D36) arrived in Batumi, Georgia for a port visit this morning
Spain rejects Merkel's bid to impose EU-wide quarantine for UK visitors
5 month ago
Downing Street has said that the Prime Minister has accepted Health Secretary Matt Hancock's apology for breaching social distancing rules and "considers the matter closed"
Hungary warned it could be stripped of EU funds: "There was absolutely no doubt leaving that meeting that Hungary was left in no doubt that a line had been crossed, and without question it would have implications in terms of future decisions around funding," said @MichealMartinTD
Four men charged with the shooting of Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson appeared in court today (fri).  Ms Johnson is fighting for her life in hospital after being gunned down at a garden in Peckham, south London, on May 235 month ago
Four men charged with the shooting of Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson appeared in court today (fri). Ms Johnson is fighting for her life in hospital after being gunned down at a garden in Peckham, south London, on May 23
5 month ago
London and Washington are trying to distort the information about situation with the British destroyer in the Black Sea, Russian Deputy FM Ryabkov said. The United States and Britain are trying to provoke a conflict with their actions, he added.
Prime Minister @BorisJohnson visited New Normandy Barracks in Aldershot this morning to meet and thank service personnel
Antonov An-225 Mriya UR-82060 departed Karachi Pakistan en route to RAF Brize Norton, The aircraft is carrying three RAF helicopters from Afghanistan to the UK5 month ago
Antonov An-225 Mriya UR-82060 departed Karachi Pakistan en route to RAF Brize Norton, The aircraft is carrying three RAF helicopters from Afghanistan to the UK
Satellite image of today's incident with the British destroyer DEFENDER off the coast of Crimea5 month ago
Satellite image of today's incident with the British destroyer DEFENDER off the coast of Crimea
SHOP keeper has been attacked with machetes in a blood-curdling broad daylight attack in Leeds5 month ago
SHOP keeper has been attacked with machetes in a blood-curdling broad daylight attack in Leeds
HMS Defender: interesting item on BBC News at 6 by defence correspondent Jonathan Beale. Showed a Coast Guard vessel and a Su-24 at close distance; scenes on the bridge etc5 month ago
HMS Defender: interesting item on BBC News at 6 by defence correspondent Jonathan Beale. Showed a Coast Guard vessel and a Su-24 at close distance; scenes on the bridge etc
Another video from the Russian MoD, possibly taken from a UAV. It appears to show a Russian FSB Coast Guard patrol boat following the HMS Defender and a Su-24M with a Su-30SM flying past the destroyer5 month ago
Another video from the Russian MoD, possibly taken from a UAV. It appears to show a Russian FSB Coast Guard patrol boat following the HMS Defender and a Su-24M with a Su-30SM flying past the destroyer
The Russian MoD released the first footage from the incident. Though it only shows a Russian fighter (looks like a Su-30M) following the HMS Defender
Details in this BBC story on the Black Sea incident. Its defence correspondent Johathan Beale is on board of HMS Defender: over 20 Russian aircraft detected nearby5 month ago
Details in this BBC story on the Black Sea incident. Its defence correspondent Johathan Beale is on board of HMS Defender: over 20 Russian aircraft detected nearby
5 month ago
Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP: "As is normal for this route, she entered an internationally recognised traffic separation corridor. She exited that corridor safely at 0945 BST. As is routine, Russian vessels shadowed her passage & she was made aware of training exercises in her wider vicinity"
5 month ago
UK Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP on UK-Russia Black Sea spat - his account is very different to the one from Russia's defence ministry. Mr Wallace says @RoyalNavy destroyer HMS Defender carried out a "routine transit" from Odesa towards Georgia across the Black Sea
5 month ago
British Defense Ministry: We believe the Russians were undertaking a gunnery exercise in the Black Sea and provided the maritime community with prior-warning of their activity. No shots were directed at HMS Defender and we do not recognise the claim that bombs were dropped in her path
5 month ago
British Defense Ministry: No warning shots have been fired at HMS Defender. The Royal Navy ship is conducting passage through Ukrainian territorial waters in accordance with international law
5 month ago
Russia did not fire warning shots *at* a @RoyalNavy ship but was conducting a gunnery exercise 3 miles away, a defence source has told. The source says HMS Defender was in international waters
Current position of Defender destroyer (11:07 UTC/GMT)5 month ago
Current position of Defender destroyer (11:07 UTC/GMT)
5 month ago
Russian Su-24 made warning bombing near HMS Defender (D36) in Black Sea according to Russian Defense Ministry
The UK Ministry of Defence released photos of Tuesday's sorties over Iraq in support of Op Shader, Coordinates: 34.664779°, 41.739157°
British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Laurie Bristow, presents his credentials to President Ghani.  We continue to support an inclusive peace process, partner on counter-terrorism activity and provide substantial development and humanitarian support, Bristow says5 month ago
British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Laurie Bristow, presents his credentials to President Ghani. "We continue to support an inclusive peace process, partner on counter-terrorism activity and provide substantial development and humanitarian support," Bristow says
UK's International Liaison Officer (ILO) today joined the Indian Navy's Information Fusion Centre-Indian Ocean Region, Gurugram. Lt Commander Stephen Smith will be based full-time at the Centre, working directly with the Indian Armed Forces
The Russian military began to monitor the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth in the Mediterranean
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