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3 RAF Typhoons out of RAF Coningsby ZK367, ZK335 and ZK379
Boris Johnson will not meet EU leaders until they agree to change their position on the Northern Irish backstop
A Downing Street spokesman says Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during a meeting in Edinburgh that the UK will leave the EU on 31 October "come what may"
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she thinks that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is going towards a 'no-deal' Brexit and what happens over the UK's departure from the EU will have an impact on a decision about the timing of a Scottish independence referendum
The Met Office says a recording of 38.7C at Cambridge Botanic Garden last Thursday has become the highest temperature officially recorded in the UK
UK Defense Secretary @BWallaceMP "Freedom of Navigation in the Strait of Hormuz is vital not just to the UK but also our international partners and allies. Merchant ships must be free to travel lawfully and trade safely, anywhere in the world. I'm pleased that."
Government sources: the £100 million estimate for the advertising and marketing budget for No Deal preparations is likely to be an UNDER-estimate
Pompeo: We are considering a "mechanism" with Britain to prevent Iran from hijacking tankers
Pompeo: We coordinate with U.K resolution of the crisis of the tanker held by Iran
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: We will get out of the European Union on October 31 with or without agreement
The pound has dropped to its lowest level against the dollar since March 2017 as UK takes hardline stance on 'no-deal' Brexit
Downing Street says a new Office for Veterans' Affairs is to be set up under cabinet office minister Olivier Dowden and defence minister Johnny Mercer to provide greater lifelong support for military personnel [First tweet deleted and reissued to correct typo]
Downing Street says a new Office for Veterans' Affairs is to be set up under cabinet office minister Olivier Dowd and defence minister Johnny Mercer to provide greater lifelong support for military personnel
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The pound slid to its lowest level in more than two years
British Foreign Office: Washington supports the EU-led Gulf Security Initiative
British Foreign Office: Iran must respect international law
British Foreign Office: We want the British carrier to be released and there will be no exchange of carriers
Sky News understands the UK Government is sending a small number of additional military personnel to a base in Bahrain this week to help with efforts to boost maritime protection for ships travelling through the Gulf following growing tensions with Iran
"The Russian Govt continues to disregard the rights of its people to freedoms of expression, association andpeaceful assembly"
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the death of a man in Walsall.
Rouhani: Britain's detention of the Iranian tanker is illegal and will have serious consequences
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HMS Duncan (@HMSDuncan) has arrived in the Gulf and will begin escorting commercial ships with @HMS_MONTROSE
Bahraini protester @MoosaAkrawi, who tonight took to the roof of the Bahraini embassy in London to protest the imminent execution of two detainees, has been arrested by British police. He says embassy staff hit him with wooden boards before he was detained
Chessington: The victim was pronounced dead on Moor Lane at 00:13. The suspect vehicle - a Ford S Max was found burnt out on Cyclamen Way in Epsom, Surrey - approx 1 mile from the crime scene. The young man was left to die in the road and was found by his friends.
Downing Street says Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to start talks about a free trade deal as soon as possible after the UK leaves the European Union
US President discusses tension over Iran with British PM
Trump says had first call with "great" British PM Johnson
Russian Foreign Ministry warns British media of reciprocal measures after Ofcom fines RT for failing to be impartial
The Met Office says it has received a new provisional figure of 38.7C at Cambridge University Botanic Garden yesterday which would make it the hottest day on record
National Air Traffic services says a technical problem at a control centre in Swanwick has been resolved and air traffic flow rates will improve throughout the rest of the day