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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
Nigel Farage says that unless Boris Johnson drops the deal, the Brexit Party will contest every single seat
Essex Police says officers have spoken on the phone to Ronan Hughes who they want to question over the deaths of 39 people found in a lorry trailer in Grays
The chief coroner's report into the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attacks in June 2017 says MI5 needs to improve its systems for ongoing investigations into terrorist suspects
UK Brexit accord rules out trade deal with US, says Trump
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USAF B-52H BRIG03 heading North off the coast of Scotland
MPs have voted to hold an early general election on 12 December