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Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

United Airlines issues ticket waiver after threat level is raised to critical

United Airlines issues UK terror waiver after Manchester attack

United Airlines issues UK terror waiver after Manchester attack

The ticket waiver allows customers to change to other flights without paying a fee, they are often issued for major events or severe weather

Twitter divided over Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy comments

Manchester Attack: Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

The Labour Leader is expected to declare UK foreign policy must change because he claims the involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has led to an increased risk of terrorism

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Manchester attack: US intelligence leaks 'embarrassing', says security specialist Will Geddes

Manchester attack: US intelligence leaks 'embarrassing', says security specialist Will Geddes

Manchester attack: US intelligence leaks 'embarrassing', says Will Geddes

The security specialist spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould about the pictures leaked to The New York Times

Manchester Attack: Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media photo leaks

Manchester Attack: Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media photo leaks

Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media leaks

UK officials were furious after information about the Manchester attack investigation was leaked to the US press on Wednesday

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Operation Temperer - the plan to protect the United Kingdom from terrorism

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

Theresa May has become the first Prime Minister in history to implement the operation after the terror threat level was raised to 'critical'

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Scottish Leaders Debate: 'Stars of the show were the audience', says Scottish Sun editor

'Forget Nicola Sturgeon and Ruth Davidson, the real stars of Scottish leaders' debate were the audience'

'Forget Sturgeon and Davidson, the real stars were the audience'

Alan Muir, who is the editor of The Scottish Sun, spoke to Paul Ross about Sunday's BBC One debate between political leaders in Scotland

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence

The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland accused the First Minister of 'lying' during last year's election in Holyrood

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Julian Assange: The real questions now fall on Ecuador, says lawyer

Julian Assange: The real questions now fall on Ecuador, says lawyer

Sweden's director of public prosecutions has dropped a rape investigation on Julian Assange

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

A military exercise in the Pacific Ocean was cancelled after a French landing craft became stranded.   The incident came during a joint exercise between Japanese, British, French, and American forces.   The exercise came as the craft attempted to land on the American island of Guam in the Mariana Archipelago.  It had been meant to be a demonstration of strength to counter the growing Chinese presence in the region.   However, the landing damaged the propellor of the vehicle, which led to the exercise being

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

The incident came during a joint exercise between the French, Japanese, British and American forces

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Electronic device ban could be extended to include flights from UK to America

US laptop ban could be extended to flights from UK - reports

US laptop ban could be extended to flights from UK - reports

Reports claim that a decision will be made in the next few weeks about whether to extend the electronic device ban

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

British man suspected of Islamic State membership convicted of terrorism offence

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence

British 'Isis leader' convicted of terror offence

33-year-old Aine Davis had been arrested in 2015 in Turkey, and is understood to be part of the cell which included 'Jihadi John'

Ministers scramble to make immigration plan due to fears Emmanuel Macron will end UK border controls at Calais

Ministers 'racing to finalise immigration plan over fears Emmanuel Macron will scrap Calais border'

UK ministers 'fear Emmanuel Macron will scrap Calais border controls'

The Telegraph is claiming government ministers are preparing to implement an immigration plan in the event that the new president ends UK border checks on French soil

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Emmanuel Macron - what does the En Marche leader's election mean for Brexit?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Macron could prove to be a sizeable roadblock for Theresa May's Brexit vision

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

Banksy Brexit mural in Dover provokes heated online debate

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

The illustration which appeared near the A20 showed a man cracking a star off an EU flag

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Theresa May speech: 'Senior figures say Britain doesn't understand reality as EU defines it,' says John Redwood

Brexit 'dinner party from hell' article wrong on all counts, says John Redwood

Brexit 'dinner party from hell' article wrong on all counts, says John Redwood

The Tory grandee defended Theresa May's speech in an interview with James Whale

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn divorce bill

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn EU divorce bill

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn EU divorce bill

The Brexit Secretary made this clear to Good Morning Britain amid claims by the Financial Times that the bill has increased

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Article 50: Should no deal for the UK be acquired, could it be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

The formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the EU was triggered in March, and the two-year negotiation period has begun

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

'Angela Merkel's Brexit comments on UK politicians are actually beneficial for Theresa May', says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Angela Merkel claims British politicians are living under and illusion that the UK will keep its rights after leaving the EU

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must honour EU financial commitments before trade talks begin

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

Donald Tusk warns UK must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

The president of the European Council has said that the UK must sort out its history with the EU, before it sorts out its future

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

A deployment of 180 HMRC officers were sent to search professional football offices across the UK and France

Madeleine McCann: Scotland Yard confirms detectives are pursuing 'critical' leads

Madeleine McCann: Scotland Yard confirms detectives are pursuing 'critical' leads

Madeleine McCann: Scotland Yard confirms detectives pursuing 'critical' leads

Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said there were 'significant' leads of great interest to the UK and Portuguese teams

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Spanish police arrest eight suspected jihadists with links to Brussels bombings

Spanish police arrest eight suspected jihadists with links to Brussels bombings

Spanish police arrest eight suspected jihadists with links to Brussels bombings

Catalan police conducted a series of raids in Barcelona to apprehend suspected members of a jihadist terror cell

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' infection

The singer had just finished his South American tour when he became violently ill on the plane back to the UK

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rihanna blasted over raunchy photoshopped images of the Queen

Rihanna blasted over raunchy photoshopped images of the Queen

The singer marked the British monarch's 91st birthday over the weekend by releasing a series of doctored photographs with the Queen's face superimposed on her body

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Early election: Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

The President of the European Council took to Twitter in the wake of the Prime Minister's announcement with a strange comparison.

EasyJet calls for victims to come forward after couple were thrown off Luton flight

EasyJet calls for victims to come forward after couple thrown off Luton flight

EasyJet calls for victims to come forward after couple thrown off flight

The couple, known only as Manoj and Viddha, were forced to leave the flight to Catania in Sicily from Luton Airport

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Boko Haram plot to attack US and UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Securities officials claim they broke up a plan to attack western establishments late in March

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum once leaving terms are clear

German politician tells UK to hold second Brexit referendum because we didn't know what we were doing first time

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum

The general secretary of the Social Democrat Party (SPD), Katarina Barley, urged the country to hold a second vote because of a supposed lack of awareness of what they were voting for

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

The former lecturer, who was given a terminal diagnosis of motor neurone disease, will now be able to fight the law preventing him from dying on his own terms

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

'London won't fall if Gerard Butler can help it' - Londoners react to New York Times feature

'London won't fall if Gerard Butler can help it' - Londoners react to New York Times feature

Londoners react to New York Times 'Will London Fall?' feature

Sarah Lyall wrote a piece for the New York Times which has gained traction online

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Russia and Iran give ultimatum of military force following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising after the US assault and Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Labour split as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides about US Syria airstrike

Labour split on Syria strikes as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides

Labour split on Syria strikes as Corbyn and Watson take opposing sides

The leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party have taken opposite sides of the debate

West backs US airstrike on Syrian airbase as Russia condemns 'American aggression'

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

France and the UK have supported the airstrike on the base from which the chemical attacks on Khan Sheikhun were launched

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Former cabinet minister calls for Britain to share Gibraltar's sovereignty with Spain

Britain should share Gibraltar with Spain, says former minister

Britain should share Gibraltar with Spain, says former minister

Lord Peter Hain said it would solve the problem of Gibraltar being taken out of the EU against how it voted

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Theresa May suggests freedom of movement could be temporarily extended for post-Brexit 'implementation period'

Theresa May suggests freedom of movement could be temporarily extended after Brexit

May suggests freedom of movement could continue after Brexit

The Prime Minister said the extension could be made as the UK implements its negotiated deals

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK', says foreign affairs committee

Theresa May's Saudi Arabia visit is vital to UK interests, says foreign affairs committee chair

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK'

Crispin Blunt plays down human rights criticism in conversation with Sam Delaney

James Whale roasts UKIP’s Jonathan Arnott over Gibraltar and Lib Dem charity boxing match

James Whale calls UKIP's Jonathan Arnott a 'pillock' in row over Gibraltar

James Whale calls UKIP's Jonathan Arnott a 'pillock' in row over Gibraltar

Our host and the MEP for North East England had a fiery dispute over Gibraltar, as well as his performance in a charity boxing match

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Gibraltar: 'It's sad Spain has raised the ante' on the issue, says Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

Gibraltar: 'It's sad Spain has raised the ante' on the issue, says Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

'It's sad Spain has raised the ante' on Gibraltar, says Baroness Butler-Sloss

Butler-Sloss, vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group of Gibraltar, told Julia Hartley-Brewer the UK would defend its overseas territory 'appropriately'

Gibraltar: 'Spain are acting like we're in colonial times, they're being totally unreasonable', says Andrew Rosindell MP

Gibraltar: 'Spain are acting like a colonial power, they're being totally unreasonable', says Andrew Rosindell MP

'Spain are acting like a colonial power over Gibraltar', says Tory MP

Tory MP blasts Spain and the EU for requiring Spain's consent in any Brexit agreements regarding Gibraltar

Donald Trump praises European Union for 'getting their act together' in Brexit response

Donald Trump praises European Union for 'getting their act together' in Brexit response

Donald Trump praises European Union for 'getting their act together' for Brexit

The US president said it was now less likely for other member-states to follow in the footsteps of the UK

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Brexit: 'EU Referendum was held to solve Tory party problems,' claims Barry Gardiner MP

'Forget David Cameron's claims about Brexit referendum - he only did it to heal Tory wounds'

'Forget Cameron's claims about EU referendum - he was playing party politics'

The Labour MP for Brent North spoke to Carole Malone about David Cameron's speech in Ukraine

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lloyd's of London to establish Brussels office before UK departs EU

Brexit: Iconic British insurer Lloyd's of London to establish Brussels office

Brexit: Iconic British insurer Lloyd's of London to establish Brussels office

The insurance company will set up shop in Brussels before the negotiation period is done

Poll shows more Scots support Theresa May's UK vision over Nicola Sturgeon's independence bid

Scottish independence: Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as poll suggests majority of Scots back Brexit unity

Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as poll suggests majority of Scots back Brexit unity

Research by the company NatCen found many of Scottish people held similar views on Brexit to the rest of the country

Noel Conway to learn ruling of legal challenge against law on assisted dying

Terminally ill Noel Conway to learn verdict on assisted dying fight

Terminally ill Noel Conway to learn verdict on assisted dying fight

Conway, who was given a terminal diagnosis of motor neurone disease, is to hear the end of his legal challenge at the High Court

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

UK to get EU support over WhatsApp debate in the wake of Westminster

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

The UK Government has been fighting to see Khalid Masood's final WhatsApp message, sent minutes before he committed the atrocity

Terrorism fears caused visitor numbers to drop in London last year

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

In 2016 one million fewer people visited the Natural History Museum, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum than in 2015

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

#rednoseday starts trending on Twitter ahead of Comic Relief

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

It's been a rough week for the UK, so a little comic relief is very welcome

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says president Jean-Claude Juncker

The European Commission President was speaking to the BBC ahead of the negotiations being triggered by Article 50

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins - GMB host insists columnist is wrong after Fox news interview

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins: Mail columnists clash over Westminster attacks

GMB host Piers Morgan insists Katie Hopkins is wrong after Fox news interview

The presenter wrote a defiant column in the Daily Mail after the columnist claimed to Fox News London was 'afraid and disunited'

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Electronics ban is not about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas', says former bomb disposal officer

'Electronics ban isn't about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas'

'Electronics ban is about what’s not being done overseas'

Major Chris Hunter, a former bomb disposal officer who served in Iraq, spoke to Paul Ross about the new electronics ban on inbound UK flights from six Middle East and North African countries

Electronics ban: 'If airport security doesn't comply, the UK may ban fights altogether', says aviation commentator

Electronics ban: 'UK will ban flights from these airports completely if they don't comply'

'UK may eventually cancel all flights from airports on electronics ban list'

Aviation commentator Julian Bray discussed the UK's ban on large electronic devices being taken on flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia in hand luggage

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

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