Russia’s envoy to the UK says Britain abducted the Skripals

Russia’s ambassador to the UK has accused Britain of abducting Sergei and Yulia Skripal and has demanded access to the two Russian citizens, who were poisoned in a nerve agent attack. Alexander Yakovenko was speaking after a meeting at the Foreign Office which he claimed failed to be constructive. Source …

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 06, 2018 16:09:35 Photo: Trump gave the controversial speech at the NRA annual convention in Dallas. (AP: Sue Ogrocki) US President Donald Trump has sparked anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent the deadly Paris attacks in 2015, and linking a …

CHOGM: Britain urges Commonwealth to tackle plastic waste, Queen tips Charles as successor

CHOGM: Britain urges Commonwealth to tackle plastic waste, Queen tips Charles as successor

Posted April 19, 2018 22:27:04 Photo: The call was made ahead of the opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. (Pool via AP: Dominic Lipinski) Related Story: The battle starts to name the Queen’s Commonwealth successor Related Story: ‘It’s not in our culture’: Vanuatu PM assures Turnbull there will …

Syria conflict: Britain says no more Syria strikes planned as Assad condemns ‘act of aggression’

Syria conflict: Britain says no more Syria strikes planned as Assad condemns ‘act of aggression’

Updated April 15, 2018 23:36:29 Western powers have no plans for further missile strikes on Syria but will assess their options if Damascus uses chemical weapons again, Britain’s Foreign Minister says, as debate rages over the legality and effectiveness of the strikes. Key points: It is unclear when the Syrian …

Vladimir Putin says ‘nonsense’ to think Russia would poison former spy Sergei Skripal in Britain

Vladimir Putin says ‘nonsense’ to think Russia would poison former spy Sergei Skripal in Britain

Updated March 19, 2018 10:06:25 Russian President Vladimir Putin says it is nonsense to think that Moscow would have poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are critically ill in a British hospital. Britain said Mr Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by the Soviet-era Novichok nerve …

Brexit: Britain, EU hail deal progress despite no Irish border breakthrough – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Brexit: Britain, EU hail deal progress despite no Irish border breakthrough – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Updated March 20, 2018 05:51:44 Video: Britain and EU announce agreement on Brexit transition terms (ABC News) Negotiators from the European Union and Britain have hailed major progress in the Brexit talks, but conceded there had been no breakthrough on keeping open the Irish border. Key points: The two sides …

First non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to Britain lands after 17 hours | World news

The first non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to the UK has landed in London – early – after a 17 hour, six minute journey across 9,240 miles (14,875km) from Perth. Qantas flight QF9, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with more than 230 passengers and crew on board, touched down at 5.03am …

Russian diplomats expelled from Britain after spy attack arrive home

Russian diplomats expelled from Britain after spy attack arrive home

Posted March 21, 2018 11:41:07 Video: Expelled Russian diplomats leave the UK (ABC News) Nearly two dozen Russian diplomats expelled by Britain over the poisoning of an ex-spy have arrived home, while a scientist involved in the creation of the nerve agent said it could be manufactured by other countries. …