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Iran raised a red flag over a mosque hinting impending revenge on the US after Donald Trump ordered the execution of a top Iranian general.
The UK is considering playing a leading role in any maritime protection force that is ultimately agreed upon, according to two Whitehall sources.
“Hostile” and “provocative” is how Iran labeled a proposal to form a European coalition to escort tankers through the Persian Gulf.
Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News reports.
Britain called for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of “state piracy” in the strategic waterway, Reuters reports.
British finance minister Philip Hammond said Sunday he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree to his Brexit strategy.
Boris Johnson is expected to become Britain’s next prime minister this week, vowing to deliver Brexit on October 31 come what may, in the face of fierce opposition in parliament.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said the world’s fifth-biggest economy appeared to have flat-lined or possibly contracted in the second quarter, some of which was probably “pay-back” after Brexit-related stock building in early 2019.
The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has warmly welcomed the establishment of a new Global Media Defense Fund at the initiative of the United Kingdom and Canada and their respective pledges of £3 million ($3.8m) over five years and of 1 million Canadian Dollars ($765,000) to the Fund.
Countries that restrict media freedom must be made to pay a diplomatic price, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said yesterday, as he warned about a deteriorating situation in China and elsewhere.
Boris Johnson, the favourite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, has acknowledged that London would need cooperation from the European Union to cushion potential shocks in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Britain’s leadership contest was rocked on Saturday by reports that police were called to a late-night “row” between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his partner, just hours before campaigning opens to win over grassroots Conservatives.
Jeremy Corbyn has called for the government to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers.
Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10.
Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Council for Edo 2020 gubernatorial election and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said the party and its candidate, Mr Godwin Obaseki, will resist plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to unleash mayhem on voters in the state in order to rig the forthcoming poll.
Dr Titus Okunrounmu, a former Director, Budgetary Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on the Federal Government to redouble efforts in developing the economy in order to stabilise the nation’s exchange rate.
The Kano State Government says it will fumigate 528 public and private schools to make it safe for students writing their West African Examination Council (WAEC) in the state.
Super Eagles defender Ola Aina has admitted that Torino had a rough season, but he is a relieved man after his club eventually survived going into relegation.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, today joined Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, to set the records straight on Nigeria’s sovereignty not being at risk in the country’s loan agreements with China.
The Police in Adamawa have arrested two suspects for allegedly raping two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Nigerian government has the capability to pay back loans collected for the construction of rail projects within the stipulated period of 20 years.
Former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, CON, has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remains the choice political party of the people of Imo State, expressing hope that the party will win subsequent elections in the State.
The Delta Police and Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, are trying to find out what led to a midnight crash that killed three persons, a boy and two girls in Sapele, Delta State.
Senator Barnabas Gemade of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, has again decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC.