Media Watch

'19Jan
21

News story: Darwin Plus: 'Bird-borne' radar for albatrosses among 17 new projects to be funded

Rare species and iconic landscapes, from the polar regions to the Caribbean seas, will receive protection through UK Government funding to help enhance the environment in the UK Overseas Territories.Seventeen...
'19Jan
04

France steps up efforts to prevent Channel crossings

The French authorities have set out plans to prevent people in small boats risking the dangerous Channel crossing to England after the Royal Navy agreed to deploy a vessel to the Strait of Dover.Measures being...
'18Dec
31

UK Home Secretary in talks on action to counter Channel crossing attempts

UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid is holding talks with Whitehall chiefs on Monday as he prepares to step up action on migrants’ attempts to reach Britain by boat from France.Mr Javid cut short a family holiday in...
'18Dec
31

Tories Accused Of Channeling Trump Over 'Political Manipulation' Of Migrant Crossings

Conservative ministers have been condemned for “aping Donald Trump” by using the issue of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel for political gain.Home secretary Sajid Javid cut short a family Christmas...
'18Dec
19

Britain in Brexit limbo with 100 days to go, as gloom takes shine off Christmas tinsel

LONDON - British MPs head off for Christmas with just 100 days to go until Brexit, leaving a country in limbo with no divorce deal in place and total confusion over what happens next.Prime Minister Theresa May, who...
'18Dec
18

Modernising Defence Programme - Update

In-Depth Coverage Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has provided a final update on the Modernising Defence Programme to the House of Commons.18 December 2018 Delivered on: 18 December 2018 In July, I...
'18Dec
18

Armed forces set to receive £160m boost as part of delayed Modernising Defence Programme

The Ministry of Defence is to ring-fence £160million from its budget to develop innovative military capabilities, the government will announce tomorrow.The Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, will use a speech to...
'18Oct
22

Press release: Dutch Royals welcomed to London.

The visit will showcase the breadth and depth of the relationship between the UK and The Netherlands, including through trade, innovation and security.The State Visit is an excellent opportunity to celebrate and...
'18Oct
21

Khashoggi: Donald Trump Says He Is 'Not Satisfied' With Saudi Account Of Journalist's Death

US President Donald Trump said he “is not satisfied” with Saudi Arabia’s response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.It follows a twist in the case in which Saudi officials confirmed Khashoggi’s...
'18Oct
09

DefMin Fifor welcomes UK ambassador, chief of Georgia army staff

DefMin Fifor welcomes UK ambassador, chief of Georgia army staff.Romania's Defence Minister Mihai Fifor on Monday welcomed UK ambassador to Romania Andrew Noble to discuss Romanian-UK defence co-operation,...

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