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A helicopter hovers over the Stena Impero near the Strait of Hormuz: The government has been criticised by a former Royal Navy chief and a leading Conservative MP for failing to take measures to prevent the tanker being seized. Photograph:  Wana/Reuters

A UK defence minister has rejected claims that the government had “taken its eye off the ball” by allowing a British-flagged tanker to be captured by (...)

British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt will unveil the diplomatic and economic measures on Monday in response to the apprehension and detention of the Stena Imperto. Photograph: Stena Bulk/PA Wire

Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain “domestic political forces” intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran’s seizure o(...)

Jeremy Hunt (L) has previously attacked Boris Johnson over reports he was “bottling” a live TV debate before postal ballots are returned. Photograph: Odd Andersen/Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

Boris Johnson has repeated his determination to deliver Brexit by Halloween, in what will be seen as an attempt to refocus attention away from his pri(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May held bilateral talks at the margins of the first Arab-European Summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Photograph: Getty

British prime minister Theresa May says an extension to the article 50 process governing when the UK leaves the EU would only delay decisions on Brexi(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave after attending a church service near her Maidenhead constituency, in England. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Theresa May’s government will next week seek to step up negotiations with the European Union over the Northern Ireland backstop, after MPs reject(...)

James Mattis, US secretary of defence: his decision to quit  came after the US president Donald Trump confirmed he is ending all US military operations in Syria and Afghanistan. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Europe responded with a mixture of panic, disorientation and frantic steps to limit the damage after the resignation of US defence secretary James Mat(...)

 Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage:  poised to join a  tour around Britain by a pro-Brexit group opposed to Theresa  May’s Brexit plans.  Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA

The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry is donating one million pounds (€1.11 million) to the campaign for a referendum on the final Brexit agreement(...)

A tent erected at the London Road Cemetery in Salisbury, England, over the grave  of Liudmila Skripal, the wife of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal. Photograph: PA Wire

British police have identified more than 200 witnesses and are looking at more than 240 pieces of evidence in their investigation into a nerve agent a(...)

Floral tributes   in Parliament Square, London, for the victims of the Westminster terror attack. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

British parliamentarians have said the “soft” outer ring of security at the Palace of Westminster must be enhanced after a video showed the complex’s (...)

British prime minister Theresa May. When she sat down, May was hunched and still as she heard Jeremy  Corbyn and other party leaders praise her response to the attack. Photograph:   Parliament TV/via Reuters

As MPs crowded into the Commons chamber on Thursday morning, jostling one another on the green benches, the hubbub grew ever louder, drowning the word(...)

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