• Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain's Conservative Party, drinks a beer at Wetherspoons Metropolitan Bar in London, Britain, July 10, 2019
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    14:51 23.07.2019

    'Just Flipping Unbelievable': Boris Johnson's Most Explosive Comments

    His verbal ‘gaffes’ and oft-incendiary comments about other politicians, nations and much, much more have arguably been fundamental to cementing his position as one of the most well-known politicians not merely in Britain, but the world.

  • Conservative MP and leadership contender Boris Johnson gestures as he takes part in a Conservative Party Hustings event in Wyboston, Bedfordshire, East of England on July 13, 2019
    Last update: 14:30 23.07.2019
    14:30 23.07.2019

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Arrives at Conservative Party Campaign HQ

    Newly chosen British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at Conservative Party campaign headquarters in London after winning the leadership contest on Tuesday

  • Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (File)
    Last update: 14:05 23.07.2019
    14:05 23.07.2019

    Boris Johnson To Become UK Prime Minister As He Wins Tory Vote

    Theresa May became Tory party leader in 2016 but has failed in her most important task - to deliver Brexit. The party’s 160,000 members have now voted for a new leader to replace her.

  • a British flag is blown by the wind near to Big Ben's clock tower in front of the UK Houses of Parliament in central London
    Last update: 13:54 23.07.2019
    13:54 23.07.2019

    UK Conservative Party Announces New Leader and Next Prime Minister

    Live from London as the Conservative Party is set to announce its new leader, who will also replace Teresa May as the next UK Prime Minister.

  • Armed police officers at Gustaf Adolfs square in central Stockholm, Sweden (file)
    Last update: 12:49 23.07.2019
    12:49 23.07.2019

    'Black Axe': Reports of African Drug Mafia Taking Over Sweden

    The Nigerian-based organised crime group Black Axe reportedly challenged the notorious Cosa Nostra on Mafia's very home ground, Sicily.

  • Bangladeshi economist and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus poses during a photo session in Paris on November 6, 2017
    Last update: 10:27 23.07.2019
    10:27 23.07.2019

    Muslims' Calls to Remove 'Offensive' Artwork With Prophet Muhammad's Name Polarise Norwegian City

    According to local Muslims, the name plate set up in Norway's third-largest city of Stavanger to honour Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus is offensive as the Prophet's name is being stepped upon.

  • The HMS Duncan, a Type 45 Destroyer will relieve the HMS Montrose in the region as Iran threatens to disrupt shipping. Iran on Friday, 12 July 2019 demanded that the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” and threatening retribution
    Last update: 09:13 23.07.2019
    09:13 23.07.2019

    Scandinavian States Weigh In on UK-Led European Action in Gulf After Iran's Seizure of UK Tanker

    Following the recent turmoil in the Persian Gulf which escalated when Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced plans to assemble a joint European protection operation for shipping in the area, which is home to one-third of the world's oil traffic.

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at Chatham House in London on July 17, 2019
    Last update: 08:31 23.07.2019
    08:31 23.07.2019

    Life After Downing Street: What Sort of Ex-Prime Minister Will Theresa May Become?

    Theresa May is spending her last full day as UK Prime Minister. On Tuesday 23 July she will be replaced by either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt as leader of the ruling Conservative Party.

  • Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) headquarters in Kiev
    Last update: 07:45 23.07.2019
    07:45 23.07.2019

    Ukraine's SBU Secret Jails in Kramatorsk, Krasnoarmiysk, Kharkiv Exposed - Investigation

    DONETSK/GENEVA (Sputnik) – The Security Service of Ukrainian and volunteer battalions had secret jails not only in Mariupol, but also in other cities in the conflict-hit region of Donbass, former detainees, employees of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine and the Amnesty International told Sputnik.

  • Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain's Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Colchester, Britain July 13, 2019
    Last update: 07:24 23.07.2019
    07:24 23.07.2019

    Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Await Conservative Party Members’ Vote on Prime Minister Seat

    Either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will become the new Conservative leader on Tuesday, succeeding current UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Johnson, a former mayor of London, is seen as the clear favourite, yet a number of senior figures have said they will not serve under him.

  • Zapata CEO Franky Zapata flies a jet-powered hoverboard or Flyboard over the old harbour as part of  Bastille Day celebrations in Marseille on July 14, 2019.
    Last update: 04:01 23.07.2019
    04:01 23.07.2019

    French Inventor to Try to Cross English Channel Riding Jet-Powered Hoverboard

    The inventor of the Flyboard Air, Franky Zapata, said he plans to cross the English Channel on Thursday, marking the 110th anniversary of the first airplane flight between Britain and France.

  • A logo of Huawei hangs in the lobby of the Cyber Security Lab at Huawei factory in Dongguan, China's Guangdong province
    Last update: 01:54 23.07.2019
    01:54 23.07.2019

    UK Delays Decision on Huawei's Inclusion in 5G Until US Says Otherwise - Reports

    The UK has been indecisive regarding its allowance of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei access to its 5G infrastructure network. Britain has found itself caught up in the trade war between the US and China, where the US has imposed tariffs and restricted purchases from Chinese companies on the basis of "national security".

  • Officials Seize Nearly $5 Million in Gold Bars at UK’s Heathrow Airport
    Last update: 00:59 23.07.2019
    00:59 23.07.2019

    Officials Seize Nearly $5 Million in Gold Bars at UK’s Heathrow Airport (Photos)

    Officials at London’s Heathrow Airport recently seized nearly $5 million worth of gold bars that are believed to be linked to drug cartels thriving in South America.

  •  Prince Emmanuel-Philibert of Savoy and Princess Clotilde Courau arrive at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 24, 2013 in West Hollywood, California
    Last update: 20:12 22.07.2019
    20:12 22.07.2019

    Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien? Burglars Break Into Prince’s Paris Flat, Steal Jewellery Worth $560,000

    Police in Paris are already investigating the incident which took place late last week, when Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy along with his wife and two children were out of their apartment in the French capital.

  • HMS Duncan, a Type 45 Destroyer, which will relieve HMS Montrose in the region as Iran threatens to disrupt shipping. Iran on Friday, July 12, 2019 demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” and threatening retribution
    Last update: 19:03 22.07.2019
    19:03 22.07.2019

    UK: Iran to Pay the Price of 'Larger Western Military Presence Off Its Coast’ Over Tanker Seizure

    Earlier, after the detention of a British-flagged tanker by Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Friday, UK media announced that the Royal Navy would be beefing up its military presence in the Persian Gulf with the deployment of marines and a nuclear-powered submarine.

  • A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaking during the Opposition Day Debate: NHS Winter Crisis session in the House of Commons in central London on 10 January 2018
    Last update: 18:59 22.07.2019
    18:59 22.07.2019

    UK Foreign Secretary Hunt Gives Speech to House of Commons on Iranian-Seized Tanker (Video)

    The day before, the Foreign Office stated that UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt had spoken to his French and German counterparts over Iran's seizure of the UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf.

  • Lombardy
    Last update: 18:39 22.07.2019
    18:39 22.07.2019

    Italy's Salvini Sides With Lega, Supports Autonomy for Lombardy, Veneto

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Italy's Lega party will "not take no for an answer" regarding the issue of autonomy for Lombardy and Veneto, Matteo Salvini, the Italian deputy prime minister and the Lega leader, announced on Monday.

  • Jo Swinson during a news conference about the consumer payday loan market in London March 6, 2013.
    Last update: 18:24 22.07.2019
    18:24 22.07.2019

    Jo Swinson Elected New Leader of UK Liberal Democrats

    Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable announced in March that he would make way for a successor following the UK local elections. Jo Swinson and Ed Davey subsequently became the candidates to replaced him. He confirmed his departure date as the 23rd of June following the announcement of Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation.

  • British Parliament
    Last update: 18:02 22.07.2019
    18:02 22.07.2019

    Man Convicted of Making Up Claims UK VIPs Were Involved in Murderous Paedophile Ring

    A man who triggered a huge police investigation in the UK after he alleged MPs and other prominent people had run a paedophile ring has been found guilty. Carl Beech, a 50-year-old former NHS manager, was convicted of 12 charges of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud.

  • Palais Bourbon
    Last update: 15:42 22.07.2019
    15:42 22.07.2019

    Man Detained in Paris After Tearing Down Flag From French Parliament Building - Report

    According to Le Parisien, the gendarmes of the Republican Guard spotted a man on CCTV as he was climbing the wall of the National Assembly's building to remove a tricolour flag. When the thief climbed down, they apprehended him and took the flag.