Britain's navy to accompany UK-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz
Saturday, 4 January 2020 Britain's navy will accompany UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to provide protection after the killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani by U.S. forces.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick has apologised to athlete Bianca Williams for the “distress” caused by a stop and search.A video of the incident, which saw the Great Britain sprinter and her partner Ricardo dos Santos pulled from their car in a London street, was posted online by former Olympic medallist Linford Christie.
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A painter and decorator went from washing down takeaways with several glasses of bourbon after 12-hour working days to competing for Great Britain as a super-fit triathlete, after a cancer scare changed his life. An "exercise free zone" until he was diagnosed with the pre-cancerous condition Barrett’s oesophagus - which affects the cells in the oesophagus - in 2011, at 5ft 7in and weighing 15st, Craig Lane, 41, of Hull, East Yorkshire, was unfit and extremely overweight.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth marked her "official" birthday on Saturday with a military ceremony in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle, performed by soldiers from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards with music from a band of the Household Division.
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday, according to the Fars news agency. Edward Baran reports.