Theresa May accuses Russia of cover up and denies following Trump’s lead
Theresa May has hit back at accusations that she ordered military action against Syria on the “whims of the US president”, telling MPs: “We have not done this because President Trump asked us to do so.”
Russia has hacked into millions of computers across Britain, including home terminals and internet routers, and may be preparing for a widescale cyber attack, US and UK security chiefs said in an unprecedented warning last night.
Theresa May forced to justify Syria strikes after SNP pressure
Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from the SNP for parliamentary scrutiny of British airstrikes in Syria, with the Prime Minister set to go before the House of Commons this afternoon to justify the UK’s military intervention.
Euan McColm: Missed chance to question Labour’s Syria stance
There was something bleakly comical about Diane Abbott’s response to the question. Asked repeatedly by the BBC’s Nick Robinson on Friday’s edition of Radio 4’s Today programme whether there were any circumstances in which the Labour Party would consider supporting military action, the shadow home secretary answered “the Second World War”.
Insight: Syrians’ tragedy continues – that’s the real story
The images of children foaming at the mouth after two alleged chemical attacks on the then rebel-held enclave of Douma earlier this month stood as a rebuke to the international community – just like the one almost exactly a year ago on the town of Khan Shaykhun, and another near Damascus in 2013.