UNITED NATIONS, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Russia is attempting to obtain more weapons from Iran, including hundreds of ballistic missiles, and offering Tehran an unprecedented level of military and technical support in return, Britain's U.N. Ambassador Barbara Woodward said on Friday.
Rishi Sunak and Volodymyr Zelensky discussed Russia’s latest attacks on Ukraine’s infrastructure in a phone call on Friday.The two leaders spoke amid a series of Russian strikes on Ukraine’s energy facilities and other key infrastructure as the Kremlin said it is up to the Ukrainian president to end the war.Downing Street said that Mr Zelensky, whose wife visited London last month, “thanked the UK for its crucial support to help restore power through the supply of generators”.Mr Sunak also made a surprise visit to Kyiv to meet with President Zelensky in November.Both leaders agreed on the importance of pre-empting Russia’s...
TOKYO/LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Japan, Britain and Italy are merging their next-generation jet fighter projects in a ground-breaking partnership spanning Europe and Asia that is Japan's first major industrial defence collaboration beyond the United States since World War Two.
MHIHaving three nations working as equal partners on a future stealth fighter is a first, but there are still considerable challenges ahead.
Britain, Italy and Japan are collaborating on developing future fighter jets, according to a joint statement Friday. The nations announced the Global Combat Air Program to develop a next-generation fighter by 2035.
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WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Britain this week inked an agreement aimed at boosting trade and investment with South Carolina, its third such deal with a U.S. state, and is seeking similar deals with California and Utah, the UK junior trade minister, Greg Hands, said on Friday.
ITV’s upcoming Christmas singing competition will see celebrities “slightly forced out of their comfort zone to raise awareness for a wonderful cause”, Jason Manford has said. The comedian and singer will be part of an all-star judging Super Panel for Britain Get Singing, a 90 minute special...
When you imagine life for ordinary people in ancient Britain, you’d be forgiven for picturing quaint villages where everyone looked and spoke the same way. But a recent study could change the way historians think about early medieval communities. Most of what we know about English history after the...
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The ambitious project will showcase technologies of the three nations and share costs to manufacture a fighter aircraft that will guarantee air superiority in the future, Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada said in a press briefing. Hamada also stressed that the trilateral initiative would serve as a basis for broader...