Lawmakers from the United Kingdom on Tuesday (15 January) voted down the Brexit withdrawal agreement negotiated with the EU over the planned departure of Britain from the bloc in March 2019.
A British Navy ship patrolling the Dinghies channel on Friday 4th January 2019 in response to a wave of mostly Iranian asylum seekers risking the crossing from France in dinghies. It was Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) "Mersey" sent to fill in the gap until two Border Force cutters return from the European Union’s Mediterranean migrant crossings mission.
Kim Jong-yang of South Korea has been elected as Interpol’s new President, over Russian rival, Alexander Prokopchuk. Jong-yang, 57 years, was previously the chief of Police in South Korea’s most populous province, and is a high-profile of the South Korean Government’s push to export its policing strategies, known as the “K-cop wave”.