Olly Barratt

Olly Barratt

TV and radio correspondent for @featurestory, based in London. I run our Europe and Africa operations. Showreel: https://t.co/FW0bOYHnjw

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Met Police say man has been detained on a train in #Peckham  after a pursuit. He was armed with a knife. Detained under mental health act. No reports of any injuries.

“the two leaders resolved to work closely together on the issue of climate change. They agreed that biodiversity and climate change are two sides of the same coin and must be addressed in tandem if we’re to protect the planet for future generations.”

The UK sets out its new post-Brexit immigration regime. I'm live from London next on @ChannelNewsAsia 

Important story from our team in Kampala: 'Ugandan survivor's tale on how unmarried pregnant girls were left to die'

BREAKING: South Sudan's President Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar reach agreement. Unity government now set to be formed on Friday. Per our Juba correspondent @oyetpatrick4 . #juba  #southudan 

Boris Johnson has spoken with President Trump. Per Downing St: “The leaders reiterated their commitment to the UK-US relationship and looked forward to seeing each other at the G7 Summit in the United States in June.”

This is my wife contemplating breakfast on the holiday I've brought her on for her 40th birthday. (Let's just say her birthday coincided nicely with the holiday I promised myself once three and a half years of Brexit coverage was 'done'.)

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I have pulled every single muscle in the side of my body playing beach cricket and I can hardly breathe but one Antiguan said I had a good bowling action so I will be happy when I die which will probably be quite soon if this pain is anything to go by


Italian media say Italian authorities had alerted UK over third London attacker, Youssef Zaghba.

Amazing from SA fans as we leave Brighton, congratulating Japan supporters for their team's performance, shaking their hands. #RSAvJPN 

Guys, this is Theresa May doing a Mexican wave.

People on Twitter who would never vote Conservative are FURIOUS with the Conservatives for not choosing Rory Stewart to lead their party

Theresa May: it is time to say enough is enough.

Very interesting lines from #HarryAndMeghan  with @tombradby . Also interesting that the Royal Couple is quite consciously using the news media as its vehicle to correspond its criticism of the news media.

speech in 2016 directed at crowds in Karachi, was according to charge: 'likely to be understood by some or all of members of the public to whom they were published as a direct or indirect encouragement to them to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism'