Jenson Button put on a nerveless display of Formula One driving at the 2009 Monaco Grand Prix to claim his fifth chequered flag in six races to extend his lead in the drivers championship, with team-mate Rubens Barrichello second and Kimi Raikkonen third.
2019-02-5 The United Kingdom Minister for Security, Ben Wallace, says he has reason to believe British photojournalist John Cantlie is still alive and is being held hostage by surviving Islamic State militants. Context: United Kingdom
2019-02-4 Several European Union states, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal and Spain, officially recognize Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela after Nicolás Maduro rejects the European ultimatum to call a new snap election. Other European Union countries, such as Greece and Ireland, stop short of recognizing Guaidó, while Italy's leading coalition party, the 5 Star Movement, declares that it is not "for the EU to tell another nation what to do". Context: United Kingdom
2019-02-3 Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage is taken into custody by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), accusing him of actually being a British national who has been in the United States unlawfully since his visa expired in July 2006. Context: United Kingdom
2019-02-11 The United Kingdom and Switzerland sign a trade continuity agreement to maintain current trade relations post-Brexit. Context: United Kingdom
2019-01-4 Sean Fitzgerald, 31, is shot dead by police officers during a raid on a house in Coventry, England, United Kingdom. Two 26-year-old men were arrested during the same raid, in connection with cannabis production. Context: United Kingdom