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UK pledges to increase nuclear warhead stockpile, boost Asian ties following foreign policy report

The UK has vowed to increase its nuclear stockpile and work closer with Asian allies after the government published a review of British foreign policy. The report labels Russia as the UK's biggest threat.

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