Foreign Office

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Scottish Government 'deeply concerned' over Sikh 'detained and tortured' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man Jagtar Singh Johal after 'electrocution torture' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man after 'electrocution torture' in India

The Sikh Federation UK claims no official charges have been made against Jagtar Singh Johal

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Zimbabwe events 'a coup in all but name', says former ambassador

Zimbabwe uprising 'a coup in all but name', says former ambassador

Zimbabwe uprising 'a coup in all but name', says former ambassador

Mark Canning wrote in The Daily Telegraph there would be 'relief' at the end of Robert Mugabe's reign

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Zimbabwe 'coup' a 'deliberate policy of the army to support former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa', says Kate Hoey MP

Zimbabwe 'coup' could bring even greater terror to the country, says Kate Hoey

Zimbabwe 'coup' could bring even greater terror to the country, says Kate Hoey

Chair of MPs' all-party group on Zimbabwe spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the unfolding situation

Foreign Office gives advice to British citizens in Zimbabwe as 'coup' unfolds

Foreign Office gives advice to British citizens in Zimbabwe as 'coup' unfolds

Foreign Office gives advice to British citizens in Zimbabwe as 'coup' unfolds

The military has reportedly seized control of the country

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Priti Patel: 'This is something close to a cover up in Number 10', says Jewish Chronicle

Priti Patel: 'This is something close to a cover up in Number 10', says Jewish Chronicle

Priti Patel: 'This is something close to a cover up in Number 10'

Stephen Pollard, the editor of The Jewish Chronicle, also thinks Theresa May could be out of her position by the end of the week

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

The former Foreign Secretary spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary's admission of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain herself over further meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to account for further meetings

More unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians were admitted by the International Development Secretary on Tuesday

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

'The foreign office and treasury clearly don't understand EU negotiating mentality', says MEP Steven Woolfe

Theresa May Brexit speech: 'The foreign office and treasury clearly don't understand the EU', says former Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe

Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe slams government over Theresa May Brexit speech

MEP Steven Woolfe says he thinks the reason Brexit negotiations have stalled is because of the 27 leaders of other EU countries

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Brit faces jail in Dubai over rude road rage gesture

Briton faces jail in Dubai over rude road rage gesture

Briton faces jail in Dubai over rude road rage gesture

23-year-old Jamil Ahmed Mukadam faces a six-month jail term for sticking the middle finger up during a row on the roads

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hurricane Maria expected to strengthen as it moves towards Caribbean countries affected by Irma

Hurricane Maria regains Category 5 strength as it moves towards Caribbean countries affected by Irma

Hurricane Maria regains Category 5 strength as it moves towards Caribbean

The storm rapidly intensified as it moves to countries affected by Hurricane Irma

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

British man reportedly killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

British man reportedly killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

British man reportedly killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

The Foreign Office has said they are assisting the family of Paul McClean

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

UK aid workers describe desperate evacuation as Hurricane Irma tears through the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma: Dutch PM says St Martin is now unreachable

Dutch PM says St Martin is now unreachable due to Hurricane Irma damage

Christian Aid have been helping locals in Haiti and the Dominican Republic to find shelter

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being seasick on swaying boat'

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being seasick on swaying boat'

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being on swaying boat'

A earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 hit Greece and Turkey in the early hours of the morning and at least two people have died

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Fancy a flight to North Korea? Well, here's your chance

Fancy going to North Korea? Well now there's a twice-weekly flight

Fancy going to North Korea? Well now there's a twice-weekly flight

Air Koryo is to start operating flights from Dandong International Airport in China

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The UK must engage and hold regular talks with Russia, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee report

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The committee chair, Crispin Blunt, insisted Russia is not an enemy and said mounting tension must be defused

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Theresa May to speak to Donald Trump after the Foreign Office rejects petition against state visit

Theresa May to speak to Donald Trump after Foreign Office rejects state visit petition

May to speak to Trump after Foreign Office rejects state visit petition

The Foreign Office rejected the petition to downgrade Mr. Trump's state visit later this year, despite the signatures of 1.85 million people

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Theresa May pressed to reveal extent of Donald Trump's travel ban knowledge after US meeting

Theresa May pressed to reveal how much she knew of Donald Trump's travel ban after US meeting

May pressed to reveal how much she knew of Trump's travel ban after US meeting

This fcomes after a petition to block the president from coming to the UK received more than 1.6 million signatures

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia as political crisis escalates

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia as political crisis escalates

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia in crisis

The threat of military action hands over the country after its unseated president, Yahya Jammeh, continues to refuse to hand over power to his successor

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Brexit: Foreign Office civil servants 'in despair' over Boris Johnson's approach, says Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Brexit: Foreign Office civil servants 'in despair over Boris Johnson's approach'

Brexit: Foreign Office civil servants 'in despair over Boris Johnson's approach'

Lord Wallace of Saltaire has claimed the foreign secretary hasn't provided 'clear guidance' and failed to keep up with briefs about the EU situation

Theresa May to make speech on Brexit following Sir Ivan Rogers' resignation

Theresa May to make Brexit speech following Sir Ivan Rogers' resignation

Theresa May to make Brexit speech following Sir Ivan Rogers' resignation

The Prime Minister will deliver a speech to quell accusations her government lacks an exit strategy ahead of the EU negotiations

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Celtic fan in hospital after falling from top tier at Borussia Park stadium

Celtic fan in hospital after falling from top tier at Borussia Park stadium

Celtic fan in hospital after falling from top tier at Borussia Park stadium

A Celtic fan fell from the top tier of the stands at Borussia Park stadium on Tuesday, during the Champions League match, he was taken to hospital

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

A German woman has reportedly died and around 20 others suffered injuries in the explosion as the ferry was travelling to neighbouring islands