"The focus of efforts this week will be on legislating to stop the country crashing out of the EU without a deal. We are very optimistic this can be achieved."
"To be called fake and all these horrible names like ‘Money-Mae’ when I haven’t actually done anything wrong was a shock"
Silence from the global community on a “direct assault” on the international criminal justice system by “ill-wishers” is not tactical and sends the wrong signal, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor has warned.
There is nothing worse in politics than a failed assassination, writes Gerard Howlin.
Irish duo Robin Dawson and Conor Purcell were both victorious in the singles yesterday afternoon to help Great Britain and Ireland open up a 7-5 lead over the Continent of Europe in the St Andrews Trophy.
Former foreign secretary William Hague says threatening North Korea with "fire and fury" will not deter Kim Jong Un from continuing with his nuclear programme.
The actress announced the new academic centre, titled the Centre on Women, Peace and Security, at the London School of Economics (LSE) yesterday.
A former Conservative supporter in the UK called Arron Banks has donated £1m to Ukip after William Hague called him a “nobody”, while a Tory veteran's son has said he will join the party.
David Cameron’s "cack-handed" failed bid to block Jean-Claude Juncker’s appointment is a "catastrophe" for Britain, Labour has claimed.
Angelina Jolie said a global summit to end sexual violence must send a message around the world that there is "no disgrace" in being a survivor — "that the shame is on the aggressor".
British prime minister David Cameron will hold talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel and other European counterparts over the coming days in an effort to prevent Jean-Claude Juncker from taking the European Commission presidency.
Britain has offered assistance to Nigeria to help respond to the kidnap of about 300 schoolgirls by Islamist militants, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.
William Hague has insisted damage to the British economy from imposing trade sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis would be a “price worth paying”.
In July 1995, 8,000 men and boys were massacred at Srebrenica. But countless women and girls suffered an equally appalling fate, says Janine di Giovanni.
A wristband which monitors exposure to UV rays has been unveiled.
Ukraine, warning it is “on the brink of disaster”, has put its military on high alert and appealed for international help to avoid what it fears is a possible wider invasion by Russia.
Britain yesterday said it plans to use a visit by German chancellor Angela Merkel this week to try to persuade Berlin to support measures to discourage people from moving within the EU to tap welfare benefits.
William Hague has dismissed a bid to trigger prosecutions of British politicians and senior military figures over alleged war crimes in Iraq.
Rebel forces in South Sudan must accept that “taking power by force cannot work”, the country’s foreign minister said as the two sides in a bloody conflict prepared for peace talks.
The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously last night to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile, in a landmark decision aimed at taking poison gas off the battlefield in the escalating conflict.
Kenyan security forces remain locked in a stand-off with terrorists in a Nairobi shopping centre nearly 24 hours after the gang opened fire in the building, killing at least 39 people.
Spain has been accused of introducing an export ban on construction materials destined for Gibraltar.
Britain “cannot allow diplomatic paralysis to be a shield” for President Bashar Assad, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said.
Military action against Syria may be the only remaining response to the suspected large-scale chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime, British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague urged international supporters of the Syrian regime to "wake up to...its murderous and barbaric nature" as the United Nations Security Council met to discuss reports of a deadly chemical weapon attack.
Zimbabwe’s electoral panel declared that President Robert Mugabe has won re-election by a landslide, a result that could exacerbate tensions in the country.
William Hague has put pressure on Spain over claims it is deliberately engineering lengthy delays at the border with Gibraltar.
A bankrupt New Zealand coal company has been ordered to pay compensation to the families of 29 miners, including two Britons, killed in a 2010 methane explosion - though they may receive just a fraction of the payout.
Eleven nations have agreed to “provide urgently all the necessary material and equipment” to rebels opposed to Syrian president Bashar Assad.
Foreign Secretary William Hague has insisted no decision has been be taken on arming Syrian rebels as an international summit on tackling the crisis began in Qatar.
Britain’s foreign secretary William Hague said the “right decision” had been reached after European Union foreign ministers agreed to end the embargo on supplying arms to opposition forces in Syria.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said the “right decision” had been reached after European Union foreign ministers agreed to end the embargo on supplying arms to opposition forces in Syria.
Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned that extremism in Syria could flourish if the European Union refuses to ease an arms embargo preventing the supply of weapons to rebels opposed to Bashar Assad.
The UK will push for the European Union’s arms embargo on Syria to be lifted to enable the potential supply of weapons to forces opposed to Bashar Assad’s regime.
Brad Pitt last night praised his partner Angelina Jolie after she publicly revealed she has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her high risk of breast cancer.
The UK's Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans said today that allegations he raped one man and sexually assaulted another are "completely false".
Six days of fighting in a Damascus suburb has killed more than a hundred people and possibly many more, activists said today, in what the government also acknowledged may be a dramatic spike in the rising death toll in Syria.
China deplored tension on the Korean peninsula yesterday and, in an apparent reference to North Korea, said no country should be allowed to plunge the region into chaos after the US postponed a missile test to ease talk of war.
Sensitive evidence alleged to expose poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko’s ties to MI6 will be examined in secret, a coroner in the UK has ruled today.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague has welcomed the surprise declaration by the top leader of the Syrian opposition that he would negotiate with members of President Bashar Assad's regime in an effort to end the civil war.
Syrian President Bashar Assad’s speech claiming he is ready with a new peace initiative was denounced by British Foreign Secretary William Hague today as “beyond hypocritical”.
Britain's Foreign Secretary has said that relations between Ireland and the UK are at an all-time high.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague urged the Egyptian authorities to ensure an “inclusive” transition to democracy after protests against president Mohamed Morsi turned violent.
Future regulation of the press should “err on the side of freedom”, British foreign secretary William Hague has warned, before Lord Justice Leveson’s eagerly anticipated reform proposals.
William Hague has led fresh calls for a ceasefire in the Middle East after the bloodiest day of the Gaza crisis increased growing concerns over the safety of innocent civilians caught up in the conflict.
Israel risks losing international sympathy if it launches a ground invasion in Gaza in a bid to crack down on Hamas militants, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said today.
A Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen for speaking out about suffering under the regime has arrived in the UK for treatment.
The EU has imposed a new range of sanctions on Iran intended to hit the country’s treasury and increase pressure on its Islamic regime over its nuclear programme.
France's decision to send direct aid to Syria's opposition amounts to so little that it is all but useless, rebels and activists say.
William Hague has urged Ecuador to resume talks “as early as possible” over the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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