Organisation: British Foreign Office
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Hurricane Maria has intensified into a "potentially catastrophic" category five storm as it continues on a collision course with Caribbean islands already battered by Irma.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
A global counter-extremism organisation has praised the international police operation that led to the arrest in Dublin of an Algerian national on suspicion of supporting jihadist terrorism.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
A British model was kidnapped in Milan and detained for six days as her captor tried to auction her off online, Italian police have said.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
The British prime minister and the new US president are meeting today for the first time, in Washington, and her best strategy may be an offer of friendship to the isolationist, says.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
Yemen's prime minister has accused the UK of "war crimes" after munitions reported to be manufactured by Britain struck the war-torn nation.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
An emergency EU foreign ministers' meeting called to discuss Donald Trump's shock US election victory has been snubbed by Britain's Boris Johnson.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
With views in Britain divided over what form departure from the EU should take,looks at the possibilities available to the UK, and finds they may satisfy nobody
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
A 21-year-old British woman has died and a 30-year-old British man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a backpackers' hostel in Queensland, Australia, by a man who allegedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the attack.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
A row has broken out between two local authorities over which should have ownership of the diaries of one of the leading figures of the 1916 Rising.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
A coach carrying a group of British school pupils has crashed in France near the Swiss border.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Two England football fans are reportedly in a critical condition in hospital after a third day of violent bloody clashes on the streets of Marseille.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
Garda security chiefs have left “nothing to chance” in their preparations for expected trips by both President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny to France for Ireland’s Euro 2016 matches.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
Drugs mule Melissa Reid is to be released from jail in Peru after authorities agreed to expel her from the country.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
Britain would not be able to strike a free trade deal with the US “any time soon” if it leaves the EU, as Washington’s focus would be on reaching agreement with the European Union, said US President Barack Obama.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
The identities of those killed in Tuesday’s terror attack continue to emerge as police continue the hunt for the killers.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
The father of a young British woman killed after hitting a bridge while bungee jumping in Spain has described her as “sweet, caring, bubbly and focused”.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
Irish citizens are being advised to avoid non-essential travel to Tunisia in the light of increased security concerns. The travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs has been changed from “exercise extreme caution” to “avoid non-essential travel”.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Tourists in Tunisia are being advised to leave the country immediately as another terrorist attack in the area is ‘highly likely’.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Even at the time, it must have seemed like a truly bizarre idea.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
A British graduate blamed for triggering an earthquake by posing naked on a sacred mountain knows what she did was “stupid and disrespectful and is very sorry for the offence that she has caused”, her father said today.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
A seven-year-old boy has died in a skiing accident while on a family holiday in the French Alps.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
Russian military planes were discovered flying past the west coast of Ireland recently before being intercepted by British Fighter jets, it has emerged.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
There are few recent policy statements as chilling or as objectionable as last month’s declaration from the British Foreign Office that the UK will no longer support search-and-rescue operations to prevent impoverished African migrants drowning in the Mediterranean.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
A British woman has died during cosmetic surgery at a clinic in Thailand, authorities in the country have said.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
A British holidaymaker jailed in Morocco for being gay has had a tearful reunion with his family as he returned to the UK following his release from prison.
Wed, 08 Oct, 2014
A British man who had been held hostage by militants in Libya has been released, the British Foreign Office said.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2014
A video apparently showing the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning has been released on the internet.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has called on "the people of the Islamic State to see it in their hearts to release my husband", describing him as a "peaceful, selfless man".
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron gathered senior representatives of the military and security services at Downing Street after a third man was beheaded by Islamic State (IS).
Sun, 14 Sep, 2014
Personal belongings of one of the British victims of the MH17 Malaysia Airlines crash have been stolen, his brother-in-law has said.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
An England fan had his ear bitten off by another after the national side’s World Cup game against Uruguay.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2014
A former Miss Venezuela and her husband, described by local media as Irish, have been shot dead during a robbery after their car broke down in the country.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2014
Prosecutors rejected the guilty pleas of an Irish woman and a Scottish woman who attempted to smuggle £1.5m worth of cocaine out of Peru.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2013
The Irish and Scottish women accused of attempting to smuggle €1.5m worth of cocaine out of Peru have pleaded guilty, court officials said.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
A woman described as “British” – believed to actually be from Northern Ireland – was among the militants who laid siege to a Kenyan mall, the country’s foreign minister has claimed.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2013
The family of one of two women arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth €1.7m out of Peru have said she will plead guilty to “play the game” and avoid a heftier sentence.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2013
A group of England football supporters have been injured in an alleged attack ahead of the World Cup qualifier in Kiev.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
The mother of an Irish model being held on suspicion of drug trafficking in Peru has spoken of her distress.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
Suspected US drone strikes have killed seven al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2013
A mother and daughter found dead in a Spanish apartment were Irish, authorities have confirmed.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2013
The Woolwich killers are of Nigerian background, sources have confirmed, but it is understood they are most likely to be British citizens converted to a radical form of Islam.
Thu, 23 May, 2013