A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A 57-year-old British man is in a critical condition after a helicopter reportedly plunged off a superyacht in Norway.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
The owners and staff at a Tunisian hotel where 30 British tourists were brutally killed by an Islamic extremist could have done nothing before the attack that would have done more than "possibly make a difference", a coroner said.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2017
Vice-captain Kevin O’Brien has been named in the Ireland squad to tour Zimbabwe and Namibia in October.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
The British government has been accused by a parliamentary inquiry of “sleep-walking” into the crisis over Ukraine.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
The British Embassy in Cairo has been forced to close for security reasons, the UK ambassador to Egypt has said.
Sun, 07 Dec, 2014
Escalating violence in Libya has prompted the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to shut down its embassy in the country.
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
A Northern Ireland adventurer who followed the longest river in Iran from source to sea has said it was like dicing with death.
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014
Four people have been killed in bomb blasts in the Kenyan capital Nairobi as British holidaymakers were being flown home early from the East African country’s other main town Mombasa.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
British government officials had first expressed concern — almost 70 years after the sinking of the Lusitania — about a cover-up of the truth of the tragedy.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
Northern Ireland’s friendly in Cyprus next week is expected to go ahead despite the bombing of a referee’s car on the island.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014
A group of up to 50 masked thugs attacked a bar packed with English football fans in Lyon last night.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
The British government has been accused of breaching the "fundamental rights" of a British grandmother sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug smuggling by refusing to pay for legal representation as she battles for her life.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013
A community has been left in shock after an eight-year-old British girl was shot dead in Jamaica.
Sun, 13 Jan, 2013
A four-year-old girl was found alive inside a car containing three victims of a fatal shooting spree in the French Alps that is thought to have involved a British family.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2012
Britain will give £5m (€6.34m) worth of equipment to Syrian rebels trying to topple President Bashar Assad, the Foreign Office (FCO) said today.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
Norway has closed its embassy in Tehran due to security concerns after Britain’s embassy was stormed by Iranian protesters, a Norwegian government official said today.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
The British consulate office (FCO) has been asked for Phil Collins' telephone number and Prince Charles' shoe size, among its bizarre requests in the past six months.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011
Britain is pressing for an EU emergency summit declaration calling for Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to step down, as it emerged that the Libyan leader's security forces detained and repeatedly beat members of a BBC news team.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
A British Foreign Office Minister urged the United States today to abolish the death penalty as he vowed Britain would show "moral and intellectual leadership" on the issue across the globe.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
THE United States and Britain warned their citizens yesterday of an increased risk of terrorist attacks in Europe, with Washington saying al-Qaida might target transport infrastructure.
Mon, 04 Oct, 2010
Ministers and scientists unveiled a Google Earth map today showing potential impacts of global temperature rises of 4C, as they acknowledged the need to rebuild public trust in climate science.
Wed, 14 Jul, 2010
Two Britons convicted of kissing in public had their one-month prison sentence upheld by a Dubai court today.
Sun, 04 Apr, 2010
Five British sailors were being detained in Iran today after their racing yacht was stopped by the Iranian navy, the Foreign Office said.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2009
British officials secretly discussed the prospects for "regime change" in Iraq in late 2001 - more than a year before the invasion - the official inquiry into the war was told today.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2009
The British government has criticised Channel 4’s decision to broadcast an Alternative Christmas Message by Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Fri, 26 Dec, 2008
A group of 15 oil and gas workers have been freed after they were taken captive on a vessel off Africa, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said today. Nine of the captives were British.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2008
The British government sought to suppress an early draft of its controversial Iraq weapons dossier amid fears that it would offend Israel, it was reported today.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2008
Voting has begun today in the postponed Pakistan elections after opposition politicians voiced concerns about vote rigging.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2008
Opposition politicians have today voiced concerns about vote rigging on the eve of the postponed Pakistan elections.
Sun, 17 Feb, 2008
Four England football fans were taken to hospital in Moscow after being beaten up ahead of today’s Euro 2008 qualifier against Russia, the British foreign and commonwealth office said.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2007
The wreckage of an aircraft which crashed in southern Cameroon with 114 people - including five Britons – on board was found tonight.
Sun, 06 May, 2007
A claim that kidnapped journalist Alan Johnston has been killed remains unconfirmed today.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2007
At least 22 people were injured tonight in three explosions at the holiday resort of Marmaris in Turkey.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2006
Vodafone Group Plc announces that Matthew Kirk has been appointed as Director of External Relationships.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2006
The British Foreign Office tonight advised against travel to Saudi Arabia amid fears that terrorists may soon be ready to launch attacks.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2003
A Tory MP today demanded to know why Foreign Secretary Jack Straw had not appeared before the Hutton Inquiry.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2003