He will discuss spiritual matters with Pope Francis, but the Iranian President will also be talking business with the French and Italian leaders and, says Kim Sengupta, he will be negotiating from a position of power
Chancellor George Osborne has been urged to rethink the 25-40% of FCO cuts he has proposed
As China’s communist leader enjoyed his regal hospitality, the UK Government was also getting cosy with the Ethiopian regime
Indian police registered an allegation of rape, sodomy and illegal confinement against the unnamed official
Gayet has earned a César nomination for Best Supporting Actress
PM is 'optimistic and takes a very positive approach to the changes that he wants to see'
In a YouTube video with nearly five million views, Scarlett Johansson leans seductively into the camera and purrs: "My real job is saving the world."
London Underground bosses announce contingency plans ahead of walk out over ticket office closures
The garden of a British diplomat is believed to have been dug up after his son was arrested on Saturday
Sir Nicholas Browne was targeted by an angry mob in Tehran in 1989 after the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa calling for the killing of the author Salman Rushdie over his book The Satanic Verses. Browne, then the British chargé d'affaires, had to retreat with his staff to the inner rooms of the British embassy as the crowd, variously estimated at between two and ten thousand, hurled debris that smashed the building's windows, only a few yards away from the imposing black-painted outer gates adorned with the Royal Crest. He was forced to call for police protection, though no one was hurt.
Radical anti-government protesters were forced to give up their brief occupation of Ukraine’s Justice Ministry on Monday after fellow opposition groups accused them of jeopardising peace negotiations.
Chairman previously claimed use of 'comfort women' was 'common'
Gone are the days when a “Save the Rhino” advert was enough. Only about 25,000 rhinos are left in the wild, and thanks to poaching the species is critically endangered. Now, in an effort to drive down demand, conservationists are working on campaigns to understand what makes rhino horn consumers tick.
As the Sochi games approach, Lush stores around the world will be running a Valentine’s campaign in defence of equal love
Humanitarian aid reaching desperate people trapped by the fighting could be the first tangible step in the talks between the regime and rebels in Syria, with a convoy moving to besieged Homs within 48 hours.
Britain's oversight of US bases ‘in urgent need of revision’