Taxpayers in an independent Scotland would lose the benefit of the United Kingdom’s current European Union rebate and end up subsiding England’s rebate from Brussels, according to the chief Treasury secretary, Danny Alexander.
No taxpayers' money has been spent in the creation of these artworks
Stars say 'money is not enough' and urge David Cameron to join other western leaders in providing places for 30,000 of the most vulnerable
John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov met for talks in Paris this week ahead of a peace conference in Geneva
Energy worker Mr De Salis was killed alongside a female from New Zealand
British diplomats were warned twice in the hours before the murder by a Libyan gunman of police officer Yvonne Fletcher of possible violence outside the country’s London embassy, according to newly-released government files.
Mountain rescuers searching for a British hiker in New Zealand are “confident” the body they have recovered at the bottom of a 100-metre cliff is him.
Head of MI6 whose achievements included bringing the double agent Oleg Gordievsky out of the Soviet Union
Austrian police said a guide, who is believed to have been a skier with substantial experience in the resort, will face a criminal investigation
Relatives criticise Foreign Office for lack of action
The illegal ivory trade is funding terrorist groups
One of the first journalists allowed into Britain’s top secret drone base reports on its remote Afghan missions
Reason for FV Gaul's demise remains subject of speculation although official 2004 inquiry ruled out conspiracy theories
The Lord of the Rings star was left reeling after the Homeland actor's comments
Visit by newly-appointed envoy will be first since British embassy in Tehran was stormed by activists in November 2011
David Cameron is preparing to water down Britain’s “ethical” foreign policy towards China as a necessary price to pay for increasing trade with the world’s second-largest economy.