Visit by newly-appointed envoy will be first since British embassy in Tehran was stormed by activists in November 2011
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Sunday 20 January 2013
David Cameron will this week finally deliver his long-delayed speech promising a referendum on Britain’s relationship with the European Union.
'A very serious and dangerous situation': David Cameron chairs emergency meeting on Algerian hostage crisis
Thursday 17 January 2013
David Cameron chaired an emergency meeting today on the Algerian hostage crisis which Downing Street described as a “very serious and dangerous situation”.
Thursday 10 January 2013
The Government has failed to honour promises to free the last British detainee in Guantanamo, former inmates of the camp said today.
Saturday 22 December 2012
Conflict and paradox marked our imperial age. This masterly overview debunks many myths about it
Monday 10 December 2012
The European Union (EU) was investigating ways of pressing Israel to ditch a plan to build settlements in E1 today, but is expected to hold off on tough action soon despite international outrage over the decision.
Monday 03 December 2012
Britain and other EU governments warn Netanyahu he may lose Western support, amid reports that trade deals may be cancelled and ambassadors recalled
Sunday 28 October 2012
Outburst by diplomat exposes the tensions between the two nations ahead of next month's EU budget summit
Friday 26 October 2012
The 15-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban was reunited with her family yesterday – as her father spoke of his joy at the “miracle” of her treatment in Britain.
Thursday 18 October 2012
The Foreign Secretary William Hague today launched a scheme aimed at recruiting the next generation of British spies.
Boris Johnson cements position as leading Conservative party rival to David Cameron with provocative call to cut income tax for Britain’s highest earners
Tuesday 09 October 2012
The Mayor of London was careful to pour praise on the Prime Minister for the 'fantastic job' he was doing
Thursday 04 October 2012
An international cyber security summit starting today will hold discussions about setting up a hotline and a code of conduct between Western countries and Russia and China when dealing with emergencies.
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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