To contrast the attitudes of the US Congress and the British Parliament, start with Iran. Today, the palpable welcome by MPs for Tehran’s suspension of high-level uranium enrichment was matched only by anxiety about the UN excluding Iran from the Syria talks that start today in Switzerland.
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Friday 09 December 2011
A parliamentary investigation into lobbying firms, including Bell Pottinger, and their links with ministers is to be launched.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Cabinet ministers are human beings. They know people. They have friends and former colleagues who are sometimes also friends. Some of their friends and former colleagues become lobbyists. Their closeness to ministers is the reason they secure lucrative jobs.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Special undercover investigation: Executives from Bell Pottinger reveal 'dark arts' they use to burnish reputations of countries accused of human rights violations
Sunday 04 December 2011
Care agencies map out a future for Afghanistan to guide Bonn Conference foreign ministers tomorrow
Friday 02 December 2011
The last Iranian diplomats left the UK following the Government's decision to close their London base in response to the attacks.
Saturday 19 November 2011
They are political allies once so close they practised judo together.
Thursday 10 November 2011
Monday 24 October 2011
An executive at a British engineering firm has inadvertently exposed details of a deal to sell armoured vehicles to the Middle East in a transaction he claimed was backed by the Foreign Secretary.
Sunday 28 August 2011
William Hague today played down suggestions that the new Libyan government will block fresh efforts to secure justice for the Lockerbie bombing and Yvonne Fletcher murder.
Friday 26 August 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the bomb attack on a UN building in Nigeria today and pledged that Britain stood ready to provide assistance.
Monday 01 August 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague called on the United Nations (UN) today to condemn violence in Syria which has left up to 140 protesters dead.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
The appearance of the convicted Lockerbie bomber on Libyan television has confirmed that a "great mistake" was made in releasing him from jail, Foreign Secretary William Hague said today.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Saturday 16 July 2011
Inviting Andy Coulson to Chequers after his resignation as Downing Street director of communications was a "normal, human thing" for David Cameron to do, Foreign Secretary William Hague said today.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary William Hague bask in the sunlight as a new statue of Ronald Reagan is unveiled in London's Grosvenor Square.
G20 summit: Enter Putin. Accompanied by four warships. To the sound of mockery
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
David Cameron 'compares Vladimir Putin’s Russia to Nazi Germany' ahead of tense meeting
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
G20 summit: David Cameron warns Vladimir Putin that Russia's relationship with the West is at a 'fork in the road' over Ukraine
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