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David Mundell to Promote Scottish Trade in New Zealand

Monday, 30 July 2018, 9:43 am | UK Government

Scottish Secretary David Mundell will be in New Zealand this week, meeting businesses and political leaders on a packed program of trade and diplomatic engagement. More >>

Amb. Rycroft Statement to UNSC Briefing On Syria 25/9/16

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 2:49 am | UK Government

"It is difficult to deny that Russia is partnering with the Syrian regime to carry out war crimes" More >>

UK disputes UN working group opinion on Julian Assange

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 10:41 am | UK Government

The UK will formally contest the opinion of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention that Julian Assange is a victim of arbitrary detention. More >>

Justice Goddard to lead inquiry into child sexual abuse

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 10:32 am | UK Government

Home Secretary Theresa May today announced that she plans to appoint Justice Lowell Goddard to lead the Independent Panel Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. More >>

UK Foreign Secretary's speech on the UK in Asia Pacific

Monday, 2 February 2015, 8:55 am | UK Government

Speech UK Foreign Secretary's speech on the UK in Asia Pacific The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond gave a speech on the UK in Asia Pacific at the S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore. More >>

Statement by G7 finance ministers on support for Ukraine

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 12:23 pm | UK Government

We are closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine. The transition to a new government in Ukraine offers a unique opportunity to put in place urgently needed market-oriented reforms that will restore financial stability, unleash economic potential, and allow ... More >>

London violence: Theresa May to hold talks with police

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 12:30 pm | UK Government

The Home Secretary will hold talks with Metropolitan Police Acting Commissioner Tim Godwin and other officers. More >>

Foreign Secretary appalled at ongoing violence in Yemen

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 11:26 am | UK Government

Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the Yemeni security forces' violence against demonstrators in Taiz, Hodeida and Sana'a in Yemen. More >>

Foreign Secretary on violence in Syria

Friday, 1 April 2011, 10:44 am | UK Government

Foreign Secretary William Hague calls for Syrian government to respect right of peaceful protest, for restraint, and for serious political reforms to be implemented without delay. More >>

Foreign Office statement on Musa Kusa

Thursday, 31 March 2011, 10:33 am | UK Government

Foreign Office spokesperson confirms that senior figure from Qadhafi's government arrived at Farnborough Airport on 30 March from Tunisia. More >>

Statement following the London Conference on Libya

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 9:46 am | UK Government

"This has been an important day for the future of Libya. We have seen two key developments: First, Foreign Ministers and leaders from over 40 countries and organisations including the UN, the Arab League, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, the European ... More >>

Foreign Minister for Pacific Speaks Out On Fiji

Wednesday, 4 November 2009, 1:57 pm | UK Government

“I am deeply disappointed that the regime in Fiji has expelled the Australian High Commissioner and the New Zealand Deputy High Commissioner. This is a backward step which will isolate Fiji further from the international community.“ More >>

UK PM hails EU Council climate change breakthrough

Saturday, 31 October 2009, 11:01 am | UK Government

The Prime Minister is optimistic a deal on climate change can be reached at Copenhagen in December after a “breakthrough” during talks at the EU Council. More >>

UK Prime Minister’s Message to Samoa

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 11:34 am | UK Government

“I want to send my heartfelt condolences to the people of Samoa, Tonga and the Philippines. All of us watching these scenes will be shocked and saddened at the sheer scale of the devastation. We stand ready to help in any way we can.” More >>

UK Prepared For Swine Flu - PM (text)

Saturday, 2 May 2009, 1:53 pm | UK Government

During a visit to an NHS Direct call centre in Beckenham, south east London, this morning, the Prime Minister said the government is doing everything it can to contain the spread of the virus. More >>

UK Prepared For Swine Flu - PM

Saturday, 2 May 2009, 1:52 pm | UK Government

The Prime Minister has said the UK is well prepared for further cases of swine flu as he urged anyone displaying symptoms to seek advice as quickly as possible. During a visit to an NHS Direct call centre in Beckenham, south east London, this morning, ... More >>

Bounty’s Cannon Returned to Pitcairn

Thursday, 23 April 2009, 4:41 pm | UK Government

A cannon recovered from the watery grave of the HMS Bounty has been returned to Pitcairn Island . The cannon had been lying on the seabed at Bounty Bay until it was recovered 10 years ago by a team from the Museum of Tropical Queensland . More >>

PM to join EU Georgia talks

Monday, 1 September 2008, 2:15 pm | UK Government

Russian tanks in operations against Georgian forces during the conflict in South Ossetia in August 2008; Reuters copyrightGordon Brown is to attend an emergency session of the EU Council scheduled for Monday to discuss the conflict between Georgia and ... More >>

UK Statement On Attack On Aid Workers, Afghanistan

Friday, 15 August 2008, 11:12 am | UK Government

"Many thousands of children are alive today thanks to aid work on improving health standards. Six million children are now in education, two million of them girls, compared to one million boys, with girls banned from schools under the Taliban." More >>

Georgia Ceasefire Must Hold, Says British PM Brown

Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 10:48 am | UK Government

Mr Brown said he had spoken to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, as well as French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the current EU President, US President George Bush, and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about the situation in South Ossetia. More >>

 

 

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