Foreign Office

Why is Libya being governed from a Greek car ferry?

Wed 10 Sep, AT 12:54

Libya's parliament has decamped to a ship in the country's east, while Islamist militants roam the capital of Tripoli

Kidnap ransoms are 'fuelling terrorism', warns Foreign Office

One-Minute Read
Fri 13 Dec, AT 10:07

Millions of dollars of ransoms said to be spent on weapons, travel and training camps for terrorists

Britain's heatwave hits foreign holiday bookings

Wed 17 Jul, AT 11:35

Travel agents report drop in last-minute vacations abroad as Britons opt to sunbathe at home

North Korea warns Britain to evacuate Pyongyang embassy

One-Minute Read
Fri 5 Apr, AT 15:44

Foreign Office says invitation is 'rhetoric' but considers revising travel advice in the region


Falklands back in our hands in 20 years – Argentine minister

One-Minute Read
Tue 5 Feb, AT 15:59

Hector Timerman says the UN is obliged to step in and Buenos Aires will regain the disputed islands

Nimes murder: Brit arrested in France after woman killed

One-Minute Read
Tue 29 Jan, AT 15:52

Man from Kent said to live with his mother yards from where victim was murdered in 'cold blood'

Queen Elizabeth Land: nice idea, dangerous politics

First Reaction
Wed 19 Dec, AT 09:49

Decision to name a chunk of Antarctica after Queen is provocative, says geopolitics professor

Assange: a pawn in Ecuador's power game with Uncle Sam

Fri 17 Aug, AT 07:34
Charles Laurence

Assange appears more useful to the wily President Correa than he is to the US authorities

Barack Obama in Afghanistan

Colonial files: how UK officials nearly stopped Obama's birth

Wed 18 Apr, AT 12:56

Obama's dad, Nazi butterfly hunters and coconut workers - Foreign Office papers lift lid on end of Empire


Sell your Damien Hirst now - before 'con art' bubble bursts

Opinion digest
Tue 27 Mar, AT 12:05

Opinion digest: Damien Hirst's artistic value and self-harming Tories