Foreign Office

UK refusing to give EU ambassadors full diplomatic status
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UK refusing to give EU ambassadors full diplomatic status

Foreign Office ignoring calls to grant the usual privileges and immunities to the bloc’s representative
22 Jan 2021
Reaction: PM to form government ‘super-department’
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Reaction: PM to form government ‘super-department’

Three former PMs including David Cameron criticise plan to fold DfID into Foreign Office
17 Jun 2020
Why everybody’s talking about the EU medical scheme
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Why everybody’s talking about the EU medical scheme

UK government criticised for failing to take up offer of PPE procurement
23 Apr 2020
Has the Foreign Office abandoned Brits abroad?
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Has the Foreign Office abandoned Brits abroad?

UK government criticised for talking of repatriation flights but failing to follow up
26 Mar 2020
Brits warned against travel: what should holidaymakers do?
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Brits warned against travel: what should holidaymakers do?

Foreign Office urges against any non-essential travel abroad for next 30 days
17 Mar 2020
What diplomatic protection will mean for Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
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What diplomatic protection will mean for Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Rarely used procedure implemented by Foreign Office to increase pressure on Iran
8 Mar 2019
What is in new blueprint for foreign aid?
Western aid agencies have a long and complicated history in Africa
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What is in new blueprint for foreign aid?

‘Global Britain’ report says Dfid could be folded into Foreign Office
11 Feb 2019

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How six-year-old boy became stranded in Belgium
Mohamed Bangoura, Brussels
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How six-year-old boy became stranded in Belgium

Sheffield schoolboy was visiting friends in Brussels when his UK passport was revoked by Foreign Office
11 Sep 2018
Chagos Islands: Why evicted residents cannot return home
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Chagos Islands: Why evicted residents cannot return home

Islanders were removed from the then British colony in the 1960s to make way for US military base
17 Nov 2016
Nice terror attack: Advice for Brits travelling to France
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Nice terror attack: Advice for Brits travelling to France

Foreign Office warns holidaymakers there is a 'high threat' from terrorism in the country
15 Jul 2016
Why is Libya being governed from a Greek car ferry?
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Why is Libya being governed from a Greek car ferry?

Libya's parliament has decamped to a ship in the country's east, while Islamist militants roam the capital of Tripoli
10 Sep 2014
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