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  • Cardinal Nichols: Gaza action disproportionate

    Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said there was “something disproportionate” about the summer’s conflict in Gaza, after a visit to the region. The Archbishop of Westminster told ITV News the impact of the war, which saw more than 2,000 Palestinians and 70 Israelis killed, had been “appalling”. Meanwhile, the Israeli Cabin...

Afghanistan

Michael Fallon: 2014 has been the year of the poppy

Michael Fallon said the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq meant that Remembrance Day was “much more real” than in the past. “This has been the year of the poppy. The i...

Africa

FCO: Foreign Secretary visits Sierra Leon to view next phase of UK Ebola response

  FCO press release Foreign Secretary visits Sierra Leone to view next phase of UK Ebola response Philip Hammond sees early signs of impact of UK support to #...

Asia

UKTI: Kelly Hoppen and Jo Malone to lead the UK’s biggest creative festival in China

                UKTI press release Leading British entrepreneurs have been announced as speakers at one of the largest creative gatherings ever held in China. ...

Defence

MoD: UK troops conduct joint exercise in Poland

  MoD press release UK troops conduct joint exercise in Poland Around 1,300 UK soldiers have been honing their war-fighting skills across south-west Poland...

Europe & EU

Paul Nuttall: Reckless was confused on EU repatriation, it never will be a Ukip policy

Paul Nuttall said Ukip voters who wanted to repatriate EU migrants were "voting for the wrong party", following comments made by Mark Reckless that the party might b...

International development

Human rights resolution passed on DPRK

Press Release from Foreign and Commonwealth Office: The UN General Assembly yesterday adopted a new resolution on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic...

International news

Philip Hammond: Optimistic Iran nuclear deal can be achieved

Speaking on his arrival at the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna, Philip Hammond said he was optimistic that dicussions would result in a deal, ending a decade-long stand...

Iran

FCO: Foreign Secretary arrives in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks

Press Release from Foreign and Commonwealth Office: FCO Press Release: Foreign Secretary arrives in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks Foreign Secretary in Vienna for ...

Iraq

FCO Minister condemns terrorist attack in Erbil

Press Release from Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood condemns terrorist attack in Erbil and offers continued UK support...

Middle East

Jack Straw: 50/50 chance of reaching a deal with Iran

Jack Straw said an agreement between Iran and the West on Tehran’s nuclear programme remained in the balance ahead of next week’s deadline. “There are always stum...

The Americas

Ministers hail TTIP as an 'economic prize' for the nation

Ministers have hailed the transatlantic trade agreement currently under negotiation as a “prize” worth £400 for every household in the country. Foreign Office Min...

US News

Philip Hammond: UK will assess material uploaded by IS militants

Philip Hammond said he hadn't yet seen the latest video purportedly showing another British hostage held captive by Islamic State militants.  "I’ve heard the repo...

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