Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

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Ministers accused of cover-up over claims former UK ambassador leaked intelligence
Ex-civil servant alleges he was arrested to protect Kim Darroch, former UK diplomat in Washington

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

31, May, 2023 @5:21 PM

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UK to keep Kremlin assets frozen until Russia pays compensation to Ukraine
Council of Europe has established digital register of damage as first step towards compensation mechanism

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

25, May, 2023 @5:56 PM

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‘I don’t recall so many attractive people’: experts reveal what The Diplomat gets right – and wrong
Foreign affairs staff seem mostly to be enjoying the new Netflix show starring Keri Russell, despite the many liberties it takes

Julian Borger in Washington

06, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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End ‘megaphone diplomacy’ between UK and Hong Kong, says British diplomat
Consul general calls for ‘constructive engagement’ with territory as Chinese vice-president says he will attend king’s coronation

Amy Hawkins

04, May, 2023 @2:23 PM

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‘I’m in intense pain’: Vahid Beheshti passes 70 days on UK hunger strike
Camped outside Foreign Office, Beheshti is demanding Iran’s Revolutionary Guards be proscribed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

04, May, 2023 @11:36 AM

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Britons trapped in Sudan say relatives were not allowed on flights
Foreign Office accused of creating ‘confusion’ during evacuation, with some struggling to get visas or prove citizenship

Ruth Michaelson

04, May, 2023 @4:00 AM

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UK government extends Sudan evacuation with additional flight
FCDO asks any British nationals hoping to leave war-torn country to reach airport in Port Sudan by noon local time on Monday

Heather Stewart and agencies

30, Apr, 2023 @4:11 PM

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Liz Truss disputing £12,000 bill relating to use of Chevening grace-and-favour house
Invoice for ex-PM’s time at Kent mansion when foreign secretary is thought to include sums for missing bathrobes and party business

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

30, Apr, 2023 @4:02 PM

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Britons in Sudan have until midday on Saturday to fly out, ministers say
Government announces end to airlifts amid calls for NHS doctors without UK passports to be rescued

Dan Sabbagh and Helena Smith in Larnaca

28, Apr, 2023 @6:00 PM

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James not so Cleverly plays the hero on Sudan – but at least he’s not in Crete | John Crace
Foreign secretary clears low bar set by Raab during Kabul airlift, though his update appeared at odds with reality

John Crace

27, Apr, 2023 @5:14 PM

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Minister seeks to restore UK’s reputation on global development
NGOs say Andrew Mitchell is right to focus on long-term partnerships but cuts to aid budget must be reversed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

26, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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The Guardian view on Sudan’s ceasefire: the fear is what may follow
As civilians flee the warring generals, those left behind face a grim future


26, Apr, 2023 @5:28 PM

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