James Cleverly

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UK and Israel to sign deal strengthening tech, trade and security ties
Timing will be seen as mark of approval for Israel’s far-right government

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

21, Mar, 2023 @11:44 AM

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Behind the fanfare of James Cleverly’s visit to Sierra Leone, the need to restore aid is starkly apparent
The foreign secretary received a warm welcome in the country of his mother’s birth but critics say the slashing of aid budgets undermines the message of support for women and girls

Isabel Choat in Bo

16, Mar, 2023 @12:40 PM

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RAF base considered as asylum centre has contamination risks, says report
Former RAF Wethersfield in north Essex could have unexploded ordnance, asbestos and other problems, government papers say

Diane Taylor

10, Mar, 2023 @3:42 PM

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Cleverly restates opposition to Essex immigration centre before Paris talks
Foreign secretary says former RAF base in Essex constituency is unsuitable as he enters Paris talks about stopping Channel boats

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

10, Mar, 2023 @9:37 AM

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Cleverly criticises plans for asylum centre in former Essex airbase
Foreign secretary says ‘remote’ site near Braintree not appropriate place to detain and deport people

Diane Taylor

08, Mar, 2023 @4:02 PM

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King Charles hosting Ursula von der Leyen ‘not unusual’, insists minister
Foreign secretary defends decision condemned as ‘crass’, with No 10 and palace failing to clarify who organised meeting

Aletha Adu, Political correspondent

28, Feb, 2023 @2:20 PM

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Sunak hails ‘new chapter’ in UK-EU relations as Northern Ireland deal is agreed
Prime minister unveils agreement with European Commission president after four months of negotiations

Pippa Crerar, Lisa O'Carroll, Jessica Elgot and Rory Carroll

27, Feb, 2023 @8:56 PM

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Government to hold new talks with EU on NI protocol ‘in coming days’, says foreign secretary – as it happened
James Cleverly’s comments come after No 10 said ‘no deal has been done as yet’

Andrew Sparrow

20, Feb, 2023 @6:19 PM

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Penny Wong’s London speech about UK’s colonial history caused no ‘diplomatic tension’
Top bureaucrat defends Australian foreign minister’s comments amid opposition criticism that it was an unnecessary ‘distraction’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

16, Feb, 2023 @5:17 AM

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UK accused of ‘dangerous whitewash’ over Bahrain human rights abuses
Humanitarian groups urge foreign secretary to issue correction to a recent report, amid fears it could provide cover for repression in the Gulf state

Karen McVeigh

10, Feb, 2023 @1:15 PM

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Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 347 of the invasion
Arming Ukraine is swiftest path to peace, says UK foreign secretary; Ukraine warns of renewed Russian offensive this month

Caroline Davies

05, Feb, 2023 @3:52 PM

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James Cleverly rebuffs Australian minister over UK colonialism remarks
Foreign secretary rejects suggestion by Penny Wong that Britain needs to do more to confront its colonial past

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Feb, 2023 @6:46 PM

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