Foreign policy

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Truss axes national security council, sparking ‘talking-shop’ concerns
Labour says new merged foreign policy council could reduce Whitehall policy-makers’ focus on security

Dan Sabbagh and Rowena Mason

23, Sep, 2022 @6:53 PM

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Five ways Liz Truss has already ripped up the rulebook as Tory PM
New occupant of No 10 has wasted no time in distinguishing her administration from the past 12 years of Conservative government

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

23, Sep, 2022 @3:58 PM

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Liz Truss could follow Trump and move UK embassy to Jerusalem
PM considering breaking with decades of British foreign policy by relocating UK embassy in Israel

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem and Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Sep, 2022 @1:47 PM

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Northern Ireland power sharing slips to 2023 as few relish a winter election
Delay to protocol resolution likely to pause Stormont elections that were expected this year

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @12:33 PM

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UK accused of abandoning global south as it fails to boost spending on key fund
Liz Truss’s administration becomes only major world power not to raise its spending at UN pledging event

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Sep, 2022 @10:34 AM

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Majority of UK public agree with liberal views on race and sexual identity
Annual survey shows rapid shift in attitudes over recent decades

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

22, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Liz Truss dismisses Putin’s nuclear threats as sign of desperation
UK PM spurns Russian president’s ‘sabre-rattling’ as she calls for democratic renewal in UN address

Pippa Crerar in New York

22, Sep, 2022 @4:45 AM

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Liz Truss may face Lords rebellion over Northern Ireland bill
Exclusive: about 50 peers due to meet on Wednesday morning to discuss how to amend or halt proposed legislation

Lisa O'Carroll and Pippa Crerar

21, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Security, not trade, is key to new PM’s hopes of building rapport with Joe Biden
Liz Truss seems to believe a functioning – if not special – relationship between the UK and US can be formed in the battle to defeat Vladimir Putin

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

20, Sep, 2022 @7:31 PM

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Macron says UK and France must ‘move on’ from Truss remarks
Two leaders appear to smooth over tensions in first bilateral talks in New York but avoid awkward topics

Pippa Crerar in New York

20, Sep, 2022 @7:25 PM

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UK under pressure to increase aid to Global Fund after US pledge
Initiative to fight malaria, TB and Aids has asked for 30% increase after Covid crisis, but UK yet to announce pledge

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

20, Sep, 2022 @11:54 AM

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No US trade deal on the horizon, admits Truss as she flies in for Biden meeting
PM admits talks are not even taking place and plays down hopes from Brexiters that they could start ‘in the short to medium term’

Pippa Crerar Political editor

20, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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