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UK announces new financial restrictions against Iran

Nov 22, 2011 10:31 GMT
The Government has imposed tough new financial restrictions against Iran which cut off ...

Foreign Secretary meets Syrian opposition

Nov 22, 2011 10:27 GMT
Foreign Secretary William Hague said that it is important for opposition groups to be a...

"We must make sure that Afghanistan is strong enough to protect its own national security, and through that, our own"

Nov 21, 2011 12:31 GMT
Foreign Secretary William Hague addressed the NATO Parliamentary Assembly on 21 Novembe...

New institute to help narrow the health gap

Nov 21, 2011 09:14 GMT
A new UCL (University College London) Institute that aims to reduce health inequalities...

Demonstrations in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez

Nov 21, 2011 09:10 GMT
There are ongoing violent confrontations between security forces and demonstrators in T...

Travel update: Astonbury Limited ceases trading

Nov 18, 2011 09:18 GMT
Astonbury Limited, trading as Skyjet and Skyjet Travel have ceased trading with immedia...

Foreign Office Minister visits rural China

Nov 18, 2011 09:17 GMT
Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne visited Zhongfeng Township in Sichuan Province to...

Pupils take on an international challenge in EU Mock Council

Nov 17, 2011 10:35 GMT
Students represent EU States and Institutions in a debate on the Arab spring and the ec...

Sea France suspend cross-channel services

Nov 16, 2011 15:24 GMT
Sea France have suspended all of its cross-channel ferry services. Passengers are being...

Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt condemns upsurge in Yemen violence

Nov 15, 2011 13:03 GMT
Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has issued a statement following the attacks over...