Political

Diplomatic push wins Windrush rights

Undocumented Commonwealth Citizens facing deportation from the UK and destitution will have their legal rights restored afte four years of persistent diplomacy. Diplomatic pressure exerted…

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“All systems go” for Trump visit

Staff at the American Embassy are in full preparation mode following the confirmation of US Ambassador to London Woody Johnson that President Trump will pay…

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New Commonwealth era begins

Leaders from the 53 Commonwealth nations have agreed that Prince Charles should succeed The Queen as the symbolic head of the Commonwealth, at a summit…

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EU Envoys give Brexit deal thumbs up

European diplomats in London welcomed news from Brussels that sufficient progress had been made to proceed with phase two talks on the transition and future…

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Hung parliament means soft Brexit, say envoys

Having accurately predicted a bad election night for the Conservatives, London’s diplomats…

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No deal risk for EU talks

The risk of Britain crashing out of the EU with no deal and no agreement on migrants…

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Britain needs you’ says FCO Minister

“Britain is global” Sir Alan Duncan told the foreign press corps and diplomatic press…

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Envoys mull over PM’s 12-point plan

With the triggering of Article 50 imminent diplomats have offered a mixed response to Prime Minster Theresa May’s 12-point Brexit Plan, underlining how difficult it…

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Reject travel ban, Mayor urges envoys

At the largest-ever gathering of diplomats hosted by City Hall, London’s Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan called on diplomats to condemn the “cruel, prejudiced and counterproductive”…

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Diplomats reflect on ‘shocking’ year

The world is in “worse shape” at the end of 2016 than at the start, envoys have concluded in the annual Embassy End-of-Year survey. When…

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