Tag: Political News

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…

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…

No deal risk for EU talks

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

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…

Reject travel ban, Mayor urges

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

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…

MPs demand Plan B for no-deal Brexit

Failure to plan for the possibilitiy of a ‘no-deal’ outcome at the end of the Brexit negotiations would be “worse than gross negligence” the Foreign…