The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, or British Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom. It is responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide and was created in 1968 by merging the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gives a sense of the scale of the challenge ahead for the Foreign Office in helping Britons abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic. He advises Britons abroad to "think very..
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson responds to a question about the UK's preparedness for the coronavirus following reports of two new cases in the country. Johnson says that NHS is an excellent organisation..
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A plane carrying British citizens evacuated from the coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan has landed in Oxfordshire. The flight, with more than 200 people on board, including some foreign nationals, arrived..
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Britain's Foreign Office on Monday advised https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy Britons against all but essential travel to Italy after Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the whole.. Reuters - Published
There are demands for independent inquiries into the roles of the Foreign Office and Cambridgeshire police after an investigation into the abduction of a princess on a British street was allowed to.. WorldNews - Published
Dependants and some staff are being evacuated from the British embassy in Tehran as of March 1 due to coronavirus but essential staff will remain, Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday as part of a.. Reuters - Published
The family of Harry Dunn has called for Julian Assange not to be extradited as long as the US refuses to send the suspect in the teenager’s death back to the UK. The 19-year-old’s parents have said.. WorldNews - Published
Britain's Foreign Office on Friday said the evacuation flight for its nationals on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship has taken off from Japan, following the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters - Published
Britain's Foreign Office said late on Tuesday that it will charter another civilian aircraft to help British nationals and their dependents leave China's Wuhan for the UK on Sunday amidst the spread of.. Reuters - Published
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was welcomed in Riyadh on Monday by his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud, Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) said on.. WorldNews - Published
Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Saturday that the country's ambassador in Tehran was briefly detained by Iranian authorities, denouncing the arrest as a "flagrant violation of international law". Reuters - Published
(CNN)Rising tensions in the Middle East have prompted international safety warnings for tourists and other travelers heading to prime tourism destinations such as United Arab Emirates, Jordan and.. WorldNews - Published
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab travels to Brussels on Tuesday to discuss with France and Germany the crisis sparked by the killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, the British.. Reuters - Published
A former head of the Foreign Office today urged Boris Johnson to open up the next round of Brexit negotiations to businesses. Sir Simon Fraser said future talks needed to be “more transparent” than.. WorldNews - Published
The governments of the US, Singapore and Canada asked its citizens to avoid travelling to Assam and the northeast as violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continued in the north-east... IndiaTimes - Published
FoI release shows how embassy and FCO staff sought to make sense of mystery illnesses Official emails and diplomatic telegrams marked as sensitive reveal for the first time how the British government.. WorldNews - Published
Pakistan has rejected the "void" and "illegal" bifurcation of India-occupied Kashmir into two union territories, saying that "no step by the government of India" can change the internationally.. WorldNews - Published
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Iran and Saudi Arabia on Saturday as part of Islamabad’s efforts to defuse the increasing tensions in West Asia, diplomatic sources said here on.. WorldNews - Published