Undated family handout file photo of Matthew Hedges with his wife Daniela Tejada. Photograph: Daniela Tejada/PA

Clemency for a British academic jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates on a spying charge is being considered by the Gulf state’s leaders, an off(...)

Zachary Faden makes drinks at a royal wedding-themed pop-up bar in Washington, DC as part of celebrations for the upcoming royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

The elderflower cakes are for sale in Georgetown’s famous cupcake store; a royal pop-up bar has opened in the trendy Shaw neighbourhood in DC; and the(...)

British Ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow speaks to reporters while leaving the Russian foreign ministry building in Moscow on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

Moscow has told Britain it must cut “just over 50” more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of (...)

The Humours of Bandon

At the Imagining Ireland concert at the Barbican earlier this month, Paul Noonan of BellX1 described the multifaceted gig as “a photograph of some of (...)

Karen Bradley: “The answer is for politicians who were elected by the people of Northern Ireland to get back into Stormont and run the executive.” Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Northern Ireland secretary of state Karen Bradley will be in Twickenham this afternoon cheering on England, arriving just in time after a whirlwind 72(...)

Arsenal’s Russia tie: the team’s Europa League quarter-final opponents, CSKA Moscow, are revealed by Éric Abidal at Friday’s draw in Nyon. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Arsenal have encouraged their supporters to follow advice from the UK foreign office after the club was drawn to play CSKA Moscow in the Europa League(...)

Michel Barnier (left) is known for his austere approach to life, while David Davis  likes to think of himself as “a charming bastard”.

The frozen streets of Helsinki lie silent as the mercury plunges to -16C. But inside the British embassy, the lights are burning. David Davis, the man(...)

Bill Clinton:  British diplomat Jonathan Powell conceded years later that the president’s  decision to grant Adams a visa-waiver in 1994 was the right thing to do. Photograph: Getty Images

Gerry Adams arrived at Kennedy Airport in New York at 4.30pm on Monday, January 31st, 1994, on Aer Lingus flight 105 from Dublin. Previously denied ac(...)

US president Donald Trump and  Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump sharpened his rhetoric towards Palestinians on Thursday, threatening to withdraw aid from the region if the Palestinian lead(...)

 Rebecca Dykes, who was murdered in Beirut, Lebanon.  Photograph: PA Wire

A British diplomat who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut has been found dead. The body of Rebecca Dykes was reportedly found on the side of a motorwa(...)

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