Kim Darroch

24 results

US president Donald Trump has said he wants an ‘ambitious free-trade agreement’ with the UK after Brexit. File photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

This week the issue of Brexit made it across the Atlantic as members of US Congress voiced their concern about its impact on Northern Ireland. As the(...)

 Boris Johnson: His promise to take Britain out of the EU on October 31st “do or die” has limited his room for manoeuvre in negotiations with the EU. Photograph:  Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

“No to time limits or unilateral escape hatches or all these elaborate devices, glosses, codicils and so on that you could apply to the backstop” By (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has rejected claims from the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council that his spending forecasts “lack credibility”.

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has rejected claims from the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council that his spending forecasts “lack credibility” and(...)

Britain’s former ambassador to the US Kim Darroch listens to Donald Trump and Theresa May  at the White House. Being candid in the line of duty can be a dangerous occupation for an ambassador. File photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Being candid in the line of duty can be a dangerous occupation as Britain’s top ranking diplomat, Sir Kim Darroch, recently found out. Very often the (...)

Britain’s ambassador to the US said Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal in an “act of diplomatic vandalism” because it was agreed by his predecessor Barack Obama, according to the latest leaked cables.

Britain’s ambassador to the US said Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal in an “act of diplomatic vandalism” because it was agreed by his pred(...)

Former British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, speaks at a Conservative Party leadership campaign hustings at Cheltenham. Photograph: Vickie Flores/EPA

Boris Johnson was heckled at a Tory leadership husting in Cheltenham on Fridayafter he was asked about Sir Kim Darroch’s resignation. Mr Johnson was (...)

Boris Johnson onstage during the Conservative leadership hustings at Cheltenham Racecourse: Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has demanded the Northern Ireland backstop is removed and deleted before he could accept the withdrawal agreement as a basis for Britain(...)

US president Donald Trump  at a White House event this week. His scattergun approach to virtually all policies has left the US’s traditional allies and his own staff reeling. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

This week there was only one real story in Washington. At a reception at the Irish Embassy for departing diplomats on Wednesday all talk was of Kim Da(...)

US president Donald Trump: Boris Johnson risks being  Trump’s lapdog as British prime minister. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Spare little pity for Kim Darroch, Britain’s outgoing ambassador to the US. He leaves Washington with plaudits from fellow diplomats and will enjoy li(...)

Donald Trump’s  aggression, and his ability to turn his multitudinous flock of voters on enemies, causes lawmakers to fold. Photograph:  Saul Loeb/AFP

It was said of John Updike that he could review a book at great length without mentioning whether he liked it or not. In his diplomatic correspondence(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »