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.
On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Foreign Office interviewed Sir Christopher Mallaby, former ambassador to West Germany, and Colin Munro, former deputy head of mission at the..
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are embarking on a royal tour of Pakistan amid political tensions and security concerns in the region. It will be the royal couple's first official visit to Pakistan..
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Home Secretary Priti Patel has played down suggestions that Anne Sacoolas could be extradited from the United States over the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn in a road accident. The Foreign Office has..
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Britain's new ambassador to the United States must be the best person for the long term interests of the relationship between the two countries, junior Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan said on.. Reuters - Published
There is no evidence that hacking was involved in the leaking of British diplomatic memos from London's ambassador to Washington but an investigation is ongoing, the UK's top civil servant in the.. Reuters - Published
It is unprecedented for the head of a friendly state to refuse to deal with a British envoy, the UK's top Foreign Office civil servant said after a row involving U.S. President Donald Trump prompted.. Reuters - Published
Boris Johnson threw Britain's ambassador to Washington "under the bus" when he refused to back the envoy in his row with Donald Trump, junior Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
'I imagine that there were discussions between the Foreign Office and the Beeb saying: 'Please don't put that in... or that, or that, or that, or that'. This was perhaps one of them' Independent - Published
The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the region during a visit to Tehran, Britain's Foreign.. Reuters - Published