Britain deplores the flogging of a blogger in Saudi Arabia and will raise concerns about the case with the country`s deputy foreign minister this week, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday.
EU foreign ministers agreed on Monday there would be no change in the bloc`s Russia policy, including sanctions, as the union`s diplomatic chief warned the Ukraine situation had got "much worse" in recent weeks.
A final round of talks on Iran`s nuclear programme before a looming deadline hung in the balance on Thursday as Britain expressed pessimism a deal could be done in time and foreign ministers stayed away.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond expressed doubt Wednesday that a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers would be reached by the deadline next week and spoke of the possibility of an extension.
Britain will walk away from negotiations with European Union partners if its pleas for immigration reform are ignored, raising the real possibility of leaving the bloc altogether, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Friday.
UK`s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond ruled out any alliance with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to combat the Islamic State militants, who have unleashed havoc in Iraq and Syria, killing hundreds of people.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said he would hold a top-level government meeting to discuss the outbreak of the highly-infectious Ebola virus across West Africa which he warned posed a threat to Britain.
Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz and visiting British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond discussed Tuesday the latest turmoil in Iraq, which borders the oil rich kingdom, state news agency SPA reported.
Britain`s flooding crisis eased on Sunday with the arrival of drier weather following a series of fierce storms, while the government pledged to have the army conduct a rapid inspection of flood defences.