British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if Tehran gave guarantees it would not go to Syria.
Senior British politicians, including both contenders to be the next prime minister, joined journalists on Saturday in criticising police for warning media not to publish leaked government documents
UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel.
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines.
China warned Britain on Wednesday that it must "refrain from further interference" in Hong Kong's protests or risk "further damaging" its relationship with Beijing.
Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub.
Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt took aim at rival Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, saying the frontrunner to become prime minister could destroy Brexit and the government.
Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday
A Saudi diplomat cannot claim immunity from legal action brought by a woman who said he trafficked her into Britain and held her as a domestic slave, a British tribunal has ruled, in a case that could help pave the way for others to claim damages.
The number of people to die from a listeria outbreak in British hospitals has risen to five from three, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday.
Britain has announced it will enshrine a new commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law, marking a first among G7 nations facing increasingly severe impacts from the climate crisis.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU would be willing to renegotiate ...