A group of MPs have criticised the Scottish government's proposed foreign policy plans should they gain independence.
The Assange standoff at the Ecuadorian embassy suggests that things haven't changed much since a century or more ago, when our preferred method of resolving a diplomatic dispute was to send in a gunboat or two.
The world's "increasingly borderless" economy has helped rich individuals 'hide' over £12.5 trillion in offshore accounts, it has emerged.
Britain cannot continue managing its foreign policy on a "shoestring", MPs are warning, on a day of significant developments on the world stage.
The British military's ability to conduct another operation like last year's intervention in Libya will be hampered by cuts, according to MPs.
Britain is calling on European foreign ministers to intensify economic sanctions against Iran, one day after expelling the country's diplomats from the UK.
David Cameron has spoken of his pride in Britain's role in removing Muammar Gaddafi from power, after confirmation of the renegade leader's violent death.
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Ministers and officials need to recognise the importance of strategic communications, a thinktank has urged.
David Cameron lacks a cohesive foreign policy, according to the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) thinktank.
Britain is prepared to launch another military intervention where circumstances permit, David Cameron has said.
As Libya approaches a new dawn we must appreciate that some things will go wrong. However whilst we should help the Libyans, we should be careful not to interfere.
Withdrawals from Afghanistan should not take place in line with election timetables, former Labour defence secretary George Robertson has said.
Whitehall officials are firmly focused on improving Britain's trade links with China as Wen Jiabao visits London - to the frustration of human rights campaigners.
When David Cameron shakes the hand of Chinese premier Wen Jiabao, he shakes the hand of a man who rules the world's largest remaining tyranny.
Violence in Syria has boosted Britain's hopes of securing a UN security council resolution against Bashar al-Assad's regime, politics.co.uk understands.
Russia is unlikely to shift its opposition to a resolution against Syria at the UN security council – however optimistic British diplomats may be.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's "vague promises" have been criticised by William Hague.
David Cameron's comments that Britain will keep the Falkland Islands have been dismissed as "mediocrity bordering on stupidity" by Argentina's president.
There is no obvious solution to the problems faced by the Liberal Democrats, Tony Blair has said.
A resolution condemning Syria's violent repression of pro-democracy demonstrations is set to be presented to the UN.
Time is running out for Colonel Gaddafi following sustained helicopter attacks on the Libyan capital, the foreign secretary has said.
The number of planned redundancies among civilian staff at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to double.
Liam Fox has said the leaks which have hit his department in recent months are "unethical and unprofessional".
Human rights campaigning group Amnesty International is marking its 50th birthday.