William Hague


post 06 August 2014
Read more on FactCheck Israel, Gaza and Britain's relationship - FactCheck Q&A

As Sayeeda Warsi announces her resignation as Foreign Office minister over the government's policy on Gaza, FactCheck looks at what that policy might be.

post 15 July 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog William Hague, Angelina Jolie and British imperial decline

There was a reason why outgoing foreign secretary William Hague teamed up with the film star in the campaign to end warzone rape.

post 15 July 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Making way for 'girlies'? Cameron's new government

Men are still overly represented in the post-reshuffle government - but that's not what it feels like to some grumbling Tory males around Westminster.

video 15 July 2014 UK

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Cabinet reshuffle: Gove demoted to chief whip- video

William Hague stands down as foreign secretary and is replaced by Philip Hammond. Nicky Morgan replaces Michael Gove as education secretary and Kenneth Clarke exits.

post 15 July 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cabinet reshuffle: William Hague quits

William Hague stands down as foreign secretary and will stay in the cabinet as Leader of the Commons, Downing Street confirms.

article 14 July 2014 UK
William Hague stands down: 'Renewal in politics is good'

Hague announces on Twitter that he is quitting as foreign secretary to become leader of the House of Commons and will not stand as an MP in the 2015 general election.

article 04 July 2014 World, Sri Lanka
by Tamil woman raped by Sri Lankan soldiers to be deported

Weeks after William Hague's summit on sexual violence in conflict, the British government is to deport a Tamil woman back to Sri Lanka, despite claims she was repeatedly raped by Sri Lankan soldiers.

article 20 June 2014 World, Iraq
Battle for Baghdad: Iraqi troops move to strike back

Iraqi forces are gathering north of Baghdad, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital has prompted the United States to send military advisers to the country.

post 13 June 2014
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Note to Kerry: two questions do not a press conference make

Why, when insurgents are rampaging through Iraq, were British journalists permitted to ask John Kerry and William Hague only two questions at a press conference today?