Former foreign secretary Lord Carrington dies at 99
He served in Churchill’s government and held many major offices of state, famously resigning as foreign secretary over the Falklands invasion. Former prime ministers have led the tributes to Lord Carrington, who’s died at the age of 99. Sir John Major said he felt “immensely privileged” to have known him, while David Cameron described his…
Russian embassy requests meeting with Boris Johnson
The Russian embassy in London has called for a meeting with the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over the Salisbury poison attack – claiming its dealings with the UK had been “utterly unsatisfactory”. The Foreign Office hit back, saying it was Russia’s response that had been unsatisfactory – accusing them of failing to answer numerous questions…
Boris Johnson refuels speculation over Tory leadership bid
The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has insisted he is “all behind Theresa for a glorious Brexit” – after his article about Britain’s future outside the EU that’s been widely seen as a Tory leadership challenge.
Johnson challenged on UK hurricane response
We report from Anguilla as Boris Johnson defends the government’s hurricane relief effort, saying it was “extremely fast” as he arrived on the island of Anguilla to see the aid operation in action.