The body of a British man kidnapped nearly five years ago in Iraq has been recovered, closing the books on a saga that included the deaths of three other men and the release of one.
The diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks throw up revealing details about how the world looks at Britain's royal family, as well as highlighting the occasional episode when erstwhile-royal behavior forces its way on to the agenda of international meetings.
The gaffes of Britain's royals are made public by WikiLeaks' publication of diplomatic cables. CNN's Brian Todd reports
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband discusses the expulsion of an Israeli diplomat.
There are "compelling reasons" to believe the Israeli government was responsible for forging British passports used in a plot to kill a Hamas leader in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Tuesday.
British hostage has been released from Iraq. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
Former British hostage Peter Moore, freed last week after two-and-a-half years in Iraq, asked Sunday for "space and time" to catch up with family.
Wednesday's release of a British computer expert held by Shiite Muslim insurgents in Iraq since 2007 came about as part of efforts to settle the six-year-old insurgency, an Iraqi government spokesman said.
Britain said Tuesday that it has asked Iran for a "speedy resolution" in the case of five British sailors being held by Tehran.
Success in Afghanistan can only come with a clear political strategy, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband told a NATO gathering Tuesday.
Tony Blair's chances of becoming the European Union's first full-time president were in serious trouble late on Thursday as a Brussels summit opened with a chorus of criticism from his own supposed center-left allies.
A British man and his wife were taken hostage by armed pirates who boarded their yacht, the man said in an interview released Thursday.
Reports that Iran has sentenced a British embassy employee to four years in prison are "deeply concerning," British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Thursday.
Scottish prosecutors are conducting a further review of the evidence related to the Lockerbie bombing, prosecutors have told families of victims from the United Kingdom.
Britain is examining the possibility of scaling back its Trident nuclear deterrent program by cutting the number of missile-carrying submarines from four to three, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Wednesday.
Police in London said Friday they are investigating an allegation of torture involving a British intelligence officer.
A body that may be that of a Briton taken hostage in Iraq two years ago has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband announced Wednesday.
The cheering, flag-waving welcome that the convicted Lockerbie bomber received in Libya after being released from a life sentence was "highly objectionable," President Barack Obama said Friday.
Britain cannot guarantee that its allies are not torturing terror suspects, two top government ministers said Sunday.
The United States and Britain said Wednesday they are committed to remaining in Afghanistan, despite increased military casualties and declining public support for the war effort.
The last British Embassy employee being held in Iran was freed on Sunday, his lawyer said.
U.S. President Barack Obama and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband both said they "strongly condemn" Friday's deadly hotel attacks in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Iran has released a British embassy staffer, leaving one of the embassy's local staff in jail, the Foreign Office in London said Monday.
"There will be consequences" if Iran mistreats a British Embassy employee who was arrested in Tehran, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Sunday, as cracks began to appear in the Iranian leadership.
Personal details and photographs of the incoming head of Britain's international spy agency have been posted on Facebook, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband acknowledged Sunday.
A top Iranian cleric said Friday some of the arrested employees from the British Embassy in Tehran would be put on trial, Iranian Students News Agency reported.
Three leading Iranian reformists have questioned the legitimacy of Ahmadinejad's government. CNN's Rezah Sayah reports.
Three more British Embassy staffers arrested by Iran have been released, Tehran's government-funded Press TV reported Wednesday. One staff member remains in detention.
A memorial march in Tehran turns into an opposition rally. CNN's Reza Sayah reports
Five British Embassy local staff members arrested by Iran have been released, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday.
Iran's intelligence minister Sunday blamed Western powers for stirring up protests over its disputed presidential election, singling out Britain and saying the British Embassy in Tehran "played a heavy role in the recent disturbances."
The arrest of local staff members at the British Embassy in Iran is "harassment and intimidation of a kind which is quite unacceptable," British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Sunday.
British authorities have identified two bodies recovered in Iraq, saying Sunday they are "highly likely" to be those of two British men kidnapped two years ago in Baghdad.
Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki on Sunday disputed allegations of ballot irregularities in the presidential election, calling the possibility almost nonexistent.
The remains of two bodies -- possibly British hostages taken more than two years ago in Baghdad, Iraq -- have been handed over to British authorities, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Saturday.
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has appealed for the release of five British hostages in Iraq as the second anniversary of their capture approaches.
A British resident released after four years at Guantanamo Bay arrived back in the UK Monday, officials said, in a case that has helped deepen controversy over U.S. treatment of accused terrorists.
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband on Thursday urged Tehran to allow the British Council to resume operations in Iran, shortly after London announced it was suspending the cultural organization's operations because of Iranian pressure on its staff.
The UK government has clashed with the judiciary amid claims that Washington pressured London into not releasing documents that reveal the torture of a terrorism suspect, UK media report.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought Tuesday to shore up cooperation with two key European allies on Iran and other issues, capitalizing on the goodwill earned by the election of President Barack Obama.
The phrase "war on terror" is misleading and may have done more harm than good as countries around the world fight extremism, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Thursday.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Sunday called for an "immediate cease-fire" between Israel and the Palestinians, hours after Israeli ground forces entered Gaza following a week of air raids.
Britain is open to requests from U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to boost troop levels in Afghanistan, Foreign Secretary David Miliband said in an interview published Friday.
The following is reaction by world leaders to the attacks in Mumbai, India.
Both sides in the Congo rebel fighting that has displaced thousands of people seem committed to maintaining the days-old cease-fire, the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said Saturday.
Professionals in Zimbabwe are paid in food and fuel in an economy that is near collapse. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports
With Zimbabwe's political power-sharing deal in jeopardy, South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki planned crisis talks Monday with both sides in Harare
The U.N. Security Council unanimously passed a resolution Saturday reaffirming three previous rounds of sanctions on Iran for refusing to halt its uranium enrichment program.
As the ruling Labour Party struggles to appear united behind him, the Wall Street meltdown offers the Prime Minister his best hopes for a political revival
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of orchestrating the conflict in Georgia to benefit one of its presidential election candidates.
Western politicians are currently scrambling for air tickets to Kiev. Britain's Foreign Secretary David Miliband rushed to Ukraine soon after Russia announced its recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney will follow.
Russian President recognizes Georgia's breakaway provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. CNN's Phil Black reports.
President George W. Bush has urged the international community to punish the Zimbabwe government for suppressing its political opponents and using violence at the ballot box
Lawmakers will study the movements of planes and ships traveling to the remote British outpost Diego Garcia amid suspicion it is used by U.S. authorities to detain or transfer terrorism suspects
Queen Elizabeth II has stripped Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe of his honorary knighthood
World powers negotiating with Iran have agreed on a repackaged offer of incentives to try to coax the Islamic regime into rolling back its disputed nuclear program
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Thursday that British territory was used to transport two suspects in the CIA's rendition program.
The UK says its territory was used in transport of suspects in the CIA's rendition program. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband visited Afghanistan on an unannounced trip Thursday to meet with troops, military leaders, and top government officials.
U.S. officials seek more NATO troops for the war in Afghanistan. CNN's Barbara Starr reports
The British Council on Thursday denounced a Russian "campaign of intimidation," which it said had made it impossible to continue operating in two Russian cities.
British troops Sunday handed over responsibility for security in the southern Iraqi province of Basra, a major milestone in the scaling-back of the foreign military presence nearly five years after the U.S.-led invasion.
Sudanese reportedly demand the execution of a British teacher whose students named a teddy bear Muhammad.
Hundreds of angry protesters, some waving ceremonial swords from trucks equipped with loud speakers, gathered Friday outside the presidential palace to denounce a teacher whose class named a teddy bear "Mohammed" -- some calling for her execution.
A Sudanese court found a British teacher guilty of insulting religion and sentenced her to 15 days in prison Thursday for allowing a teddy bear to be named "Mohammed," British authorities and her lawyer reported.
A British teacher arrested in Sudan after allowing her class to name a teddy bear "Mohammed" has been charged by authorities with offending religion, British officials say.
CNN's Phil Black reports on the Saudi King's lavish welcome to Britain and why his visit is so controversial.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has begun his visit to the UK as controversy continues over issues related to the Middle Eastern kingdom.
Groups protest over Saudi king's visit to the U.K., expressing anger over human rights issues and arms deals. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has stirred up controversy ahead of a rare visit to Britain which begins Monday, accusing British authorities of ignoring intelligence that could have prevented the 2005 London bombings
While all eyes were on Gordon Brown at his first Labour Party conference this week as Prime Minister, Foreign Secretary David Miliband threatened to steal the limelight.
Only a few weeks after returning from Iraq, where she met with U.S. troops and those uprooted by the war, Angelina Jolie will convene with British Foreign Secretary David Miliband in New York to discuss global diplomacy, British officials announced.
Thai investigators sift through plane wreckage to find the cause of the crash. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
Relatives of the 89 people killed in Sunday's plane crash in Phuket continued to arrive in the Thai resort town on Tuesday to try to identify their loved ones' remains.
In an interview with TIME, David Miliband discusses America, al-Qaeda, religion and his boss Gordon Brown
Russia expels UK diplomats
London expels four diplomats to protest lack of cooperation in the Litvenenko case. But things aren't as simple as they were during the Cold War
Britain will expel four Russian diplomats over the Kremlin's refusal to extradite the key suspect in the murder of a former KGB agent fatally poisoned in London
Britain is to expel four Russian diplomats in protest over Moscow's refusal to extradite a key suspect in the poisoning of a former KGB agent.
A "Darling" choice by Britain's new Prime Minister, but a few other names that the U.S. may not find so sweet.
Newly installed British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has held his first cabinet meeting following the UK's biggest government shake-up since the Labour Party came to power in 1997.
It's all well and good governments and the public demanding cleaner air, but how are those charged with effecting reductions of pollutants -- the automobile and truck manufacturers -- going to tackle a problem that can't simply be fixed overnight?
Prime Minister Tony Blair has unveiled his new Cabinet after Thursday's election won him a landmark third term.
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