Latest Foreign Office Stories

UK Increasingly Targeted In Cyber Attacks
2011-10-31 09:54:30

The United Kingdom has suffered a series of “disturbing” cyber attacks, including a recent serious, yet unsuccessful, assault on the Foreign Office’s network.

2008-08-21 12:00:08

Paedophile pop star Gary Glitter has returned to Thailand after being refused entry to Hong Kong, the Foreign Office said today. The increasingly farcical situation leaves the disgraced singer in international limbo.

2006-01-18 21:35:27

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain believes the CIA's reported secret transfer of terrorism suspects to foreign countries for interrogation is illegal, according to a leaked government document published on Thursday.

2006-01-07 09:36:54

AMMAN (Reuters) - Britain closed its embassy in Jordan on Saturday because of fears of attacks on Westerners there, the Foreign Office said. The move comes two months after triple suicide bomb attacks on luxury hotels in Amman killed more than 50 people.

Word of the Day
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.