U.K. plans European-led Gulf force after tanker seizure

World Jul 23, 2019

U.K. plans European-led Gulf force after tanker seizure

The U.K. on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the region. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt condemned Iran's actions as "state piracy" while at ...

Britain's U.S. ambassador resigns after Trump spat

World / Politics Jul 10, 2019

Britain's U.S. ambassador resigns after Trump spat

Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned Wednesday after being targeted by U.S. President Donald Trump following the leak of highly critical diplomatic cables. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May had offered her full support to Kim Darroch after he was revealed to have described the Trump administration ...