U.K. police reportedly identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos

World / Politics Jul 14, 2019

U.K. police reportedly identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos

The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. Last week, Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper published memos from Kim Darroch in which he ...

Boris Johnson says U.K. envoy's departure has been politicized

World / Politics Jul 12, 2019

Boris Johnson says U.K. envoy's departure has been politicized

Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister, said the departure of Britain's ambassador to the U.S. has been politicized as he sought to deflect criticism of his reaction to the transatlantic diplomatic spat. The envoy, Sir Kim Darroch, quit Wednesday ...

U.K. minister to apologize to Ivanka over ambassador's leaked memos

World / Politics Jul 8, 2019

U.K. minister to apologize to Ivanka over ambassador's leaked memos

Britain's trade minister said Monday he would apologize to U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka for a leak of confidential memos in which the U.K. ambassador describes the U.S. administration as "dysfunctional" and "inept." The memos from Kim Darroch, the U.K.'s ambassador to Washington, were ...