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 ...

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 ...

Trump will 'no longer deal' with U.K. envoy who panned him

World / Politics Jul 9, 2019

Trump will 'no longer deal' with U.K. envoy who panned him

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Monday to cut off contact with Britain's ambassador to the United States after leaked diplomatic cables revealed the envoy called the Trump administration "dysfunctional" and "inept." The American leader tweeted about Ambassador Kim Darroch a day after a British newspaper ...

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 ...