Anti-corruption and cementing new treaties should take precedence over softer fashionable favourites.
Its development reputation has been tarnished, and nobody is able to define quite what the UK’s foreign policy actually is.
Raisi, who presided over the execution of 5000 regime opponents in 1988, would be a strong bulwark against an Iranian version of Gorbachev taking over.
The Chancellor’s decision to cut foreign aid will put futures in jeopardy.
Ministers clearly realise they do not have support in the Commons for this cut, and nor perhaps for the overall reduction to 0.5 per cent of GNI.
The Prime Minister defends the humanitarian protections on UK exports and British overseas aid to Yemen.
Multilateral political cooperation with the EU, as well as the bilateral relations with its member states, remains in the UK’s best interest.
The US and UK, along with other countries in Europe, are fighting to ensure that no one is persecuted for their religious beliefs.
Let’s use ever-increasing intelligence – and stop the flow of dirty money out of poor countries.
We are well-placed to aid in de-escalating the crisis, and ultimately securing a diplomatic solution.
Even Monday’s one-off attack will add 20 cents to petrol prices. In the US, that will cost families an extra $18 a month at the petrol pump.
As well as a response to the immediate crisis, we need to start planning ahead properly and routinely.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
The Opposition leader had pressed the Prime Minister over the UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.
In a low blow, the Scottish Nationalists pretend to back Hunt.