Divorcing the UK: Brexit becomes reality

In 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU. Since then, Brexit has been a dominant news story across Europe, notably in neighbouring France. In this edition, we look at what Brexit means for British and French people living in each other’s countries. We find out about the jobs being relocated to Paris and see to what extent the … Read more Divorcing the UK: Brexit becomes reality

Palestinians push for UN action over Trump Middle East plan

Palestine’s ambassador to the United Nations says none of its officials will seek to engage the US on Trump’s Middle East plan. The plan proposes to annex a third of the occupied West Bank, including the Jordan Valley and Palestinian leaders say the plan is wholly pro-Israeli. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will attend a meeting … Read more Palestinians push for UN action over Trump Middle East plan

‘We’re not turning our back on Europe,’ UK ambassador to France tells FRANCE 24

The British ambassador to France, Edward Llewellyn, spoke to FRANCE 24 at the embassy in Paris ahead of Brexit Day. He insisted that even if the UK is leaving the EU, it would remain “a member of the European family of nations” and “a European country”. “We’re not turning our back on Europe,” he told FRANCE 24. The ambassador also … Read more ‘We’re not turning our back on Europe,’ UK ambassador to France tells FRANCE 24

Why are so many countries involved In Libya’s war? | Going Underground

Going Underground speaks to former British ambassador to Libya Sir Richard Dalton about the ongoing Libyan Civil War. He discusses the recent collapse of the ceasefire between General Haftar’s forces and Prime Minister Sarraj’s GNA Forces in Moscow, the perceived failure of the Berlin conference on Libya, why so many powers such as Russia, Egypt, … Read more Why are so many countries involved In Libya’s war? | Going Underground

Explosive recording appears to show Donald Trump say about ambassador: ‘Take her out’

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Former top diplomat: Idea of US imposing peace plan on Israel, Palestinians ‘is a farce’

Our guest Martin Indyk served as US special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations under Barack Obama and twice as US ambassador to Israel under Bill Clinton. As Donald Trump prepares to release a long-delayed plan for Middle East peace, Indyk gives us his take on this latest US mediation bid. He also discusses the US role in the wider Middle East … Read more Former top diplomat: Idea of US imposing peace plan on Israel, Palestinians ‘is a farce’

Goshen bolts up at Ascot!

Goshen continued his relentless march towards the Triumph Hurdle when extending his unbeaten record with facile front-running success in the Ascot IJF Ambassador Programme Juvenile Hurdle. The Gary Moore-trained four-year-old left his rivals toiling as he added to victories at Fontwell and Sandown, defying a double penalty to defeat Nordano by 11 lengths, having settled … Read more Goshen bolts up at Ascot!

Pompeo says State will investigate possible surveillance of ex-US ambassador Yovanovitch

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo publicly committed to look into the possible surveillance of former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch — more than 48 hours after the evidence of potential monitoring emerged and more than 24 hours after Ukraine announced its own investigation into the matter. #CNN #News

‘Not convinced’: Lebanese press slams minister’s apology for violence against journalists

IN THE WORLD PAPERS – January 17, 2020: We look at the Lebanese media’s coverage of growing police brutality against journalists covering the ongoing protest movement. We then turn to the UK, with yet another twist in the Big Ben controversy. We end with an unlikely diplomatic rift between the US and South Korea… sparked by … Read more ‘Not convinced’: Lebanese press slams minister’s apology for violence against journalists