Miliband bows out of politics

2013-03-27 18:34

Former British foreign secretary David Miliband says he was leaving politics to boost his brother's chances of leading the opposition Labour Party to victory.

UK opposition wants tough media rules

2011-09-27 22:31

Amid a tabloid phone hacking scandal that has shaken Britain, the country's main opposition Labour Party has suggested reporters guilty of malpractice could be banned.

David Miliband may quit politics

2010-09-29 15:13

New Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has indicated that his brother David, whom he defeated in a leadership contest, will quit frontline politics.

Odds on Ed

2010-09-25 14:13

Britain's opposition Labour Party will soon appoint its new leader, with left-leaning Ed Miliband tipped to beat his older brother David after a last-minute surge in support.

Milibands fight to lead Labour

2010-09-03 17:02

The unusual spectacle of brothers fighting for the soul of the defeated Labour Party in Britain has turned a ho-hum contest into a nail biter as voting for a party leader begins.

Israel fears passport fallout

2010-03-24 19:16

Israel, which had hoped a row over fake passports in the killing of a top Hamas militant was over, now fears other countries will follow Britain's lead in expelling diplomats.

UK allies might be torturers

2010-03-17 22:27

The UK can't completely rule out that its allies torture detainees while seeking to tackle the threat from terrorism.

Kenya: UK can't cancel torture

2010-01-26 21:26

The KHRC will challenge a move by the UK government striking out claims of torture by the British colonial administration in Kenya.

Brown's testimony moved forward

2010-01-22 15:09

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be quizzed sooner than expected about his role in the decision to join the unpopular war in Iraq.

UK hails 'professional' Iran

2009-12-02 14:30

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has hailed the "professional" way in which Iran dealt with London over the release of five British yachtsmen.

Iran will deal with 'intruders'

2009-12-01 14:19

A top aide to Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says five British sailors detained in Gulf waters will be dealt with firmly if found guilty.

UK contacts Iranian authorities

2009-12-01 08:35

Britain's Foreign Secretary David Miliband says officials contacted Iranian authorities to resolve the issue of five UK sailors being held in that country.

Global climate deal 'unlikely'

2009-09-08 20:08

Britain's Foreign Secretary says there is danger a United Nations conference in Copenhagen won't strike a global deal on climate change.

Britons in Iraq feared dead

2009-06-20 20:10

Two Britons taken hostage in Iraq in 2007 are feared dead after bodies were handed to British officials in Iraq, the UK government says.


UK MPs under fire over £1.5m trips abroad

2012-11-23 09:08

British lawmakers are under fire for racking up £1.5m worth of visits to foreign countries in the last two years, paid for by governments, firms and pressure groups.

UK's David Miliband steps down

2010-09-29 22:42

David Miliband, whose ambition to lead Britain's opposition Labour Party has been thwarted by his younger brother, is stepping down from front-line politics.

Miliband: Time to bury Blair era

2010-09-27 17:05

Britain's surprise new Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has pledged to bury the era of Tony Blair.

Brothers battle for Labour control

2010-09-23 17:40

Britain's brother-versus-brother fight for the soul and leadership of the Labour Party will soon be coming to an end.

Scenarios for UK's unclear polls

2010-05-05 16:53

Britain's general election is expected to be the closest for decades, with the outcome deeply uncertain.

UK expels Israeli envoy

2010-03-23 19:05

Britain has expelled an Israeli diplomat over the alleged use of forged UK passports in the assassination of a Hamas operative in a suspected Mossad hit.

UK looks to China over Iran

2010-03-15 13:06

Western powers want China to approve a proposed UN resolution imposing new sanctions on Tehran.

'New phase in Qaeda operations'

2010-01-24 14:35

The bid to blow up a US plane marks a "new phase" in al-Qaeda's campaign against the West, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband says.

'Vital time' for Afghanistan

2009-12-04 16:03

Britain's David Miliband has warned now is a "vital time" for Nato and the Afghan government to seize back the initiative from the Taliban and al-Qaeda.

UK, Iran discuss sailors

2009-12-02 00:21

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has spoken to his Iranian counterpart, Manouchehr Mottaki, about the five British yachtsmen detained in the Gulf.

'No confrontation' with Iran

2009-12-01 12:54

Britain has "no argument" with Tehran over five sailors detained after straying into Iranian waters, stressing the seizure was a purely consular matter.

Clinton gushes over Miliband

2009-11-19 08:42

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gushes over Britain's youthful-looking, foreign minister David Miliband, in the latest issue of Vogue magazine.

Bodies of UK hostages IDed

2009-06-21 16:08

British authorities say the bodies of two British men taken hostage in Iraq two years ago have been identified and their next of kin informed.

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