Spain will hold a repeat of national elections in June following the failure of a last-ditch effort by King Felipe VI to prod bickering Spanish politicians to form a new government. The King chose not to ask any candidates he interviewed this week to try to form a government and break a stalemate that has left Spain with a caretaker government in the wake of inconclusive elections in December.
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has arrived in Colombia to highlight the UK’s support for the country’s peace process and fight against narcotics during visits to Bogota and Cartagena.
The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Jeffrey Mountevans, is leading a business delegation to Chile focused on strengthening the UK’s relationship with Chile and ensure that London and the UK remain its partner of choice for financial and professional services.
France has beaten Japan and Germany to win a US$ 43 billion deal to build a fleet of 12 submarines for Australia, one of the world's most lucrative defense contracts, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday.
Police found responsible for Britain's worst sporting disaster: Justice for the 96, Hillsborough 1989
Police were responsible for the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium crush, a jury concluded this week after two years of hearings into Britain's worst sporting disaster.
Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global opened doors on Monday to thousands of seafood professionals from all around the world seeking to grow their businesses in the global market. The exposition, which takes place at the Brussels Expo, Belgium, from 26-28 April, is the world’s largest trade fair for the seafood industry.
Brussels must do more to help producers ride out the slump in agricultural commodity prices, European farm leaders have warned. Immediate solutions were needed to tackle the “unprecedented” crisis that had hit agricultural markets, said European farm umbrella organization Copa-Cogeca.
Gibraltar's wildlife and natural environment has been included in the latest documentary series aired by the BBC showcasing the biodiversity, culture and history of the United Kingdom's Overseas Territories.
The British Ambassador to Madrid has defended Gibraltar against attempts by the Spanish Foreign Minister to portray Gibraltar as a tax haven. In a letter published in El País Simon Manley says Jose Manuel García-Margallo is mistaken in his view, pointing out that Gibraltar has taken important steps to ensure that its tax system is open and fair.
If Britain finally leaves the European Union it might encourage Argentina to be more aggressive, according to Sukey Cameron, Falkland Islands government representative in London interviewed by The Telegraph political correspondent Ben Riley-Smith.