Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has decided to proclaim an additional bank holiday to mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III next year.
Ms Stephanie Al-Qaq has been appointed His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil in succession to Mr Peter Wilson CMG. Ms Al-Qaq will take up her appointment during November 2022.
Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro, who rarely travels abroad except to friendly countries, Sunday landed at the Egyptian port city of Sharm el-Sheikh to participate in the COP27 Climate Summit.
Dignitaries at the Egyptian port of Sharm El-Sheikh Sunday concurred on the opening day of the UN Conference of the Parties (COP27) Climate Summit on the need to discuss compensation by the world's wealthier nations for damages stemming from practices that were detrimental to the environment and have thus prompted the current climate change crisis.
Over 150 foreign tourists held in boats sailing along the Yurimaguas route, on the Marañon River in Peru were released Friday afternoon, it was reported.
For the first time since her assassination attempt on September 1, Argentina's Vice-President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK), reappeared in public at an event that welcomed her with the chant Cristina presidenta (Cristina President). She replied that it was possible to repeat the bonanzas of her two consecutive four-year terms in office (2007-2015).
The UK and Mauritius have agreed to hold talks on the future of the disputed British Indian Ocean Overseas Territory/Chagos Islands, and Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said the countries agreed that the UK-US military base on Diego Garcia will continue to operate whatever the results of the talks.
A Remembrance service will be broadcast live from the Falkland Islands on 13 November. Veterans of the 1982 conflict have returned to the Islands, many for the first time, to be part of the moving commemorations.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Friday signed into law the “total peace” bill which allows authorities to undertake ceasefire negotiations with remnants of FARC and ELN groups still active in the country, just one day after the initiative was passed by both Houses of Congress.
The British Antarctic Survey, BAS, Antarctic field season has begun, with a challenging and ambitious range of projects to be delivered at five BAS research stations and across the wider continent. Over 500 people are working in Antarctica this season on BAS research stations, on RRS Sir David Attenborough, in the field and in collaboration with other Antarctic operators.