News and communications

299 results sorted by Updated (newest)


Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)



  1. Foreign Secretary speech at India Global Week

    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has today addressed India Global Week on the thriving UK-India partnership

  2. Good karma: British travellers rescued by Deputy High Commissioner via mountain roads, ‘elephant corridor’ and a breakdown in a tiger reserve

    A mission to bring elderly and vulnerable people back from India was almost thwarted as a Foreign Office team raced to change a tyre in a tiger reserve.

  3. UK announces more flights to bring stranded Brits home from India

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced 5 further flights to bring stranded British travellers home from India.

  4. Fifth round of charter flights from India announced

    The UK has announced seven further charter flights to bring over 2,000 stranded British travellers home from India.

  5. 20,000 stranded Brits returning to the UK from South Asia on UK charter flights

    More than 20,000 British travellers, on 83 Government charter flights, will return to the UK from across South Asia by 7 May.

  6. Thousands more Britons to return to UK on new India charter flights

    3,600 more stranded British travellers are set to return home from India on 14 new flights chartered by the UK government.

  7. 17 more charter flights from India to return thousands of stranded Brits

    Seventeen more charter flights from India, with a total capacity of around 4,000 passengers, will bring back more people in India who have been waiting for flights.

  8. India charter flights to return thousands more stranded Brits

    Over 3,000 British travellers currently stranded in India will get home on an additional 12 charter flights which have opened for bookings today.

  9. Change of British High Commissioner to India in spring 2020

    Sir Philip Barton KCMG OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of India in succession to Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG.

  10. Minister for Asia Mark Field visits New Delhi and Mumbai

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, visited India from 1 to 3 March to further strengthen UK-India relations.

  11. The Foreign Secretary's call with Indian and Pakistan Foreign Ministers

    On 25 February, the Foreign Secretary had calls with Indian Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj and the Pakistani Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

  12. UK is committed to strengthening UK-India defence ties

    The UK Pavilion, organised by ADS UK Ltd and the UK Department for International Trade’s Defence and Security Organisation will host around 20 UK companies.

  13. Export boost for UK industry as India opens market to British sheep meat

    A new agreement to export British sheep meat to India was announced today.

  14. Foreign Secretary hosts first Platform for Girls' Education meeting

    During his time at the UN General Assembly, Jeremy Hunt hosted the meeting with influential figures who will lobby for quality education for girls.

  15. Foreign Secretary celebrates Commonwealth progress

    The UK hosts event for Commonwealth countries at UN General Assembly in New York on 25 September 2018.

  16. The UK and All of Asia, a modern partnership: Mark Field's speech

    Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field spoke at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta.

  17. Lord Tariq Ahmad's Eid message

    The Minister for Human Rights wishes Muslims across the world Eid Mubarak

  18. UK-India working together to counter extremism

    The British Minister for Countering Extremism Baroness Williams delivered a speech at Observer Research Foundation conference on 'Tackling Insurgent Ideologies'.

  19. Minister for Asia Mark Field visits India

    Foreign Office Minister arrives in India for wide-ranging talks on India-UK Tech Partnership, sustainable energy, and girls' education.

  20. Prime Minister of India's visit, April 2018

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the UK for the second time as an official Guest of Government on 18 April 2018.