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Go refract yourselves

“Law-abiding” citizens have “nothing to fear” from the British intelligence services, the foreign secretary says. William Hague said reports that the UK’s eavesdropping centre GCHQ had circumvented the law to gather data on British citizens were “nonsense”. But he refused to confirm or deny claims GCHQ has had access to a US spy programme called […]

Welcome to Mogadishu

Foreign Secretary William Hague has opened a new British embassy in Mogadishu – the first time the UK has had one in Somalia since 1991. The UK is the first European Union country to reopen an embassy in the country since the Federal Government of Somalia was established last year. Mr Hague said Somalia had […]

Gay Days of Summer

In an extraordinarily frank statement, the Foreign Secretary yesterday denied that he had ever had a relationship with a man after his special advisor Christopher Myers resigned because of the damage caused by “untrue and malicious” allegations circulating on the internet. He also revealed that he and his wife Ffion have suffered the trauma of […]