Boris Johnson has backed proposals by Syrian opposition figures to remove President Bashar Assad and establish a transitional government.Read the full story ›
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated the Government's stance on Brexit during a visit to Austria, and said: "We're not leaving Europe, we are leaving the European Union".
Mr Johnson added: "We do want a strong European Union, but we also want a strong United Kingdom, and I think we share a vision for a new European partnership."
Speaking alongside Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz before a meeting in Bratislava, Mr Johnson said he wanted "ever closer relations" between the two nations, and hailed the investment given to the London's Emirates Air Line in 2012.
"I'm a proud possessor of a cowbell, given to me by Doppelmayr, I'm proud to say. They built a wonderful cablecar in London.. it was an Austrian investment."
A number of Cabinet ministers will begin a round of Brexit talks with foreign counterparts on Thursday.Read the full story ›
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is currently the most senior duty minister in Whitehall while Theresa May is on holiday, Downing Street has said.
Johnson takes over from Chancellor Philip Hammond who was the senior duty minister last week when the Prime Minister began her annual walking holiday in Switzerland.
However, a Number 10 spokesman stressed that Mrs May still remains in charge of the government even though she is out of the country.
The Prime Minister is very much in charge and is constantly kept abreast of what is going on.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has lifted a ban on UK embassies and high commissions flying the rainbow flag during gay pride events.Read the full story ›
Boris Johnson has offered his condolences to people in Munich after a gunman murdered nine people and injured 16 others before killing himself.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: "I am shocked and appalled by the terrible attack ...in Munich, and the loss of life.
"My thoughts are with those injured and the families of those killed. We stand ready to assist our friends in Germany."
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also tweeted support:
Shocking news from Munich - my thoughts are with the people of the city at this time
The foreign secretary hung his head at one point as he was repeatedly asked to explain his past comments and insults about world leaders.Read the full story ›
Turkey has been warned of the consequences of imposing the death penalty as punishment to those involved in the failed coup attempt.Read the full story ›
The new foreign secretary said it would "not be appropriate" for him to continue writing the column.Read the full story ›