Foreign Secretary says it "wouldn't make sense to rule anything out" but says MPs would be given chance to vote on any proposed action.Read the full story ›
As many as 500 people are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean in one of the deadliest migrant shipwrecks this year.Read the full story ›
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has made an unannounced visit to Libya in a show of support for the country's new UN-backed national unity government.
Mr Hammond was taken to Tripoli, where prime minister-designate Fayez Serraj is struggling to establish his authority.
He announced that the UK is committing £10 million to help the fledgling government, including £1.8 million to combat terrorism and £1.5 million to help prevent migrants from being smuggled into Europe.
The move follows the effective closure of the migrant trail through Turkey and Greece, prompting fears that people will try to reach Europe via Libya.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is being urged to make clear whether British troops will be sent to the strife-torn north African country.Read the full story ›
David Cameron will meet his fellow EU leaders in Brussels today to try an broker a deal with Turkey to stop the rising number of people crossing from its shores to Greece.
The Prime Minister is also expected to warn that there may be a rise in the number of migrants and refugees crossing from Libya to Europe.
The US Ambassador downplays talk of a rift over the 2011 Libya intervention - telling ITV News Obama and Cameron's friendship was "real".Read the full story ›
American officials have played down Barack Obama's comments after the US President was highly critical of the PM in a magazine interview.Read the full story ›