Archive: North America

BP's Tony Hayward at an earlier appearance on Capitol Hill

Senator's anger at Lockerbie 'stonewalling'

The refusal of key players in the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi to give evidence to the US Senate's foreign relations committee is attracting criticism in Washington.

  • President Barack Obama: Anti-British?

    Anger over Obama's 'anti-British' comments

    The protracted crisis over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has threatened to turn into a full-on spat between the UK and the US.

  • US president Barack Obama visiting the spill.

    BP oil spill

    The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has threatened to turn into a geopolitical spat, with British politicians increasingly irritated by President Obama's tough rhetoric.

  • William Hague heads to the US for talks with Hillary Clinton

    Hague heads to Washington

    William Hague is visiting US secretary of state Hillary Clinton in Washington as he makes his first overseas trip as foreign secretary.

  • David Cameron talks with Barack Obama hours after entering No 10

    Feature: Cameron's telephone diplomacy

    David Cameron has plunged into international statesmanship. Perhaps that's why he's taken so long putting the finishing touches to his government.

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