About: Liz Truss

In blow to UK’s Johnson, Council of Europe stops asylum-seekers’ flight to Rwanda

A first flight carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda as part of a controversial UK policy was cancelled on Tuesday (14 June), in an embarrassing blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.
Brexit 17-05-2022

EU threatens sanctions after UK proposes law to override NI protocol

UK foreign secretary Liz Truss outlined plans for a new law to override parts of the Northern Ireland protocol on Tuesday (17 May), insisting that the plans would be legal under international law.
Brexit 12-05-2022

NI protocol on the brink as London warns it will ‘have no choice but to act’

Talks between the EU and UK aimed at resolving the status of the controversial Northern Ireland protocol appear to be on the brink of collapse, after London warned on Thursday 12 May that it would ‘have no choice but to act’.
Cybersecurity 11-05-2022

US, UK join EU in decrying Russian cyberattack on satellite network

Russia was behind a massive cyberattack against a satellite internet network that took tens of thousands of modems offline at the onset of Russia-Ukraine war, the United States, Britain, Canada, Estonia and the European Union said on Tuesday (10 May).
China 28-04-2022

Britain’s Truss tells China its rise depends on playing by the rules

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss warned China that failure to play by global rules would cut short its rise as a superpower, and said the West should ensure that Taiwan can defend itself.
Global Europe 11-02-2022

Russia masses more troops near Ukraine, US says

Russia is now massing yet more troops near Ukraine and an invasion could come at any time, perhaps before the end of this month's Winter Olympics, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday.
Global Europe 11-02-2022

Russia says facts ‘bounce off’ Britain’s Truss in tense encounter

Russia's foreign minister accused his British counterpart on Thursday (10 February) of grandstanding and refusing to listen, at a rancorous encounter that highlighted the gulf between them over the Ukraine crisis.
Global Europe 21-01-2022

UK to warn Russia of Ukraine ‘quagmire’

Russia risks becoming embroiled in a "terrible quagmire" if it invades Ukraine, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will warn Friday (21 January) in a speech in Sydney.
Brexit 20-01-2022

EU and UK set end February deadline for NI protocol deal

EU and UK officials have set the end of February as the unofficial deadline for reaching agreement on the Northern Ireland protocol, amid anxiety that the long–running talks could disrupt the campaign for the Northern Ireland assembly elections.
Brexit 14-01-2022

‘Deal to be done’ on NI protocol, says UK Brexit minister

The UK has stated its commitment to reaching a deal in the long running dispute over the Northern Ireland protocol following two days of talks between UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and European Commission Vice President Maros Šefčovič.
Brexit 10-01-2022

UK resumes sabre rattling with EU, threatens to suspend NI protocol

Brexit minister Liz Truss on Sunday (9 January) resumed the UK government’s sabre rattling with Brussels, warning that she was prepared to suspend the Northern Ireland protocol, and potentially collapse the UK’s trade pact with the EU.
Global Europe 06-01-2022

Britain warns Russia over Ukraine: we’re working on high-impact sanctions

Britain warned Moscow on Thursday (6 January) that it was working with Western partners on high-impact sanctions targetting Russia's financial sector should it invade Ukraine.
Brexit 20-12-2021

UK makes foreign minister lead EU negotiator after Frost exit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed the foreign minister to lead talks with Europe Sunday (19 December) after the resignation of the Brexit minister sent shockwaves through the already troubled London administration.
Brexit 15-09-2021

UK delays full post-Brexit border checks from EU

Britain on Tuesday (14 September) said it would push back its implementation of full post-Brexit borders checks on goods from the European Union, as the pandemic, red tape and new immigration rules fuel supply problems.