The FCO website contains a comprehensive archive of news dating back to May 1997.
- You can access the most recent press releases, speeches and statements on the Latest News page (click on the 'NEWS' link in the 'POLICY' area on the left).
- All press releases issued by the FCO's News Department are available in a separate archive organised by month - follow the 'Press Releases' link in the left-hand navigation.
- The 50 most recent foreign policy speeches delivered by FCO Ministers can be viewed by clicking on the 'Speeches' link. You can also look at speeches month by month.
- FCO News is also organised by subject. Most of the 'Key Theme Areas' have their own dedicated latest news pages and monthly archives. These may be accessed in the 'Foreign Policy: Regional' and 'Foreign Policy: Global' sections of the Policy area.
- Older news items may be retrieved by using either the website's Quick or Advanced Search facilities. The Quick Search box is found in the left hand navigation of every page. You can access the Advanced Search by clicking on 'Search' in the constant navigation bar located at the top of each page.
The FCO has run an online news subscription
service since 1998. You can sign up for email updates on over 60 subjects by registering on the 'Subscribe' page. Click on the link in the constant navigation.