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Video, 00:05:14, Why Bez wants people to 'get buzzin' in lockdown' Video, 00:02:44, Why Bez wants people to 'get buzzin' in lockdown', Inside the world's richest e-sports player's mansion. The UK's ambassador to the US described the White House as … Video, 00:01:54Spectacular ‘tree of life’ found in Australian lake, The rappers taking on Thailand's leaders. The current spat between Donald Trump and Sir Kim Darroch is rooted in an email leak last weekend. Video, 00:00:58An Amazon predator that 'zaps' prey, One-minute World News. Mr Trump had vowed to no longer deal with Sir Kim if he remained as the UK's ambassador Sir Kim Darroch labelled Mr Trump 'inept' in a series of diplomatic cables which were leaked. Sir Kim Darroch resigned from his role in 2019 after emails were leaked in which he called the Trump administration "clumsy and inept". The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read about our approach to external linking. Sir Kim Darroch on President Trump row: 'We're paid to tell it like it is', Former ambassador: 'We're paid to tell it like it is' Video, 00:03:48, Former ambassador: 'We're paid to tell it like it is', Up Next, Trump: 'I wish the British ambassador well' Video, 00:00:13, Trump: 'I wish the British ambassador well', Johnson on Sir Kim Darroch. Video, 00:03:46The rappers taking on Thailand's leaders, Polly and Molly the jumping piglets. The US president l… Video, 00:04:25Covid ward revisited 10 months on, An Amazon predator that 'zaps' prey. The … Comment: Or, to put it another way, the ambassador has read the papers. UK Ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch resigns after he said in leaked cables that the Trump administration was "inept" and "clumsy." Sir Kim Darroch KCMG (* 30. What happened to US-UK diplomacy? Most recently, Darroch served as British Ambassador to the United States (2016-2019). President Trump responded at the time by calling Darroch a "very stupid guy" and the row ended Sir Kim's 40-year diplomatic career. Video, 00:01:17. .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. On Sunday, emails from … Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump's administration. An Elizabethan writer once observed that an ambassador “is a good man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country”. Video, 00:00:58, Spectacular ‘tree of life’ found in Australian lake. The former UK ambassador to the US has said that Donald Trump responds "pretty sharply" when it comes to criticism but is very different when with his supporters. Sir Kim Darroch served as the UK's envoy to Washington between 2016 and 2019, when he resigned after diplomatic cables to the British government were leaked to the press. Former UK ambassador to US Sir Kim Darroch takes seat in Lords MPs demand police backtrack on warning to press over Trump leak Security forces 'identify suspect behind Sir Kim Darroch memo leak' Video, 00:01:31Huge military showcase in North Korea, Young, black and more likely to die. DONALD Trump has been left enraged after the British ambassador to the US described his administration as “inept” in leaked advice. Donald Trump has reacted to the resignation of the UK's ambassador to the US. Video, 00:04:25, An Amazon predator that 'zaps' prey. Britain's Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, has resigned after a series of leaked diplomatic cables revealed he told 10 Downing Street that … Video, 00:01:04Darroch 'not surprised' over Jones resignation, Huge military showcase in North Korea. Video, 00:01:04, Darroch 'not surprised' over Jones resignation, Huge military showcase in North Korea. The leader of the Brexit party, Nigel Farage, has criticised Sir Kim for his comments, branding the ambassador "totally unsuitable for the job" and saying the "sooner he is gone the better". Video, 00:01:31, Young, black and more likely to die. The UK's Ambassador to the United States has sensationally quit after a blistering row with Donald Trump over a leaked memo. The Metropolitan Police, on October 20, confirmed that a man has been arrested in connection with the leak of diplomatic cables which resulted in the resignation of the UK ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, last year. Video, 00:02:04, PM: Darroch resignation 'matter of deep regret' Video, 00:01:10, PM: Darroch resignation 'matter of deep regret', Trump says ambassador 'has not served the UK well' Video, 00:00:22, Trump says ambassador 'has not served the UK well', Hunt: Ambassador's views 'not shared by government' Video, 00:00:27, Hunt: Ambassador's views 'not shared by government', Darroch 'not surprised' over Jones resignation. Former UK ambassador to US says Democratic presidential candidate was unimpressive Kim Darroch at the British embassy in Washington in 2017. Sir Kim Darroch Contents Biography ; Previous roles; Biography. Video, 00:05:14Young, black and more likely to die, Why Bez wants people to 'get buzzin' in lockdown' Video, 00:02:44Why Bez wants people to 'get buzzin' in lockdown', Inside the world's richest e-sports player's mansion. New UK ambassador heads to DC at rocky time for ‘special relationship’, Johnson and Trump have ‘a lot in common’, US ambassador says, Nonsense about a deep state has sparked toxic abuse of civil servants, We can’t brush the blame for the Sir Kim Darroch leak under the carpet, How do we solve the Kim Darroch affair? Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Video, 00:06:42, Inside the world's richest e-sports player's mansion, Covid ward revisited 10 months on. Kim’s diplomatic career spanned 3 decades and was primarily focussed on national security issues and European Union policy. Sir Kim Darroch has decided to resign as the UK ambassador to the US, the Foreign Office says. .css-1snjdh1-IconContainer{display:none;height:0.875em;width:0.875em;vertical-align:-0.0625em;margin-right:0.25em;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link{color:inherit;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:focus,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:focus{color:#B80000;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link::after,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited::after{content:'';position:absolute;top:0;right:0;bottom:0;left:0;z-index:2;}Former ambassador: 'We're paid to tell it like it is' Video, 00:03:48Former ambassador: 'We're paid to tell it like it is', Up Next, Trump: 'I wish the British ambassador well' Video, 00:00:13Trump: 'I wish the British ambassador well', Johnson on Sir Kim Darroch. © 2021 BBC. Photograph: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP According to The Guardian, the man is believed to be a civil servant at the Department for International Trade and he was arrested after a 15-month inquiry appeared to have gone cold. Speaking to BBC Newsnight he said that diplomats operated on the basis that they could trust their colleagues with their communications and so could report in clear and direct terms. The US president had called Sir Kim Darroch "a very stupid guy" - but now says he wishes him well. He was born in … Video, 00:03:46, Polly and Molly the jumping piglets. Video, 00:01:03One-minute World News, Spectacular ‘tree of life’ found in Australian lake. Kim Darroch is a retired UK civil servant and life peer in the House of Lords. Questions abound about how it was possible UK ambassador Sir Kim Darroch’s comments about the Trump administration were leaked to the Mail … Video, 00:01:54, Spectacular ‘tree of life’ found in Australian lake, The rappers taking on Thailand's leaders. His diplomatic career spanned over 40 years, primarily focusing on national security issues and European policy, and including roles as the UK’s National Security Adviser and Permanent Representative to the European Union. The 65-year-old is currently Britain’s ambassador to the US. The memos published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper contain highly critical comments from Ambassador Kim Darroch about the current state of Mr. Trump's government, providing a … Video, 00:02:04Johnson on Sir Kim Darroch, PM: Darroch resignation 'matter of deep regret' Video, 00:01:10PM: Darroch resignation 'matter of deep regret', Trump says ambassador 'has not served the UK well' Video, 00:00:22Trump says ambassador 'has not served the UK well', Hunt: Ambassador's views 'not shared by government' Video, 00:00:27Hunt: Ambassador's views 'not shared by government', Darroch 'not surprised' over Jones resignation. Video, 00:01:17Polly and Molly the jumping piglets. BRITAIN’S ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch has sensationally quit today after being embroiled in a Donald Trump leak storm – and the cops have been called in too. April 1954 in South Stanley, County Durham, Vereinigtes Königreich) ist ein britischer Diplomat und Botschafter. Sir Kim Darroch resigned from his role in 2019 after emails were leaked in which he called the Trump administration "clumsy and inept". Sir Kim Darroch has hit the headlines for his controversial comments on Donald's Trump administration.. In the confidential memos the ambassador described the Trump administration as "uniquely dysfunctional". Britain’s Ambassador to Washington Sir Kim Darroch claimed that Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal as an act of ‘diplomatic vandalism’ to … Video, 00:06:42Inside the world's richest e-sports player's mansion, Covid ward revisited 10 months on. 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