Pierce replaces Kim Darroch, who was forced to quit the post in December.
A trade deal between the UK and US is still on track despite the 5G bust-up.
London remains ‘a partner and a friend,’ US secretary of state says.
US President Donald Trump had urged Britain to ban the Chinese tech giant.
Boris Johnson set to decide whether to ban equipment made by Huawei from the UK’s 5G network.
A decision looms for Britain on 5G and Huawei. London’s choice will signal whether it wishes to stay close to Europe when dealing with Beijing – or to go its own way, writes Janka Oertel (European Council on Foreign Relations). Now that we know that Britain really is leaving the European Union, it is time … Continued
There would seem to be a difference between the rhetoric coming out of the US and the implementation of policy.
UK prime minister looks to appease Trump while allowing Chinese equipment to speed up the rollout of 5G in Britain.
Telling the story of the last 12 months through data.
The SNP demands a second independence referendum next year and an end to austerity.
The party says its plan would boost growth, but the proposals clash with tried-and-true methods.
US sees a successful divorce ‘as being very much in our interest, and there’s no quid pro quo,’ National Security Adviser John Bolton tells UK.