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Africa 50th Anniversary
Azerbaijan National Day
BMW Family Day
Cameroon Independence Day
CFAB Spring Fair
Consular Corps Summer Party
Croatia National Day and EU Accession
Embassy Education Conference 2013
Italy National Day
WDS Farewell Party
YDL Black and White Ball
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US Ambassador to UK announced
This week Matthew Barzun is expected to be confirmed by the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations as the US Ambassador to Britain...
Mandela Day tribute
On the hottest day of the year, volunteers from the South African High Commission celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday by working...
Embassy debt up, diplomatic ‘crimes’ down
Debt owed by diplomatic missions in unpaid business rates has soared by 20 per cent over the past year, to almost £675,000, Foreign Secretary...
A perfect foil for diplomacy
While most of the diplomatic corps will be enjoying a relaxing summer, the Ambassador of Panama, Ana Delgado, will be packing her épée..
Ambassador slams ‘Orwellian’ spying
The Argentine Ambassador, Alicia Castro, has hit out at “global espionage”, saying South American citizens did not want to be...
EU boosts UK influence, says audit
Britain’s foreign policy is enhanced through its membership of the EU, an FCO review into EU competencies concluded, but it also called...
Using women as tool of war must end
Women diplomats should “raise their voices” against the use of women as a weapon of war, Baroness Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General...
UK’s EU Ambassador leaves post
Sir Jon Cunliffe, Britain’s Permanent Representative to the EU, has been recalled from Brussels after serving less than two years in the job...
Sham marriages ‘out of control’
Bogus marriages to gain residency in the UK have reached “an epic scale,” consuls heard at a briefing by a senior registrar, who...
Border chief turns down plea for diplomatic lane at airports
A channel dedicated to diplomats arriving at London’s airports remains off the cards, the Head of the UK Border Force recently told a ...
Brits behaving better
The Foreign Office assisted 19,000 Britons abroad in 2012/2013, a decrease of 3 per cent, suggesting that the FCO’s annual summer...
The tweeting consul
The FCO has launched a new service on Twitter designed to answer the queries of British travellers abroad...
Take risks, editor advises press attachés
Embassy press officers need to “think outside the box” and adapt to the changing media landscape if they want to get the attention of a...
Epic YDL tennis championship
Ukraine’s Rostyslav Ogryzko was crowned champion for a second year running at the YDL Tennis tournament, defending his title..
New DPAAL president elected
Maria Monteiro, press and cultural attaché at the Portuguese Embassy, has been elected the new President of the Diplomatic...
ERL visits Bank of England
London’s economic attachés were given a privileged tour of the Bank of England in the City and learned about the fascinating history...
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