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Diplomatic push wins Windrush rights

Undocumented Commonwealth Citizens facing deportation from the UK and destitution will have their legal rights restored afte four years of persistent diplomacy. Diplomatic pressure exerted…

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“All systems go” for Trump visit

Staff at the American Embassy are in full preparation mode following the confirmation of US Ambassador to London Woody Johnson that President Trump will pay…

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New Commonwealth era begins

Leaders from the 53 Commonwealth nations have agreed that Prince Charles should succeed The Queen as the symbolic head of the Commonwealth, at a summit…

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World on edge in 2017, say envoys

The world in 2017 is an uncertain place with “heightened anxieties”, paralysed into inaction by the shocks of 2016, diplomats concluded in the Embassy End-of-Year…

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Challenging immunity

Two recent landmark judgements in the Supreme Court mean embassies and diplomats may no longer be immune from legal claims made by their workers for…

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DSCL elects new Chair

At the Diplomatic Spouse Club of London AGM Monica Pavese of the Latvian Embassy (pictured left) was elected the new Chair. Joining Monica on the…

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Veteran editor on reporting conflicts

Predicting unfolding conflicts is getting harder, the defence and diplomatic editor of The Independent told a DPAAL meeting hosted by the Embassy of Portugal. “We…

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Envoys and MPs toast foreign students

London Education And Research Network (LEARN) members and their international students were invited to Parliament to celebrate International Students Day with Paul Blomfield MP, Chair…

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AERL visits Olympic Park hubs

Economic attachés visited the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London to learn how the media centre of the 2012 Olympic Games has been transformed…

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AERL appoints new Chairman

The AERL has appointed Alexander Renggli as the new Chairman of the Board of the association. The son of a Swiss consul, Mr Renggli is…

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