Tag: Corps News

Trump, Farage and his fixer-diplomat

Everybody knows the famous photo of President-elect Donald Trump and Brexit architect Nigel Farage in the Trump Tower, days after his shock election victory –…

Farage Rocher, anyone?

Nigel Farage has been lapping up the attention bestowed on him following US President-elect Donald Trump’s suggestion that the former UKIP leader be appointed as…

Bolivia defend their Embassy World Cup title

For the second year in a row, Bolivia have been crowned champions of the Embassy World Cup Tournament, with a convincing 5-0 victory over their…

We say thank you for the music

Arguably the most powerful diplomatic weapon departing US Ambassador Matthew Barzun deployed during his term in London was sharing his love of British and American…

Palmerston is big in Japan

The FCO’s resident cat Palmerston has done wonders for UK-Japanese ties. First he Tweeted that he was learning Japanese – and posted a message in…

Cambridges pay respects to Orlando victims

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the US Embassy to sign a book of condolence in memory of the 49 people murdered in the…

Embassies urged to adapt to new security threats

The new unpredictable methodology of terrorists requires diplomatic missions to be more vigilant and better prepared for emergencies, security officers at London’s embassies were told…

Marathon Man

Proving that diplomacy is a marathon not a sprint, Latvian Ambassador and running enthusiast Andris Teikmanis (pictured) finished this year’s London Marathon in an impressive…

Embassies urged to adapt to new security threats

The new unpredictable methodology of terrorists requires diplomatic missions to be more vigilant and better prepared for emergencies, security officers at London’s embassies were told…

OBITUARY In Memory of Sue Ali

Sue Ali was an institution at the Court of St James’s. She began working in the diplomatic corps as a Private Secretary in 1993 (around…