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Female envoys toast woman in top EU job

New EU foreign minister – Baroness Ashton Women diplomats in London are celebrating the surprise appointment of Britain’s Baroness Ashton as the EU’s High Representative…

Profile of Baroness Ashton

Baroness Ashton began her political career as a peer in the House of Lords, serving as a junior minister in the Education and Constitutional Affairs…

Revisiting the revolutions

In the season marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Foreign Office and embassies across London have been hosting special…

Embassy relocations

The following missions have moved: The Kosovo Embassy has vacated its premises in Stratton Street and is now located at 100 Pall Mall. Embassy of…

Rapist escapes from embassy

A convicted double rapist escaped through a toilet window from the Pakistan High Commission after he was brought under guard to the mission for a…

Protocol Director heads for hills

Embassy Magazine joins the rest of the diplomatic corps in congratulating Sarah Gillett, the FCO Director of Protocol, for her new appointment as Britain’s Ambassador…

US Embassy sold

The US embassy building has been sold to Qatari Diar, a Qatari real estate firm. But the embassy will continue to operate from the Mayfair…

The spirit of Gandhi

A priceless series of letters written by Mahatma Gandhi and a signed cloth were presented to the President of India Mrs Pratibha Devisingh Patil at…

EL SALVADOR EMERGENCY APPEAL

The Embassy of El Salvador wishes to advise the international community of the state of national emergency declared by President Mauricio Funes on 9 November…

On the fringes with Elizabeth Stewart

On the fringes with Elizabeth Stewart, editor The X-cellency Factor It was with some amusement that I read in the papers that X Factor contestants…