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Consular alert for festive season

Christmas is a busy time for consuls so the Metropolitan Police Service has announced they will be on call for the FCO from 12 December…

Green attachés give COP17 thumbs up

Members of the Green Embassy Network – London’s loose affiliation of green attachés and facilities managers who are aspiring to reduce the diplomatic quarter’s carbon…

Veto will cost UK influence

Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to veto a summit deal aimed at saving the euro is likely to leave Britain with less influence in the…

Escalation fears as UK closes embassy

Britain has downgraded its diplomatic ties with Iran to the lowest level, ordering the closure of the Embassy and the expulsion of its diplomats in…

Committee chief calls for UKBA reform

The head of the Home Affairs Select Committee, Keith Vaz, recently told consular officials that he was planning a thorough investigation of the underlying causes…

Consular connections

The new president of the Consular Corps of London George Georgiou has a big year ahead of him with a milestone annivesary and the 2012…

The Diplomatic Code

A fine example of Flemish tapestry in the Residence of Ambassador Johan Verbeke has a coded message that deiplomats would do well to unravel.Pierre de…