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Best of the rest

BEST OF THE REST CASA ITALIA Home from Rome Casa Italia will be situated at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre just off Parliament Square…

Diplomat swims the Channel

A dip takes a dip Braving icy 14C water (without a wetsuit), stormy weather and one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, Mike Guy of…

Diplomatic debt mountain grows

Foreign diplomats in London owe £58m in congestion charges since the scheme’s 2003 launch, the Foreign Office says. According to figures released in a written…

Game on

The Olympic Stadium is ready to welcome the world London’s diplomats have given the preparations for the 2012 Olympics the thumbs up, saying the sporting…

Envoys praise London’s ‘People’s Games’

Photo: Department for Culture Media and Sport Foreign diplomats in the capital have applauded the organisers of the London 2012 Olympics and the British public…

Table toppers

Predicting the scramble for the top of the medal table and what a medal haul says about a country is a habitual preoccupation for diplomats…

Assange case raises questions of immunity

The Foreign Office’s warning to the Ecuadorian government of an obscure law that allows Britain to revoke the immunity of a diplomatic premises and arrest…

Assange case ‘a threat’ to diplomatic immunity

The Foreign Office’s warning to the Ecuadorian government of a law that allows Britain to revoke the immunity of a diplomatic premises and arrest Wikileaks…

Olympic guide

The London Olympics are finally upon us. Even if you didn’t manage to secure a ticket, you can still join in the frenzy of multicultural…

Eastern promise

One of the most deprived areas of London, Stratford has undergone a remarkable regeneration. Kenya and Nigeria opted to be part of that story by…