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FCO language skills needed

The UK risks losing credibility if more senior diplomats are not fluent in a range of languages, the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has warned. MPs…

Culture and protocol networks launched

Two diplomatic networks for protocol and cultural attachés were launched at the recent Embassy Event Expo. The Protocol Discussion Group is a network of protocol…

No keys to Syrian Embassy (yet)

Foreign Secretary William Hague told members of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces there were no immediate plans to hand over the…

Caribbean Evening raises funds for mayoral charities

The High Commissioner for Grenada Ruth Elizabeth Rouse joined forces with the Mayor of Wandsworth, Councillor Adrian Knowles, to host a Caribbean Evening in support…

Start of a new diplomatic quarter?

The new US Embassy in Nine Elms may attract other diplomatic missions to relocate to the regenerated area in Battersea © KieranTimberlake/studio amd News that…

US chargé ‘moved’ by marathon

Barbara Stephenson, chargé d’affaires at the US Embassy in London, was touched by the show of respect and solidarity London Marathon runners gave their counterparts…

Oliver Stone visits Assange at Ecuadorian Embassy

Film director Oliver Stone meets Julian Assange Oscar-winning film director Oliver Stone has paid a visit to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy,…

A Commonwealth for a new era

On Commonwealth Day The Queen signed a historic new Charter to refocus the family of nations on its core values and maintain its relevance to…

FCO human rights watch list still long

Foreign Secretary Willian Hague launches the Human Rights Report The Foreign Office has released its Human Rights report, citing “positive developments” on human rights and…