Tag: Embassy 47

Ecuadorian FM to visit Assange

The Foreign Minister of Ecuador, Ricardo Patino, has accused Britain of abusing the human rights of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to give him…

Awards recognise top envoys

The Diplomat of the Year Awards were recently presented to envoys in London who have excelled in their duties over the past year, as nominated…

Embassies owe £70m in Congestion charges

Diplomatic missions in London have racked up debt worth £70,068,175 in unpaid congestion charges, according to figures released by Transport for London. The US Embassy…

Frightening the horses…

Things normally run like clockwork at Buckingham Palace so The Queen must have wondered what was keeping the Egyptian Ambassador when he hadn’t arrived to…

Arms to Syria debate splits diplomatic corps

The dispute over the lifting of the EU arms embargo on Syria, enabling EU countries to send arms to moderate opposition forces fighting the Assad…

Africa ‘hopeful’ as OAU/AU turns 50

Africa was hailed as ‘the New Eldorado’ as African Heads of Mission joined Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and investors for a business conference to…

Less EU is more, says Croatian President

Croatia is in favour of Britain’s push to reform the EU, Ivo Josipovic, the President of European Union’s soon-to-be newest member, told the media during…

Eclectic collection

From bling kings to Olympic rings, YDL members toured the vaults of Britain’s vast Government Art Collection. What you put on your walls says a…

To intervene or not to intervene?

Julian Borger and Portuguese Ambassador Joao De Vallera The “ghost of Bosnia” haunts Conservative Party thinking as the British government considers how to intervene in…