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All change, please

European citizens from 28 countries have cast their votes and now the process begins to elect the person who will head the next European Commission….

Stone age tools found at US Embassy

Dig this: the Flintstones may have been the original occupants of the site of the new US Embassy in Nine Elms if artefacts unearthed in…

LBGT envoys invited to event

The New Zealand High Commission will host a LGBT Reception on 13 June 2014 at New Zealand House. LGBT diplomatic and consular representatives who may…

Dutch Embassy goes on sale

The Dutch embassy in Kensington has been put on the block and is expected to attract offers in the region of £150 million. The Dutch…

Twitter escalates embassy protests, warns DPG

The DPG Security Liaison Unit Social media has increased the risk of an embassy protest escalating out of control, officers of the Security Liaison Unit…

FCO launches first-ever Diplomatic Academy

A Diplomatic Academy to promote excellence in the British foreign service was launched at the Leadership Conference in May. The Academy is the first in…

Bosnian flood appeal

The Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina has created a dedicated account to facilitate the transfer of funds to assist the victims affected by severe floods….

Envoys honoured for civil society work

Grassroot Diplomat winners Three heads of mission were recognised for their work with civil society at the Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Awards. The Ambassador of Afghanistan…

Women envoys back bid to end rape in war

Women diplomats should speak out against sexual violence being used as a weapon of war, London’s female ambassadors have urged ahead of the World Summit…

EU bodies square up for leadership battle

Will Jean-Claude Juncker get Europe’s top job? Senior eurocrats predict a power struggle between the European Council and the European Parliament in the search to…