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State lunch at Al Mushrif Palace

25 November 2010

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will attend a State Lunch at Al Mushrif Palace today. The occasion will be the official State Visit banquet.

Royal Visit sees strong reaffirmation of UK-UAE ties

25 November 2010

UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and British Foreign Secretary will sign a formal declaration reaffirming the 1971 UK-UAE Friendship Treaty.

Investitures of Sir Maurice Flanagan KBE and Dr Maha Barakat OBE

25 November 2010

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will today invest Sir Maurice Flanagan KBE and Dr Maha Barakat OBE with their Honours.

The Queen's unveiling of Zayed National Museum design and commemorative plaque

25 November 2010

The Queen will today attend a ceremony commemorating the commencement of contruction of the Zayed National Museum.

The Queen's audience with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammad with the Queen

25 November 2010

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II met with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai this morning

Don't let your ski trip go downhill!

A downhill skier. Photo by Getty Images.

25 November 2010

Thousands of skiers risk huge medical bills by not getting adequate travel insurance.

The Queen's visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

24 November 2010

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Jeremy Browne visits Guatemala

Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne

24 November 2010

Minister Jeremy Browne MP, FCO Minister for Latin America and the Caribbean, will be visiting Guatemala on 26 November. It is his first trip to the country, and the first by a UK Minister since April 2008.

Travel advice for Denmark

The flag of Denmark

24 November 2010

The Foreign Office travel advice for Denmark has been updated.

General strike in Portugal

A man speaks in a megaphone during a protest in Lisbon, November 2010. Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images.

24 November 2010

A general strike in Portugal on 24 November will affect travel, including air travel. Contact your travel provider for the latest information on services.

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