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Chancellor of the Exchequer in Paris

George Osborne - Copyright: HM Treasury

7 January 2011

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne visited Paris on 6 January to participate in a seminar on "New World, New Capitalism" organised by the French Industry Minister, Eric Besson.


Thailand travel advice - severe weather in the Gulf of Thailand

Heavy rain. Photo by Getty Images.

7 January 2011

Severe weather is expected in the Gulf of Thailand from 6 - 8 January.

UK support to the Southern Sudan Referendum

A young Sudanese boy, in Nyala, Sudan. Photo by STUART PRICE/AFP/Getty Images.

7 January 2011

The UK has announced further support for a rapid response fund in reaction to the fragile humanitarian situation in Sudan. This includes safe water, emergency healthcare and blankets.

British Embassy welcomes the progress made by Iraq's Army

Street in Iraq (photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)

6 January 2011

Today is Iraq’s national Army Day, the 90th annual celebration of the founding of the Iraqi Army on 6 January 1921.

Britain is a great place to do business

Vicki Treadell British High Commissioner

5 January 2011

British High Commissioner to New Zealand Vicki Treadell wants to engage with the modern generation of New Zealanders, and help them make a connection with the UK.

UK: a must-see destination

Alnwick Castle, England

5 January 2011

Britain aims to bring in an extra one million overseas visitors a year, two billion more in visitor spending in the UK and create 50,000 new jobs.

Foreign Secretary "appalled" by the assassination of Governor of Punjab

Foreign Secretary William Hague

5 January 2011

Foreign Secretary William Hague said that the UK will continue to work closely with the leaders of Pakistan to try to bring about a more stable, democratic future for Pakistan.

Australia travel advice - heavy rain and flooding

Flooding in Queanbeyan, Australia, December 2010. Photo by Getty Images.

2 January 2011

Queensland has been affected by flooding following heavy rains. You should listen for and follow local advice in affected areas.

New Year's eve bombings in Abuja, Nigeria

Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne

1 January 2011

Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne condemns attacks.

Foreign Office Minister 'deeply saddened' by attack on church in Egypt

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt MP

1 January 2011

An explosion killed and injured worshippers at a church in the northern city of Alexandria yesterday.


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