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Change to travel advice for Japan

The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.  Photo by Getty images.

London, 21 April 2011

The Japanese Government has designated the 20km zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant a restricted area.

Travel advice - Schalke v Manchester United 26 April

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London, 21 April 2011

Manchester United play Schalke 04 on 26 April 2011

Avoid pre wedding hells - don't forget your travel insurance

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London, 21 April 2011

New research reveals that over one million Britons are planning to travel abroad for stag and hen parties this year, but they risk coming home out of pocket if things go wrong.

Change to travel advice for Egypt

FCO plaque in King Charles Street. Crown copyright.

London, 20 April 2011

We now advise against all but essential travel to the city of Qena.

Foreign Office checks in to Foursquare

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London, 20 April 2011

The Foreign Office is now using Foursquare to keep British nationals up to date with travel information while they are on the move.

Travel advice for Nigeria during general elections

Prospective voters in Nigeria. Photo by Getty images.

London, 19 April 2011

Gubernatorial elections are scheduled to take place on 26 April.

Don't crack up this Easter

Woman rushing through airport crowds. Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images

London, 18 April 2011

For British nationals about to travel over Easter, we have lots of information to help make sure you have an enjoyable getaway.

Foreign Office brings travel safety advice to the classroom

Students in the UK. Photo by Getty images.

London, 7 April 2011

Even in the current economic climate, young people still have a strong desire to see the world with almost half of 11-18 year olds considering taking a gap year abroad after leaving school or college.

Advice for British nationals who wish to remain in affected areas north east of Tokyo

Japan rescue crew (photo: Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

6 April 2011

We no longer advise against all but essential travel to Tokyo. However, we continue to advise against all but essential travel to those areas north east of Tokyo most directly affected by the earthquake and the tsunami.

Flooding in southern Thailand - travel advice change

British Embassy staff help British nationals on board the Thai aircraft carrier.

4 April 2011

We no longer advise against all but essential travel to the islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.

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