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Foreign Office retracts statements

War in Yemen

For most of this year we have been commenting on the war in Yemen and the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia.  We wrote to the Salisbury MP John Glen, who replied enclosing a bland statement from the Foreign Office Minister, Tobias Ellwood.  634 more words


BREXIT Britain's new Foreign Secretary

“Literally the most astonishing day in British politics since yesterday”.

So have said many a twitter wag since the British electorate’s decision to leave the European Union was announced on the morning of June 24th – but for the record I give credit to @JamieDalton82.  1,343 more words

Summer Sun Survival!

Summer means sun. And sunburns. I’ve got some essential recipes to help with all of these!
We love the sun. We love the pool. We love the lake. 521 more words


The Future FCO Report

On Monday the FCO issued Future FCO a report commissioned by the Permanent Undersecretary in the wake of the November 2015 Spending Review that looks at how the FCO can improve its ‘internal working, policy making and impact’.  650 more words


Rome (FCO) to Civitavecchia

Joey and I are heading out on a 12-day cruise in 25 days! Did I mention we are really into all things nautical? The sea calls to us! 626 more words

Celebrity Equinox

Which ones are best for FOCUS?

I am asked a lot why we use essential oils. The answer is simple and complicated all at once. I use essential oils to replace chemicals found in cleaning solutions around the house. 154 more words

Country Living

Top 10 Bizarre Requests for Consular Assistance

With millions of Brits choosing to live outside the UK, it’s unsurprising that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are inundated with calls from desperate Brits stuck in a hospital or prison cell. 503 more words

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