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On Her Majesty's Service - in a new way
  • calender icon August 25, 2015

  • user icon Matthew Teller, BBC News

The outgoing British ambassador to Lebanon hates the image of diplomats as stuck-up champagne-drinking mandarins, and goes out of his way to prove ...

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How to step down as an ambassador – with style
  • calender icon August 13, 2015

  • user icon Christopher Meyer, The Telegraph

That sound you hear is the massed ranks of long-departed British ambassadors turning in their graves. Some of us, alive but retired, have had to re ...

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Departing U.K. Ambassador in Beirut’s Funny, Touching Farewell to Lebanon
  • calender icon August 13, 2015

  • user icon Elias Groll, Foreign Policy

All diplomatic postings come to an end, and when they do, a weary emissary must pack up his suits and ties and say goodbye to the foreign country h ...

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British ambassador to Lebanon signs off with viral blog post
  • calender icon August 5, 2015

  • user icon Colin Freeman, The Telegraph

"Guns, greed and God. Game of Thrones with RPGs. Human rights and hummus rights," writes Tom Fletcher, Her Majesty's Ambassador to Le ...

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The Best Diplomat Lebanon has had in years!
  • calender icon June 11, 2015

  • user icon Blog Baladi

Read full blog here.  ...

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Secret British role in halting Isil 'massacre' in Lebanon
  • calender icon November 30, 2014

  • user icon The Telegraph

Clandestine British squad worked at speed to coordinate huge effort to build 12 towers along Syrian border to prevent town from falling to Isil for ...

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Lebanese satirist takes on British ambassador
  • calender icon November 25, 2013

  • user icon Al Jazeera

A mock diplomatic spat went viral after a popular Lebanese satirist lampooned an open letter by the British Ambassador to Lebanon. British ...

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