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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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The Brits Are Coming
  • calender icon December 1, 2011

  • user icon Adam Levant

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Tom Fletcher tells Lucy Knight how he is learning to watch his tongue
  • calender icon November 1, 2011

  • user icon Lucy Knight, TimeOut, Beirut

Into his first term as British Ambassador, Tom Fletcher tells Lucy Knight how he is learning to watch his tongue. To read the full article, cli ...

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Key embassy role for high-flying diplomat
  • calender icon April 8, 2011

  • user icon Folkestone Herald

PRIME Minister David Cameron hopes the appointment of a former Folkestone schoolboy as an ambassador to the Middle East will help improve Britain&# ...

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Folkestone lad on the world stage
  • calender icon February 18, 2011

  • user icon Folkestone Herald

A FORMER Folkestone schoolboy, described by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown as "one of the most able civil servants" he had ever worke ...

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Goliath pulls sly punch on rather unwilling David
  • calender icon January 1, 2006

  • user icon Guardian - 16 October 2002

Goliath pulls sly punch on rather unwilling David October 16 2002   A diplomat is horrified when a fight he has been joking about ...

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