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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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How to save multilateralism
  • calender icon October 29, 2021

  • user icon Tom Fletcher, Tortoise Media

On the eve of Cop 26, we need to rethink completely how the international community collaborates, interacts and prepares for a perilous future. ...

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Let the dreaming spires dream afresh
  • calender icon September 24, 2021

  • user icon Tom Fletcher, Tortoise Media

An Oxford head of college presents a manifesto for a transformation of higher education – inspired both by the tough lessons of the pandemic ...

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This should be an extraordinary decade of diplomacy
  • calender icon March 4, 2021

  • user icon Tom Fletcher's response to Tristen Naylor’s LSE Festival 2021 Short

As we begin to contemplate life after lockdowns, what have we learnt about diplomacy?   Firstly, the structures may change but the sub ...

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Bodleian Bangers: Tom Fletcher
  • calender icon March 3, 2021

  • user icon Cherwell, Oxford University's independent student newspaper

In the third instalment of Music’s section where we find out the soundtrack to the lives of Oxford dons, Matthew Prudham speaks to Tom Fletch ...

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Hertford College’s New Principal
  • calender icon January 20, 2021

  • user icon Richard Lofthouse

At 45 the youngest current head of an Oxford college and certainly the youngest ever at Hertford College, Tom Fletcher (Hertford, 1994) jokes that ...