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5th July 2012 Dublin, Ireland

Robin Barnett

by Robin Barnett

Former Ambassador to Ireland, Dublin

Before the Olympic Flame is lit

A guest post by Senator Andrzej Person (Polish Olympic Attaché), marking three weeks to go to the London 2012 Olympics. It’s only three weeks until the referee blows his whistle to signal the start of the Olympic Football Tournament in Cardiff on 26 July. The next day, Friday 27 July, the eyes of the world will focus […]

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13th July 2011

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

A moving military and human story

Four British medals are laid out on a Union Flag.  The family stand proudly as the Defence Attache says a few words, citing a moving text from the Polish War Cemetery at Monte Cassino in Italy which holds the graves over 1,000 Poles who died storming the abbey there in May 1944.  Then we present […]

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