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8th November 2011

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by Paul Madden

British Ambassador to Japan

The race that stops a nation

Last week Sarah and I were invited to attend the Melbourne Cup, the race that famously “stops the nation”. In British terms it seems to be the equivalent of Ascot, the Grand National and the Derby all rolled into one. It’s an unmissable Aussie experience. We were very fortunate to be able to join the […]

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17th October 2011

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by Greg Dorey


Hungarian Rugby

Welsh supporters all round the world, and many other sympathisers, are in sorrow today following the defeat of Wales 9-10 by France in the Rugby World Cup. But no one can deny the gallantry and professionalism of a superb team, which did well to reach the semi-finals and kept us on the edge of our […]

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12th October 2010

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by Robin Twyman

Consul for Business and Government Affairs

Go Team Europe!

As far as transatlantic competitions go, last week was a great one for Europe and the UK.    On Monday, Graeme McDowell from Northern Ireland sunk a crucial birdie at the 16th hole of Wales’ Celtic Manor course, which ultimately clinched The Ryder Cup for Europe. To crown it all, the winning European Team was captained […]

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