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20th March 2014

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by Paul Madden

British Ambassador to Japan

Behind the scenes at the museum

One of the issues that sometimes crosses my desk is the return of indigenous remains from western museums. So I went along to London’s Natural History Museum to call on Director Michael Dixon and his experts to find out more. More than half NHM’s human collection consists of British remains. They enable scientific research which […]

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4th July 2013

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by Paul Madden

British Ambassador to Japan

Arts and crafts

London’s Royal Academy will host the largest exhibition of Australian art ever to leave this country from 21 September to 8 December. It includes many of Australia’s finest historic and current works from the leading public institutions. I attended the media launch at the National Gallery in Canberra last week, and gave an interview to […]

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4th February 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

Brilliant energy-saving photography

Check out these terrific photographs.  They are the winners and honourable mentions of a photo competition called “Save Energy! Stop Climate Change! run by the British Embassy in Kyiv between October and December 2010. The aim of the campaign, about which I blogged in November, is to show the benefits of energy-saving measures both for […]

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29th November 2010 Islamabad, Pakistan

by Adam Thomson

British High Commissioner to Pakistan

A Virtual Exhibition

Do you want to study in the UK? The British Council here in Pakistan are running an exciting exhibition until 4 December.  Anyone interested in studying in the UK really ought to visit it.  It showcases the amazing range of courses and the high quality of student experience that British universities can offer international students.  […]

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