Tag: Los Angeles

14th December 2012 Washington DC, USA

James Barbour

by James Barbour

Press Secretary and Head of Communications

GREAT British boxer Amir Khan in Los Angeles

The following is a guest post by Dame Barbara Hay, British Consul-General in Los Angeles. They used to say Amir Khan was the best thing to happen to race relations in Britain. The son of Pakistani immigrants and a practising Muslim, he made all of Britain proud by winning silver at the 2004 Olympics and […]

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10th December 2012 Washington DC, USA

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by Eric Hepburn

HM Consul General and Counsellor for Corporate Services

Unsung Heroes

Did you know – and not a lot of people know this – that the area that is often loosely referred to as ‘Los Angeles’ is actually made up of eighty-eight cities and is the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population of nearly four million? Further, that […]

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15th May 2012 Washington DC, USA

Rosalind Campion portrait

by Rosalind Campion

Counsellor for Global Issues

LA Environmental

If someone had asked me to picture a stereotype of Los Angeles prior to my trip there at the end of last week, I might have imagined sun bouncing off the Hollywood sign, towering above huge highways where massive cars roared by, conveying wannabe starlets through the smog to their latest audition or waitress interview. […]

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