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16th July 2013

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by Paul Johnston

Ambassador to Ireland


The 2013 Global Innovation Index lists Sweden and the UK as two of the world’s top three countries for performance in innovation, based on a survey of 84 different measures in 142 countries. The British Olympics team had the motto “better never stops”. Similarly with innovation, I think: it’s when you’re at or near the […]

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10th July 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

We’re getting closer

UK and Mexico celebrate Virgin Atlantic´s new route from London Gatwick airport to Cancun.  This is a great addition to our aim of doubling trade with Mexico by 2015. Read more about new Virgin Atlantic´s flight: New opportunities in Mexico, by Richard Branson

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13th February 2012 Washington DC, USA

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by Hetty Crist

Deputy Press Secretary

A GREAT Night for British Music

If the first two months are any indication, 2012 is shaping up to be a truly GREAT year for the UK. At the Golden Globes back in January, British shows and performers brought home three awards, including Best Miniseries for the smash hit Downton Abbey. Last night’s GRAMMYs kept the momentum rolling. The one and […]

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9th February 2012 USA

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by Spencer Mahony

HM Consul and UKTI Regional Director for the South East United States

The Fast and the Amphibious

Some weeks, Tuesday is just Tuesday. But this week I had a “James Bond” Tuesday. It was with great pleasure that I was able to participate at the unveiling of a revolutionary and truly game changing technology on Tuesday, with the Pentagon as the backdrop. On show was the “Phibian,” the newest high-speed amphibious vehicle […]

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23rd January 2012 Bucharest, Romania

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by Raluca Bragarea

Head of Communications, Bucharest

Entrepreneurship is GREAT Britain

Sir Richard Branson is reportedly going to visit Romania in May! He is one of the most inspiring entrepreneurs of our days and a personal role model given his multifaceted achievement, whether in business, personal life, charity work, music or sport. A visionary with astounding resources, Richard Branson is the offspring of Britain’s economic boom […]

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