Blog Posts - Fco

Top 10 Bizarre Requests for Consular Assistance

With millions of Brits choosing to live outside the UK, it’s unsurprising that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are inundated with calls from desperate Brits stuck in a hospital or prison cell. What may surprise you, however, is just h...
by Real Estate Marbella on Apr 12, 2016

FCO Press Release: Minister for Africa visits Democratic Republic of Congo

LONDON, United-Kingdom, February 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, visits the Democratic Republic of Congo supporting unique opportunity for peace in 2014. During the visit, Mark Simmonds will meet...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Feb 4, 2014

Vacancy FCO

We are garment company at Ciasem - Subang, looking for candidates to join with us for below position : Factory Compliance Officer ( FCO ) Requirements: Male / Female Min. experience 3 years. Experience in Handling Social & C-TPAT Compliance...
by garment job on Jul 11, 2012

Comic Review: Batman, Vol. 1: The Court Of Owls Hardcover

Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls Written by Scott Snyder Pencils by Greg Capullo Inks by Jonathan Glapion Colors by FCO Letters by Richard Starkings and Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt DC Comics Release Date: May 9, 2012 Cover Price: $24.99 Batman: The...
by Geeks of Doom on May 9, 2012

UK Scholarships Programme (Chevening) for International Students

UK Scholarships Programme (Chevening) The UK Scholarships Programme (Chevening) started in 1984. It was originally called the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Scholarships and Awards Scheme. A few years later the name was changed to Chevening –...
by Scholarships Today on Dec 18, 2011

UK for postgraduate students or researchers from countries across the world Excluding UK or EU national

Scholarships at higher education institutions in the UK for postgraduate students or researchers from countries across the world Excluding UK or EU national Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes (Applicants cannot be: – A UK or EU nation...
by on Nov 27, 2011

Travel Advice for North Africa and the Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa hold some of the most wonderful natural and historical sites on the planet. The region can boast an array of marvels such as, the Great Pyramids of Giza, the rock cut city of Petra … Continue reading →...
by LuxuryBackpacking on Mar 3, 2011

A hub in the Med? What strategy should Barcelona airport follow

Barcelona airport is a sort of unusual case in Europe, it is one of the continent's top ten airports by number of passengers, however it managed to get this spot without having a flag-carrier based there and with a minimal offering of long-haul fligh...
by Allplane on Feb 15, 2011

The 12 Blogs of Christmas

The “12 blogs of Christmas” is a brand new blog series offering a unique insight into Christmas in countries across the globe and will examine the sort of issues consular staff at British embassies, deal with at this time. Today’s blog ...
by LuxuryBackpacking on Dec 7, 2010

Chevening Scholarships 2010-2011

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced £55 million budget savings on 24 May as part of its contribution to the wider £6 billion in savings across Government, including a review of the FCO’s programme spend led by the Foreign Secr...
by Scholar Source on Jul 23, 2010

Bob Ainsworth: MoD forced into ‘hard decisions’ by fall in sterling

Glynis Kinnock shows Up Gordon Brown’s Lies The article looks at  explores the impact the crash of sterling last year on the defence budget and also the FCO budgets. It includes the above video which contrasts the statements by Lady Kinnock an...
by Fitaloon at Microshaft on Jan 21, 2010

Viva Roma!

It's official -- heading to Rome for a November weekend of fun!
by The Traveling Scholar on Oct 26, 2009

Buckingham Palace Revisited. Are Wily Sathya Sai Baba Emissaries Again Seeking British Royal Approval?

Will Realpolitik-bent British FCO and Indian Government Interests Exploit Prince Edwards Visit To India? What may Prince Edward's visit to India portend for Sathya Sai Baba interests? Will there be, again, attempts by his top associates to exploit...

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