St Paul's cathedral choir and U.S. Marine Corps

St. Paul’s Thanksgiving Day Service

16 November, 2018 | Art & Culture, U.S. & United Kingdom

The annual Thanksgiving Day Service at St. Paul’s Cathedral will take place Thursday, November 22nd 2018, at from 11 am to 12 pm. For over a century, St Paul’s has had a special relationship with Americans. In 1903, J. Pierpont Morgan, the famous financier, donated the funds to bring electricity to the Cathedral.   Following World ...
Tombstones arranged in rows at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington Virginia, just outside Washington, DC.

Veterans Day Honors Those Who Served in U.S. Military

9 November, 2018 | History, U.S. & United Kingdom

November 11 is Veterans Day in the United States, and parades, ceremonies and tributes to veterans are planned in small towns and large cities throughout the country to honor those who have served in the U.S. military. This year, as always, the memorial amphitheater built around the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington Cemetery, just ...

EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue Joint Elements Statement

16 October, 2018 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 16, 2018   Begin text: On the occasion of the fifth meeting of the EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue in Brussels on 10 September 2018, the European Union (EU) and United States reaffirmed their strong partnership in favour of a global, open, stable and secure cyberspace where the ...
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The Assad Regime/Russia – Disinformation

12 September, 2018 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Embassy London

U.S. Embassy London Media Note The Assad Regime/Russia – Disinformation September 12, 2018   The Assad regime and Russia continue to falsely accuse the White Helmets through a massive disinformation campaign, leaving its volunteers at significant risk. The White Helmets are a humanitarian organization that has saved thousands of lives and continues to save civilian ...
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First Naturalization Ceremony at the new U.S. Embassy London

12 September, 2018 | Chargé D’Affaires, Success Stories, U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Embassy London

On Tuesday, August 21,  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services  (USCIS) held a special naturalization ceremony at the Embassy. Many members of the Embassy community joined in to witness this special event – the first naturalization ceremony to be held at the new London Embassy. The only people who can naturalize overseas are active duty members of the U.S. military during ...
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Labor Day Marks Appreciation of America’s Workers

31 August, 2018 | Art & Culture, U.S. & United Kingdom

Labor Day, celebrated in the United States on the first Monday of each September, is the nation’s official commemoration of its workers’ contributions to national strength, prosperity and well-being. It also marks for millions of Americans the unofficial end of summer. America’s labor force is 154.4 million people strong, or about two-thirds of the working-age ...
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Cultural Connections in Northern Ireland

20 July, 2018 | Art & Culture, Belfast, Beyond London, U.S. & United Kingdom

The following list of cultural connections is in the greater Northern Ireland area. Other areas of interest: Cultural Connections in Scotland Cultural Connections in inner London and Outside London Cultural Connections in Wales   Ulysses S. Grant Ancestral Homestead U.S. President and Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant’s ancestors’ lived in this cottage. The cottage has been restored to include a Civil War exhibit about President Grant. ...
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SelectUSA – 7 Days Until Showtime

14 June, 2018 | Business, U.S. & United Kingdom

After months of planning and collaboration, the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit will kick off just one week from today – and yes, there’s still time to register. The premier foreign direct investment (FDI) event in the United States will bring together international business investors and economic development organizations from all corners of the country to ...

In England, royal wedding has an American accent

16 May, 2018 | Art & Culture, U.S. & United Kingdom

In a country that prides itself on royal history and traditions, the wedding of American actress Meghan Markle to Britain’s Prince Harry promises something distinctly new: several American touches. They’ll be unmistakable both during the May 19 nuptials in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle and at the glittering banquet afterward for 600 guests.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses staff at U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom on September 14, 2017. (State Department photo/ Public Domain

Secretary Tillerson to Travel to London, Paris, Davos, and Warsaw

19 January, 2018 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON/p> January 18, 2018 Secretary Tillerson to Travel to London, Paris, Davos, and Warsaw   U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to London, Paris, Warsaw, and Davos January 21-27. On January 21, he will arrive in London, where he will meet with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and National Security Advisor Mark ...
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Cultural Connections in Wales

1 January, 2018 | Beyond London, Cardiff, U.S. & United Kingdom

Other Online Resources Cadw : Days Out in Wales North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History Swansea University Milne Collection   (one of the largest collections of literature on the American Civil War in the UK) Swansea University Texas Partnership (ongoing collaboration & partnership with several universities in Texas) Wales and the USA Wales International  Welsh and Successful in North America Today (PDF, 24 pages) Wikipedia list of Welsh Americans Cultural Connections Some notable cultural connections in Wales are as follows.  If you think we’ve missed one, please get in touch !   Dolwyddelan Castle This castle ...
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Statement on Northern Ireland Power-Sharing Talks

1 November, 2017 | Belfast, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON November 1, 2017 The United States regrets that, since March 2017, the main parties remain unable to reach agreement to form a regional power-sharing government in Northern Ireland. As such, the United States recognizes the UK government may be compelled soon to ...
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Making a special bond even stronger

16 October, 2017 | Ambassador, U.S. & United Kingdom

Americans will always have a special bond with the people of Northern Ireland.   That is only natural. We have a long shared history. It was men and women from Northern Ireland who laid the very foundations of my country. Today millions of Americans proudly trace their family trees back to this region - Ambassador Johnson's ...

U.S. Pavilion at DSEI 2017

11 September, 2017 | Business, Trade, U.S. & United Kingdom

DSEI 12-14 September 2017 Excel Exhibition Centre, London United Kingdom   The U.S. Commercial Service will be supporting U.S. exhibitors at the Defence Systems & Equipment International Exhibition (DSEI), one of the world’s leading defense and security exhibition with over 34,000 attendees. The audience will include top level international military staff, major procurement officials, and the entire industry supply chain, from large ...
Secretary Kerry, William Hague and John Bercow standing in the House of Commons

Cards of Introduction to the U.K. House of Commons

21 July, 2017 | U.S. & United Kingdom

American citizens wishing to watch a House of Commons debate can apply to the Embassy for a card of introduction – one of only four provided daily for Embassy use by courtesy of the Speaker’s Office at the House of Commons – but may find that the cards are booked several weeks ahead. Without a ...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stands with the British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon before a meeting at the Pentagon, July 7, 2017. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

Remarks by Secretary Mattis at an Honor Cordon Welcoming U.K. Secretary of State for Defense Fallon

7 July, 2017 | U.S. & United Kingdom

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with his counterpart from the United Kingdom, Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon, today at the Pentagon. The leaders discussed bilateral defense issues, NATO, the D-ISIS campaign, Afghanistan, and North Korea. U.S. Department of Defense Press Operations Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis; United Kingdom Secretary of State for ...
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The United States Urges Establishment of a Power-Sharing Government in Northern Ireland

6 July, 2017 | Belfast, U.S. & United Kingdom

Press Statement by Heather Nauert U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC 05 July 2017 The United States regrets that the political parties in Northern Ireland have not yet reached an agreement to establish a power-sharing regional government following elections in March. We urge the region’s two largest parties, the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein, ...
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Here’s a free poster for the 4th of July

28 June, 2017 | U.S. & United Kingdom

The United States marks its Independence Day on July 4, the day in 1776 when representatives of the 13 American colonies voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence. “We hold these truths to be self-evident,” the declaration proclaims. Among them: that all people are created equal, that governments derive their power from the consent of ...
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mattis To Travel to London

28 March, 2017 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to New York to consult on defense issues with the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and at the Council on Foreign Relations and then to London, where he will emphasize the trans-Atlantic bond between the United States and the United Kingdom.   Mattis Plans Trip to New York, ...
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U.S. Government Statement on Northern Ireland

17 January, 2017 | Belfast, Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Government Statement on Northern Ireland 17 January 2017   The United States’ remains committed to supporting a more peaceful and prosperous Northern Ireland.  To this end, we urge all political parties to focus on quickly finding a way forward to the resumption of stable devolved governance.  We also encourage civil society leaders to continue ...
Christmas decorations in the US Embassy London lobby

Americans Celebrate Christmas with Many Traditions

1 December, 2016 | Art & Culture, History, U.S. & United Kingdom

Christmas, celebrated by most Christians on December 25, commemorates the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Americans, like many of the world’s peoples, have developed their own Christmas traditions and observances, and these have changed greatly over time. Today, most Americans blend religious and secular customs with their own family traditions, often incorporating food, decorations and ...
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DS-160 & Uploading a Photograph

18 November, 2016 | Non Immigrant Visas, U.S. & United Kingdom, Visas

Applicants have reported that they are experiencing problems when uploading a photograph to the DS-160. The confirmation photo page indicates that they have not uploaded a photo, even though on the preceding page they have received the message that their photo has successfully been uploaded. If you are experiencing this issue, try the following steps: ...
Headstones aligned in rows in front of the chapel at Brookwood American Cemetery

Remembrance Sunday 2016

13 November, 2016 | Beyond London, Chargé D’Affaires, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. & United Kingdom

Remembrance Sunday Remarks, 2016 Lew Lukens, Deputy Chief of Mission Brookwood American Cemetery and Memorial November 13, 2016   DCM LUKENS: Lord Lieutenant, Mr. Mayor. Distinguished veterans and members of the armed services. Your families. British friends. Fellow Americans. “Progress is not inevitable.” “It requires struggle and perseverance and discipline and faith.” President Obama spoke ...
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U.S.-UK Alliance & The Future Of The Principled International Order

6 September, 2016 | U.S. & United Kingdom

You see, for decades, the United States and the United Kingdom – and millions of American and British service members – have helped provide the security and uphold the values that have allowed millions upon millions of people around the world to be safe, to raise their children, dream their dreams, and to live lives that are full. ...
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Global Entry Enrollment Center to Open in London

27 July, 2016 | Events, Travel & Tourism, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Embassy, London July 27, 2016 025-2016 Global Entry Enrollment Center to Open in London Applicants can begin scheduling interviews now through the GOES website  WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection will open a Global Entry enrollment center at the U.S. Embassy in London for 60 days beginning on September 26. Conditionally-approved Global Entry applicants can ...
Secretary Kerry, William Hague and John Bercow standing in the House of Commons

Secretary Kerry’s Call with United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Johnson

14 July, 2016 | Former U.S. Government Leaders, Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 14, 2016   The following is attributable to Spokesperson John Kirby: Secretary Kerry spoke by telephone today with newly appointed U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to offer his congratulations. The Secretary and Foreign Secretary Johnson agreed that the U.S.-U.K. special relationship is as essential as ever, and ...
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Atlas Corps Seeks Emerging Global Leaders

1 July, 2016 | U.S. & United Kingdom

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6- to 18-month professional fellowship in the United States. All Fellows will be placed at a leading social change organization in the United States. Individuals in the nonprofit/NGO sectors with 2 to 10 years ...
President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron talk on the South Lawn of the White House, 20 July 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom

25 June, 2016 | Former U.S. Government Leaders, U.S. & United Kingdom

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary June 24, 2016 Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom President Obama spoke by phone today with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom to discuss the outcome of yesterday’s referendum on membership in the European Union, in which ...
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2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

21 June, 2016 | Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Embassy, London June 21, 2016 025/16 @USAinUKPress 2016 GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT, JUNE 22-24, PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA The 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) will take place June 22-24, 2016 in Palo Alto, California. For the event, delegates from the UK will be joining more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers and ...
After signing the condolence book TRH spoke to representatives from the US embassy's LGBT network GLIFAA

TRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visit the Embassy to sign condolence book

14 June, 2016 | Former U.S. Ambassadors, U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Embassy London

U.S. Embassy London Grosvenor Square, UK 14 June 2016   Earlier today TRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visited the Embassy to sign our condolence book for victims of the Orlando, Florida, shootings:   Here is the  condolence message from TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall :   Condolence message from TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall following the Orlando, Florida, ...

College Day 2016

25 May, 2016 | Education, U.S. & United Kingdom

Do you advise students interested in studying in the America?  Fulbright and EducationUSA have the resources you and your students need for U.S. university admissions. Now is a great time to get started on the admissions process before the autumn: early bird booking for our advisor training conference in September is open, and students can sign up ...
Dressed headstones at the Cambridge American cemetery

Memorial Day weekend 2016 at Cambridge American Cemetery

13 May, 2016 | History, U.S. & United Kingdom

When you go home:  Tell them for us and say “For your tomorrow  We gave our today”. John Maxwell Edmonds The Cambridge American Cemetery honours the competence, courage and sacrifice of the Americans who, as part of the ‘friendly invasion’, served in the UK during World War II. Interpretive displays, photographs, film and interactive kiosks ...

U.S. Policy Update for Tuesday, 19 April 2016

19 April, 2016 | Former U.S. Government Leaders, News, Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

Today’s topics:     Obama’s London trip / Boston Marathon / British Defense Procurement Minister visits U.S. / Kansas /  State Dept travel   President Obama’s London Trip 19 April 2016 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to the United Kingdom   As part of the President’s upcoming travel to the United Kingdom, First Lady Michelle Obama will join President Obama for a private lunch hosted by ...
F-22 raptor aircraft in silhouette against the sky

F-22s Deploy to Europe

11 April, 2016 | U.S. & United Kingdom

News Release Headquarters, United States European Command Media Operations Division Stuttgart, Germany Release: 16-08 11 April 2016 The U.S. Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 11, to conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at ...
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Global Entry to Benefit Travelers from Northern Ireland

11 March, 2016 | Belfast, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

Press Release U.S. Consulate General Belfast, Northern Ireland March 11, 2016 A new initiative launched by United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will allow pre-approved, U.K. passport holders to gain expedited clearance upon arrival in the United States.    Speaking about the initiative, Consul General Daniel Lawton said: “The United States is a popular ...
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Cultural Connections in London

23 February, 2016 | U.S. & United Kingdom

The following sites of interest are all in or around London and the City of London. Other areas of interest include : Cultural Connections in Scotland Cultural Connections in Northern Ireland Cultural Connections in Wales Grosvenor Square History of the U.S.-UK Relationship   All Hallows by the Tower Church Located near the Tower of London, All Hallows is the oldest Church in the City of London, and consequently has a number of ties to the ...
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Freedom of Information in the U.S.A. (FOIA)

19 January, 2016 | History, Human Rights, U.S. & United Kingdom, Western Hemisphere

The Freedom of Information Act, As Amended is the legislation which provides for the release by U.S. government departments and agencies of certain categories of information on request. Since its original enactment in 1966 more than 500,000 requests have been filed by members of the public, reporters, and companies. Foreign citizens may also file requests. Similarly the Department of Justice and ...
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U.S. Citizens: Your Opportunity to Enroll in Global Entry for Expedited Immigration Clearance at U.S

30 November, 2015 | Belfast, Business, Cardiff, Consular Affairs, Edinburgh, Messages for U.S. Citizens, U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Citizen Services

If you travel regularly to the United States and would like to speed through airport immigration controls upon arrival, the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a special opportunity for U.S. citizens in the United Kingdom to enroll in Global Entry.  Global Entry is the U.S. Customs and Border Protection travel facilitation program that expedites ...
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Global Entry: Travel to the USA just got easier

3 November, 2015 | Travel & Tourism, U.S. & United Kingdom

We have some good news! Travel to the USA just got quicker and easier thanks to the newly rolled out Global Entry Program. For UK passport holders, it will mean being able to sidestep the lines at Customs and Passport control and enter the USA via automatic kiosks. Britons will also be eligible for  TSA Pre✓® at security, ...
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Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel to Travel to the Un

23 October, 2015 | Policy, Public Affairs, U.S. & United Kingdom

Media Note, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 23, 2015 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to London, United Kingdom, October 27-29, for a meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition Communications Working Group. He will co-chair discussions with government officials and technology partners to strengthen collaboration in ...
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Carter, U.K. Counterpart Discuss the Way Ahead in 21st Century

9 October, 2015 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity   Today’s discussions of defense matters and ways to deepen the U.S. and U.K. partnership come at a critical time for British defense planning, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in London during a joint press conference with his U.K. counterpart. On the secretary’s final day of ...
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Department of Justice Announces Major Computer Hacking Forum Dismantled

15 July, 2015 | News, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

As Part of Coordinated Law Enforcement Efforts in 20 Countries, United States Charges 12 Defendants in Connection with Computer Fraud Conspiracy (This press release originally appeared on the  U.S. Department of Justice website ) The computer hacking forum known as Darkode was dismantled, and criminal charges have been filed in the Western District of Pennsylvania and elsewhere against 12 individuals ...
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Attorney General Lynch Delivers Remarks at Magna Carta Commemoration Ceremony in Runnymede

15 June, 2015 | Former U.S. Ambassadors, Public Affairs, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Department of Justice Press Release London (Remarks as Prepared for Delivery) Thank you, Secretary [Philip] Hammond, for that kind introduction.  Your Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, honored guests – it is a pleasure to be here this morning, and a great privilege to join you all at this important commemoration. Eight hundred years ago, on the ...

Halifax Man Arrested In Movie Leaks Investigation

10 April, 2015 | Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Embassy, London April 10, 2015 005-2015 @USAinUKPress Office of Public Affairs U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)   LONDON — A joint investigation between U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the City of London Police, and the Motion Picture Association of America led to the arrest of a man suspected ...
City of London Police Commissioner Adrian Leppard and ICE London Attaché Matthew Etre sign the official memorandum of understanding.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Partners with City of London Police on Intellectual Proper

26 March, 2015 | Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Embassy, London March 20, 2015 004-2015 @USAinUKPress   Office of Public Affairs U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) LONDON — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (I) and the City of London Police signed an official memorandum of understanding Tuesday to further strengthen collaboration on cases involving intellectual property crime. Over ...
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U.S. Aircraft Carrier Theodore Roosevelt and Destroyer Winston S. Churchill To Visit Portsmouth

20 March, 2015 | Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Embassy, London March 20, 2015 003-2015 @USAinUKPress  By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor L. Jackson, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Public Affairs The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) are scheduled to pull in to Portsmouth, U.K., for the first port ...
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Fact Sheet: U.S.-United Kingdom Cybersecurity Cooperation

16 January, 2015 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

16 January 2015 The White House Office of the Press Secretary The United States and the United Kingdom agree that the cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges that our nations face.  Every day foreign governments, criminals, and hackers are attempting to probe, intrude into, and attack government and ...
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Department of Defense European Infrastructure Consolidation (EIC) Announcement

8 January, 2015 | Policy, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

The Department of Defense announced today the consolidation of some U.S. infrastructure in Europe, including the return of 15 sites to their host nations.  These actions, taken as part of the European Infrastructure Consolidation (EIC) process, will save the U.S. government approximately $500 million annually.  The Department of Defense also announced the first F-35 basing ...
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HSI-led probe leads to arrest of 2 UK men allegedly linked to pre-release leak of The Expendables 3

1 December, 2014 | Policy, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

LONDON – Two men from northern England have been arrested by authorities in the United Kingdom after a probe initiated by Los Angeles-based special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) linked the pair to the pre-release leak earlier this year of The Expendables 3. The suspects, a 36-year-old man ...
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United States and United Kingdom Law Enforcement Share Forfeited Proceeds

16 October, 2014 | News, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Embassy, London October 16, 2014 018-14 @USAinUKPress   In 2005, United Kingdom (UK) authorities began a financial investigation targeting a Dubai, UAE-based money laundering network  after drug investigations determined that the organization was providing illicit financial services to multiple, otherwise unrelated, Drug Trafficking Organizations throughout Europe.  This effort evolved into a bilateral joint investigation ...
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Former President William J. Clinton

12 June, 2014 | Former U.S. Government Leaders, Political Affairs, U.S. & United Kingdom

Clinton Presidential Materials Project Documents issued by the White House during President Clinton’s administration can be accessed at the National Archives and Records Administration’s Clinton Presidential Materials Project . The project’s primary mission is the preservation of the Presidential records, personal and donated papers, and memorabilia of the Clinton Administration. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents The Weekly Compilation of ...
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Military Leaders Meet in London for First Time Since WWII

11 June, 2014 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

11 June 2014 U.S. Embassy, London June 11, 2014 015-14 @USAinUKPress (Released by the MoD) The Combined Chiefs of Staff (CCS) from the US and the UK met to discuss long-term strategic challenges the respective armed forces can expect to face together in the future. General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...
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Ambassador Barzun Accepts Thank-You Letters From Families Of Missing UK Sailors

22 May, 2014 | Former U.S. Ambassadors, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

May 22, 2014 U.S. Embassy, London 011-14 @USAinUKPress Ambassador Matthew Barzun met this afternoon with families and friends of the four missing British sailors, his second such meeting this week. The group presented him with letters of thanks to President Obama and the U.S. Coast Guard for resuming the search for the sailors, missing in ...
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Fact Sheet: U.S.-EU Cyber Cooperation

26 March, 2014 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

26 March 2014 The White House Office of the Press Secretary The United States and the European Union work in close coordination on cyber-related issues both bilaterally and in multilateral fora. This cooperation is founded on our shared values, our interest in an open and interoperable Internet, and our commitment to multistakeholder Internet governance, Internet ...
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U.S. Delegation to the London Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade

13 February, 2014 | Events, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

13 February 2014 U.S. Embassy, London February 11, 2014 005-14 @USAinUKpress   The following are the members of the U.S. Delegation attending the London Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade: Anthony West, Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (Head of Delegation) Cindy Chang, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of ...

US-UK Law Enforcement Agency Cooperation Results in Arrest of Child Sex Offender

6 February, 2014 | Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

U.S. Embassy, London February 06, 2014 @USAinUKPress 004-14   Office of Public Affairs U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) News Release   LOS ANGELES — An Antelope Valley landscaper is scheduled to make his initial appearance in federal court Tuesday afternoon following his arrest on federal child pornography charges for allegedly generating sexually explicit images of ...
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Winston Churchill Honored at U.S. Capitol

30 October, 2013 | U.S. & United Kingdom

More than 70 years after he delivered a speech to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Winston Churchill is being honored again at the U.S. Capitol with the installation of a bust of his likeness in the National Statuary Hall. Churchill is one of only a very few foreign dignitaries to be so honored. ...
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Partnering with State, Local Authorities to Support Int’l Criminal Justice Sector Assistance

9 May, 2013 | Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

Fact Sheet, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC 09 May 2013   Partnering with State and Local Authorities to Support International Criminal Justice Sector Assistance For the past three years, the U.S. Department of State has made a sustained effort to recruit state and local law enforcement, corrections officials, prosecutors, and judges to participate in ...
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Report of the UK’s Independent Review Panel on Extradition

18 October, 2011 | Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

Report of the UK’s Independent Review Panel on Extradition U.S. Embassy Press Release 18 October 2011   Report of the UK’s Independent Review Panel on Extradition: Panel Concludes U.S.-UK Treaty Balanced and Fair The Extradition Panel, appointed by the United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Theresa May in September 2010 to review the UK’s extradition practices, has ...
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Fact Sheet: U.S. Open Skies Civil Aviation Partnerships

29 March, 2011 | Europe & Eurasia, Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom, Western Hemisphere

Open Skies Partnerships: Expanding the Benefits of Freer Commercial Aviation 29 March 2011   “Work to ‘democratize’ aviation continues to allow millions more Americans the opportunity to fly to international destinations each year and for countless foreign tourists to visit our country.” — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton The United States has pursued a ...
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United States Announces Winner of New London Embassy Design Competition

23 February, 2010 | History, U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Embassy London

23 February 2010 U.S. Embassy London Press Office U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Louis B. Susman, and Acting Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, Adam Namm, announced today that KieranTimberlake of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has won the design competition for the New London Embassy. [See: High-resolution images and video ] KieranTimberlake’s design met the goal of creating a modern, welcoming, timeless, ...
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Lincoln Bicentennial

5 October, 2009 | U.S. & United Kingdom

Abraham Lincoln 12 February 1809 – 15 April 1865 In 2009 people throughout the world will mark the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States of America. The story of his life and its tragic end is a familiar one, but perhaps not so well known are his ...
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U.S. Takes First Steps Toward Embassy Relocation

2 October, 2008 | U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Embassy London

Meeting the challenge of providing a modern, open and secure American diplomatic facility in London, the U.S. State Department today signed a conditional agreement with the real estate developer Ballymore to acquire a site in the Nine Elms Opportunity Area in Wandsworth for the construction of a new Embassy. “This has been a long and ...
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