Secretary Antony J. Blinken and UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab at a Joint Press Availability

4 May, 2021 | Events, News, Speeches, U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Secretary of State

REMARKS TO THE PRESS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NO. 9 DOWNING LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM MAY 3, 2021 FOREIGN SECRETARY RAAB: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us. It’s a huge pleasure to welcome Secretary of State Blinken to the UK. Tony, it’s great to have you here with us. SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank ...
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Joint Statement: The United States and the United Kingdom are Working Together in the Fight Against

8 March, 2021 | Policy, Science & Tech, U.S. & United Kingdom

We resolved today to work closely together to reduce our own emissions and to rally all countries, and most especially the world’s major economies, to strengthen climate ambition. President Biden’s upcoming Leaders Summit on Climate and the G7 leaders meeting to be hosted by the UK are both critical opportunities to build momentum on the ...

G7, United Kingdom 2021

1 March, 2021 | Europe & Eurasia, Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

The UK has the Presidency of the G7 in 2021. The 2021 G7 Summit will be held in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021.  The summit homepage is at UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the UK’s G7 Presidency to unite leading democracies to help the world fight, and then build back better ...

Secretary Blinken’s Call with UK Foreign Secretary Raab

27 January, 2021 | News, Policy, U.S. & United Kingdom

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Secretary Raab reaffirmed the special relationship between the United States and the UK. Secretary Blinken’s Call with UK Foreign Secretary Raab READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 27, 2021   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:‎ Secretary of ...
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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

30 July, 2020 | Human Rights, News, U.S. & United Kingdom

Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Almost every country in the world is affected by trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit or destination for victims. ...

UK Travel Information following Coronavirus (COVID-19) Proclamation

19 March, 2020 | Alert, Notification, Security & Emergency Messages, Travel & Tourism, U.S. & United Kingdom, U.S. Embassy London

U. S. Embassy London March 12, 2020 (updated March 17) Entry is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation, of non-LPR foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Area, the United ...
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Cultural Connections in London

1 January, 2020 | 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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St. Paul’s Thanksgiving Day Service

1 January, 2020 | Art & Culture, U.S. & United Kingdom

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 War II, the British people raised funds to build the American Memorial Chapel to replace the bomb-damaged east end of the Cathedral, which ...
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Member of “The Dark Overlord” Hacking Group Extradited From United Kingdom to Face Charges in St. Lo

18 December, 2019 | Policy, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

A United Kingdom national appeared today in federal court on charges of aggravated identity theft, threatening to damage a protected computer, and conspiring to commit those and other computer fraud offenses, related to his role in a computer hacking collective known as “The Dark Overlord,” which targeted victims in the St. Louis, Missouri, area beginning ...
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Veterans Day Honors Those Who Served in U.S. Military

9 November, 2019 | 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 ...
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The United States and the United Kingdom Host 16th International Strategic Trade Controls and Border

23 October, 2019 | News, Press Releases, U.S. & United Kingdom

The United States and the United Kingdom are hosting the 16th International Strategic Trade Controls and Border Security Conference in Edinburgh October 22-24, 2019. This conference brings together more than 200 export control and border security practitioners from 85 partner countries involved in dual-use and conventional arms policy, licensing, and enforcement to promote the development ...
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Esper Travels to Stuttgart, London and Paris

3 September, 2019 | News, U.S. & United Kingdom

Throughout his trip, Secretary Esper will meet with key leaders to reaffirm defense relationships and conduct bilateral and multilateral meetings with senior officials.   U.S. Department of Defense Advisory September 3, 2019 Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper embarks Wednesday, Sept. 4, to visit Stuttgart, London and Paris to meet with U.S. and ally leaders. ...
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Labor Day Marks Appreciation of America’s Workers

30 August, 2019 | 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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Meet with U.S. Companies at Infosecurity Europe

29 May, 2019 | Business, News, Trade, U.S. & United Kingdom

The U.S. Commercial Service will be supporting U.S. exhibitors at Infosecurity Europe, the leading European trade exhibition for the rapidly growing market for IT and Cyber Security. About 140 U.S. companies will be exhibiting at Infosec19 and showcasing the latest in information security solutions and products. Infosecurity Europe features: over 400 exhibitors with the most ...
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What Memorial Day means to Americans

21 May, 2019 | History, U.S. & United Kingdom

The Memorial Day holiday is observed on the last Monday of May, a time of year when weather is turning warmer and schools and universities are adjourning for summer break. To Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer. Many people attend parades, go to the beach or have cook-outs with friends and ...
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“Mi Amigo” 75th Anniversary Flypast at Sheffield

22 February, 2019 | U.S. & United Kingdom

75 years ago today an American B-17 Flying Fortress of the 305th Bomb Group, call sign “Mi Amigo,” crashed in Sheffield’s Endcliffe Park. The crew’s mission on February 22, 1944 was to drop a 4,000 lb. bomb on a Luftwaffe station in Denmark. The plane sustained heavy damage over the North Sea during the mission ...
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Cards of Introduction to the U.K. House of Commons

7 February, 2019 | U.S. & United Kingdom

American citizens wishing to watch a House of Commons debate will need to join the public queue outside St. Stephen’s Entrance.   A wait of 1-2 hours  is common during the afternoons. We regret that Cards of Introduction are no longer available. Tours of Parliament for overseas visitors are limited to the summer vacation. Full details are ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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, 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 ...

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 | Exclude, U.S. & United Kingdom

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Public Affairs 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 visit ...
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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 ...

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

6 February, 2014 | Exclude, 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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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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