Monthly archive for November 2014

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Arctic in the House of Lords

Today I gave evidence in the Select Committee on the Arctic in the House of Lords together with the Finnish Ambassador Pekka…

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Wallström received Foreign Secretary Philip Hammmond in Stockholm

Last week the Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström received her British counterpart Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

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The Swedish Christmas Fair in London

There is something special about Christmas fairs and there is something very special about the Swedish Christmas fair in London. It is…

Photo:  Fredric Alm

LKAB CEO at Industrial Forum

Lars-Eric Aaro, President and CEO at LKAB was the keynote speaker at yesterday’s Industrial Forum. LKAB is a Swedish state owned high-tech…

The fall of the Berlin Wall

Today we mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. This is a good day…

Swedish Supreme Commander visits the UK

Last week the Swedish Supreme Commander Sverker Göranson visited the UK for a bilateral meeting and lunch with the British Chief of…

Lord Mayor Silent Ceremony

Yesterday I attended the Silent Ceremony at the Guildhall for the Admission of the new Lord Mayor Alan Yarrow. It was a…

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The Duke of Edinburgh marks 60 years as patron for Anglo-Swedish Society

On November 4th HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of the Anglo-Swedish Society, held a Reception at Buckingham Palace to mark his…

Apprenticeships at Scotland’s Dumfries House

Recently, the EU Ambassadors travelled to Scotland to visit Dumfries House. It was a most inspirational trip organised by the Italian Presidency….