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# foreign-office - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'

Updated Feb 4th 2020, 7:32 PM 20,298 Views 68 Comments

A new updated warning advises people to “avoid non-essential” travel.

# foreign-office - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

34-year-old Down man dies in Cambodia
# Tragic
# Tragic

34-year-old Down man dies in Cambodia

Jul 5th 2016, 5:53 PM 20,756 Views 1 Comment

Martin Stephen Hale was found dead in his guesthouse in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.

# foreign-office - Friday 22 April, 2016

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law
# Backlash
# Backlash

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

Apr 22nd 2016, 12:13 PM 15,418 Views 130 Comments

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

# foreign-office - Friday 24 July, 2015

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain
# Tragic
# Tragic

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain

Jul 24th 2015, 8:10 PM 48,414 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.

# foreign-office - Saturday 1 November, 2014

British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists
# Be Vigilant
# Be Vigilant

British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists

Nov 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 11,451 Views 31 Comments

The Foreign Office said it would be motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria.

# foreign-office - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Family of British man kidnapped by ISIS ask his captors to make contact
# Help
# Help

Family of British man kidnapped by ISIS ask his captors to make contact

Sep 13th 2014, 12:27 PM 7,653 Views 32 Comments

Islamic State has threatened to kill David Haines, who was kidnapped in March last year.

# foreign-office - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London
# Intolerable
# Intolerable

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London

Aug 12th 2014, 10:22 AM 13,154 Views 26 Comments

Mark Simmonds said he wants to focus on his family.

# foreign-office - Saturday 21 December, 2013

British doctor 'failed by his government and Syrians'
# Death
# Death

British doctor 'failed by his government and Syrians'

Dec 21st 2013, 6:00 PM 7,487 Views 7 Comments

The family of Dr Abbas Khan spoke to BBC News about their anger following his death in a Syrian prison.

# foreign-office - Monday 4 March, 2013

British government sells off French wine to cut down on costs
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

British government sells off French wine to cut down on costs

Mar 4th 2013, 10:40 AM 5,036 Views 5 Comments

Some of the British government’s wine is being sold off as part of a bid to make its hospitality service self-funding.

# foreign-office - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on embassies in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on embassies in Kabul

Sep 13th 2011, 12:06 PM 124 Views 0 Comments

The Taliban claims responsibility for blasts in downtown Kabul, as US Black Hawk aircraft enter to patrol the area.