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    Celebrating Independence Day

    03 July 2015 - The U.S. Embassy London and Consulates-General Belfast and Edinburgh will be CLOSED on Friday, 3rd July in observance of the U.S. Independence Day holiday. Happy 4th of July!

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    Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

    26 June 2015 - Obama "And this ruling is a victory for America. This decision affirms what millions of Americans already believe in their hearts: When all Americans are treated as equal we are all more free."

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  • Secretary Kerry said countries that do not have good human rights practices cannot fulfill their potential. (AP Images)

    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2014

    25 June 2015 - Speaking at the release of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2014 Secretary Kerry said countries that do not have good human rights practices cannot fulfill their potential.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama addresses students at Mulberry School for Girls, London, Tuesday, 16 June 2015 (U.S. Embassy London)

    "Throw the School Gates Open to Girls Everywhere"

    15 June 2015 - FLOTUS: "This week I will join PM Cameron in London [and] announce a series of new partnerships between the US and the UK to educate adolescent girls in developing countries around the world"

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  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins Ambassador Matthew Barzun and UK Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond MP at Runnymede to commemorate 800 years of Magna Carta (Embassy photo)

    Runnymede and 800 Years of Magna Carta

    15 June 2015 - Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins Ambassador Matthew Barzun and UK Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond MP at Runnymede to commemorate 800 years of Magna Carta.

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    Instagram - U.S. Embassy London

    29 April 2015 - The official Instagram account for the U.S. Embassy London. Follow us for behind the scenes images from life @USAinUK in London – and beyond.  Follow us! »

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    National Teacher of the Year 2015

    28 April 2015 - The National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program began in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honors program that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching. Each April, the NTOY is introduced to the American people by the President of the United States.  Read the full post »

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    Procedures for the June 2015 Foreign Service Officer Test

    02 April 2015 -The State Department is continuing a pilot program to offer the Foreign Service Officer Test at Pearson Professional Centers in 23 locations. Test candidates will not come to the embassy/consulate/AIT to take the June 2015 FSOT. Instead, the test will be administered at a Pearson Professional Center.   Read more »

  • US Ambassador Matthew Barzun
    Live at Leeds and across Britain, a new Diplomacy is emerging

    03 March - "Just as in politics and entertainment, the rules of diplomacy have changed. The forces that influence attitudes are no longer centrally controlled, and opinions are formed through an array of social interactions and media. We have to inspire people who share our enthusiasm. As true believers in the indispensable role our special relationship plays on the world stage, we at the embassy are not waiting for our audience to come to us."   Read full post »

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    Embassy Science Officer on World Wildlife Day

    03 March - Today is the second annual World Wildlife Day. Around the world, wildlife trafficking is a growing crisis and is threatening the existence of pangolins, elephants, rhinos and other wildlife.   Read more... »

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    Preparing for the 2015 U.S. Tax Filing Season

    06 February - ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015.  Read more... »

  • Worldwide Caution from the U.S. Department of State
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    09 January 2015 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on »

  • US Ambassador Matthew Barzun
    Poppies at the Tower: By People, For People

    10 November - Last month, Amb Barzun had the honor of participating in the installation of the poppies at the Tower of London, officially called Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red  Read more »

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Embassy Holiday Closure

  • The U.S. Embassy in London is closed.

    The U.S. Embassy in London will be CLOSED on Friday,03 July for the  U.S. Independence Day holiday.

    We are always available in case of an emergency involving an American in distress in the UK via the Embassy telephone number: from the U.S., dial 011-44-20-7499-9000; from within the UK, dial 020-7499-9000

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