Lucas Stewart is an English teacher at the British Council Burma. He writes about the British Council's support of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival, the first international literary festival in Burma, and how Burmese writers are embracing freedom of expression.
Paul Smith, who is director of the British Council USA, writes about his first impressions of the United States on the day of the presidential election.
The Russians preserved treasures that would have, years ago, been melted for military campaigns in England. Moscow's Kremlin Museums now have them on display, along with other exhibits from about a dozen UK collections. Our director in Russia writes from the press conference.
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