Diamond Jubilee 2012

  • Leading Kenyan MP says homosexuality …

    By James Macharia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Homosexuality in Kenya is as bad a problem as terrorism, the ruling party's parliamentary leader said on Wednesday, but argued … More »Leading Kenyan MP says homosexuality …

    By James Macharia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Homosexuality in Kenya is as bad a problem as terrorism, the ruling party's parliamentary leader said on Wednesday, but argued against stepping up legal sanctions on the grounds that existing laws were tough enough. Aden Duale, the majority leader from President Uhuru Kenyatta's ruling …

  • John Lennon's Largest Collection of Art Works to be Auctioned
    John Lennon's Largest Collection …

    An array of art works, supposedly the largest ever collection of John Lennon, will go under hammer in New York in June. The collection includes the former Beatles singer's … More »John Lennon's Largest Collection …

    John Lennon's Largest Collection of Art Works to be Auctioned

    An array of art works, supposedly the largest ever collection of John Lennon, will go under hammer in New York in June. The collection includes the former Beatles singer's autograph drawings and manuscripts of his critically acclaimed books, In His Own Write (1964) and A Spaniard in the Works (1965), the Sotheby's auction …

  • Footbridge on the Bridgewater Canal by ashperkins
    Footbridge on the Bridgewater Canal …

    Footbridge over the Bridgewater canal in Stretford Manchester. I visited here at weekend. This place has so many wonderful happy memories for me. I was born in Stretford … More »Footbridge on the Bridgewater Canal …

    Footbridge on the Bridgewater Canal by ashperkins

    Footbridge over the Bridgewater canal in Stretford Manchester. I visited here at weekend. This place has so many wonderful happy memories for me. I was born in Stretford and as one of seven children i spent my childhood playing in and around this canal from stealing rides on barges, swimming to building dens. The Bridgewater …

  • Brazil World Cup 2014: Good News and Bad News for England Fans
    Brazil World Cup 2014: Good News and …

    If England make it to extra time in the World Cup Finals in Brazil this summer, pubs will be allowed to remain open until the bitter end to allow fans to celebrate – … More »Brazil World Cup 2014: Good News and …

    Brazil World Cup 2014: Good News and Bad News for England Fans

    If England make it to extra time in the World Cup Finals in Brazil this summer, pubs will be allowed to remain open until the bitter end to allow fans to celebrate – or drown their sorrows, as many football experts predict. England's opener against Italy kicks off at 11pm on 14 June, so pubs will be able to keep serving …

  • Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones to Join Morrissey on US Tour Dates
    Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones …

    In one of the oddest line ups in modern pop, Cliff Richard and Tom Jones have been confirmed to join Morrissey on his US tour.   The unlikely collaboration will see … More »Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones …

    Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones to Join Morrissey on US Tour Dates

    In one of the oddest line ups in modern pop, Cliff Richard and Tom Jones have been confirmed to join Morrissey on his US tour.   The unlikely collaboration will see the two veteran stars appear as "special guests" at the former Smiths frontman's US show, with Welsh singing legend, Sir Tom Jones, joining him for his Los …

  • Queen And Prince Philip To Visit Pope In Rome
    Queen And Prince Philip To Visit Pope …

    The Queen and Prince Philip will visit Rome in April, where they will have an audience with the Pope, it has been announced. Buckingham Palace said of the April 3 trip: … More »Queen And Prince Philip To Visit Pope …

    Queen And Prince Philip To Visit Pope In Rome

    The Queen and Prince Philip will visit Rome in April, where they will have an audience with the Pope, it has been announced. Buckingham Palace said of the April 3 trip: "Her Majesty and His Royal Highness are visiting at the invitation of the President of Italy, President Napolitano. "Following the private lunch, Her …

  • PM Overrules World Cup Pub Opening Ban
    PM Overrules World Cup Pub Opening  …

    David Cameron has overruled the decision not to allow pubs across the country to stay open late to screen key World Cup matches. The British Beer and Pub Association … More »PM Overrules World Cup Pub Opening  …

    PM Overrules World Cup Pub Opening Ban

    David Cameron has overruled the decision not to allow pubs across the country to stay open late to screen key World Cup matches. The British Beer and Pub Association had applied for a national extension of opening hours for two occasions during this summer's World Cup in Brazil. However, the Home Office turned down the …