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50 Guitars That Defined Rock 'N' Roll In Honor Of Fender's 60th Anniversary

This article was written by Rafael La Rosa and was originally published on AskMen. 2014 marks the diamond jubilee of the Fender Stratocaster, the 60th anniversary of this classic American electric guitar. To celebrate, we're highlighting...Show More Summary

Coalition 'fizzing with ideas'

With the usual pomp and ceremony the Queen arrived for the annual State Opening of Parliament - this time in a brand new coach, gifted to her for her Diamond Jubilee. But the other traditions - Black Rod knocking on the Commons doorShow More Summary

Batman Turns 75 With A Year-Long Event-Filled Celebration

For a character who is 75 years old, Batman still looks pretty spectacular, doesn’t he? Like fellow DC superhero Superman before him, the Caped Crusader is getting a year-long celebration for his diamond jubilee anniversary, though I’d expect he want the diamond to be colored black. Show More Summary

Putin's First Tweet Congratulated Obama on Election

Ah 2012... a year which witnessed the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Curiosity Rover landing on Mars, and my appendix bursting in the British Ambassador's residence in Tel Aviv. But the year was also noteworthy for the launch of the English language Twitter account of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Show More Summary

Family jewel: This long-lost Lincoln Mark V Diamond Jubilee returned home

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We never know what gems we’ll find uploaded in the Reader’s Stories section of MyHemmings.com. When we read the tale, “Reunited with Lincoln Mark V,” shared by Michael Scott Bricker, we knew that we had to alert our Hemmings Blog readers to it. If you’re a big softy like we are when it comes to heartwarming […]

The Year in British Royals

We thought last year was a big year for British royals, with Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, a world tour for Will and Kate, and the London Olympics. But lucky for us, the Windsors topped themselves again this year, welcoming into...Show More Summary

Exhibition shows works created on the route of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

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Now, one year on from the Thames Diamond Jubilee River Pageant and as part of this year?s Mayor?s Thames Festival, more than 50 works of art created at various points along the route, commemorating the biggest event the river has ever seen, will go on display for the first time. Show More Summary

Doctor who censored pro-life speakers given Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

by Thaddeus Baklinski NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, August 21, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A Canadian doctor who shut down a workshop on the medical complications of abortion and allegedly tried to censor a TV interview with pro-life OB/GYNs in South Korea, has been awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. The medal was created…

London’s 2013 St. James’s Concours of Elegance will attract American participation

1934 Duesenberg Sedan Limousine. Photos courtesy St. James’s Concours of Elegance and as credited While last year’s Windsor Castle Concours of Elegance was a singular occasion as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, its success in drawing 60 world-class automobiles ensured that it wouldn’t be the last concours of its kind in the […]

Kate Middleton, Prince William Baby: Royals Correspondents Ready for the Spotlight

Paul Harrison, royals expert at Sky News, tells THR how he and others on the beat have geared up for their biggest story since the royal wedding and diamond jubilee. read more

Diamond Jubilee Trip Diaries – Days 8 – 11 – Shaftesbury and Beyond

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of the post we published last week where we’re finally finishing the trip diaries from our last trip to Britain. Enjoy! In the service of Brevity, we’re going to use this post to cover our entire stay in Dorset. Since this was our vacation bit, we slowed down a [...]Show More Summary

Diamond Jubilee Trip Diaries – Day 7 – Bath and Beyond

Editor’s Note: This post is about 1 year in the making. We planned to publish this last year but got bogged down making our web series then the arrival of our baby, so things just got away from us. Having just booked our next trip to Britain, I made a personal vow to at least [...] The post Diamond Jubilee Trip Diaries – Day 7 – Bath and Beyond appeared first on Anglotopia.net.

Media Frenzy Over Royal Baby’s Imminent Arrival; Broadcasters Not Taking Twitter Bait

Last summer, Britain’s broadcast media had a pair of historic events to cover: the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics. This summer, two somewhat less predictable happenings have taken hold. The BBC recently broadcast Wimbledon...Show More Summary

Travel Plans: Anglotopia Is Coming to Britain for Christmas 2013! – An English Christmas Trip

We’ve got some exciting news! After an 18 month absence, we will finally be returning to the UK for a long visit later this year. We last visited Britain during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee last year and it was an amazing experience. Ever since we’ve been chomping at the bit to go back. But we [...]Show More Summary

Prince Charles' Annual Report: Queen's Diamond Jubilee, London Olympics and 'Skyfall' Premiere Highlighted

The heir to the throne's funding from the taxpayer falls 47 per cent for the fiscal year that ending in March from $3.2 million (£2.1 million) the previous year to $1.7 million (£1.1 million). read more

Queen's Jubilee Year Cost UK Taxpayers $50.7M

We're hoping that Britons enjoyed Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee year—because it ran taxpayers about $1.4 million more than the year before. The long-reigning monarch's official bottom line expenses came in at $50.7 million, according to royal finances. Where did the additional money go? Mainly to the upkeep...

Elizabeth the Useless: Sixty Years a Rubber Stamp

Elizabeth the Useless: Sixty Years a Rubber Stamp By Sean Gabb Those of us who pay attention to such things will have noticed a difference between the BBC coverage of the Golden Jubilee in 2002 and of the present Diamond … Continue reading ?

We Need a New Vision for the Brown Decision

(The Root) -- One year from now, we will mark the diamond jubilee, or 60th anniversary, of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. I fear the celebration will be a muted, if not deeply ambivalent, moment. Brown enshrines some transcendently important principles. Show More Summary

Samuel Getachew: Gwyneth Chapman: Queen's Diamond Jubilee Winner Inspires Toronto's Black Youth

Gwyneth Chapman is a recent Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal recipient and a dedicated activist. She spoke to me about her hope of engaging Toronto's diverse black communities as well as inspire Toronto's new generation of leaders to become more engaged in the political process.

The Queen’s Boat, The Spirit Of Chartwell Now Used As a Luxury Cruise Boat In Portugal

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, which marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne way back in 1952, saw myriad events taking place all across the globe. There was even a cocktail created especially for the Diamond Jubilee. As part of the celebrations, the Queen and her family sailed on The Spirit [...]Show More Summary

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