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
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…
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 […]
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 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 ?
(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
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 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
London 2012 and Diamond Jubilee helps company enjoy boost in revenues One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 10:47 ON Tue 26 Mar 2013 THE LONDON 2012 Olympics helped Eurostar to more than double its operating profit to £52.3 million last year. The...Show More Summary
Captain Mike Carter has been honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for contribution to Canada's ferry industry. The award was presented by Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia,
At just 19 years old, Justin Bieber has already won seven American Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, 10 MTV Awards, has been nominated for two Grammys, an d was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Prime Minister of Canada. Show More Summary
Susan Schrempf, President and CEO of the Owen Sound Transportation Company was honored with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Throughout Ms. Schrempf’s tenure
Caroline De Guitaut, curator at The Royal Collection Trust in London, is the author of three books on the work of Peter Carl Fabergé — Fabergé’s Animals: A Royal Farm in Miniature, Royal Fabergé, and Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration. Basically, she’s … Continue reading ?
Although the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth 11 was celebrated in the rest of the UK in early June 2012, it’s taken Berwick upon Tweed a few months to catch up. On our walk today we spotted some new arches at the Rose Garden in Flagstaff Park. The arches, designed by local Michael Lee, have [...]Show More Summary