Monday 02 May 1994
30 April: The Queen, Patron, escorted by the Outgoing President (the Viscount Thurso) and the Incoming President (the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne), this afternoon attended the Boys' Brigade in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle.
1 May: The Duke of Edinburgh this evening arrived at Heathrow Airport, London.
Sir Brian McGrath was in attendance.
1 May: The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, this afternoon attended the Wessex Walks Service, Wells Cathedral, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Somerset (Colonel Sir Walter Luttrell).
Changing of the Guard
The Life Guards mount the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; the 1st Battalion Irish Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Grenadier Guards.
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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