Diary: 2-8 August
Monday 02 August 1993
Tuesday 3: Great British Beer Festival begins, Olympia, London W14. Parade to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Royal Horse Artillery, Woolwich, London SE18.
Wednesday 4: The Queen Mother's Birthday: gun-salutes, Hyde Park, London W2, and Tower of London, London EC3. Hayling Island Carnival, Hayling Island, Hampshire.
Thursday 5: Cricket, England v Australia, fifth Test begins, Edgbaston. Truro International Festival of Music and Dance begins, Truro, Cornwall. 'Airborne 93' Air Show begins, Eastbourne, East Sussex.
Friday 6: Edinburgh International Jazz Festival begins.
Saturday 7: Football, FA Charity Shield, Wembley. Sailing, Fastnet Race begins. Southend Jazz Festival begins, Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Driffield Steam and Vintage Rally begins, Driffield, Humberside. Hastings Town and Country Fair begins, Alexandra Park, Hastings, East Sussex. Battle of Conisborough Castle re-enactment, Conisborough Castle, South Yorkshire. Alnwick International Music Festival begins, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Sunday 8: Ninth Sunday after Trinity. Bowls, National Championships begin, Worthing.
- 1 Rowan Atkinson to sell £10 million McLaren 'supercar' he crashed into a tree and a lamppost
- 2 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 3 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness
Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
Edgar Froese dead: Tangerine Dream founder dies aged 70
Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
Syrian refugee child beaten by Istanbul Burger King manager for eating customer’s leftover food
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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