A bookmaker has stopped taking bets on the Queen announcing her abdication this year after a large wager was placed in Windsor.
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Wednesday 15 May 2013
Cannabis drug may prevent diabetes
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Deal worth £700,000 signed with regime guilty of using excessive forces against pro-democracy activists
Sunday 12 May 2013
It will come as a relief to readers that Prince Charles’s bottom, the very one due to sit – one day – on the nation’s throne, has its own special cushion. According to the The Mail on Sunday, when the Prince arrived at Kensington Palace by helicopter (natch) last week, one of his bodyguards followed him out carrying “his favourite embroidered silk cushion”, which was then passed to his chauffeur.
Thursday 09 May 2013
IGas chief warns that any production of shale gas would involve 'flaring off' leakages
Attorney General 'wrong to overrule judges who ordered Government to publish letters Prince Charles wrote to ministers'
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Dominic Grieve said his decision was based on view that letters were sent as part of Prince’s 'preparation for becoming king'
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Prince of Wales to attend Commonwealth meeting in place of 87-year-old mother
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Works by masters including Rembrandt, Velasquez and Rubens to be displayed at Houghton Hall in Norfolk
Queen to miss Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka due to long-haul travel review - and will send Prince Charles instead
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Prince of Wales will represent the UK as Palace dismisses suggestion that move is related to political situation in country
Monday 06 May 2013
The return to action of a Derby winner is always a matter of moment, particularly one with the charisma of Camelot, who seemed to be involved last year in more tales and trials than any knight of the table round. The colt, bearer of the Ballydoyle arms, so nearly achieved the holy grail of the Triple Crown, narrowly denied the final leg, the St Leger, by a Godolphin rival trained by the now disgraced Mahmood al-Zarooni.
Sunday 05 May 2013
The election of Prince Andrew - with just 11 per cent of the eligible vote - does nothing to promote the reputation of science. Quite the opposite, in fact
Monday 29 April 2013
Sheikh on diplomatic visit to UK as three men are found guilty of drugs charges in Dubai
Saturday 20 April 2013
The genius of Leonardo da Vinci is disguised somewhat in this cheerfully anachronistic tale of his encounters with the Medicis
Thursday 18 April 2013
Has a secret Shostakovich work been uncovered?
Wednesday 17 April 2013
The Mindy Project, E4
Sunday 14 April 2013
Officially, there will be no political eulogy at Baroness Thatcher's funeral. But when the Bishop of London, the Right Reverend Richard Chartres, clambers up to the pulpit of St Paul's Cathedral to deliver the sermon on Wednesday, there will be some who will be holding their breath to see what he comes out with.
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
'Women, walk wherever you want' posters taken down in Stamford Hill following 'unacceptable' signs separating men and women
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
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- 4 British man raped while urinating in bushes at Oktoberfest beer festival in Germany
- 5 Pope Francis assures atheists: You don’t have to believe in God to go to heaven