A Fathers4Justice campaigner has been found guilty of defacing a portrait of the Queen with purple paint while it was hanging in Westminster Abbey.
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Wednesday 27 April 2011
Police warned protesters that "robust" action would be taken against anyone planning to disrupt the royal wedding, with more activists expected to be arrested ahead of Friday's ceremony.
Thursday 14 April 2011
A film-maker has created a version of the Royal wedding starring plastic dolls from the Early Learning Centre.
Thursday 31 March 2011
On 6 September 1997, the world mourned the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Monday 28 March 2011
Monday 21 February 2011
The BBC breached broadcasting guidelines by failing to warn viewers about a clip of Prince William and Kate Middleton's engagement announcement containing flashing images, watchdog Ofcom has ruled.
Monday 21 February 2011
David and Victoria Beckham have been invited to Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Tuesday 25 January 2011
Wednesday 12 January 2011
All pubs are expected to be allowed to stay open until 1am for two nights of celebrations for the royal wedding.
Thursday 09 December 2010
I don't know exactly when last night's episode of The Apprentice was filmed but, as pleasant as the weather appeared to be, it wasn't a good day to be a London tourist. The remaining contestants – just six of them now – had been invited to set up rival bus tours, thus exposing the less wary foreign visitor to the full range of their incompetence, ignorance and financial rapacity. "It's like walking into a room full of knives blindfolded, not knowing how badly you're going to get cut," Stuart had said on the way to the briefing, a characterisation of his own haplessness that applied with equal force to his unsuspecting customers.
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Loudhailers and tents will be banned from Parliament Square as Home Secretary Theresa May pledged to clear the area of protesters ahead of the royal wedding next spring.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Prince William and Kate Middleton named the day today - Friday, April 29, next year at Westminster Abbey.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
Archivists at the National Portrait Gallery have discovered relics from the tomb of King Richard II hidden in one of the building's underground vaults. The extraordinary find was made by staff cataloguing the papers of the gallery's first director, George Scharf.
Sunday 26 September 2010
Sunday 19 September 2010
Battle of Britain veterans will today be joined by members of the Royal Family for a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey.
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