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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Thursday 16 September 2010
Pope Benedict XVI praised Britain's fight against the Nazis today as he gave his first speech of his state visit to the UK.
Tuesday 24 August 2010
A million copies of a handbook including hymns, prayers and articles about the Pope's visit will be distributed to parishes across England, Scotland and Wales, the Catholic Church said today.
Saturday 03 July 2010
Sunday 20 June 2010
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Idwal Pugh was one of the ablest entrants to the Civil Service in the post-war reconstruction exam of 1946. He rose to be Permanent Secretary of the Welsh Office and then Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and Health (the ombudsman).
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Wednesday 10 February 2010
Long-serving detective Tom Barnaby will be replaced by his cousin in ITV's Midsomer Murders as actor John Nettles steps down from the show, it was announced yesterday.
Monday 09 November 2009
Saturday 07 November 2009
Sunday 13 September 2009
Thursday 30 July 2009
Monday 27 July 2009
The living link between the First World War and today's Britain might already have become largely symbolic. But with the deaths of Henry Allingham ten days ago, and of Harry Patch this weekend, that link has finally broken. And it is entirely fitting that the passing of this generation should be formally commemorated; the Prime Minister's proposal for a service at Westminster Abbey will surely be embraced.
Monday 27 July 2009
A special service to commemorate the sacrifices of the First World War generation is to be held in the autumn after the death of the last British survivor of the trenches, Harry Patch.
Sunday 26 July 2009
Monday 29 June 2009
The Dean of Westminster Abbey is inviting the public to comment on bold plans to alter the London skyline by placing a corona – a feature in the shape of the crown – on the roof. Could this mark the start of round three of the war waged by a certain royal against carbuncles sprouting on the face of much-loved friends?
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