Royal Prestige

25 Apr 19
Weapons and Warfare

Glubb Pasha (1953) The conduct of the Arab Legion against the nascent Israeli army in 1948 was, without doubt, the best performance of any Arab military against any foe of the modern era. Alone among the Arab armies, the legion acted and fought like a modern, professional military. Its units demonstrated remarkable cohesiveness, sticking together […]

25 Apr 19
Bon Bon Lifestyle Webazine

Rating:  0 After last week’s fire that ripped through the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral, many musicians were nervously awaiting news regarding the state of the 8,000-pipe Organ. The cathedral was an iconic part of the development of Western music: as the home of the Notre-Dame school of polyphony, where the creation of multi-part music gained […]

25 Apr 19
mandersmedia.co.uk

Rating:  0 After last week’s fire that ripped through the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral, many musicians were nervously awaiting news regarding the state of the 8,000-pipe Organ. The cathedral was an iconic part of the development of Western music: as the home of the Notre-Dame school of polyphony, where the creation of multi-part music gained […]

24 Apr 19
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24 Apr 19
Here we live in all centuries at once

In his 2004 book Who Runs This Place?, the journalist Anthony Sampson observed that the British elite had changed dramatically since the 1960s, when he first began writing on the subject. The most striking change, in his view, was the retreat of the English. Sectors once dominated by the English upper classes, such as law, […]

24 Apr 19

THE HEADLINEs:- Electioneering hots up for fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls; star campaigners of political parties criss-crossing states to garner votes. Seventy terrorists neutralized in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year, says State Police Chief Dilbagh Singh. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un travels to Russian city Vladivostok for a summit with President Vladimir […]

24 Apr 19
Asinus' Log

This post is a follow up to the former “Knight in Game of Thrones versus Knight in Medieval Europe”. Don’t miss it! [1] u/sarkos asked In what way was it a requirement to be wealthy? Is that just to afford the plate armour, or did they have to pay something to someone? Could plate armour […]

23 Apr 19
Gendering the British

Welcome back readers to this time, an in depth account of the life of Sophia Duleep Singh and her works and influence in the suffragette movement! As a controversial figure at the time and holding a royal title, “Princess Sophia chose to risk her comfortable and privileged life to fight for causes she felt passionate about”,[1] […]

23 Apr 19
Harry Markle

Was the Cambridge and Sussex split inevitable, or did events surrounding the Sussex duo force the split? What was the final straw, and what does it mean for the relationship between William and Harry? Was the quick separation of the courts really necessary? Defenders of the Sussex duo will always say that the split was […]

23 Apr 19
The Sun
DONALD Trump plans to stay away from angry MPs in Parliament to address an audience of US troops on his state visit to Britain instead. A row erupted between ministers and Speaker John Bercow yesterday over whether to invite the US President to speak to MPs and peers. Donald Trump will come to the UK and meet the Queen again for a state visit at the start of June The controversy came as Buckingham Palace confirmed Mr Trump will make a two day visit to Britain as the Queen’s official guest ahead of the 75th commemorations of D Day. Labour MPs also mounted an attempt to cancel the whole trip in protest at Mr Trump’s controversial views. But it has emerged that the American leader has no interest in making a Palace of Westminster speech – and would prefer to speak to some of the 5,000 US airmen based at RAF Lakenheath. A US source told The Sun: “I don’t see him wanting to do that”. The White House is looking at a series of other locations where Mr Trump could speak to mark the week’s theme of US troops helping to defend Europe down the ages, with the airbase in Suffolk top of the list. The state visit, from June 3-5, will also Mr Donald Trump honour World War Two heroes alongside PM Theresa May. The two leaders will attend an international celebration in Portsmouth on the eve of the Normandy landings’ landmark anniversary, before travelling to France to join other world leaders the following day. The Queen will also host a formal banquet for Mr Trump. But the US President’s dream of staying in Buckingham Palace with wife Melania will be frustrated by ongoing renovations, and he will sleep at the US Ambassador’s official London residence, Winfield House, instead. Tabling a Commons motion to try to cancel Mr Trump’s visit, Labour MP Stephen Doughty branded him “a racist, sexist, extremist”. Labour MP Stephen Doughty is part of a group of Labour MPs already trying to stop the Trump visit Government ministers hit back at a Labour bid to ban Donald Trump’s state visit in June to insist it was an affront to America. Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood said: “I’m aware that President Trump is not everybody’s cup of tea but the special relationship is not about any individual, it’s about our nations working together as we did 75 years ago to deal with the wider challenges that we face”. Mr Bercow’s snub sparked a row between him and the Lords Speaker, former Tory Cabinet minister Lord Fowler, who said last night he saw “a strong case for a speech by the President particularly on such an important anniversary”. Protocol dictates that the White House should issue a formal request for the president to make an address to Parliament. A spokeswoman for the Speaker’s Office said: “Should a request be made to address the Houses of Parliament, it will be considered in the usual way.” [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN NEWS ” posts_category=”318″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] A major policing operation will be mounted to protect Mr Trump from street protests. In stark contrast to his visit last year where he avoided central London, Mr Trump’s trip in June will see the capital lay on its full pomp and ceremony. The president is expected to be formally greeted by the Queen during a ceremony on Horseguards, before a procession down the Mall. [boxout headline=”High security” intro=”Cops have been told they must take control of the streets for Trump’s state visit in June after they were accused of being too soft on climate change protestors.”]Lord John Stevens, the former Met Commissioner, said: “The tactics will need to be different. They will have to block streets off because the security implications are not to be underestimated. “Remember we are in the middle of a high-level terrorist alert. It is about public safety and national prestige to a certain extent.” Michael Chessum, an organiser from the Stop Trump coalition, said: “We expect a huge amount of creative, disruptive, mass-scale protests and there will be a million people doing a million different things. “Look at what we have at the moment with Extinction Rebellion, children missing school to protest over climate change, anti-Brexit protests. It is going to be massive. The protests will be chaotic and they will be huge.” It has also been reported that President Trump, his wife and entourage will not be able to stay at Buckingham Palace because it is being renovated. A senior Palace source told the Mirror: “As Buckingham Palace is undergoing a massive renovation it’s just not possible to accommodate President Trump, the First Lady and all his entourage. “The entire east wing of the Palace is under reconstruction. Thousands of pieces of pieces from the royal collection have been removed and major plumbing and electrical works are taking place. “The Belgian Suite, where former President Barack Obama stayed and which is not in the part of the east wing is not closed but the logistics for having people all spread out over the building is just not practical. “All lunches and state banquets which will host the President and his wife will take place in Buckingham Palace as normal.” It comes after the White House made an embarrassing mistake in their official announcement of the visit. US officials referred to “Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth” instead of “Her Majesty”. [/boxout] Donald Trump and Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May holding hands during the US President’s last visit to the UK Trump and Melania met the Queen last year and will do again within weeks [bc_video video_id=”6028921130001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”​The Sun’s former Political Editor George Pascoe-Watson ​discusses the prospect of a State Visit from US President Donald Trump”] GOT a story? RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL exclusive@the-sun.co.uk
23 Apr 19
tribalnow

Aroused -The drum’s pulse is a serpentine demon,  Stealing your viscera, strumming your spine.

23 Apr 19
John Pistelli

Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare My rating: 3 of 5 stars Like many modern readers and viewers, I am not shocked or outraged but rather fascinated by Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare’s earliest tragedy and most notorious play. Wikipedia assembles a good collection of critical sputtering at this revenge drama’s sensationalist logic of rape, mutilation and murder, […]

23 Apr 19
Rezavi’s Blast From The Past

There are a number of interpretations, mostly mythical which centre around the medieval city of Fathpur Sikri, specially around how it originated, why it was ‘abandoned’ and when did it ‘cease’ to exist. Was it a town which was conceived, originated, flourished and then withered during a single reign? Or did it continue even after […]