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The British monarchy – Seen and thus believed

The British monarchy – Seen and thus believed

  — Britain falls back in love with its dutiful, tireless monarch

Jan 26th 2012, 21:59 by Bagehot – The Economist

TO his slight surprise Bagehot was recently asked to review all the new biographies of Queen Elizabeth II being published to mark 2012, her 60th year on the throne. It was a bit like asking an agnostic to be Vatican correspondent, but five books, 1500 pages and a lot of corgi anecdotes later, I finally surfaced.

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Band leader Edmundo Ros dies, 100

Band leader Edmundo Ros dies, 100

Edmundo Ros in 1949 Edmundo Ros introduced Latin beats to UK audiences

Band leader Edmundo Ros, the man credited with popularising Latin American music in the UK, has died at the age of 100.

His death was confirmed by showbusiness charity the Grand Order of Water Rats.

Secretary John Adrian said: “He died last night peacefully at his home in Spain, two months short of his 101st birthday”.

Ros received an OBE for services to entertainment in the New Year Honours of 2000. Continue reading

THE ROYAL WEDDING – April 29, 2011


THE ROYAL WEDDING  -  April 29, 2011 – 92 photographs

This is a Powerpoint presentation of the official photographs of the recent Royal Wedding that was celebrated by the British Monarchy – The wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales to Catherine Middleton. There are a total of 92 pictures.

Download Slide Show:  The_Royal_Wedding fgr_

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